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ThinkPad T Series

PREMIUM LAPTOPS

Performance and durability in our flagship laptop series. The superior design and build of the ThinkPad T Series, as well as our award-winning, spill-resistant keyboards, exceptional security features, and strong performance set these laptops as the gold standard.

    • ThinkPad T430 laptop
    • T430
    • 14" powerhouse equipped with high productivity features, leading wireless options to keep you powered & unplugged round-the-clock.


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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Up to Windows 8 Pro
      • Up to NVIDIA® NVS™ 5200M Graphics with Optimus™ Technology
      • Up to 16GB DDR3 memory
      • Up to 500GB HDD or 180GB SSD
      • Up to 16.2 hours' battery life with 9-cell battery
      • 14.0" HD display (anti-glare)
      • Starting at 4.77 lbs / 1.17" thin
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    • ThinkPad T430s laptop
    • T430s
    • Slim, light & extra-durable 14" laptop with uncompromising features.


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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Up to Windows 8 Pro
      • Up to NVIDIA® NVS™ 5200M Graphics with Optimus™ Technology
      • Up to 16GB DDR3 memory
      • Up to 500GB HDD or 180GB SSD
      • Up to 7.6 hours' battery life
      • 14.0" HD display (anti-glare)
      • Starting at 3.96 lbs / .83" thin
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    • ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook
    • T430u
    • New!Powerful 14" Ultrabook for small to medium business; durable, yet lightweight, tons of storage, vivid graphics, and SMB software.


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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor
      • Up to Windows 8 Pro
      • Up to NVIDIA® GeForce™ GT 620M graphics with Optimus™ Technology
      • Up to 8GB DDR3 memory
      • Up to 1TB HDD or 128GB SSD
      • Up to 7.1 hours' battery life
      • 14" HD display (anti-glare)
      • Starting at 4.08 lbs / .83" thin
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    • ThinkPad T530 laptop
    • T530
    • 15.6" powerhouse equipped with high productivity features, leading wireless options to keep you powered & unplugged round-the-clock.


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      • Up to 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
      • Up to Windows 8 Pro
      • Up to NVIDIA® NVS™ 5400M Graphics with Optimus™ Technology
      • Up to 16GB DDR3 memory
      • Up to 1TB HDD or 180GB SSD
      • Up to 15.3 hours' battery life
      • 15.6" HD display (anti-glare)
      • Starting at 5.39 lbs/ 1.25" thin
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COOL MACHINES.

Our systems are built to lessen heat in critical areas, and our fans are specially designed to run quietly with the least amount of power. That means less strain on the system's components, lower power consumption, and more comfort for the user handling the system.

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ThinkPad T Series
 
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Up to Windows 8 Pro

Ready for business. With Windows 8 Pro, you get everything in Windows 8, plus enhanced features that help you easily connect to company networks, access files on the go, encrypt your data, and more.
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Up to Windows 7 Professional

If you use your PC for work, you'll want Windows 7 Professional. It helps you be more productive and protects the critical information you work with. Many routine tasks just take a couple of clicks, so you can spend less time setting up projectors, printers, and networks. Advanced options help you protect your hard work with automatic backups to your home or business network. And with Windows XP Mode, you can use virtually all of your Windows XP programs in Windows 7.
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3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

Select models are powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. For a difference you can see and feel in multitasking or multimedia, get the visibly smart 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor with top-of-the line performance for your most demanding tasks. Effortlessly move between applications with smart multitasking, delivered by Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology. Enjoy the thrill of an automatic burst of speed when you need it with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0. Intel® Core™ i7 processor is the ideal choice for whatever you want to accomplish. Because the only thing more amazing than Intel® technology is what you'll do with it.
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2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i Series Processors

Select T Series models are powered by up to 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, which features smart performance and built-in visuals for a visibly better PC experience.
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Microsoft Office 2013

Lenovo systems are optimized for the new Office 2013. Purchase a Product Key for the preloaded software. Available in full-featured Office Suites for single use PCs, as well as Office 365 subscription for use on multiple devices (not for commercial use). Click to Learn more.
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Solid-State Storage Drives (SSDs)

Solid-state storage drives (SSDs) use Flash memory rather than traditional magnetic storage. So they are lighter than traditional drives, use less power and offer improved performance (faster boot times, faster access to stored data). And since they have no moving parts, solid state drives are considered less susceptible to damage or breakdown.
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Displays & Graphics
 
    

NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology

Select T Series models include Optimus technology, which automatically switches to the built-in NVIDIA graphics card only when it's needed. Get extended battery life without sacrificing high performance graphics for applications, high-def videos, 3D games, and more.
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Integrated Intel® HD Graphics

T Series models feature up to 100% graphics performance improvement with Intel® HD4000 graphics.
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Mini DisplayPort

A mini DisplayPort connector allows laptops to be connected to external display devices. With the mini DP, the connector and protocol easily adapt to any monitor, projector, television, or display input with simple and inexpensive adapter cables (DVI, HDMI, or VGA).
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Backlit ThinkPad Precision Keyboard

ThinkPad T Series models include the legendary spill-resistant, ergonomic keyboard — now, better than ever with newly designed island-style keys, six rows, and multimedia buttons with LED indicators.* Available optional backlight makes working in dark environments effortless. 2013 models optimized for Windows 8.Note that the keyboard for the T430u and T431s don't include separate multimedia keys for mute or volume.
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Security & Protection
 
    

Roll-Cage Technology

ThinkPad® notebooks get their solid feel thanks to innovative ThinkPad roll-cage technology, a collection of durability features that adds extra strength and rigidity to the notebook shell and top cover.
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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

Carbon fiber is used in the latest aircraft and many high performance racing cars to minimize weight and maximize durability and fuel efficiency. Select ThinkPad models use carbon fiber reinforcement to provide strength and stiffness, while reducing weight and allowing for thinner designs. Carbon fiber reinforcement ensures the best blend of durability and mobility.
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Hard/Storage Drive Impact Protection

ThinkPad notebooks use a rubber isolator and metal cage to protect the hard/storage drive. Our Active Protection System (on models with traditional magnetic hard drives) uses an accelerometer to monitor movement of the system and stop the drive, to help protect against damage when a fall or similar event is detected.
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Shared Docking Station With Other ThinkPad Series

Select T Series laptops share common docking stations with select models with the ThinkPad X, L, and W Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, all Series 3 docks use the same docking connector. See ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3, ThinkPad Mini Dock, and ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3.
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Long Battery-Life for All-Day Computing

Get all-day computing on select ThinkPad T Series models — with external slice battery, you can even get up to 32.5 hours on the T430.**Requires external battery support as well as integrated. Battery life varies by configuration and system use.
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Combined Hardware/Software Security

T Series models feature the Trusted Platform Module 1.2, Client Security Solution software and the integrated Fingerprint Reader for a seamlessly integrated security package. Additional available security features include 32-byte pre-boot passwords and the ability to disable input/output ports at the BIOS level.
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Lenovo Solutions for Small Business

Built on the Intel® Small Business Advantage application, Lenovo Solutions for Small Business provides unique security and productivity features for small businesses, including after-hours maintenance, software monitoring, USB blocker, energy savings, and the ability to backup and restore applications.
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Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Access your password-protected system with a simple swipe of the finger using our convenient built-in fingerprint reader.
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Password Management Software

Password Manager lets you store various passwords for safekeeping and easy access, and can be tied into the integrated fingerprint reader.
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Intel® Anti-Theft Protection

ThinkPad T Series notebooks are the first in the industry to offer Intel® Anti-Theft protection (AT-p), an extra layer of security and manageability incorporated with Computrace® Data Protection™ and Intel vPro™ technology. Intel AT-p lets you activate hardware-based, client-side intelligence to secure your PC and data if it's lost or stolen.
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Multimedia Features
 
    

Dolby® Home Theater®

Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers. All the power and nuance of the cinema, all the immediacy of live performance, now from your ThinkPad.
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Dolby® Advanced Audio™

Dolby® Advanced Audio™ is a suite of audio technologies that enable your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VoIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.
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Integrated Webcam

ThinkPad notebooks feature an integrated webcam at the top of the display bezel. 720p HD camera with 30 frames-per-second and a low-light sensitivity that provides a great video conference experience. Includes face-tracking, so your image remains crisp and clear and within the frame, even when multitasking.
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Multiformat Memory Card Reader

T Series models include an integrated memory card reader, perfect for easily accessing photos and other files stored on a variety of memory card formats.
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Voice-Over IP (VOIP)-Optimized

Our latest T Series models are designed to work with Polycom® Real Presence Mobile and Real Presence Desktop video collaboration software. Along with an exceptional VOIP-certified experience that incorporates HD audio output, and noise-cancelling HD microphones to suppress background sounds, web-conferencing is the next best thing to being face-to-face.
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Built-In Solutions & Convenience
 
    

SuperSpeed USB 3.0

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals. Transfer speed also increases when copying from external USB keys, external hard drives, external optical drives, digital cameras, and other peripherals. All USB 3.0 ports are backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.
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Backup & Recovery Tools

All T Series models include ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, a robust system-backup and recovery tool to help preserve your data and settings.
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UltraNav® Multipointing System

The UltraNav® multipointing system combines the red TrackPoint® button with the UltraNav touchpad and mouse/scroll buttons for greater flexibility. Use simple one- and two-finger gestures to zoom in and out, rotate images and scroll — right from the touchpad.
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Smooth TrackPad Optimized for Windows 8

2013 models feature a new larger, smooth ThinkPad TrackPad with 5-point click integration optimized for Windows 8 gestures. Touch points indicated by subtle bumps and stripes and can be configured multiple ways through Settings.
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Ultrabook

The Ultrabook™ form factor, inspired by Intel®, delivers powerful performance along with long-lasting battery life, in an ultralight, ultrathin laptop that's perfect for on-the-go. Ultrabooks feature nearly instant resume from standby mode, as well as rapid connectivity.
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Connectivity
 
    

Industry-Leading Connectivity Options

T Series gives you the best wireless performance with a variety of connectivity choices, including mobile broadband readiness, ultrawide band Bluetooth®, and you can even use your system as a mobile hotspot, to share your wireless connection with other devices.*Note that some WWAN / 3G carriers prevent tethering.
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Lenovo Mobile Access

This pay-as-you-go wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband service enables online access anywhere, anytime, with flexible pricing and no contract needed. Perfect for travelers.
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Network Connection Software

ThinkVantage Access Connections™ software can manage your wired and wireless connection settings so you can easily connect to a network wherever your work takes you. Includes a variety of security and customization options.
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Advanced Thermal Design

Owl-wing inspired blades push more air at a very low audible level. Advanced thermal design with tuned airflow provides cooler systems and balances temperatures. Dual vents and blade design deliver 28% increase in airflow, plus dust collection is minimized. As a result, ThinkPad models provide better processing performance and system reliability by minimizing system temperatures.
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ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification

ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification from Underwriters Labs is awarded for energy efficiency, reduction in toxic chemicals, and use of recycled materials in its design. The Lenovo ThinkPad T420 was awarded the first ULE Gold certification for a PC, and now all of our T Series models share this certification.
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EPEAT® Gold Environmental Rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Gold products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 75% of the optional criteria.
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EPEAT® Silver Environmental Rating

Under the federally funded EPEAT® program in the US, manufacturers declare their products' conformance to a comprehensive set of environmental criteria. EPEAT Silver products must meet all 23 required criteria and at least 50% of the optional criteria.
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ENERGY STAR-Compliant

All of our latest notebooks carry the ENERGY STAR label, attesting to their superior energy efficiency. This translates into lower operating costs, less overall energy use, and reduced heat emissions, making a ThinkPad laptop a wise choice for the environment.
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Limits: Limit 5 per customer. Offers valid from Lenovo in the US only.

Availability: Offers, prices, specifications and availability may change without notice. Lenovo will contact you and cancel your order if the product becomes unavailable or if there was a pricing or typographic error.

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Warranty: For a copy of applicable warranties, write to: Lenovo Warranty Information, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville, NC, 27560. Lenovo makes no representation or warranty regarding third party products or services. The Lenovo Limited Warranty applies only to Lenovo hardware products purchased for your own use, and does not transfer upon resale.

Battery: These systems do not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. Systems will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries. Attention: Lenovo has no responsibility for the performance or safety of unauthorized batteries, and provides no warranties for failures or damage arising out of their use.

Pricing: Does not include tax, shipping and handling, or recycling fees. Reseller prices may vary. Savings referenced off regular Lenovo web prices.

**Ship date: An estimated ship date will be posted on our order status site after your order is placed. The date reflected above does not determine when your order will ship since inventory status may change before your order is final and because items may be held until all products on the order are ready to ship. To obtain the latest information about the availability of a specific part number, please call the phone number listed in the masthead at the top of this page. A flat charge for shipping & handling may apply for certain orders, as indicated on the Checkout page.