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The 2011 update to the 14-inch version of the premier business laptop offered by Lenovo, the T Series, adds second-generation Intel Core CPUs and optional Nvidia Optimus graphics to the expected durable construction, full-size keyboard, and UltraNav.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 03/2011
  • Price at launch: $1,029.00

Availability

  • Alias: ThinkPad T420i

Also Known As...

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 13.39 inches
  • Depth: 9.05 inches
  • Thickness: 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 4.84 pounds
  • Color: Black

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 14 inches
  • Display surface: Matte
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Resolution (X): 1600 px
  • Resolution (Y): 900 px

Display (max)

  • Type: Standard
  • Backlit: No
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad, Pointing stick

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i3-2310M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2820QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.3 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: NVS 4200M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1333 MHz
  • RAM slots: 2

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD), Hybrid Drive
  • Max. config HDD: 500 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 160 GB
  • Max. config Hybrid: 580 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Tray-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD-ROM, DVD Super Multi

Optical Drive

  • Video resolution: 720p

Webcam

  • Biometric scanner: Optional

Sensors

  • USB: 3
  • Combo eSATA / USB: 1
  • FireWire 400: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • DisplayPort: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • Card slot(s): ExpressCard/34, Smart Card
  • Docking connector: Yes

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Optional
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1
  • 3G: Optional
  • GSM: Optional
  • WiMAX: Optional
  • WWAN data standards supported: WiMAX, EV-DO Rev. A, HSPA+

Connectivity

  • Size: 9 cell, 6 cell
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

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