Lenovo ThinkPad E16 Gen 1 (AMD, 2023) Business Laptop

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Specifications

Here are the specs of the Lenovo ThinkPad E16 Gen 1 (AMD) with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.

Brand

Laptop Type

This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.



Business-class laptops usually have more advanced security and system manageability features and improved ruggedness than consumer laptops.
Performance

The mid-range performance of this laptop allows you to easily complete your daily home and office computing tasks. It additionally has some potential for heavier duties like professional photo and video editing. However, if you regularly do these tasks, a high-performance laptop is recommended. More info about performance of the laptop can be found in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
Screen Size

The 16" screen diagonal is slightly longer than the most popular 15.6". It provides a lot of screen real estate, while avoiding bulkiness of the 17.3" laptops.
Screen Resolution

This screen resolution provides a decent image sharpness and a lot of space on the display for the user interface and programs. It's similar to the popular Full HD 1920x1080. However, these resolutions aren't as good as the premium-class 4K Ultra HD and similar.



This screen resolution provides decent picture sharpness and a lot of space on the display for the user interface and apps. It’s somewhat better than the popular Full HD. However, these resolutions aren’t as good as the premium-class 4K and similar.
Touchscreen

The device optionally comes with touchscreen capability.
Other Display Specs

Displays based on IPS technology provide much wider viewing angles than the budget-class TN screens.



Anti-glare coating reduces ambient light reflections, as opposed to the glare-type displays with more vivid colors.
About Laptop Display It depends on the laptop configuration what screen resolution among the mentioned above is included.

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Processor (CPU) AMD Ryzen 3 7330U

The Ryzen 3 7330U is a lower-mid-range laptop processor. It's a great CPU for the routine day-to-day computing tasks. If you occasionally do heavier tasks like video editing, the pricier Ryzen 5 and 7 5000U options are a better choice. If you regularly do heavy tasks, you should consider the H series high-performance CPUs.

AMD Ryzen 5 7530U

The Ryzen 5 7530U is a mid-range processor. It delivers excellent performance for the routine day-to-day tasks of the average home and office user. It's also decent for heavier tasks like multimedia creation. However, if you do heavy computing regularly, a high-performance H-series CPU is recommended.

AMD Ryzen 7 7730U

The Ryzen 7 7730U is an upper-mid-range processor with excellent performance for the routine day-to-day tasks of the average user. It also delivers decent speed for heavier tasks like multimedia creation. For that purpose, it’s a batter choice over the cheaper and otherwise similar Ryzen 5 7000 U series. If you do heavy computing regularly, a high-performance H series CPU is recommended.
About Processors The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.

The multiple CPUs listed above mean you have multiple CPU options at the time of the laptop purchase.

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Graphics (GPU) AMD Radeon Graphics of Ryzen 7000U series

The AMD Ryzen processors feature an entry-level Radeon graphics processing unit. The GPU of the Ryzen 7000U series is good for light PC games and some heavier titles on the lowest graphics detail settings. Depending on the processor model, the Ryzen 3, 5 and 7 7000U series have slightly different Radeon graphics units, with the Ryzen 3 having the slowest and the Ryzen 7 the fastest.
About Graphics Processors Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.

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System Memory (RAM) Size

The 8GB RAM size is the standard one in 2023. It provides comfortable multi-tasking for the most home and office users. Keep in mind that 8GB may be not enough for some demanding programs and many newer games.



16GB and greater RAM sizes are recommended for heavy multitasking, gaming, and specialized programs that require a lot of RAM.



24GB or more is recommended for extremely heavy multi-tasking and special applications.
About RAM System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time. Some programs and games may require large RAM to run properly.

The multiple options above mean there are multiple laptop configurations with different RAM choices.

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Data Storage

256GB is a decent capacity. If you tend to download and store a lot of large files like movies and install many programs, 512GB or more is a better choice.



512GB storage capacity is recommended if you store a lot of large files and install many programs.



1TB is an excellent storage capacity. The sizes above 512GB, including 1TB, are recommended for those who store a lot of large files.
About Data Storage Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.

The multiple storage options above mean there are multiple laptop configurations with different storage choices.

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Keyboard & Input

There's a separate numeric pad located on the right side of the keyboard.



Keyboard backlight makes typing in dark environments easier. On this laptop model, keyboard backlight is an optional feature.



The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.



In the middle of the keyboard there's a pointing stick as an alternative to touchpad-based pointer navigation. The pointing stick is accompanied by left and right click buttons located between the keyboard and touchpad areas.
Speakers & Audio Stereo speakers

As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack

This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
Camera Front-facing web camera

Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.

HD 720p resolution

This is the most common web camera resolution in laptops. However, it's low in comparison to camera resolutions of modern smartphones, so it can't produce as sharp picture.

Full HD 1080p resolution

This is a high laptop web camera resolution in comparison to the common 720p. But, 1080p is low in comparison to resolutions of modern smartphone front cameras.

Face-recognition camera (optional)

The dedicated infra-red face recognition cameras in laptops are used for Windows Hello log-ins, without password typing. The feature is optional on this laptop.
Wireless & Networking Wi-Fi 6 802.11AX wireless

The 802.11AX is currently the most used Wi-Fi wireless networking standard in laptops. It’s also known as Wi-Fi 6. When connected to 802.11AX-compatible routers, the 802.11AX modules in laptops bring improvements over the older standards in terms of data transfer speeds and multi-device connectivity. In some of the latest 2024 laptops, 802.11AX is being replaced by 802.11BE.

Ethernet LAN port

The laptop has an Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.

Bluetooth

This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to wirelessly connect the computer to Bluetooth peripherals like Bluetooth mice and keyboards, as well as to smartphones, and other compatible devices.
USB Ports 2 x USB Type A

A pair of full-size USB ports.

2 x USB-C

A pair of compact Type-C USB ports.
Video Output Ports 1 x HDMI

HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs.

Video out via USB-C

The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
Media Card Reader None

The laptop has no SD card slots. For reading from and writing to SD and microSD memory cards, you'll have to use a separately sold memory card reader via a USB cable.
Other Features Ruggedized chassis

The chassis of the laptop has an improved build to better withstand physical shocks.

Fingerprint reader (optional)

This laptop optionally comes with a built-in fingerprint reader. It improves security and enables easier system log-ins.
Battery 47 WHr capacity

57 WHr capacity
About Battery The battery capacity of the typical mid-tier laptop ranges from 40 to 50 WHr. Capacities above 50 WHr are considered to be excellent.

The laptop comes with one of the two battery capacity options.

The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
Weight 3.9 pounds
Height 0.8"
Width 14"
Depth 9.8"
Casing Material Aluminum base (optional)

Plastic base

Aluminum lid
Casing Color Black
Windows Version

Windows 11 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition.



Windows 11 Pro version adds some business-specific features in comparison to the standard Windows 11 Home.
About Windows Version There are multiple Windows options at the time of the purchase.

User can upgrade from Windows Home to Pro version at an additional cost anytime.
Warranty 1-year

A typical laptop warranty.
Year of Release 2023
Country / Region Worldwide

The listed specs are general / worldwide specs of the model. Some of its specs may vary depending on the particular configuration and region.

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