Any price comparison is to a new, nonrefurbished product price.
Lenovo ThinkPad 14” Laptop with Intel Core i5-3320M CPU, 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD (Refurbished)
With fast solid-state storage and a snappy dual-core processor, this laptop starts up, loads files, and launches applications in the blink of an eye. It also comes with 8GB of RAM, which helps you juggle multiple tasks at once without lag.
Stream shows, catch the latest movie trailers, or explore an online video game’s vivid fantasyland in crisp, clear detail. Saturated with about 1 million pixels, the display produces image quality similar to what you’d see on an HDTV with 720p HD resolution. Such sharpness and clarity also make the text on your favorite news and social-media sites clear and easy to read.
Solid-State Drive: Speed and Reliability
The built-in solid-state drive (SSD) performs the same duties of a traditional hard-disk drive, but up to 100 times faster. Unlike hard-disk drives, SSDs don’t rely on moving parts to write, store, and retrieve data; instead, they use flash memory chips that can boot up your computer and launch apps in mere seconds. Without the moving parts, SSDs are also lighter, take up less space within your computer, and are less susceptible to damage and data loss from computer bumps.
Windows 10 Professional
Windows 10 Professional meets the demands of business-minded users with a suite of productivity and security software. Keep calendars and emails organized with the Cortana digital assistant, take notes directly on webpages with Microsoft Edge, and leave the office with peace of mind knowing that your data is safely secured under multiple layers of digital security. And if you forget to do something before heading home, you can remotely log on to your work computer to tie up loose ends.
- Product number: T430
- Operating system: Windows 10 Pro
- Screen: 14” LED-backlit
- Resolution: 1280x800
- Processor: 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3320M
- Graphics processor: integrated Intel HD Graphics
- RAM: 8GB DDR3
- Storage: 128GB SSD
- Optical drive: DVD
- WiFi: yes
- Ports: 4 USB 2.0, LAN, Audio out, Microphone, VGA, DisplayPort, eSATA/USB combo
- Battery: 6-cell lithium-ion
- Weight: 5lb.
- Product dimensions: 1.3”x13.2”x9.4”
- Condition: refurbished
- 90-day warranty. For warranty information, contact customer support
The Lenovo brand name may only be about a decade old, but the company can trace itself to one of the most important technological advances in history: the advent of the personal computer. In 1981, IBM released its first PC, one that would soon set the standard for personal computing around the world. But in the early 2000s, IBM was ready to focus on other types of products, and so Lenovo—a Hong Kong company formed in the mid-1980s—stepped in and bought IBM’s personal computer division, including the iconic Thinkpad. Lenovo’s reach hasn’t stopped with PCs: the company is now a top producer of smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and servers.