In 2008, Lenovo released the ThinkPadW550, which belongs to the W series of laptops. This device is designed specifically for business use. As with the TXXP model, this laptop features a TrackPoint button in the middle of the keyboard. It also has a keyboard that is stable when compared to other ThinkPads. Using Intel vPro Technology, the ThinkPad can function on an enterprise manageability level. File encryption is offered as an extra security feature. In addition to its excellent build quality, this device is also known for its work-ready capabilities. Because these laptops use the Pro version of the Windows operating system, they can easily take a hit.
There was a retail price range of $699 - $2,734. It appears that no country or area is prohibited from purchasing this item, nevertheless. According to several reviewers, the ThinkPad's battery drains quickly, and its dual-core processor and dated graphics let it perform poorly on performance tests. Fans frequently malfunction or fail. These laptops also have issues with troubleshooting, weak audio, malfunctioning built-in webcams, and system updates that cause problems. Nonetheless, these laptops have received plaudits for their remarkable performance, ergonomic keyboard, and military-grade 810G durability.
The way the gadget is used determines how performance is perceived. The main uses of the Lenovo ThinkPad W550S would be for students, employees of hospitals, mental health professionals, and business-oriented people. Individuals who enjoy gaming would also love this device because of the horsepower it uses
However, the W series of Lenovo laptops were discontinued and replaced with the P series of laptop devices. The P series started at P50 and P70 in 2016.
The Lenovo W550S ThinkPad is a thinner model. It contains a full HD touch screen and is equipped with 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, works on the Windows 8.1 operating system, and has passed 11 Military Spec Tests. This laptop has phenomenal graphics and long battery life. It typically comes in a sleek black color. If users need more information about the Mobile Workstation, they can find the model identification number on the bottom of their device or it can be found by clicking the Start Menu, and typing in "Machine Info," select the option from the results and a window with the information will appear. Another great way to identify the device is a serial number which can be achieved be using the Service Bridge link below,
- Operating System: Windows 8.1
- Power Supply: 45W or 65W
- Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 Dual Core
- Ports: 3 USB, 1 MIC/ Headphone, 1 VGA, 1 mDP v 1.2, 1 RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet, 1 Docking connector
- up to 20 hours of battery life
- Weight: Non-Touch: 2.23 kg (4.92 lbs), Touch: 2.48 (5.47 lbs)
- Memory: 16GB max
- 720p HD webcam
- 15.6' screen
- Fingerprint reader
Graphic performance: NVIDIA® Quadro® K620M GPU
Unfortunately, the Lenovo W550S ThinkPad is no longer available.