The ThinkPad T430s 2353-9KU 14" Notebook Computer from Lenovo takes the no-nonsense, business-oriented side of Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks and adds a touch of personality for customer-facing roles in small- to medium-sized businesses. The result is a slimmed down 14" notebook computer that weighs just 3.96 pounds. This Lenovo notebook is also wrapped in a refined, soft matte coating with a sleek black finish.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor. It also has 4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 4-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4 technology. There's an optional upgrade to advance to PCIe WWAN for a larger area of wireless coverage.
While Windows 7 Professional 7 (64-bit) is the installed operating system, you can use the included DVD to upgrade to Windows 8. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles that update in real-time, which provide faster access to news, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network updates and more. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
- Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core Performance
- This Lenovo notebook houses a dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.1GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. Visuals are handled by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 and an nVIDIA NVS 5200M graphics card with 1GB of discrete memory
- A Display of Excellence
- The 14" HD widescreen display features LED backlight technology, which provide better energy efficiency and image quality than the older CCFL backlight technology. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is the ideal standard for HDTVs, and is constructed out of Infinity Glass. The screen also has an antiglare coating so you can use this Lenovo notebook in bright rooms or outdoors in sunlight
- High Definition Audio
- This Lenovo notebook comes with high definition audio support for an optimal listening experience. The built-in stereo speakers work well in tandem with the high definition audio support or you can plug in external speakers as well as headphones into the 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack for a better audio experience
- Stay Connected
- Hold video conference calls with clients or video chat with friends and family with the integrated HD webcam. This webcam is designed to work even in low-lit conditions so you'll always be seen. The built-in microphone captures your voice in clear quality so the person receiving your video chat can hear you. Multiple audio modes ensure that individuals and groups can be heard distinctly when making audio or video calls. 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi ensures that you stay mobile
- Lenovo Rapid Boot Technology
- Time is money. That's why Lenovo Rapid Boot technology improves boot times so you have instant access to important documents and files on your Lenovo notebook when you need it
- Lenovo ThinkVantage Technology
- Lenovo ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery minimize data loss because of hardware corruption, enhancing critical data safety for all your important files