Lenovo ThinkPad T540p 20BE - 15.6" - Core i7 4600M - 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HDD

Mfg. Part: 20BE00DDUS | CDW Part: 3833803 | UNSPSC: 43211503
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  • Core i7 4600M / 2.9 GHz
  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 GB HDD
  • DVD-Writer
  • 15.6" 1920 x 1080 ( Full HD )
  • GF GT 730M / HD Graphics 4600
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Core i7 4600M / 2.9 GHz
  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 500 GB HDD
  • DVD-Writer
  • 15.6" 1920 x 1080 ( Full HD )
  • GF GT 730M / HD Graphics 4600
  • Wi-Fi
  • WWAN upgradable
  • graphite black
Performance, efficiency and durability make the T540p the corporate laptop workhorse that sets the performance benchmark. With its award winning keyboard, HD display and ultra long battery life the T540p will be with you every step of the way, wherever your business takes you.

Energy/Environment standards
ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed: 2.9 GHz
Features: Integrated memory controller
Generation: 4
Manufacturer: Intel
Max Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz
Number of Cores: Dual-Core
Processor Number: I7-4600M
Type: Core i7

Data Link Protocol: Bluetooth 4.0 , Ethernet , Fast Ethernet , Gigabit Ethernet , IEEE 802.11a , IEEE 802.11ac , IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Controller(s): Intel I217-LM
Interface Type: M.2 Card
Wired Protocol: Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless NIC: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Wireless Protocol: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac , Bluetooth 4.0

Storage Hard Drive
Capacity: 500 GB

OS Provided
Edition: Windows 10 Pro
Family: Windows 10
Type: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Edition

Input Device
Features: Built-in numeric keyboard , Multi-touch touchpad , Spill-resistant
Type: Backlit keyboard , TrackPoint , UltraNav

Configuration Features: 1 x 4 GB
Empty Slots: 1
Form Factor: SO-DIMM 204-pin
Installed Size: 4 GB
Max Supported Size: 16 GB
Memory Specification Compliance: PC3L-12800
Memory Speed: 1600 MHz
Slots Qty: 2
Technology: DDR3L SDRAM

Audio Input
Type: Two microphones

Audio Output
Audio Codec: Realtek ALC3232
Compliant Standards: Dolby Advanced Audio v2 , High Definition Audio
Type: Stereo speakers

Bay Provided
Total Qty: 1

Capacity: 99.9 Wh
Cells: 9-cell
Run Time (Up To): 11 hours
Technology: Lithium ion

Card Reader
Supported Flash Memory: MultiMediaCard , SD Memory Card , SDHC Memory Card , SDXC Memory Card
Type: 4 in 1 card reader

Diagonal Size (metric): 39.6 cm
Display Resolution Abbreviation: Full HD
Image Aspect Ratio: 16:9
LCD Backlight Technology: LED backlight
Projector Image Brightness: 300 cd/m²
Projector Monitor Features: Anti-glare
Type: LED
Widescreen Display: Yes

Brand: Lenovo
Compatibility: PC
Localization: English
Manufacturer: Lenovo Express Models
Model: 20BE
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Lenovo ThinkPad T540p

Chipset Type: Mobile Intel QM87 Express

Case Material: Glass-fiber reinforced plastic
Color: Graphite black
Color Category: Black
Compliant Standards: GREENGUARD , RoHS
Features: 1 USB 2.0 (Always On) , Administrator password , Hard drive password , Intel Active Management Technology (iAMT) , MIL-STD-810G tested , Power-on password , Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately) , ThinkVantage Active Protection System
Included Accessories: Power adapter
Manufacturer Selling Program: TopSeller

Type: None

Power Device
Frequency Required: 50/60 Hz
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Provided: 90 Watt

Support Details Full Contract Period: 3 years
Support Details Location: Pick-up and return
Support Details Type: Limited warranty

Slot Provided
Free Qty: 1
Total Qty: 1
Type: ExpressCard/34

Dockable: Yes
Embedded Security: Trusted Platform Module (TPM 1.2) Security Chip
Hard Drive Capacity: 500 GB
Notebook Type: Notebook
Platform: Windows
Platform Technology: Intel vPro Technology
Security Devices: Fingerprint reader

Video Output
Discrete Graphics Processor: Yes
Graphics Processor Vendor: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M / Intel HD Graphics 4600
Multi-GPU Configuration: 1 single GPU card / integrated GPU
Video System Features: NVIDIA Optimus

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 9.8 in
Height: 1.2 in
Weight: 5.8 lbs
Width: 14.8 in

Optical Storage
Drive Type: DVD-Writer
Form Factor: Removable
Type: DVD-Writer

Service & Support
Type: 3 years warranty

Display (Projector)
Diagonal Size: 15.6 in
Max Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Cache Memory
Installed Size: 4 MB

Digital Camera
Features: Face tracking
Resolution: 720p
Webcam Capability: Yes

Environmental Standards
ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Hard Drive
Interface: Serial ATA
Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm
Type: HDD

USB 2.0 Ports Qty: 2
USB 3.0 Ports Qty: 2
Interface: USB 3.0
Qty: 2

Interface: USB 2.0

Interface: VGA

Interface: Mini DisplayPort

Interface: LAN

Interface: Dock

Interface: Headphone/microphone combo jack

Mobile Broadband
Generation: WWAN upgradable
Service Activation: Upgradable

Notebook Camera
Integrated Webcam: Yes

Video Memory
Installed Size: 1 GB

Product Reviews
Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 9reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by A great laptop, solidly built with an excellent keyboard, and more than enough power for my daily routine.Aside from how much it weighs, I've got no real complaints about this laptop. It handled the transition to Windows 10 beautifully, and is still quite fast. September 9, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by These are nice laptops, however I feel like the touchpad quality and feel has gone WAY down hill from the T430 model I grown to love. September 17, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Recently started to deploy some T540 with SSD in our different office and everyone from the user to the tech like to work with those. Screen also have a pretty nice display. I recommend them September 16, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by The speed is extremely fast on these laptops when you include an SSD. They keyboard is nicely laid out, and the inclusion of a number pad is a nice touch. We've been having issues with this laptop not wanting to wake up from sleep mode, and resulting in improper shut downs (I believe a BIOS update will fix this, but haven't confirmed). As others have pointed out, the trackpad design is unpleasant. The trackpad has a very unusual design with it's press down to click setup, which I don't find super precise. It's very very easy for people resting their palms on the laptop to hit the left side of the trackpad and then click an area where you are not typing. About a 25% of the teachers I've deployed these laptops to have requested mice and the trackpad disabled.Overall the laptop has potential, with an excellent battery life, fast speed, and nice keyboard. If Lenovo can overcome the trackpad and sleep issues in their next version, they will have an excellent laptop. May 7, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Very disappointed with the T540p compared to the T530 series. The overall "feel" quality is not even comparable. The performance is great, but the laptop feels like an entry level business laptop --- before those felt like toys.The main problem I have with the T540p is the docking. With the previous generation, you would put the laptop in the dock, press it down firmly and you're good to go. With the T540p, you press it down and you feel like you're going to break the screen. Being the ThinkPad's flagship, I'm disappointed overall.I would rate this comparable to the L series they used to have. Older ThinkPad's come back from the dead and haunt you (they last so long)....I have a feeling these will be tossed instead of re-purposed after their first deployment. January 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great laptop. Good looking, fast, and quiet, we have a number of these deployed throughout the office. I definitely recommend them. October 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great battery life, cool function keys, and a bright screen. The only thing I miss is my keyboard light on my T520. I didn't get the back-lit keyboard on this one. I have gotten used to the touch pad, although it is not my favorite. This machine with the i5 really gets the job done and then some. September 13, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Coming from a Macbook at home, the trackpad is easy for me to use, although the depression feature of it is a bit tacky feeling. However, for my users, who are used to old style trackpads, find it very confusing, and request mice to use with it. Aside from that, the laptops have been fast, easy to deploy and set up, and our employees love them! September 12, 2014
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