Lenovo ThinkPad w550 Laptop Review

December 3, 2014

The newly announced Lenovo ThinkPad w550 laptop is coming out early in 2015 and this review will give you the details. I have burned through many laptops in my day, but I know that Lenovo makes a quality product. The now outdated w540 is a great machine that works nicely for all my needs, but hopefully after reading this Lenovo ThinkPad w550 review, you’ll upgrade to the new and improved model.

Lenovo ThinkPad w550 Laptop Review

lenovo thinkpad w550 laptop reviewlaptop reviewsAny computer meant for field work has to be able to put up with a lot of wear and tear. The Lenovo ThinkPad w550 laptop is made to withstand a beating. This computer comes with two batteries so you can charge one while you are using the other. This way, you don’t get any downtime.

lenovo w550 reviewThe Lenovo w550 also comes certified for a ton of commercial drafting applications vs a lot of the other consumer laptops on the market.

Furthermore, it can come with an optional full sized keyboard and has a unique touch screen with precise calibration capabilities.

Lenovo ThinkPad w550 Laptop Review & Specs

The Lenovo ThinkPad w550 laptop specs are amazing! It runs on an Intel i7 processor with a capability to support 16GB of RAM and 2GB of video RAM (NVIDIA Maxwell graphics processor). All of the usual IT bugs have been worked out and this thing runs like a dream. This is probably obvious, but the screen resolution of this laptop is 1080p…and then some. Among many of the awesome Lenovo ThinkPad w550 specs and options, you can select a screen resolution of 2880×1620! How’s that for clarity?


  • 1080p to 3K (2880×1620) display options
  • NVIDIA® K620M 2GB
  • Cellular broadband (optional)
  • 512GB SSD or 1TB HDD
  • Intel® Core™ i7 Dual Core Processor
  • Power: 45W or 65W
  • Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 7 Professional Installed
  • Touch : 15″ x 10.2″ x 0.92″ (380.6 mm x 258.2 mm x 23.3 mm)
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • 2 slots for up to 16GB max RAM
  • 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SD-HC, SDXC, MMC)
  • 44Whr to 72Whr battery options (2 included)
  • Dimensions: 15″ x 10.2″ x 0.88″

My Review of the NEW Lenovo ThinkPad w550 Laptop

Unfortunately this product hasn’t been released yet, but we’ll let you know when it is! Don’t want to wait until its release date? Get the w540 model. It packs a major punch and is a great machine. Just check it out. It outperforms all of the other laptops on the market currently and has a great price point.

ThinkPad w550 Review

Hopefully after reading this Lenovo ThinkPad w550 review, you have talked yourself into upgrading to this outstanding laptop. In a side-by-side comparison, the performance of the new model compared with its competitors, is head and shoulders above. Now it just may be the opinions of the experts talking here, but this laptop could potentially change how you do business. There is a lighter version with some massive specs and an industrial field worker version meant for engineering professionals. No matter your profession or industry, the Lenovo ThinkPad w550 laptop is a must-have for the New Year.

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