Lenovo ThinkPad E490 - i7-16GB-512GB



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Product information

Key specs

Screen size
14 inches
Processor
Intel Core i7
Internal RAM
16 GB
Total storage capacity
512 GB
Video card
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Recommended for use
Business use, Editing photos, Internet, email, and word processing, Video editing, Watching movies in Full HD
Storage type
SSD
Speed class
High-end

Pros and cons

According to our laptop expert
  • Pros:
    This laptop has 3-year onsite manufacturer's warranty, which means Lenovo will send a technician over when you're experiencing technical issues.
  • Pros:
    Thanks to the 16GB RAM, algorithms in programs like MATLAB are calculated faster.
  • Pros:
    With Windows 10 Pro you can remotely log in to your company's domain, control your updates, and store files encrypted.
  • Con:
    This laptop doesn't have a webcam with an infrared scanner, so you can't login to Windows 10 Pro with face recognition.
Product Expert laptops

The Lenovo ThinkPad E490 - i7-16GB-512GB is a 14-inch laptop that allows you to compile codes, run algorithms, and render videos. With 16GB of RAM and an Intel Core i7 processor, you can run the most demanding programs without problems. The Lenovo Thinkpak has everything you need. For instance, use the fingerprint scanner and log in to Windows 10 Pro without typing a password. The backlit keyboard is convenient if you're working in a poorly lit room. Thanks to the TPM chip, the files are stored encrypted on the hard drive. You'll receive 3-year on-site manufacturer's warranty. A technician will stop by in case you're experiencing laptop problems.

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    Advice from our expert
  • Sending emails and working with Office programs: suitable
  • Designing flyers with programs like Adobe Photoshop: suitable
  • Editing company films with programs like Adobe Premiere Pro: suitable
  • Rendering 3D objects in programs like Autocad: unsuitable
  • Running virtual environments in programs like VMware: suitable


Included by default

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Key specs

Screen size
14 inches
Processor
Intel Core i7
Internal RAM
16 GB
Total storage capacity
512 GB
Video card
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Recommended for use
Business use, Editing photos, Internet, email, and word processing, Video editing, Watching movies in Full HD
Storage type
SSD
Speed class
High-end

Rating

Rating per section

User friendliness
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10
Battery life
Review score 4 out of 5 stars
8
Speed
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10
Design
Review score 4 out of 5 stars
8

Most helpful reviews

Most helpful reviews

Review score 4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 / 5 stars
9,2/10
"Best suits for professionals"

B M Sangamesh | 18 December 2019

  • Pros:
    Rightly suits to professional users
  • Pros:
    I just bought it, as my colleague is using it since 6years without complaints, it works as new.
  • Con:
    Bit heavy

It's durable and reliable for long use

Best suits for professionals

Review score 4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 / 5 stars
9,2
  • Pros:
    Rightly suits to professional users
  • Pros:
    I just bought it, as my colleague is using it since 6years without complaints, it works as new.
  • Con:
    Bit heavy

It's durable and reliable for long use

B M Sangamesh | 18 December 2019

Most helpful reviews

Most helpful reviews

Review score 4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 / 5 stars
9,2/10
"Best suits for professionals"

B M Sangamesh | 18 December 2019

  • Pros:
    Rightly suits to professional users
  • Pros:
    I just bought it, as my colleague is using it since 6years without complaints, it works as new.
  • Con:
    Bit heavy

It's durable and reliable for long use

Best suits for professionals

Review score 4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 / 5 stars
9,2
  • Pros:
    Rightly suits to professional users
  • Pros:
    I just bought it, as my colleague is using it since 6years without complaints, it works as new.
  • Con:
    Bit heavy

It's durable and reliable for long use

B M Sangamesh | 18 December 2019

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Lenovo ThinkPad E490 - i7-16GB-512GB

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Specifications

Product

Product number
825967
Manufacturer code
20N9S02700
Brand
Lenovo
Warranty
3 years
Warranty type
Next business day on-site warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Screen

Screen size
14 inches
Sharpness
Full HD (1080p)
Refresh rate
50 Hz
Touchscreen
No
Screen reflection
Anti-reflective
Panel type
IPS panel
Adaptive Sync
No
Screen quality
Mid-range

Processor

Processor
Intel Core i7
Processor number
8565U
Processor cores
Quad-Core (4)
Processor code name
Whiskey Lake
Clock speed
1,8 GHz
Turbo speed
4,6 GHz
Cache memory
8 MB

RAM

Internal RAM
16 GB
Memory composition
2x 8GB
Memory slot 1
8 GB
Memory slot 2
8 GB
Total number of RAM slots
2

Storage

Storage type
SSD
Total storage capacity
512 GB
SSD storage capacity
512 GB
Number of SSDs
1
Hard drive type
M.2, NVMe, PCIe

Video card

Video card
Intel UHD Graphics 620
Type of video card
Shared

Operating system

Operating system
Windows
Windows OS version
Windows 10 Pro
Operating system language
Multiple languagues can be configured

Wireless connections

Mobile data connection
None
WiFi standards
Wireless AC
Bluetooth
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.1
Memory card reader
Yes

Wired connections

USB port
Yes
Number of USB ports
4
Type of USB port
Standard USB-A, USB-C
Protocol Female USB-C port
DisplayPort Alternative Mode, USB, USB electricity
Number of female standard USB-A ports
3
Female standard USB-A port version
2.0, 3.1
Number of USB 3.1 Female USB-C port
1
HDMI connection
Yes
Number of HDMI ports
1
Female HDMI Type A port version
1.4