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Re: Differences Between ThinkPad Models

On Friday 04 December 2015 17:46:52 Bob Holtzman wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 09:36:59AM +0100, mourik jan heupink wrote:
> > On 12/04/2015 05:28 AM, Erick Ocrospoma wrote:
> > >I currently have one T440p Lenovo. It's a rock solid, with a nice
> > >keyboard. In depends mostly on
> > >your needs, T series are for long usage (uptime). Supported on Linux,
> > >I've played here with Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora.
> >
> > I currently have a t430s, but it will be my last lenovo. I agree on
> > compatibility: no issues there. But I strongly disagree on build
> > quality. Mine is NOT rock solid at all. During the first months the
> > two front corners already broke, with cracks running towards the
> > keyboard.
> >
> > Plus: it was not covered by the warranty. (note: it's a rather
> > expensive laptop (euro 1400) and you'd expect a but better (less
> > plastic) build quality.
> >
> > Previously i had dell latitude 4300, and it lasted much longer,
> > without any damage, and generally felt much sturdier. The lenovo
> > feels very plastic, and also sounds like that if you tap it with
> > your fingernails.
> >
> > So first and last lenovo for me.
> My exact thoughts. My T420 is so flexible that you have to be careful
> when you pick it up so as not to pop the cd drive open. Too bad. I'm
> told the earlier ones, when IBM was still in the picture, were rock
> solid. Maybe if I cxould find a used T60......

I think they do two grades now.  The more expensive ones are reputed still to 
be good.


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