Go for Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 if all you need is a robust laptop for your business. With enhanced security features, improved productivity and great multimedia experience, it comes as an efficient companion.
Display and design
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 (6885-C6Q) is a business optimized laptop which comes with and array of professional and security features. It flaunts a 15.6-inch HD Antiglare display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 Pixels. For input, the device carries a large and smooth trackpad with 5-point click integration, along with a full-sized and spill-resistant ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard which is optimized for Windows 8. A fingerprint scanner has also been integrated to ensure a convenient and secure login.
Encased in tough body, the ThinkPad Edge E531 weighs 2.5 Kg and carries a dimension of 376 x 249 x 24.8 mm.
OS and configuration
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 (6885-C6Q) comes with Windows 8 operating system which, in combination to the optimized keyboard facilitates an intuitive and productive operations. Under the hood sits an Intel Core i3 3rd Gen 3110M processor ticking at 2.5GHz, accompanied by an Intel HD 4000 graphic processor and 4 GB DDR3 RAM, which is expandable up to 16GB. Storage needs in the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 (6885-C6Q) are taken care by a 500 GB SATA hard disc drive and the Lenovo cloud storage.
Multimedia, connectivity and battery
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531 (6885-C6Q) comes with a 720p HD webcam with low-light sensitivity, wide-angle viewing and face-tracking. Combine this with dual noise cancelling microphones, and what you have is a superb web-conferencing setup. The laptop is equipped with the Dolby Advanced Audio V2 technology that ensure to deliver a crisp and clear surround sound experience.
For connectivity, the ThinkPad Edge E531 is equipped with 10/100/1000 BASE-T ethernet port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth v4, 1 USB 2.0 slots, 3 USB 3.0 slots, 1 HDMI, SuperMulti DVD Drive etc. The innovative Lenovo OneLink technology simplifies the connectivity through a single cable and the ThinkPad OneLink Dock. The laptop is fuelled by a 6 Cell battery, which claims to deliver 6 hours of battery life.