Lenovo ThinkPad T470s vs T480s

In this post we will compare Lenovo ThinkPad T470s and Lenovo ThinkPad T480s

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Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
High-performance processor and operating systemLight, thin, and built to perform anywhere
All-day battery lifeUp to 15+ hours of battery life and fast charging
Plenty of storage and RAMPowerful processing and tons of memory options
Stereo speakers and a hi-res webcamOptional discrete graphics, and Dolby® Audio Premium™
Plus the legendary ThinkPad reliability and support.Enhanced security features for maximum protection
Touch screen option available
Tested and built for durability and reliability

Technical Specification

ModelLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Processor
Up to 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-6600U Processor with vPro™ (2.60GHz, up to 3.40GHz with Turbo Boost, 4MB Cache)8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8250U (1.60GHz, up to 3.40GHz with Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)
Operating SystemLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Windows 10 ProWindows 10 Pro
GraphicsLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 520Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Webcam / MicrophoneLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
720p HD720p HD camera with ThinkShutter and microphone
Optional: IR camera with microphone – required for facial recognition. ThinkShutter is not available on configurations with the IR Camera.
MemoryLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
8GB DDR4 2133MHz8GB DDR4 2400MHz
StorageLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
256GB SSD PCIe256GB SSD PCIe
AudioLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Dolby Advanced Audio™Dolby Audio Premium™
Stereo SpeakersDual-array microphones
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Up to 10.5 hours of battery lifeUp to 15.6 hours*, integrated 57 Wh
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
14” FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits
14” FHD (1920 X 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 250 nits
Dimensions (W x D x H)Lenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
13.25 x 9.15 x 0.79″ / 331 x 226.8 x 18.8 (mm)13.03″ x 8.92″ x 0.72″ / 331 x 226.8 x 18.45 (mm)
WeightLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Starting at 2.9 lbs (1.3 kg)Starting at 2.90 lbs (1.3 kg)
ColorLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
BlackBlack
SecurityLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Fingerprint Reader (optional)Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication
Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader (Optional)
IR camera (optional) for facial recognition
ThinkShutter (with 720p HD camera)
dTPM 2.0
Smart card reader (Optional)
Kensington® lock slot
WWANLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
WWAN with Integrated global Mobile Broadband LTE-A Upgradeable
Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9 (optional)
WLANLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Intel® 8260 802.11AC (2 x 2) with vPro™Intel® 8265 802.11AC (2 x 2) + Bluetooth® 4.1 with vPro™
Bluetooth®Lenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Bluetooth® 4.1
PortsLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
3 x USB 3.1** Gen 1 (USB 3.0, one Always On)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)
USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 / Thunderbolt 3 (w/ the function of Power Delivery and DP)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
1 x HDMI™4-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
1 x RJ45 Gigabit LANHeadphone and microphone combo jack
1x CS13 DockingHDMI
1 x Media Card Reader (SD 3.0, UHS-I)RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
1 x Smart Card Reader (Optional)
1x Micro SIM
KeyboardLenovo ThinkPad T470sLenovo ThinkPad T480s
Spill resistant
English (Optional backlit)
Spanish (Optional backlit)