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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 1143 - Core i3 2310M / 2.1 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 320 GB - DVD-Writer - HD Graphics 3000 - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit - 15.6" Widescreen LED backlight TFT 1366 x 768 ( WXGA ) - camera

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      26.10.2012 16:10
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      Great laptop for business or personal use

      This Lenovo laptop in my opinion is everything you would need to complete your daily tasks, i use it for work every day and for browsing the internet in the evenings what's good about the laptop for me is that has expandable RAM up to 8Gb which is more than enough for me to run all of my applications which is a lot as i have a tendency to leave everything running.

      The battery life is ok and definitely not the best as at first i would get around two and a half hours without mains power but as time goes on the battery life has deteriorated and i will only get around one hour out of the battery but to be honest that is the norm for most laptops and as this laptop is nearly a year old i can't complain too much.

      Another good feature that this laptop has is a HDMI port which i use all of the time to connect up to the TV and play movies, you just have to remember to plug the mains cable in though otherwise the film may suddenly be cut short.

      The Laptop also has HD Speakers so the sound on the laptop is good for listening to music and it also has a headphone jack so i can plug in my head phones if i don't want to cause anyone else any distractions. The keyboard has shortcut keys to pause the music and skips tracks which i like as you don't have to keep going into itunes or spotify to skip tracks and pause the music.

      The Wireless adapter on the laptop is also really good and provides a really fast and reliable internet connection and the download speeds are really good and to be honest i can't really tell the difference from if i am plugged into the router directly or on wireless which is a bonus as the internet cable can just get in the way.

      The only negative points about the laptop are that it is quite heavy to carry around but this can also be turned into a positive as the laptop is very durable and can take a few bumps and bruises and still function without a problem.

      I think the laptop is pretty good value for money i paid £549 for it a year ago but i have seen it on the internet for much cheaper now so it could be picked up for a bargain.

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    • Product Details

      To help SMB users experience business growth and productivity gains, Lenovo introduces the ThinkPad Edge E520 notebook. This slim, elegant notebook offers SMB users a sophisticated computing experience with the capabilities of enterprise PCs.

      The ThinkPad Edge E520 notebook is fitted out with hardware that delivers the high performance levels that SMB users require. The ThinkPad Edge series also offers several features for a smoother, more effective user experience. The full size keyboard and numeric keypad allows comfortable numeric and text data entry. Lenovo's Rapid Boot technology reduces boot times by up to 30%, allowing you to get to work faster. Web conferencing is also more comfortable with a light-sensitive Web camera, high audio fidelity, optimized speakers, and superior communications software.

      In addition to the performance and usability features, the design of the ThinkPad Edge notebook has also been improved. The refined ThinkPad Edge design in now up to 13% thinner and available in a soft matte finish. Simplicity and ease of use, reputed Lenovo reliability, a sleek, sophisticated design, and powerful computing make the ThinkPad Edge E520 the essential notebook solution for today's SMB users.

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      Product Description: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 1143 - 15.6" - Core i3 2310M - Windows 7 Pro 64-bit - 2 GB RAM - 320 GB HDD
      System Type: Notebook
      Operating System: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
      Processor: Intel Core i3 (2nd Gen) 2310M / 2.1 GHz / 3 MB Cache
      Memory: 2 GB DDR3
      Storage: 320 GB HDD / 5400 rpm
      Optical Drive: DVD-Writer
      Display: 15.6" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
      Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
      Networking: 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 , Gigabit Ethernet
      Battery: 6-cell - up to 4.2 hours
      Integrated Options: ThinkLight
      Dimensions (WxDxH): 38 cm x 24.85 cm x 3.37 cm
      Weight: 2.6 kg
      Microsoft Office Preloaded: Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.
      Localisation: English / United Kingdom
      Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified , EPEAT Gold
      Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty
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