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Purchased this laptop as a Christmas gift for my oldest son who is going back to get his MBA. It came with Windows 7 operating systems and no other software, but that was okay as the college he is attending provides Microsoft products at a greatly reduced cost. The laptop has a screen large enough that you can work with easily, yet its total weight is very light so easy to carry....
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US 15.6" LED Notebook - AMD A-Serie
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US 15.6" LED Notebook - AMD A-Serie
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|Manufacturer||Lenovo Group Limited|
|Manufacturer Part Number||20B20011US|
|Manufacturer Website Address||http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/|
|Product Line||ThinkPad Edge|
|Product Name||ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US Notebook|
|Processor Speed||2.90 GHz|
|Maximum Turbo Speed||3.50 GHz|
|Processor Core||Dual-core (2 Core)|
|Standard Memory||4 GB|
|Maximum Memory||16 GB|
|Memory Technology||DDR3L SDRAM|
|Number of Total Memory Slots||2|
|Memory Card Reader||Yes|
|Memory Card Supported||MultiMediaCard (MMC)|
|Hard Drive Capacity||320 GB|
|Hard Drive Interface||Serial ATA/300|
|Hard Drive RPM||5400|
|Optical Drive Type||DVD-Writer|
|Optical Media Supported||DVD±R/±RW|
|Display Screen Type||Active Matrix TFT Color LCD|
|Screen Resolution||1366 x 768|
|Graphics Controller Manufacturer||AMD|
|Graphics Controller Model||Radeon HD 8450G|
|Graphics Memory Technology||DDR3L SDRAM|
|Graphics Memory Accessibility||Shared|
|Wireless LAN Manufacturer||Lenovo|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11b/g/n|
|Ethernet Technology||Gigabit Ethernet|
|Expansion Slot Type||Mini PCI Express|
|Finger Print Reader||No|
|Total Number of USB Ports||4|
|Number of USB 2.0 Ports||1|
|Number of USB 3.0 Ports||3|
|Headphone/Microphone Combo Port||Yes|
|Operating System Platform||Windows|
|Operating System||Windows 7 Professional Upgradable to Windows 8 Pro|
|Operating System Architecture||64-bit|
|Pointing Device Type||Trackpoint|
|TouchPad Features||Multi-touch Gesture|
|Number of Cells||6-cell|
|Battery Chemistry||Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Battery Energy||48 Wh|
|Maximum Battery Run Time||6.20 Hour|
|Maximum Power Supply Wattage||65 W|
|Weight (Approximate)||5.20 lb|
|Green Compliance Certificate/Authority||EPEAT Gold|
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Purchased this laptop as a Christmas gift for my oldest son who is going back to get his MBA. It came with Windows 7 operating systems and no other software, but that was okay as the college he is attending provides Microsoft products at a greatly reduced cost. The laptop has a screen large enough that you can work with easily, yet its total weight is very light so easy to carry.Read More
SINCE I AM IN BUSINESS FOR MYSELF AND HAVE BEEN FOR ALMOST 26 YEARS, I FINALLY HAD THE NEED TO PURCHASE A LAPTOP AND ALL THAT I READ ON THIS PARTICULAR ONE WAS PERFECT FOR MY ONGOING NEEDS. I WAS ALSO HAPPY TO FIND AN EXCELLENT REPORT ON THE LENOVO LAPTOPS...RATING OVER AND ABOVE MOST OTHERS. I RECENTLY UPGRADED THE RAM FROM 4GB TO 16GB...WHICH MADE THIS LAPTOP EVEN BETTERRead More
Very nice laptop. But, the operating system, Win 7, allows way way to many popups and far to many are just trying to sell additional microsoft software!! I would love to see the Feds outlaw this kind of marketing. Very hard to get rid of it!! All in all I like the laptop but hate the software crap that keeps poping up. And this was supposed to be an improvement. Ha Ha Ha!!!Read More
Questions & Answers
Thank you for your inquiry Mom of college students. Yes, this would be great for a college student! Thank you for shopping with us.
Is this a conventional hard drive or SSD?
Hello pilotwanab, this comes with a regular Hard Disk Drive, it is not a Solid State Drive. Thank you for shopping with us! Drew P.
does laptop have a usb 3.0 port? What is the OS on this lap top?
Hello kacrawford, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E54520B20011US 15.6" LED Notebook - AMD A-Series comes with Windows 7 Professional Upgradable to Windows 8 Pro with 3 USB 3.0 ports. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
Is this a touch screen?
Hello janiemaxwell, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E54520B20011US 15.6" LED Notebook - AMD A-Series isn't a touch screen. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
will it come equipped with a webcam
Hello hopemyhr, yes it come with a webcam. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
does this come with a cd/dvd player
Hello diana3a, yes it does. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
does it have a built in WIFI receiver?
Hello bliant2, yes, wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
what type of warranty comes with this laptop?
Hello qnofsheeba, the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545 20B20011US 15.6" LED Notebook - AMD comes with a manufacturer warranty of 1 year. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
What software is included? Word? Microsoft Office?
Hello, Adobe Reader, Norton Internet Security (30 days subscription), Lenovo Support, Lenovo Companion, and Lenovo Cloud Storage. It is possible that Word & Microsoft Office; though not directly included may have a trial option available on the installed OS. If you have any additional questions please feel free to let us know. Thank you for shopping with us!
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