Few months ago, we have reported about the ThinkPad T430 series and now the Core i5-3320M model of the series, called as Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2342-38U has hit in US Market with starting price around at $920. Comes with robust design with impressive hardware configurations from third generations of Intel Ivy Platform and Intel HD graphics 4000, the ThinkPad T430 2342-38U laptop provides ultimate performance to handle mobile computing tasks.
Designed for business and professional users that need a high end machine portable for their activities in every business environment, Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2342-38U is comes with impressive hardware specs. Inside, the business machine comes with 2.60GHz Intel Core i5-3320M dual-core “Ivy Bridge” processor which paired with Mobile Intel QM77 Express chipset, 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM, Intel HD graphics 4000 and pre-installed with icrosoft Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit Edition as the operating system. To increase power and performance, Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2342-38U also can upgraded to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and features Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to increase clocking speed up to 3.3GHz when single core active.
Speaking of design, the Lenovo T430 2342-38U has robust and solid design. It have strong chrome hinges with strong carbon fiber reinforced plastic and internal roll cage inside of the chassis help protect against shocks and drops. Intel Active Management Technology with dual vents (can you found on the back and left side) keep the machine stay cooler, even after long computong sessions. The 500 GB HDD Serial ATA 300 with speed of 7200 rpm and ThinkVantage Active Protection technology ensure your critical data on the storage safe from damage. Like the predecessor, it also have island-style precision keyboard with extra spacing between the keys for comfortable typing and multi-touch touchpad with multi-touch gestures support.
As the business machine, it comes with standart display screen. Don’t expected to playing 3D games, editing video or watching 1080p movies on this model. The 14 inch HD TFT Color LCD display only capable to playing 720p video content and support a resolutions at 1366 x 768 pixel. Standart VGA camera embedded on the top of display allow users to make video communications with colleagues or family. It integrated with digital microphone and two speakers on either side of the precision keyboard backed by Dolby Advanced Audio technology.
Weighing at 4.77 pounds with 6-cell Lithium Ion (up to 9 hours of battery life), the T430 2342-38U measures in 13.4 x 9.1 x 1.2 inch. It’s not the lightest and thinnest 14 inch machine on it’s class, but it still comfortable to carry around when you on the go. Speaking of interface port, new ThinkPad T430 series has VGA port, mini-DisplayPort, two USB 3.0 port and headphone/microphone combo jack which located on the left side, while on the back, you’ll find USB 2.0 port, RJ 45 port for LAN, AC power jack and on the right there are 4-in-1 memory card reader, ExpressCard/34 slot, SmartCard reader, Kensington lock slot and single USB 2.0 port. For connectivity, the business notebook offers Gigabit Ethernet for wire connections and IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n.
Of course, you’ll also find a lot of third-party software and latest Lenovo technologies on this machine. For enhanced productivity, the T430 2342-38U preloaded with Microsoft Office 2010 suites, Evernote, Windows Live Essential, Windows Media Player, Cloud Storage from SugarSync, Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader X, Skype, ThinkVantage Product Recovery, ThinkVantage System Update, ThinkVantage Product Recovery, Lenovo SimpleTap 3.0 and access to Lenovo App Store, as well as few security features, include Trusted Platform Module TCG 1.2-Compliant, fingerprint reader, free 30-day trial of Norton Internet Security 2012 and more. If you interested, Lenovo ThinkPad T430 2342-38U i available now with starting price at $870. So, what you think, is it worth for you money?
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