The ThinkPad W530 2438-4BU 15.6" Notebook Computer from Lenovo takes the no-nonsense, business-oriented side of Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks and adds a touch of personality for small- to medium-sized businesses. The result is a 15.6" Lenovo notebook computer that weighs 6.19 pounds. This Lenovo notebook is also wrapped in a refined, soft matte coating with a sleek black finish.
The 15.6" widescreen display features LED lamps, which brighten faster, use less power and provide better image quality than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is also the standard for HDTVs. The 1600 x 900 native resolution is supported by a hybrid graphics system consisting of an nVIDIA Quadro K1000M with 2GB of discrete memory and integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The anti-glare coating allows you to use this Lenovo notebook in bright rooms or outdoors in the sunlight.
The system is powered by a quad-core Ivy Bridge 2.6GHz Intel Core i7-3720QM processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive, a 4-in-1 media card reader, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 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.
While Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) is the installed operating system, this Lenovo notebook comes with a DVD that allows you 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.
- Quad-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
- This Lenovo notebook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3720QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.6GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.6GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. Experience smooth and seamless multitasking with this Lenovo notebook
- A Display of Excellence
- The 15.6" 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. The 1600 x 900 native resolution is supported by a hybrid graphics system comprised of an nVIDIA Quadro K1000M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory and integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. 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 while Bluetooth 4.0 allows you to connect to all your favorite peripherals
- 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