PREMIUM LAPTOPS

Performance and durability in our flagship laptop series. The superior design and build of the ThinkPad T Series, as well as our award-winning, spill-resistant keyboards, exceptional security features, and strong performance set these laptops as the gold standard.

  1. ThinkPad T430 laptop

    14" powerhouse equipped with high productivity features, leading wireless options to keep you powered & unplugged round-the-clock.

  2. ThinkPad T430s laptop

    Slim, light & extra-durable 14" laptop with uncompromising features.

  3. ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook

    New:Powerful 14" Ultrabook for small to medium business; durable, yet lightweight, tons of storage, vivid graphics, and SMB software.

  4. ThinkPad T530 laptop

    15.6" powerhouse equipped with high productivity features, leading wireless options to keep you powered & unplugged round-the-clock.

  5. ThinkPad T431s laptop

    New:14" premium Ultrabook with new design & optimized ThinkPad TrackPad.

  6. T440s

    A new generation ultrathin and ultralight 14" business Ultrabook™ with 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors.

  7. T440

    14" thin and light Ultrabook with 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors and exceptional battery life.

  8. T440p

    Performance, efficiency and durability make the T440p the corporate laptop workhorse that sets the benchmark.

Compare Features

  • Standard on All Models
  • Available on Select Models
  • Not Available
ThinkPad T Series

ThinkPad T Series

T430T430sT430uT431sT530T440sT440T440p
Core Technology
Up to Windows 8 Pro

Up to Windows 8 Pro

Ready for business. With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Yes
Up to Windows 7 Professional

Up to Windows 7 Professional

If you use your PC for work, you'll want Windows 7 Professional. It helps you be more productive and protects the critical information you work with. Many routine tasks just take a couple of clicks, so you can spend less time setting up projectors, printers, and networks. Advanced options help you protect your hard work with automatic backups to your home or business network. And with Windows XP Mode, you can use virtually all of your Windows XP programs in Windows 7.

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

4th generation Intel® Core™ processors deliver the performance to increase productivity for your business. Devices turn on in an instant and are always up-to-date. You can multitask quickly and move effortlessly between applications, collaborate wirelessly in a high quality videoconference—all with the convenience of longer battery life. Plus, you can guard against identity theft and ensure safe access to your network with built-in security features. In fact, the only thing more amazing than an Intel Core processor-based PC is what your users will do with it.

No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

Select models are powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. For a difference you can see and feel in multitasking or multimedia, get the visibly smart 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with top-of-the line performance for your most demanding tasks. Effortlessly move between applications with smart multitasking, delivered by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the ideal choice for whatever you want to accomplish. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you'll do with it.

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
No
No
No
2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

Select T Series models are powered by up to 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which features smart performance and built-in visuals for a visibly better PC experience.

Sel
Sel
No
No
Sel
No
No
No
Microsoft Office 2013

Microsoft Office 2013

Lenovo systems are optimized for the new Office 2013. Purchase a Product Key for the preloaded software. Available in full-featured Office Suites for single use PCs, as well as Office 365 subscription for use on multiple devices (not for commercial use).

Click to Learn more.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)

Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)

Solid-state storage drives (SSDs) use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they are lighter than traditional drives, use less power and offer improved performance (faster boot times, faster access to stored data). And since they have no moving parts, solid state drives are considered less susceptible to damage or breakdown.

Sel
Sel
Yes
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Displays & Graphics
NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology

NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology

Select T Series models include Optimus technology, which automatically switches to the built-in NVIDIA graphics card only when it's needed. Get extended battery life without sacrificing high performance graphics for applications, high-def videos, 3D games, and more.

Sel
Sel
Sel
No
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Integrated Intel® HD Graphics

Integrated Intel® HD Graphics

T Series models feature up to 100% graphics performance improvement with Intel® HD4000 graphics.

Sel
Sel
Sel
Yes
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Mini DisplayPort

Mini DisplayPort

A mini DisplayPort connector allows laptops to be connected to external display devices. With the mini DP, the connector and protocol easily adapt to any monitor, projector, television, or display input with simple and inexpensive adapter cables (DVI, HDMI, or VGA).

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backlit ThinkPad Precision Keyboard

Backlit ThinkPad Precision Keyboard

ThinkPad T Series models include the legendary spill-resistant, ergonomic keyboard — now, better than ever with newly designed island-style keys, six rows, and multimedia buttons with LED indicators.* Available optional backlight makes working in dark environments effortless. 2013 models optimized for Windows 8.

Note that the keyboard for the T430u and T431s don't include separate multimedia keys for mute or volume.
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
No
No
Sel
Multitouch Display Panel

Multitouch Display Panel

The multitouch display panel (optional on some models) offers the latest in touch technology. A capacitive touch panel allows for impeccable response time to 5- or 10-finger touch (depending on model). Actions trigger immediately, and the cursors follow your fingers around the screen without any perceptible lag or delays. Select models feature an IPS (in-plane switching) display for nearly 180-degree viewing angles. Multifinger gestures let you pan, zoom, rotate, right-click and more. Plus enhanced sensitivity and accuracy delivers effortless usability.

No
No
No
No
No
Sel
Sel
No
Security & Protection
Roll-Cage Technology

Roll-Cage Technology

ThinkPad® notebooks get their solid feel thanks to innovative ThinkPad roll-cage technology, a collection of durability features that adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover.

Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

Carbon fiber is used in the latest aircraft and many high performance racing cars to minimize weight and maximize durability and fuel efficiency. Select ThinkPad models use carbon fiber reinforcement to provide strength and stiffness, while reducing weight and allowing for thinner designs. Carbon fiber reinforcement ensures the best blend of durability and mobility.

No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection

Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection

ThinkPad notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to protect the hard/storage drive. Our Active Protection System (on models with traditional magnetic hard drives) uses an accelerometer to monitor movement of the system and stop the drive, to help protect against damage when a fall or similar event is detected.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shared Docking Station With Other ThinkPad Series

Shared Docking Station With Other ThinkPad Series

Select T Series laptops share common docking stations with select models with the ThinkPad X, L, and W Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, all Series 3 docks use the same docking connector. See ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3, ThinkPad Mini Dock, and ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3.

Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Long Battery-Life for All-Day Computing

Long Battery-Life for All-Day Computing

Get all-day computing on select ThinkPad T Series models — with external slice battery, you can even get up to 32.5 hours on the T430.*

*Requires external battery support as well as integrated. Battery life varies by configuration and system use.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Combined Hardware/Software Security

Combined Hardware/Software Security

T Series models feature the Trusted Platform Module 1.2, Client Security Solution software and the integrated Fingerprint Reader for a seamlessly integrated security package. Additional available security features include 32-byte pre-boot passwords and the ability to disable input/output ports at the BIOS level.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Lenovo Solutions for Small Business

Lenovo Solutions for Small Business

Built on the Intel® Small Business Advantage application, Lenovo Solutions for Small Business provides unique security and productivity features for small businesses, including after-hours maintenance, software monitoring, USB blocker, energy savings, and the ability to backup and restore applications.

No
No
Sel
No
No
No
No
Yes
Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Access your password-protected system with a simple swipe of the finger using our convenient built-in fingerprint reader.

Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Password Management Software

Password Management Software

Password Manager lets you store various passwords for safekeeping and easy access, and can be tied into the integrated fingerprint reader.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Protection

Intel® Anti-Theft Protection

ThinkPad T Series notebooks are the first in the industry to offer Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p), an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Computrace® Data Protection™ and Intel vPro™ technology. Intel AT-p lets you activate hardware-based, client-side intelligence to secure your PC and data if it's lost or stolen.

Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multimedia Features
Dolby® Home Theater®

Dolby® Home Theater®

Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers. All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance, now from your ThinkPad.

No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Dolby® Advanced Audio™

Dolby® Advanced Audio™

Dolby® Advanced Audio™ is a suite of audio technologies that enable your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VoIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.

Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Integrated Webcam

Integrated Webcam

ThinkPad notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. 720p HD camera with 30 frames-per-second and a low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience. Includes face-tracking, so your image remains crisp and clear and within the frame, even when multitasking.

Sel
Sel
Yes
Yes
Sel
Yes
Yes
Yes
Multiformat Memory Card Reader

Multiformat Memory Card Reader

T Series models include an integrated memory card reader, perfect for easily accessing photos and other files stored on a variety of memory card formats.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Voice-Over IP (VOIP)-Optimized

Voice-Over IP (VOIP)-Optimized

Our latest T Series models are designed to work with Polycom® Real Presence Mobile and Real Presence Desktop video collaboration software. Along with an exceptional VOIP-certified experience that incorporates HD audio output, and noise-cancelling HD microphones to suppress background sounds, web-conferencing is the next best thing to being face-to-face.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-In Solutions & Convenience
SuperSpeed USB 3.0

SuperSpeed USB 3.0

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals. Transfer speed also increases when copying from external USB keys, external hard drives, external optical drives, digital cameras, and other peripherals. All USB 3.0 ports are backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Backup & Recovery Tools

Backup & Recovery Tools

All T Series models include ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, a robust system-backup and recovery tool to help preserve your data and settings.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
UltraNav® Multipointing System

UltraNav® Multipointing System

The UltraNav® multipointing system combines the red TrackPoint® button with the UltraNav touchpad and mouse/scroll buttons for greater flexibility. Use simple one- and two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images and scroll — right from the touchpad.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
TrackPad Optimized for Windows 8

TrackPad Optimized for Windows 8

2013 models feature a new larger, smooth ThinkPad TrackPad with 5-point click integration optimized for Windows 8 gestures. Touch points indicated by subtle bumps and stripes and can be configured multiple ways through Settings.

No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ultrabook

Ultrabook

The Ultrabook™ form factor, inspired by Intel®, delivers powerful performance along with long-lasting battery life, in an ultralight, ultrathin laptop that's perfect for on-the-go. Ultrabooks feature nearly instant resume from standby mode, as well as rapid connectivity.

No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Connectivity
Industry-Leading Connectivity Options

Industry-Leading Connectivity Options

T Series gives you the best wireless performance with a variety of connectivity choices, including mobile broadband readiness, ultrawide band Bluetooth®, and you can even use your system as a mobile hotspot, to share your wireless connection with other devices.*

Note that some WWAN / 3G carriers prevent tethering.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Lenovo Mobile Access

Lenovo Mobile Access

This pay-as-you-go wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband service enables online access anywhere, anytime, with flexible pricing and no contract needed. Perfect for travelers.

Sel
Sel
No
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Sel
Network Connection Software

Network Connection Software

ThinkVantage Access Connections™ software can manage your wired and wireless connection settings so you can easily connect to a network wherever your work takes you. Includes a variety of security and customization options.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Environment & Energy
Advanced Thermal Design

Advanced Thermal Design

Owl-wing inspired blades push more air at a very low audible level. Advanced thermal design with tuned airflow provides cooler systems and balances temperatures. Dual vents and blade design deliver 28% increase in airflow, plus dust collection is minimized. As a result, ThinkPad models provide better processing performance and system reliability by minimizing system temperatures.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification

ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification

ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification from Underwriters Labs is awarded for energy efficiency, reduction in toxic chemicals, and use of recycled materials in its design. The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 was awarded the first ULE Gold certification for a PC, and now all of our T Series models share this certification.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
EPEAT® Gold Environmental Rating

EPEAT® Gold Environmental Rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria.

Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
EPEAT® Silver Environmental Rating

EPEAT® Silver Environmental Rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Silver products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 50% of the optional criteria.

No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
ENERGY STAR-Compliant

ENERGY STAR-Compliant

All of our latest notebooks carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use, and reduced heat emissions, making a ThinkPad laptop a wise choice for the environment.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

COOL MACHINES.

Our systems run efficiently and quietly, for less strain on internal components, lower power consumption, and more comfortable handling.

SEE MORE REASONS