• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.12 kg (4.7 lbs)

Pros

  • Incredible keyboard
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (LG LP156WFC-SPDB (LEN40BA))
  • Supports M.2 PCIe NVMe/SATA SSDs
  • Simplistic design folowing the well known legacy
  • Very good battery life
  • Business-grade security features

Cons

  • Covers only 54% of sRGB (LG LP156WFC-SPDB (LEN40BA))
  • Doesn't offer anything significant over the last-years model
  • Radeon RX 550X-equipped model produces excessive heat on the outside

Lenovo ThinkPad E590 - Specs

CPU Performance #34
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.9%
GPU Performance #157
  • Intel Iris Graphics 540 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400 0.2%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
45Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
369 x 253 x 19.9 mm (14.53" x 9.96" x 0.78")
Weight
2.12 kg (4.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader microSD (mSD/mSDHC/mSDXC)
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD 720p camera, fixed focus
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • MIL-STD-810G military certification

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 100.45 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 34 inches (87 cm)

 

Lenovo ThinkPad E590 in-depth review

Today's hero - the ThinkPad E590 is a direct successor, if not just a refresh, to the ThinkPad E580 series. As we found the latter to be a pretty decent device, we are placing our expectations high with this model as well. It is aimed at small to medium business market, which is not very sensitive about raw performance. However, security, usability and battery life are the more important features. Now equipped with Whiskey Lake CPU and the choice of a dedicated GPU in the form of an AMD Rade[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5352.28+506%
price
731.00+3.7%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2216.24+151%
price
1403.00+3%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2216.24+151%
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performance

Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
32 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
61 fps
35 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
88 fps
40 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
122 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
37 fps
30 fps
20 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144 fps
108 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
31 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
76 fps
28 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
110 fps
88 fps
65 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
76 fps
24 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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