• CPU: Intel Core i7-8550U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop) (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)

Lenovo ThinkPad E580 - Specs

CPU Performance #10
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 1%
  • Intel Core i7-7920HQ 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.7%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 2.8%
GPU Performance #51
  • NVIDIA Quadro M1200 (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M2000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.5%
  • AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop) (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (2GB GDDR5, GM107) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (4GB GDDR5, GM107) 0.4%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
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BOE NV156FHM-N49 (ThinkPad E580)
Color accuracy 6.2 -> 4.2
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
Windows 10 Pro
45Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
369 x 252 x 19.95 mm (14.53" x 9.92" x 0.79")
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader microSD (SD/SDHC/SDXC)
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
  • Web camera HD 720p, fixed focus
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N49 (ThinkPad E580)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 276 cd/m2
sRGB 50%%
PWM frequency 21700 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1300:1
dE Color Checker 6.2 4.2
PWM Rating 5.2: (undesirable)
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Lenovo ThinkPad E580 in-depth review

Recently we showed you a laptop that is an attempt by a company to combine the rigidity of the past with modern looks - the ThinkPad E480. Today we are looking at essentially the same shell but in larger form factor - the 15.6-inch Lenovo ThinkPad E580. Lenovo is well known for its super sturdy ThinkPad products, dating all the way back to the IBM age. But modern times need modern methods. The old square body is not that appealing anymore. In an era of super thin MacBooks and even slimmer Dell [...]

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  • Super fast and responsive device
  • Very good input devices
  • Supreme contrast and viewing angles
  • Supports M.2 PCIe NVMe/SATA SSDs
  • Well calculated cooling
  • Very good battery life


  • PWM is used to regulate screen brightness (fixed by our Health-Guard profile)
  • Poor color reproduction

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8550U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop) (2GB GDDR5)

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