Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 2 (Intel) Business Laptop
Specifications of the Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 2 (Intel)
Here are the specs of the Lenovo ThinkPad T15 Gen 2 (Intel) with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.
|Laptop Type||Standard non-convertible laptop
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.
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.
This is by far the most popular laptop screen size. It provides a lot of screen real estate, while avoiding bulkiness of the 17.3" laptops.
|Screen Resolution||1920x1080 pixels Full HD
Full HD is the most common laptop screen resolution today. It provides a good image sharpness and a decent amount of space on the display for the user interface and programs. However, it isn't as good as the top-tier 4K Ultra HD.
3840x2160 pixels Ultra HD, 4K
The popular top-level Ultra HD 4K resolution is extremely sharp and delivers a lot of space for display content.
|Touchscreen||Finger multi-touch input (optional)
The device optionally comes with touchscreen capability.
|Other Display Specs||IPS type
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.
HDR - High Dynamic Range (optional)
HDR (High Dynamic Range) technology enables improved luminance, contrast and colors on the display. For these improvements, the displayed content has to be HDR compatible. On this laptop, HDR is optional.
|About Laptop Displays||Learn about laptop PC displays here.|
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Core i5-1135G7 11th Gen
The i5-1135G7 is a typical mid-range processor. It's excellent for the daily home and office tasks and decent for occasional heavy duties like multimedia creation. The i5 is faster than the less expensive i3, but slower than the pricier i7 variant.
Intel Core i5-1145G7 11th Gen
The i5-1145G7 is a typical mid-range processor. It's excellent for the daily home and office tasks, as well as occasional heavy duties like multimedia creation. The i5 is faster than the less expensive i3, but slower than the pricier i7 variant. Thanks to built-in Intel vPro system management technology, it is suitable for business use.
Intel Core i7-1165G7 11th Gen
The i7-1165G7 is one of the fastest laptop processors if you don't count the i7 H and other H-series high-performance chips typically used in gaming laptops. The i7-1165G7 is in an advantage over them due to its lower power consumption.
Intel Core i7-1185G7 11th Gen
The i7-1185G7 is one of the fastest laptop processors if you don't count the i7 H and other H-series high-performance chips typically used in gaming laptops. The i7-1185G7 is in an advantage over them due to its lower power consumption. Thanks to built-in Intel vPro system management technology, it is suitable for business use.
|About Processors||The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.
Click on the CPU name to learn more about it.
|Graphics (GPU)||Intel Iris Xe graphics
The Iris Xe graphics of the 11th Gen Intel Core G7 and 12th Gen Core P processors delivers an improved, yet still basic, 3D gaming performance over the widely used Intel UHD. But, it greatly lags behind the gaming-class GPUs like the Nvidia GeForce GTX / RTX series found in gaming-class laptops. Overall, the Iris Xe is suitable only for light gaming.
Nvidia GeForce MX450 2GB dedicated video card (for light gaming, but with improved smoothness)
|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.
Click on the GPU name to lean more about it.
|System Memory (RAM) Size||8GB RAM
The 8GB RAM size is the standard one in 2022. It provides comfortable multi-tasking for the most home and office users.
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.
32GB is recommended for extremely heavy multi-tasking and special applications. For most users, everything above 16GB is an overkill.
40GB is recommended for extremely heavy multi-tasking and special applications.
48GB RAM size is very large and good extremely heavy multi-tasking and special applications. For most users, this size is an overkill.
|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.
Learn about RAM of laptop PCs here.
|Data Storage||128GB SSD
128GB is a relatively small storage space. However, it is usable if you don't store a lot of large files like movies and don't install a lot of programs.
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.
1000GB (1TB) SSD
1TB is an excellent storage capacity. The sizes above 512GB, including 1TB, are recommended for those who store a lot of large files.
2000GB (2TB) HDD
2TB is a huge storage capacity, but HDD is a slow type of storage.
|About Data Storage||Storage capacity determines how much data you can store locally on your laptop. SSD storage is much faster than HDD storage.
Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
|DVD Optical Drive||None|
|Keyboard & Input||Backlit keyboard with dedicated number pad
The keyboard has backlit keys and a separate numeric pad on the right side of the keyboard.
Non-backlit keyboard with dedicated number pad
The keyboard has a separate numeric pad on the right side of the keyboard, but it has no keyboard backlight.
Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface
The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.
Pointing stick with accompanying click 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.
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.
The 802.11AX is the latest Wi-Fi wireless networking standard. 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.
|Ethernet Network Port||Yes
This laptop has an Ethernet LAN port for wired internet and networking connectivity.
This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to connect the computer to Bluetooth mice and other Bluetooth peripherals, smartphones, and other Bluetooth-equipped 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||MicroSD card reader
The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
|Other Features||4G LTE connectivity (optional)
This laptop optionally comes with support for 4G LTE mobile broadband connectivity.
The chassis of the laptop has an improved build to better withstand physical shocks.
Thunderbolt 4 is a high-speed peripheral connectivity technology for compatible devices. The Thunderbolt connection goes via USB-C interface.
Fingerprint reader (optional)
This laptop optionally comes with a built-in fingerprint reader. It improves security and enables easier system log-ins.
Intel vPro (optional)
Intel vPro is technology is used for remote system management, improved security, and other business-centric tasks. On this laptop, vPro is optional.
SmartCard reader (optional)
Near Field Communication (NFC) (optional)
Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology. It is used to pair devices that afterwards communicate via other wireless technologies like Bluetooth. On this laptop model NFC is an optional feature.
|Battery||57 WHr capacity
"Up to 12 hours" of battery life
(according to manufacturer)
|About Battery||The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.|
Aluminum lid (optional)
|Windows Version||Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Home is aimed at the regular home and office computer users. Only select business users need the Professional edition. Windows 10 Home users are eligible for a free upgrade to the latest Windows 11 Home.
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Pro version adds some business-specific features in comparison to the standard Windows Home. Windows 10 Pro upgradeable to the latest Windows 11 Pro for free.
A typical laptop warranty length.
|Year of Release||2021|
|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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