Traditionally, the L-series of Lenovo’s ThinkPad is pretty easy to disassemble. However, the upgrade options are disappointing.
1. Remove the bottom plate
To take this laptop apart, you need to undo 9 captive Phillips-head screws. Then, the procedure is as easy as prying the bottom panel with a plastic tool.
The battery inside has a 46Wh capacity.
3. Мemory and storage
What we don’t like seeing on business notebooks is soldered memory. Unfortunately, this is the situation here, as the manufacturer provides versions of the device with 4, 8, and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. Respectively, the storage is comprised of one M.2 PCIe x4 slot.
4. Cooling system
As for the cooling, there is one heat pipe, connected to a medium-sized heat sink.
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Ladies and gentlemen, today we have another business device. It's the ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and looks like a typical ThinkPad - robust, industrial, and stable. Some people might get pretty annoyed by the similarity between most devices of this series, but at the end of the day it comes down to brand recognition. Interestingly, there is a "CO2 Compensated" sticker on the palm rest area of the device. This reveals Lenovo's intentions and efforts in decreasing its carbon footprint by running diffe[...]Read the full review
- Doesn't use aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (Chi Mei N133HCE-EAA)
- Decent battery life
- Premium build quality
- Great keyboard
- IR face recognition + fingerprint reader
- Thunderbolt 4 connector, MicroSD card reader
- Soldered RAM
- Covers 54% of sRGB (Chi Mei N133HCE-EAA)
- Dated looks