The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 (20C600BXAU) is a powerful laptop for carrying out professional tasks and comes at a decent price. While the powerful processor handles everything smoothly, the latest Windows OS makes everything easy. A better display would have made it more attractive.
Display and Build
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 (20C600BXAU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit anti glare display which has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and provides clear viewing experience even under the sun. The simply designed black coloured unit has a thickness of 29.7mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the laptop is loaded with a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. Assisting it is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM ports. Rich games and videos are managed by the integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to offer intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 (20C600BXAU) is equipped with a HD webcam and digital array microphone for providing clear and noise free video calling experience. For storage purposes, tt packs a 500GB SATA hard disk which operates at 7,200rpm and provides superior response. You can also transfer files using the DVD Writer. Powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2, the stereo speakers provide theatre like multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 (20C600BXAU) juiced up is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, the laptop comes with Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 slot, digital media reader, VGA port, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.