Lenovo ThinkPad T410 Review February 8, 2010
Lenovo ThinkPad T series have become the representatives of business laptops. And the latest 14.1-inch Lenovo ThinkPad T410 also stands for it, the ThinkPad T410 comes with an Intel Core i5 processor. You can also expect it with compact design and excellent performance.
The design of the Lenovo ThinkPad T410 is similar to that of Lenovo ThinkPad T400s in some way. Lenovo ThinkPad T410 is designed with symmetrical border, new keyboard layout as well as the location of keyboard light, which will definitely attractive more persons.
Lenovo ThinkPad T410’s bottom lid comes with ABS plastic material which is more durable and more fashionable. With ABS plastic material, ThinkPad T410 seems be lighter and slimmer. Moreover, there is a built-in anti-roll framework to prevent the notebook from being spilled.
Lenovo ThinkPad T410 is at the dimension of 33.27cm × 23.87cm × 3.17cm. ThinkPad T410 weighs 2.36kg with just 6-cell battery, and if added the battery to 9 cell, ThinkPad T410 will be at the weight of 2.54kg.
ThinkPad T410 comes with a 14.1-inch LED-backlit display, and it is available in two kind of resolutions: 1280 × 800 pixels and 1440 × 900 pixels. ThinkPad T410 can be amusing specifically in horizontal viewing angles as well as vertical viewing angles. The viewing angles are up to about 90 degrees.
ThinkPad T410 features a 2 million pixel camera and its performance is very good, you can have a clear and vivid image even you are in a dim room. Furthermore, the Skype video calls are also very smooth.
The keyboard of ThinkPad T410 is as same as that of ThinkPad T400s, in addition the keyboard of ThinkPad T410 is high textured, and it also enlarges the keys of “ESC” and “DEL”. You can type on the ThinkPad T410 with a rapid speed and without many mistakes.
As most Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks come with trackpoint and touchpad, so does the ThinkPad T410. The trackpoint acts very precisely, and your finger doesn’t need to move from the keyboard. If you love touchpad, you will fall in love with its precise actions and textured surface. At the same time, the touchpad supports multi-touch, such as two finger zooming pictures.
Lenovo ThinkPad T410 performs very cool. If Lenovo T410 is working with video playing, the temperature of the bottom side is just 39.4 Celsius, the temperature of the touchpad is just 35.5 degrees, and the temperature of the keyboard is about 34.4 degrees.
Now we have a look about the interfaces of Lenovo T410.
On the left side of ThinkPad T410, there is VGA, Ethernet, Display ports, a smart card reader, and three USB ports.
On the right side of Lenovo ThinkPad T410, there is a ExpressCard/34 slot, eSATA, a powered USB port, a FireWire port, an audio in/out port, and a Kensington lock slot.
On the front side of Lenovo ThinkPad T410, there is a 5-in-1 card reader.
The Lenovo ThinkPad T410 is equipped with a 2.53GHz processor, which makes Lenovo T410 performing well. The score of PCMark Vantage test is 6937, how well it performs.
Now we take a disk file transfer test on ThinkPad T410, we copied a 4.97 GB multimedia file, it cost just 2 minutes and 55 seconds with the speed of 29.1MBps.
During 3DMark06 benchmark test, ThinkPad T410 with integrated graphics gets the score of 1374, while ThinkPad T410 with discrete graphics has the score of 3698, which is higher than that of HP EliteBook 8440w.
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