This ThinkPad Edge E520 15.6" Notebook Computer from Lenovo is a thin and light notebook computer with a 15.6" LED backlit display. The computer features a 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery, which can power it for up to 6 hours between charges. It also sports a spill-resistant keyboard for comfortable typing and Lenovo's UltraNav system for mousing. UltraNav combines a TrackPoint and a wide multi-gesture TouchPad for precise cursor control. The TouchPad also has Tap Zones, which allow you to assign certain functions when tapping specific areas on the TouchPad.
The computer is powered by a dual-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-2410M CPU, which can be overclocked to 2.9GHz via Intel Turbo Boost. It boasts 4GB of RAM, a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, a DVD burner, and an integrated Intel GMA HD 3000 GPU. The system also features Bluetooth 3.0+HS, 802.11n Wi-Fi, a 720p webcam, and a fingerprint reader. Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
- The dual-core Intel Core i5 CPU delivers stellar performance and overclocking support via Intel Turbo Boost
- Comes preinstalled with Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
- Keyboard features a spill-resistant design
- UltraNav lets you control the mouse cursor using the TrackPoint of multi-gesture TouchPad
- The integrated 720p HD webcam is perfect for video conferencing over the web, even in less than ideal lighting
- The LED backlit 15.6" display features a 16:9 aspect ratio, an anti-glare finish, a 220cd/m² brightness rating, a 500:1 contrast ratio, and a native resolution of 1366 x 768
- Graphics are powered by an integrated Intel GMA HD 3000 GPU
- 802.11n Wi-Fi lets you get online with ease as does the built-in Gigabit Ethernet network port
- 4-in-1 memory card reader lets you download photos from your digital camera. It supports MMC, SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards
- Features tools for system recovery, password management, and easy system updates
- Features USB 2.0 and eSATA ports for external device connectivity
- ExpressCard/34 slot allows you to use compatible expansion cards with the system -- including many popular 3G broadband modems!