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WORKSTATION FUNCTIONALITY IN UNDER 6 LBS

This portable 15.6-inch workstation is under 6 lbs, yet you can plow through graphics-intensive, ISV-certified applications. The W530 features lightning-fast processors, advanced graphics, cutting-edge technology.

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Features

ISV Certification

Because photographers, light CAD/CAM users, digital content creators, and other industry pros require proven performance and software stability more than 120 applications are tested and certified by industry-leading independent software vendors. Learn more about ISV-certification >

Integrated Color Calibrator

95-percent color gamut LED display in FHD. Optional X-Rite® PANTONE® color calibration for greater image accuracy, more precise color matching, and a consistently true display. 2012 sensor size 45% smaller and calibration of each individual sensor uniquely calibrated to each individual display at the factory.

OpenGL (Open Graphics Library)

Up to 1GB of dedicated video memory enables graphic-intensive applications.

Up to NVIDIA® Quadro® K2000M

Professional-class graphics card with 2GB VRAM, featuring at least double the count of NVIDIA CUDA® cores of previous generations, with high-performance computing capabilities with advanced visualization techniques.

Dolby® Home Theater® v4

Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in stereo speakers. Plus mini DisplayPort and mini HDMI enable quick and easy hook up to external monitor, TV, or projector.

Lenovo Cloud Storage

Protect your critical data, while also making access to information and file-sharing quick and convenient. Automatically back-up and synchronize data across the organization, while enabling access from multiple devices. Data is encrypted on transfer for an extra level of security.

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. backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 devices.

Superior Web Conferencing / Voice-Over IP (VOIP)-Optimized

Low-light sensitive 720p HD webcam with wide-angle viewing and face-tracking, dual noise cancelling microphones with configurations for crystal-clear private and conference mode VoIP meetings. Plus, convenient multimedia keys provide quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.

ThinkPad Precision Keyboard With Optional Backlight

Legendary spill-resistant, full-sized, ergonomic keyboard with optional backlight, to make working effortless even in dark environments. Convenient multimedia keys provide quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls, and numeric keypad included on our 15.6-inch models.

Military-Specification Testing

Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.

ThinkPad W530 Laptop
ThinkPad Precision Keyboard With Optional Backlight
ThinkPad W530 Laptop
ISV Certification

Tech Specs

PDFThinkPad W530 Laptop Datasheet

PDFThinkPad W530 User Guide

DescriptionThinkPad® W530 Laptop
Processor
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3520M (3.60 GHz, 4MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3610QM (3.30 GHz, 6MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3720QM (3.60 GHz, 6MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3820QM (3.70 GHz, 8MB L3, 1333MHz FSB)
  • Intel® Core™ i7-3920XM (2.90 GHz, 8MB L3, 1600MHz FSB)
Operating System
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
Memory
Up to 32GB DDR3 1600MHz
Storage
  • HDD
  • 500GB/1TB (5400rpm)
  • 320GB/500GB (7200rpm)
  • SSD
  • 128GB SSD SATA3
  • Intel® 180GB SSD SATA3
Display
  • 15.6" HD+ (1600 x 900) (220 NITS)
  • 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) (95% Gamut) (270 NITS)
Battery
  • 6-cell (57 WHr)
  • 9-cell (94 WHr)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
245.1mm x 372.8mm x 31.8 - 35.6mm (9.65" x 14.68" x 1.25" - 1.40")
Battery Life
Over 20 hours (with optional 9-cell battery)
Webcam
Low-Light 720p HD Camera
Weight
2.7kg (5.95lbs)
I/O Ports (Input/Output)
  • 1 Mini DisplayPort with audio
  • 1 VGA
  • 1 3.5mm Combo Jack Headphone/MIC
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • 1 USB 2.0
  • 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† (Only available on select models.)
Optical Drive
Multi-Burner/DVD CD Multi-Rec
Keyboard
ThinkPad Precision Keyboard: island-style, six-rows, spill-resistant with optional backlight
Communication
Ethernet RJ45
Audio
Dolby® Home Theater® v4
Graphics
  • NVIDIA® Quadro® K2000M 2GB VRAM
  • NVIDIA® Quadro® K1000M 2GB VRAM

WiMAX/WiFi

  • ThinkPad b/g/n Wireless (1x1)
  • Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 (2x2 AGN)
  • Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 (3x3 AGN)
Wireless WWAN
Qualcomm® Gobi™ 3K 14.4Mbps/HSPA + /EVDO HSPA + 21Mbps (Half Size MC)

    Software Offerings

    Offerings [RSB]Description [RSB]
    Supported Lenovo Tools
    • Access Connections
    • Password Manager 4.0
    • Power Manager
    Preloaded Applications
    • Adobe® Reader®
    • Microsoft Office 2010 (requires purchase of product key for activation)
    • Microsoft Windows® Live™ Essentials
    • Norton™ Internet Security™ (30 day free trial)

      Services Offering

      Offerings [RSB]Description [RSB]
      LENOVO SERVICELenovo offers a comprehensive portfolio of award-winning services to support and protect your ThinkPad W530 investment. Lenovo Services lets you focus on your customers and business, not your IT. Priority Technical Support†Not available in all regions. Makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, rapid response and resolution. Warranty Upgrades (On-Site and Next Business Day) Maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient, fast repair services at your home or office. Warranty Extensions (1 to 5 Years Total Duration) This fixed-term, fixed-cost service helps accurately budget for PC expenses, protect your valuable investment, and potentially lower the cost of ownership over time.
      • Priority Technical Support (†Not available in all regions.)
      • Makes your priority, our priority. 24x7 priority call routing to advanced-level technicians, electronic incident tracking, rapid response and resolution.
      • Warranty Upgrades (On-Site and Next Business Day)
      • Maximizes PC uptime and productivity by providing convenient, fast repair services at your home or office.
      • Warranty Extensions (1 to 5 Years Total Duration)
      • This fixed-term, fixed-cost service helps accurately budget for PC expenses, protect your valuable investment, and potentially lower the cost of ownership over time.
      Keep Your Drive Retain your drive if it should happen to fail, giving you the peace of mind to know that your valuable data is secure. Asset Tagging Systems come equipped with a professional, flexible asset tag based on your exact specifications. PCs are easily identifiable and trackable right out of the box. Accidental Damage Protection Avoid the hassles of unexpected repair costs. Provides coverage for non-warranted damage incurred under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, or damage to the integrated screen.
      • Keep Your Drive
      • Retain your drive if it should happen to fail, giving you the peace of mind to know that your valuable data is secure.
      • Asset Tagging
      • Systems come equipped with a professional, flexible asset tag based on your exact specifications. PCs are easily identifiable and trackable right out of the box.
      • Accidental Damage Protection
      • Avoid the hassles of unexpected repair costs. Provides coverage for non-warranted damage incurred under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, or damage to the integrated screen.

          Accessories & Services

          • Lenovo ThinkVision LT1421 14" LCD monitor with Plastic Cover (1452DS6)

            Lenovo ThinkVision LT1421 14" LCD monitor with Plastic Cover (1452DS6)

            ThinkVision LT1421 gives mobile professionals a second screen for on-the-go use in displaying spreadsheets and making presentations. At under two pounds and less than an inch thick, the 14-inch ThinkVision LT1421 mobile monitor makes the perfect traveling companion. Great for ad hoc meetings when a projector’s not available. Just plug into laptop via USB port and prop it up with its photo frame stand. Tilt the display to the desired angle and choose from 16 brightness levels to get presentations looking their best.

          • 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.

          • 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 Mini Dock Plus with USB 3.0, 90W (4338-15U)

            ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus with USB 3.0, 90W (4338-15U)

            Common Docking Station with select models with the ThinkPad X, T, and W Series, which can save on equipment costs and make managing parts numbers easy. Plus, manage cables easily, get additional USB ports, and monitor ports. ThinkPad Mini Dock with USB 3.0, 90W (4337-15U) or ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus with USB 3.0, 90W (4338-15U).

          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 W530:
          Battery Life
          Up to 7.4 hours with standard 6-cell battery
          Weight
          Starting at 2.61 kg / 5.76 lbs.
          Speakers
          Stereo with Dolby® Home Theater® v4
          Microphone
          Dual noise-cancelling HD microphones
          Ports
          1 Mini DisplayPort with audio, 1 VGA port, 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0 (1 always-on), 1 3.5mm combo mic/headphone jack
          reason 3

          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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