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What is the longest lasting Thinkpad battery life?

By August 21, 2015 No Comments

Battery Life means everything.  Without it, the party is over.

Ever wonder what model of Thinkpad has the longest battery life/runtime?

Here is the list:

X1 Carbon Touch

Up to 8.2 hours

X201/201s

  • Battery life:
    • 4-cell: up to 3.4 hr.
    • 6-cell: up to 6.7 hr.
    • 9-cell: up to 11.3 hr.

X220

  • Battery life:
    • 4-cell: up to 4.1 hr;
    • 6-cell: up to 9.2 hr;
    • 9-cell: up to 13.8 hr;
    • external battery: up to 9.4 hr;
    • 9-cell plus external battery: up to 23.2 hr

X230

BATTERY 4 cell (29 Wh) − up to 8.9 hrs 6 cell (63 Wh) − up to 9.9 hrs 9 cell (94 Wh) − up to 14.8 hrs 6 cell (57 Wh) Slice Battery − up to 24.9 hrs with 9 cell and 6 cell slice

X240

Upto 17.4 Hours (with 3 cell battery (23Wh) + 6 cell battery (72Wh))

X250

Battery Up to 20 hours and available with 6-cell Power Bridge 72Wh battery

T400

  • Battery operation (*1):
    • Four-cell Li-Ion battery: Up to 3.6 hours
    • Six-cell Li-Ion battery: Up to 4.3 hours
    • Nine-cell Li-Ion battery: Up to 6.4 hours
    • Three-cell battery Li-Polymer: Up to 4 hours

T420

  • Battery life:
    • 6-cell: up to 3.5 hours
    • 9-cell: up to 5.8 hours
    • 9-cell Slice battery: up to 5.8 hours

T440

Integrated 3-cell 23.5 Whr + (center + sign) ThinkPad® 68 Battery (3-cell 23.5 Whr) ThinkPad 6-cell 47 Whr Battery ThinkPad 68+ Battery (6-cell 72 Whr)

More than 10 hours of battery life???

T450

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The winner?  The x230 with 24.9 hours.  But the deal and steal is the X220 – now priced for around $200-300 on Ebay with an IPS display, if you can spare the 1 hour difference (you won’t even notice).  Pick one of these up before they are all gone.

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