Lenovo ThinkPad T470s Lightweight 14″ Business Laptop

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The Lenovo ThinkPad T470s is a lightweight member of the 2017 ThinkPad T-series business laptop lineup. This 14-inch T470s has a starting weight of only 2.9 pounds and a slim 0.8″ profile. The notebook features IPS display with Full HD (1920 x 1080) or WQHD (2560 X 1440) resolution and optional touch input. The machine sports military-certified rugged black or silver chassis with carbon fiber reinforced plastics display lid and magnesium base, a spill-resistant backlit keyboard, and a battery life of up to 12.5 hours, according to the PC maker. Lenovo’s ThinkPad T470s also packs the Intel Core U-series i5 and i7 processors, up to 24GB of RAM, and solid state drive storage options with capacities of up to 1-Terabyte. As nice perks, the ThinkPad T470s has optionally built-in fingerprint and SmartCard readers for better security, Thunderbolt 3.0 / USB-C port, and optional 4G LTE mobile broadband connectivity.

Besides the T470s, the Lenovo’s ThinkPad T 14″ lineup also includes the standard T470 with dual batteries and high-performance T470p.

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Specifications of the Lenovo T470s

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Brand Lenovo
Screen size 14-inch
Screen resolution 1920x1080 pixels Full HD (very good sharpness)

2560x1440 pixels (high sharpness)
Touchscreen Yes (optional)
Other display specs IPS display tech (wide viewing angles)

Anti-glare coating
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-7200U 7th Gen (enables smooth everyday computing)

Intel Core i5-7300U 7th Gen (enables smooth home and office computing)

Intel Core i7-7500U 7th Gen (older mid-range processor for home and office use)

Intel Core i7-7600U 7th Gen (older higher-end home and office CPU)
Graphics (GPU) Intel HD 620 integrated graphics of 7th Gen Core i3, i5, i7 (for light gaming)
System memory (RAM) size 4GB (for light multi-tasking)

8GB (for comfortable multi-tasking)

16GB (for heavy multi-tasking)

20GB (for heavy multi-tasking and pro use)

24GB (for heavy multi-tasking and pro use)
Data storage 256GB SSD (decent capacity)

512GB SSD (very good capacity)

1000GB (1TB) SSD (excellent capacity)
DVD optical drive None
Keyboard, input Backlit keyboard without numeric pad

Multi-touch trackpad with integrated buttons

Pointing stick

Speakers and audio Stereo speakers

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
Camera Front-facing web camera
Wi-Fi wireless 802.11AC
Mobile broadband (4G LTE) Yes (Optional)
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet network port Yes
USB ports 1 x USB-C (compact type of USB port)

3 x USB 3.0
Video ports 1 x HDMI
Media card reader SD card reader
Other features Docking connector

Fingerprint reader

Intel vPro system management technology

SmartCard reader

Spill-resistant keyboard

Thunderbolt 3.0 peripheral connectivity technology
Battery "Up to 12.5 hours" of battery life

49.5 WHr
Weight 2.9 pounds
Height 0.8"
Width 13.2"
Depth 9.1"
Windows version Windows 10 Home (standard Windows version)

Windows 10 Pro (Windows with added business-oriented features)
Warranty 1-year

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Published on March 28, 2017

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