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Lenovo-thinkpad-x230.33491285
8.3 out of 10

Lenovo ThinkPad X230

2 generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors with Intel Turbo Boost Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Lenovo ThinkPad X230

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Overall 4
4.0

Decent when it functions

Kkotay, Amazon
20 October 2013
  • Summary: I have only had this computer for two months and my experience has been no short of a nightmare. It malfunctions all the time. Every time I have have an assignment due date coming up, the key board or mouse stops working. I have been several places to try to fix it but the problem always comes back! DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY. Buy another brand.
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Overall 4
4.0

Keyboard could be better

Amazon Customer, Amazon
26 May 2013
  • Summary: There's no significant improvement overall--this laptop is very responsive, but I really take issue with the new keyboard. It's a shame because this is one area Lenovo stood out. Keyboard doesn't feel as good as the previous found on previous models--too soft and the keys feel fragile. Keyboard doesn't have an integrated numpad--no access to special characters such as, degree symbol, em dashes, section symbol, and international characters (e.g., é, §, °, ß, etc.).
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Overall 4
4.0

Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the show

Hayden Hamilton, Amazon
6 April 2013
  • Summary: Let me start with the improvements (over the X201). In my view, the keyboard is a huge improvement. The lack of a backlit keyboard led me to other laptops in between my X201 and the x230 even though I was a huge fan of the X201. A backlit keyboard is essential for working from bed or on dark plane flights. The new keyboards backlighting is fantastic.
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Overall 4
4.0

Thinkpad x230

pepsgelb, Amazon
3 April 2013
  • Summary: This Notebook is not a bad one but the TRACKPAD will drive you crazy. It is just a piece of useless technology. In simple words it is just messing up your inputs which you want to do by keyboard and using it as a mouse is the worst experience I ever had. The BATTERY; how is it possible that such an expensive devise can not hold the battery in its frame. The battery does not fit and is shaking in the notebook like a dog tail (obviously only if you move it, lol).
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Overall 4
4.0

NO BLUETOOTH Built-In, IT'S A CTO(CUSTOMIZED SPECIFICATION)

Chris Qian, Amazon
24 November 2012
  • Summary: It's really careless for me to bought this so called Thinkpad X230, I visited Lenovo's site and search Amazon and finally found this one. I used to think this is the economic version of Thinkpad X230 which had the same specs as on the Lenovo's official online store, but IT ISN'T!!! The difference currently I find: this one has NO build-in Bluetooth connection It's quite disappoint for me that the seller could not notify this difference in the description or in the title...
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Overall 4
4.0

Beware of the keyboard

usenix, Amazon
18 October 2012
  • Summary: I had the possibility to test this device today head-to-head with its predecessor, the X220. It's a nice laptop for sure. But unfortunately, Lenovo traded design for functionality in redesigning the keyboard. Don't get me wrong: I tried it and the tactile feedback is still as crisp as on the old models. However, there are two main differences: 1) The keyboard layout. Some function keys were removed, some keys changed position. If you're a serious user (e.g.
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Overall 4
4.0

the worse mouse

Alaa Orfi, Amazon
5 October 2012
  • Summary: as a note book it is ok but battery is max 3 hours and the mouse is the worse mouse on earth if you will use the notebook while u r sleeping on bed no way to control it plus the display is not as sony and samsung
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Overall 4
4.0

Software and driver problems ruin this machine

Rick ICON, Amazon
28 August 2012
  • Summary: I bought a fully loaded X230 tablet and found that the operating system and drivers ruined the useability, and the registry corrupted three times. Lenovo tech support could not help. The complexity of the Wacom drivers, over the touch screen drivers seemed to craete issues. The edge of th screen is not sensitive to touch, only the pen, which created a probelm when the menu is hidden.
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Overall 4
4.0

They missed HD port -- EDITED

Abdulaziz, Amazon
26 August 2012
  • Summary: If it just has an HD port instead of VGA, it will be perfect. Otherwise; the battery, CPU, RAM are great EDIT: after a lot of (normal) use to this product, I have to edit my review. the included battery is the small one, it won't last more than an hour while watching YouTube videos. I've been told that if i buy the big battery it will last more than 3 hours *DUH* CPU is mystery to me, even though it's intel i7, but sometimes it act like Pentium 4.
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Overall 4
4.0

Eine Odysee

J. E. "JE", Amazon
10 September 2014
  • Summary: Hab das Gerät Anfang April gekauft. Ich warte im Moment darauf dass das Gerät von Lenovo retourniert wird. Das war der dritte Reparaturversuch und das 'ghosting' Problem besteht nach wie vor. Ersatzdisplays nicht lieferbar. Diese Erkenntnis hat über 4 Wochen im tschechischen Reparaturzentrum gedauert. Wenn das Displayproblem nicht bestünde wäre es ein feines Gerät. Einziger kleiner Makel ist dass das Gehäuse im Auflagebereich der linken Hand knarzt.
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