Lenovo ThinkPad L540 Laptop
Performance That Suits Your Budget
Legendary ThinkPad reliability at an unbeatable value. The 15.6" L540 is an eco-friendly performance PC with robust business and security features.
- 4th Generation Intel Core™ Processors
- Windows 8.1 64-bit Operating System
- Display 15.6" High-Res Display Options for Crisp Visuals
- Security Robust Security & Manageability, Unbeatable Value
- Bridge Technology All-Day Computing with up to 12 Hours' Battery Life
Lenovo is proud to present the latest ThinkPad L Series L440 and L540 laptops to you. With a price that's just right, it balances all the performance features you need to offer you the best return on your investment. The new, modern ThinkPad L Series adds vPro for manageability, a new Precision keyboard with Trackpad and TrackPoint, and even a NumPad on the 15"— while preserving famed ThinkPad ruggedness and MIL-SPEC compliance.
Improved audio experience, high-res display options, and a range of connectivity features bring a new level of user engagement. All these features and more are available in our greenest, best-value Thinkpad ever!
Eco-friendly, with great performance, and simpler manageability with Intel vPro, at a competitive price
True ThinkPad quality and MIL-SPEC durability
Keyboard with a 2x larger TrackPad, TrackPoint, or a NumPad1, and Dolby Advanced Audio™
Up to 1TB HDD and SSD options and up to 21 hours of battery life with a 9 cell
Improved Design Changes
The new ThinkPads feature quality design changes that focus on real-life experiences with input from over 900 people in 9 different countries. Improvements in LCD design and smaller internal antenna result in a reduced bezel size—actually 20% smaller than previous generations—yet our ThinkPads deliver legendary reliability and meet or exceed rigorous military-specification standards. Plus these notebooks lie flat, at a 180-degree angle, adding enhanced flexibility for use and sharing.
Security & Manageability Features
Intel vPro, Computrace, encrypted hard disk drive, BIOS port locking, Trusted Platform Module, and more, ensure your business-critical data is secure and easily managed.
MIL-SPEC / Military-Specification Testing
Validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.
Award-Winning Keyboard Further Enhanced for Windows 8
Full-sized and spill-resistant, the legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint pointing device. And now it's optimized for Windows 8 with convenient multimedia buttons, function-lock capability, and immediate access to view apps. Plus, a larger, smooth TrackPad with 5-point click integration can be configured multiple ways through Settings.
Long Battery Life
Enjoy all-day computing with up to 11 hours unplugged on the standard 6-cell 56 Wh battery—whether you're working on-the-go or simply enjoying downtime, you get more than a full day on a single charge.
High Resolution Display
Enjoy visuals on a dazzling high resolution display, with HD being our standard offering. The L540 offers a 15.6-inch antiglare HD (1366 x 768) or FHD (1920 x 1080) display.
Hinge-Based Latching & Active Protection System
Thinner and stronger, new ThinkPad laptops include hinge-based latching, which features a cleaner, modern easy-open design. Tension in the hinges keeps the cover closed during unexpected drops. Plus, Active Protection System (APS), which works with traditional magnetic HDDs, detects when the system is dropped and reacts by stopping the hard drive to protect your data.
Integrated 720p HD Webcam & Dual Noise-Cancelling Microphones
Enjoy superior web conferencing on your L540, which includes a low-light sensitive 720p HD webcam with wide-angle viewing and face-tracking, dual noise-cancelling microphones with configurations for crystal-clear private and conference mode VOIP meetings, plus, convenient multimedia keys for quick and easy access to microphone, speaker, and camera controls.
Dolby Speakers With Advanced Audio™
This suite of audio technologies enables your ThinkPad to deliver a crisp, clear surround sound experience over its built-in stereo speakers. The technology increases audio clarity for VOIP applications, maximizes volume output without distortion, and improves dialogue clarity when watching videos.
Integrated Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
Get quick, convenient access and secure login with one swipe.
Fast Data Transfer
Move data quickly between the L540 and other devices with SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which enables up to 10 times faster file transfer, allowing for lightning-fast copying of large media files, as well as seamless connections between audio- and video-related peripherals.
WWAN (3G/4G) (Optional)
Add wireless WAN connectivity and go online virtually anywhere without a WiFi connection.
Greenest ThinkPad Available
ThinkPad L Series continues the legacy of saving energy to lower power consumption costs. With numerous environmental certifications like EPEAT Gold, ENERGY STAR, ULE Gold Sustainable Product Certification, up to 10% post-consumer content, and low halogen, the L540 is good for the planet and your bottom line.
Ensure cost-effective, worry-free enjoyment of your L540 with accidental damage protection, which keeps you covered in the event of accidental damage caused by drops or spills that occur under normal working conditions.
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|Lenovo ThinkPad L540 Laptop|
|Processor||4th Gen Intel Core™ i7-4600M
4th Gen Intel Core™ i7-4702MQ
4th Gen Intel Core™ i5-4330M
4th Gen Intel Core™ i5-4300M
4th Gen Intel Core™ i3-4000M
|Operating System||Windows 8.1 Pro 64
Windows 8.1 64
Windows 7 Professional 64
|Graphics||Integrated, Intel HD Graphics 4600 with HM86(non-vPro), and W TPM, and W/Express card|
|Memory||4GB / 8GB / 16GB|
|Webcam||720p face-tracking technology, low light sensitive|
|Storage||HDD: 320GB / 500GB / 1TB 5400 RPM
HDD: 320GB / 500GB 7200 RPM
SSD: 128GB SSD SATA3
SSD: 256GB SSD (OPAL 2.0) SATA3
|Battery||6 cell Li-ion Battery - (47 Wh)
6 cell Li-ion Battery - 57+ (56 Wh)
9 cell Li-ion Battery - 57++ (99 Wh)
|Battery Life||11+ hours|
|Audio||Dolby Advanced Audio™|
|Optical Drive||DVD Recordable 8x Max Dual Layer|
|Display||15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080), 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080)|
|Dimensions (W X D X H)||14.84" x 1.04" x 9.84"|
|Keyboard||ThinkPad Precision Keyboard|
|Preloaded Applications||Lenovo Companion
Lenovo Cloud Storage
Lenovo Solutions Center
Intel Education Software Suite
|I/O (Input / Output ports)||1 x VGA
1 x USB 3.0
3 x USB 2.0
1 x Express Card (Smart Card)
1 x Mic/headphone combo
1 x RJ45
4-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
4-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
|WiFi / Bluetooth / Mobile Broadband||Intel Single Band Wireless 7260BN w/ Bluetooth 4.0
ThinkPad Wireless 2x2 BGN w/ Bluetooth 4.0
Intel Dual Band Wireless 7260AC w/ Bluetooth 4.0
Sierra Wireless 7355 - Gobi 5000
|Ethernet||Intel 10/1000 Gigabyte Ethernet|
Download the Lenovo ThinkPad L440 and L540 Laptop Datasheet (PDF).
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.