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THE ULTIMATE 14" BUSINESS LAPTOP.

The most popular PC in our legendary ThinkPad product line, the ThinkPad T430 is durable, secure, portable, and packed with features to enhance productivity. From its ultra-long battery life to its advanced wireless technology, the T430 helps you take your business to the next level.

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Features

Weighs Less Than 5lbs

Whether you're travelling around the world or commuting between offices, at just 4.77 lbs, the T430 won't weigh you down.

MIL-SPEC Tested

The T430 meets eight rugged military-spec tests against extreme environmental variables, including temperature, pressure, dust, humidity, and vibration testing. Premium durability standards and the Active Protection System™ provide a rock-solid machine.

Precision Keyboard

The new precision island keyboard with improved ergonomic design and optional backlight is the best ThinkPad keyboard yet.

Enhanced Graphics

Whether you choose integrated Intel® HD Graphics or discrete graphics featuring NVIDIA® Optimus™ technology, you'll enjoy stunning visuals on the T430.

Fast Data Transfer

Move data between the T430 and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 — it's up to 10 times faster than previous USB technologies.

Up to 30 Hours' Battery Life

Combine a 9-cell battery with a slice battery to enjoy up to 30 hours of productive work between charges.

3G, WiFi, Bluetooth®

Wherever you are you will be able to get connected with a complete suite of wireless technology — and Lenovo Mobile Access means you don't need an expensive contract.

Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones

Crystal clear video and audio, face tracking and keystroke noise suppression technology will help you web conference or chat like you're really there.

14-Inch HD or HD+ Display

HD and HD+ display options deliver bright, crisp visuals on the T430 — even when looked at from a wide angle.

Dolby® Speakers With Advanced Audio™ v2

Enjoy an immersive surround sound experience whether listening to a presentation or kicking back with a movie.

Lenovo ThinkVantage® Technologies

With easy to use, practical, and secure software solutions including Password Manager, Rescue and Recovery, and Access Connections™, Lenovo has got you covered.

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Tech Specs

PDFThinkPad T430 Laptop Datasheet

PDFThinkPad T430 User Guide

DescriptionThinkPad T430 Laptop
Processor
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-3120M (2.50 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3380M (2.90 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3320M (2.60 GHz, 3MB L3, 1600MHz)
  • 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3520M (2.90 GHz, 4MB L3, 1600MHz)
Operating System
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
  • Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Memory
2GB, 4GB, 16GB DDR3
Storage
  • 500GB (5400rpm)
  • 320GB/500GB (7200rpm)
  • 128GB Solid State Drive, SATA3
  • 180GB Solid State Drive, SATA3
  • 256GB Solid State Drive, SATA3
  • 512GB Solid State Drive, SATA3
Battery
6 Cell (2.6 Ah), 9 Cell (2.8 Ah)
Battery Life
Up to 30 hours with 9-cell and bottom slice battery
I/O (INPUT/OUTPUT) Ports
  • (1) Mini DisplayPort with audio
  • (1) VGA, (2) USB 3.0, (1) USB 2.0
  • (1) 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
  • (1) Always-on USB 2.0
  • (1) 4-in-1 SD Card Reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC slot)
  • (1) Express Card 34mm
  • (1) Smart Card Reader (Select Models)
Keyboard
ThinkPad Precision Keyboard: island-style, six-rows, spill-resistant with optional backlight
Graphics
  • Intel® HD Graphics 4000
  • NVIDIA® NVS 5400M Graphics 2GB with Optimus™ Technology
Webcam
720p HD camera with face-tracking
Dimensions (W x D x H)
350.5mm x 232mm x 29.9mm (13.8" x 9.13" x 1.18")
Communication
Ethernet RJ45
WIMAX/WIFI
  • Qualcomm® Gobi™ 4000 LTE Sierra Wireless MC7750 LTE/EV-DO WWAN Minicard
  • Qualcomm® Gobi™ 4000 LTE Sierra Wireless MC7700 LTE/HSPA WWAN Minicard
  • Qualcomm® Gobi™ 3000 Sierra Wireless EV-DO/HSPA WWAN Minicard
  • ThinkPad 1x1 b/g/n
  • Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 (2x2 BGN)
  • Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 AGN
  • Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN
Display
  • 14" HD and HD+ options
  • 14.0" HD (1366 x 768) (200 NITS)
  • 14.0" HD+ (1600 x 900) (250 NITS)
Weight
2.166kg (4.77lbs)
Audio
Dolby® Advanced Audio™ 2.0
Optical Drive
  • DVD ROM Read Only
  • Multi-Burner/DVD CD Multi-Rec
Wireless WWAN
Ericsson HSPA+ WWAN Minicard (H5321gw)

Software Offerings

OfferingsDescription
Supported Lenovo Tools
  • Access Connections 5.9
  • Active Protective System
  • Password Manager 4.0
  • Power Manager 6.0
Preloaded Applications
  • Evernote
  • Lenovo Cloud Storage
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (requires the purchase of product key for activation)
  • Norton™ Internet Security™ (30 day free trial)

Accessories & Services

  • Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 (0A33970)

    Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 (0A33970)

    Everything you need. Nothing you don't. Snap into the ThinkPad Port Replicator Series 3 with USB 3.0 and get connected to your Local Area Network/Internet and workplace accessories such as a VGA monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer.

  • ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)

    ThinkPad In-Ear Headphones (57Y4488)

    Offering exceptional audio performance and comfort, the ThinkPad in-ear headset with in-line microphones lets you switch seamlessly between music and calls. The noise isolating design with integrated microphone also includes small, medium, and large silicone sleeves, as well as a flexible 3.5mm Y cable that allows you to easily connect your headset to your PC.

  • ThinkPad 14W Sleeve Case (57Y4294)

    ThinkPad 14W Sleeve Case (57Y4294)

    Designed to fit and complement ThinkPad laptops up to 14W (with their extended battery), this sleeve protects your laptop from being scratched. Use it inside another carrying case or on its own. Fits ThinkPad laptops up to 14-inches wide with an extended battery.

  • Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

    Lenovo Laser Wireless Mouse (0A36188)

    The portable, ambidextrous Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse is perfect for anyone looking for a compact mouse to use every day and while on-the-go. Scroll through documents, spreadsheets, and more with increased accuracy and control – plus, an advanced power management system, a high-efficiency laser sensor, and an off switch help to maximize your battery life.

Protect Your ThinkPad Laptop With Lenovo Services
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Why Lenovo Services?

  • Comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support your PC throughout its lifecycle.
  • Services performed by Lenovo-certified technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts. No one knows our machines like we do!
  • Global delivery network and infrastructure delivering expertise where you need it most.

24/7 Access to Advanced Technicians

  • Priority Technical Support makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to Lenovo’s advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, and escalation management.

On-Site Convenience and Extended Protection

  • Extended Warranties (up to 5 years) offer fixed term, fixed cost protection to help you accurately budget for PC expenses.
  • Warranty Upgrades/On-Site Service can maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

  • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

Ultimate Data Security

  • Keep Your Drive allows you to retain possession of your drive and data for maximum security and protection. (Not available in all regions.)
Standard on the T430:
Battery Life
Up to 9.4 hours with standard 6 cell battery
Weight
Starting at 4.77 lbs
Ports
Mini DP, VGA, 2 USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Always-on USB 2.0, Combo jack, 4-in-1 SD card reader, Express Card
Microphone
Dual noise-cancelling HD microphones
Speakers
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2
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Lenovo has 2000 designers and engineers focused on factors that make a difference to users. From hard drives that help prevent data damage, to noise-cancelling microphones for clear web chats, to responsive power management for lower consumption, our team attends to details.

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