Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review – Versatile handbook


Edge 11 has a compact design, long battery life time but the volume is not good and the keyboard takes time to get acquainted.
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review- Versatile handbook

Edge 11 is the latest model and also the smallest of the “family” Lenovo ThinkPad Edge. This model is compared with similar designs X100e model of Lenovo, but also use low voltage processors from Intel instead of AMD.

Lenovo Edge Version 11 being tested is equipped with a mirror screen size 11.6 inch resolution 1366 x 768 pixels with the hardware configuration includes an Intel Core i3-U380 1.33 GHz processor speed, memory 2GB DDR3 RAM, Intel GMA graphics chip, HD graphics, 320GB hard drive. Machine comes without an optical drive.

Design

Edge 11 design is quite similar to those you have a larger screen. Plastic coating machine products (trial versions) and fingerprints against the adhesive layer around the silver rim to create focal points in the design of the machine. ThinkPad logo, as usual, still cross at right corner.

Likewise, for hands inside the machine also made of plastic, but slightly lumpy area due to restrictions on this model is quite small. ThinkPad logo is also placed on the inside like the outside, except that the dot in the letter “i” can emit light signals instead of light sources.

Edge 11 is small-screen machines not equipped with an optical drive in the machine but still owns almost all the necessary ports like USB, HDMI, LAN jack on either side and the source, next to the VGA port.

Keyboard, touchpad

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review- Versatile handbook

Keyboard  of the ThinkPad Edge 11designed according to a new style that Lenovo applies to ThinkPad line in recent times with the lower part bend down slightly stylized. Due to the smaller size standard keyboard, so users will take some time to get acquainted. Press the keys feel a bit shallow, but slightly less confused and manipulated.

Although small area, but Lenovo is trying to integrate two PgUp and PgDn buttons, the keyboard is very important to “believers” into your web

To retain the traditional style of the ThinkPad line, Edge 11 is a bottom a separate touchpad trackpad and two mouse buttons above the individual. It still is considered one of the greatest strengths of the current ThinkPad.

Monitors

Lenovo’s laptop equipped with 11.6-inch screen size resolution 1366 x 769 pixels. By using the mirror display technology is now so popular Edge display sharp images, but viewing angle is quite limited, especially when used outdoors.

Performance

Lenovo Edge Version 11 being tested is equipped with a mirror screen size 11.6 inch resolution 1366 x 768 pixels with the hardware configuration includes an Intel Core i3-U380 1.33 GHz processor speed, memory 2GB DDR3 RAM, Intel GMA graphics chip, HD graphics, 320GB hard drive. Machine has no optical drive included.

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review- Versatile handbook
Scoring systems to Windows Experience Index.
With hardware like this, this model achieved 3.3 points (get low score by clicking the graphics capabilities for Windows Aero) in the system when the spots on the Windows Experience Index Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. On a scale of detail, to reach 4.6 point processor, RAM memory is 4.9 points while the graphics capabilities are 3.3 points and graphics for the game to reach 4.6 points.When using the scoring program to test the strength 3DMark06 graphics, Lenovo Edge 11 at 1105 points. Score relatively high compared to average only about 1,000 points in the laptop does not use discrete graphics.

If using PCMark Vantage program (written for 32 bit operating system) to assess the overall machine, the machine achieved 2964 points.

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review- Versatile handbook
Hard drive test results using the program HD Tune 2.5.4.

Test the reading speed of a 320GB hard drive has an average read speed of 65.6 MB is equivalent to an average speed of most laptop 60MB/giay Games money and use the same drive read speeds of around 5400 per minute.

Radiator

Although small size and relatively thin edge 11 capable but heat dissipation. Even when using a long machine keeping the temperature below about 37 degrees C in the body. The temperature inside the CPU when using multiple reached a maximum of about 70 degrees C.

Battery

Edge 11 is equipped with 6-cell battery 63Wh capacity comes. To fully charge the battery while using this, users need some time for nearly four hours from the battery to 5%.

Firefox test load for 10 sites and automatically reloaded every 15 minutes, open a page and listen to music online for continuous playback using headphones instead of speakers and to the volume at 70% level 50% light machine run until it automatically shut down (the 5% level), the time it reached 3 hours 58 minutes.

Meanwhile a treadmill test for HD movie playback 720p and continuously until the machine off, turn off Wi-Fi connection, instead of using external speakers and headphones at the volume level to 70% (negative bar of Windows Media Player program to 100%), 50% brightness until the machine runs itself off (also at 5% battery), the time it reached 3 hours 47 minutes.

The figures show that testing machines have battery life is impressive at nearly four hours while the majority of laptop battery 6 cell batteries are now only marginally more than 2 hours a bit.

 Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 11 Review- Versatile handbook

Audio

Speaker’s Edge is located on the underside near the front edge. The sound quality of speakers is not good, small volume and bass and treble are not clear. However, it is difficult requires a good set of speakers in the series tend to be used for tasks such as Edge 11.

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