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 Post subject: EDGE E530
PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 10:29 am 
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Hi, what should I think of this product?

sorry, it is in czech, but you would be able to figure out the specs anyway, I hope.
The price incl VAT is cca 950 USD. remember, things here cost a quarter more than in the USA


this forum seems to state it is not even a thinkpad.
However, they seem to be crawling up in specs...so how is it, is this a thinkpad in a weaker chassis?

2. secondly, should I hurry to buy my T520 if I want one? I assume if higher specced Edges will be released, they will have to make
the real T series machines more expensive, what do you think? a few weeks ago, I saw lowest specced T520 machines costing like this Edge.
Any commetns? thanks



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Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530


Technická specifikace:
Procesor:Core i5 2520M
Paměť: 4GB PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM/1x volný slot /max 8GB
Harddisk: 500 GB SATA, 7200rpm
Optická mechanika: MultiBurner DVD±RW
Grafika: nVdia GT610M s 1GB
Displej: 15.6”, 16:9 HD (1600 x 900), LED matný + webkamera 720p HD
Polohovací zařízení: trackpoint + touchpad
Numerická klávesnice : ano
Čtečka otisku prstů: ano
Komunikace: Bluetooth 3.0
Síť: Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi Intel 1000 BGN (1x2)
Porty: VGA, HDMI, RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, audio vstup/výstup kombo port 3,5" jack, 4 x USB 2.0 (z toho 1x stále napájený, 1x USB / eSata kombo port), čtečka karet 4v1 (MMC, SD, MS, MS-Pro, xD, SDHC), 1x 34mm ExpressCard - nemá dock port, lze tedy použít pouze USB port replikátor
Operační systém: Widnows 7 Prorfessional 64bit CZ
Baterie: 6 Cell
Výdrž baterie: 4,5 hodiny
Hmotnost/cestovní hmotnost: 2,62kg
Rozměry: 375mm x 245mm x 28-33mm

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530 (NZQABMC)


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 Post subject: Re: EDGE E530
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2012 8:56 am 
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Hi there

not sure what your 'requirements are' for this new laptop ...... for what use you buyin the new model...
ONE MAJOR differance is that EDGE = has HDMI port ..... and current model of Edge is still not the newer INTEL PROC'ors(no ivy bridge yet) So i would waite for few months to get these newer processors ,,,,,(sorry I havent check their latest USA website,,,,, maybe Europe has these newer proc in Edge Series)

However the T52xx series will have everything else that Edge has except HDMI port (or better spec's) PLUS have a BETTER MACHINE WITH BETTER GRAPHICS CARD( discrete card models)...better screen/display options etc etc ,,,,,

So if HDMI is someting you can do without - I would go for the T5xx series machine- its lots better and much more usefull/durable as a 'production' machine etc ...IMHO

Hope this helps

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 Post subject: Re: EDGE E530
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 10:53 am 
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It is an IdeaPad that is wearing ThinkPad clothes. They still have features like Airbag protection that the other IdeaPad's lack.

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