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Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 ITL Laptop (20VE006UUS)

Lenovo ThinkBook 15 Gen 2 ITL Laptop (20VE006UUS)

This model ranked #6 among Laptops priced over $1000 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

Designed with a focus on productivity, this laptop is strong enough to get complex jobs done, even if you tend to handle several of those at once.

Its life expectancy is extender further thanks to detailed documentation, making it much easier to upgrade later if needed, especially if you plan of doing it yourself.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Laptop.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $20 on accessories, for a total cost of $1320.

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Laptops

Bang for the Buck80th percentile
Versatility44th percentile
Power (General Purpose)80th percentile
Power (Graphical)80th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space92th percentile
Portability48th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile
Ease of Maintenance78th percentile
Longevity76th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck69th percentile
Versatility62th percentile
Power (General Purpose)62th percentile
Power (Graphical)64th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space72th percentile
Portability64th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile
Ease of Maintenance73th percentile
Longevity77th percentile

Specs

Screen

15.6", 1920×1080 (FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

Operating System

Windows 10, Pro Edition

CPU

Intel Core i7-1165G7, 4 cores clocked from 2.8 to 4.7 GHz

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Battery

45Wh

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w35.7 × d23.5 × h1.89

Dimensions (in): w14.06 × d59.69 × h4.8

Weight (kg): 1.7

Weight (lbs.): 3.75

Features

  • Backlit
  • Paired Memory
  • External Power Brick
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • HDMI
  • IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • Touch Screen
  • Thunderbolt
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • USB 3.2
  • TPM & other Encryption Hardware
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • Built-in Number Pad
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Battery: A technician can help you with that

Local Storage: Easy project for an enthusiast

Memory: More complex than usual

GPU: Can't be repaired or updated

Additional Ressources

Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this laptop to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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