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Lenovo ThinkPad T430S 14” Laptop (Refurbished, Grade-A)
This laptop keeps up with the fast-paced lifestyle of a business professional thanks to a speedy solid-state drive and dual-core processor that help launch apps quickly and ensure smooth performance. It also runs the intuitive Windows 10 operating system, which helps you keep your digital life neatly organized with the Cortana personal assistant.
An OS for the Modern Machine
Windows 10 pairs the flexibility of a traditional computer operating system with the intuitive layout of a mobile OS. A fast new web browser, the media- and app-filled Windows Store, and Cortana personal assistant come pre-installed, working together to help you easily navigate to what you’d like to see or do.
Video Chat with Anyone, Anywhere
A built-in webcam can make it feel like people miles away are in the room with you, helping you connect more clearly than with a phone call or email. Collaborate with colleagues in other offices, listen as your niece or nephew rapturously explains their finger painting, or laugh every time your friend’s cat walks across their keyboard.
Speedy Data Transfers with USB 3.0
A USB 3.0 SuperSpeed port transfers files to and from your computer at more than 10 times the speed of USB 2.0, which is especially helpful when you have a gigantic project on a flash drive, or you want to backup all of your files to an external hard drive. If your connected device uses USB 2.0, the port can still move bits and bytes with no sweat at 2.0 speeds, thanks to its backward compatibility.
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.
- Product number: T430S
- Operating system: Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
- Screen: 14” HD
- Resolution: 1366x768
- Processor: 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3320M dual-core
- Graphics processor: integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000
- RAM: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM
- Storage: 128GB solid-state drive (SSD)
- Optical drive: DVD-RW
- Webcam: yes
- Audio: built-in stereo speakers
- WiFi: 802.11ac
- Ports: 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, 1 mini-DisplayPort, 1 microphone/headphone combo, 1 VGA, 1 RJ-45
- Weight: 4lb.
- Product dimensions: 13.5” (W) x 9.1” (D) x1.1” (H)
- Condition: Refurbished, Grade-A
- 90-day warranty. For 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.
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