Excerpt: Used in research, Lenovo E440 speedily cruncches volumes of data in large computational software without a glitch! 64 bit Windows 7 Pro is a big plus! A durable package delivers swift performance. I always opt for a larger battery when offered, but sadly not an option here.
Excerpt: Very light and ergonomic laptop. Sometimes feels like an Ultrabook. Great keyboard layout, One thing I would like to see is some sort of lighting up of keyboard in the dark. Battery could be better but is sufficient for all my needs.
Pros: Easy To Use, Ergonomic, Great Value For Money, Light
Summary: I have been using lenovo laptops at work for years (and IBM prior to that). I have gotten very comfortable with the little red joystick, and also the location of the select buttons on the trackpad. So when I needed to get a laptop of my own, those were features that lead me to pick Lenovo ThinkPad. I also appreciate the glare resistant screen.
Summary: Pros: - It works fine for normal office tasks. - The keyboard is great for this price point. - The unit is fairly light though thicker than most. Con: - The screen badly needs improvement. Contrast and color balance are just behind the rest, even against other entry level laptops. - You're probably better off with the cheaper and better-speced Acer V5-561-9410.