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Lenovo ThinkPad T480 vs T490

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Here we are comparing Lenovo ThinkPad T480 and Lenovo ThinkPad T490.

Lenovo ThinkPad T480Lenovo ThinkPad T490
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Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T495
14” laptop, robust yet light enough to accompany you anywhereStarting weight of just 3.23 lbs / 1.46 kg, perfect for portability
Boasting with the latest power-packed processorsNew narrow bezel design
Ample storage and memoryEnhanced security and privacy features
All-day battery life and fast chargingUp to 16.11 hrs of battery life
An optional backlit keyboard and an array of portsPreferred laptop for serious business professionals.
Enhanced security features to safeguard your work
Tested and built for durability and reliability

Technical Specification

Model Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Processor
Up to 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8350U with vPro™ (1.70GHz, up to 3.60GHz with Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)Up to 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8665U with vPro™ (1.90GHz, up to 4.80GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache)
Up to 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10510U (1.80GHz, up to 4.90GHz with Turbo Boost, 4 Cores, 8MB Cache)
Operating SystemLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Windows 10 HomeWindow 10 Home
Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
14.0″ HD (1366 x 768) anti-glare, 220 nits14″ HD (1366 x 768) anti-glare, 220 nits
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 250 nits14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 300 nits
14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, low power, anti-glare, 400 nits
14″ WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, glossy, 500 nits
MemoryLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Up to 32GB DDR4 2400MHz Up to 48GB DDR4 2400MHz
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Optional: Up to 21.8 hours with dual battery (24 + 48 Wh)*Up to 16.11 hours* 50Whr
Standard: Up to 14.4 hours with dual battery (24 + 24 Wh)*Rapid Charge available with 65W AC adapter
StorageLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Up to 1TB SSD PCIeUp to 1TB SSD PCIe
256GB SSD SATA
500GB HDD 7200RPM
GraphicsLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620 Up to Integrated Intel® UHD 620 graphics
NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 2GBNVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 2GB
AudioLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Dolby Audio Premium™Dolby Audio™ Premium
Dual-array microphonesDual Array far-field microphones
Dimensions (W x D x H)Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
13.25″ x 9.15″ x .78″ / 336.6 x 232.5 x 19.95 (mm)329mm x 227mm x 17.9mm / 12.95″ x 8.94″ x 0.70″
WeightLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Starting at 3.6 lbs (1.63 kg)HD: 3.37 lbs (1.53 kg)
FHD IPS / touchscreen & non-touch: 3.41 lbs (1.55 kg)
FHD low power: 3.23 lbs (1.46 kg)
FHD with PrivacyGuard: 3.56 lbs (1.61 kg)
WQHD: 3.23 lbs (1.46 kg)
ColorLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
BlackBlack
ConnectivityLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A Cat9 (Optional)
WLAN: Intel® Dual-Band 9560 802.11 AC (2 x 2)
WLAN: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 802.11 AX (2 x 2)
Bluetooth® 5.0
Optional: NFC†
Ports/SlotsLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
Headphone and microphone combo jackMicroSD card reader
4-in-1 SD card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)Smart card reader (Optional)
HDMIHeadphone / mic combo
RJ45 Gigabit EthernetMicro-SIM slot*
Optional Smart card readerHDMI 1.4
RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
CameraLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Standard: 720p HD camera with ThinkShutter and microphoneHD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover
Optional: IR camera with microphone – required for facial recognition. ThinkShutter is not available on configurations with the IR Camera.Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) + HD with ThinkShutter
KeyboardLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Spill resistantSpill resistant
English (Optional backlit)Bottom-load backlight with white LED lighting (Optional)
Spanish (Optional backlit)Lenovo Quick Clean* (App that disengages keyboard / touchpad for up to 90 seconds)
SecurityLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authenticationFast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication capabilities
Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader (optional)dTPM 2.0
IR camera (optional) for facial recognitionOptional: Match-on-Chip touch fingerprint reader
ThinkShutter (only with 720p HD camera)ThinkShutter, webcam privacy cover
dTPM 2.0Optional: PrivacyGuard
Kensington® lock slotOptional: Privacy Alert
Kensington lock slot
For T490 Healthcare Edition
FIPS-201 Fingerprint Reader
RFID Reader
IR camera with Windows Hello
dTPM 2.0
ThinkShutter camera cover
Optional: PrivacyGuard
Optional: PrivacyAlert
Kensington lock slot
Supported Docking Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
ThinkPad Thunderbolt Dock Gen 2
ThinkPad Basic/Pro/Ultra Dock
What’s in the boxLenovo ThinkPad T480 Lenovo ThinkPad T490
ThinkPad T490
65W AC Adapter (required for rapid charging)
Quick Start Guide
3 Cell 50Whr Li-Ion internal battery

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