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Lenovo ThinkPad T470s

Lenovo's T470s ThinkPad is a powerful14" business laptop. It's a more rugged machine that can be configured with a high performance processor that boasts all-day battery life, along with lots of storage and RAM. It weighs around 2.9 lbs.

The T470s comes with the 7th generation of Intel Core processors. It can be configured with an i7 processor up to 3.9 GHz, however it does throttle the speed of it when it reaches a certain temperature. This may not be as much of an issue with an i5 processor. It comes with up to 1TB of fast SSD storage, and up to 20GB of DDR4 memory.

The ThinkPad T470s contains two batteries, which can give you 12.5 hours of power on a single charge. It includes three USB 3.0 ports, and one USB Type-C / Thunderbolt 3 port. It has an HDMI port, RJ45 Gigabit LAN, media card reader, smart card reader, and micro SIM slot for data connections. It also has a docking port for use with the ThinkPad 90W Ultra Dock.

The T470s has an HD web camera and dual array microphones with background noise reduction. It comes with both a TrackPad and TrackPoint.

Lenovo's ThinkPad T470s starts at $959.20. It ships with Windows 10, but it has great support for Linux as well.

- Learn more about the Lenovo ThinkPad T470s (lenovo.com)