Lenovo ThinkPad T480s vs T580

In this post we will compare Lenovo ThinkPad T480s vs Lenovo ThinkPad X280

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Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Light, thin, and built to perform anywhereA vivid 15” FHD anti-glare display
Up to 15+ hours of battery life and fast chargingUp to 13+ hr battery life, multiple ports and convenient side docking
Powerful processing and tons of memory optionsNumber pad on keyboard
Optional discrete graphics, and Dolby® Audio Premium™Enhanced security built in for peace of mind
Enhanced security features for maximum protection
Touch screen option available
Tested and built for durability and reliability

Technical Specification

ModelLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Processor
8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-8250U (1.60GHz, up to 3.40GHz with Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache)7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor (2.50 GHz, up to 3.10 GHz with Turbo Boost, 2 Cores, 4 Threads, 3 MB Cache)
Operating SystemLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
GraphicsLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620
WebcamLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
720p HD camera with ThinkShutter and microphoneStandard: 720p HD camera with ThinkShutter and dual array microphone
Optional: IR camera with microphone – required for facial recognition. ThinkShutter is not available on configurations with the IR Camera.Optional: IR camera – required for facial recognition. ThinkShutter is not available on configurations with the IR Camera.
MemoryLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
8GB DDR4 2400MHz8GB DDR4 2400MHz
StorageLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
256GB SSD PCIe512GB PCIe SSD
AudioLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Dolby Audio Premium™Dolby Audio™ Premium
Dual-array microphones
BatteryLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Up to 15.6 hours*, integrated 57 WhStandard: Up to 13.8 hours* with dual battery (32Wh + 24Wh)
DisplayLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits
Touch ScreenLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Available (Optional)
Dimensions (W x D x H)Lenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
13.03″ x 8.92″ x 0.72″ / 331 x 226.8 x 18.45 (mm)14.40″ x 9.95″ x 0.785-0.788″ / 365.8 x 252.8 x 19.95-20.2 (mm)
WeightLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Starting at 2.90 lbs (1.3 kg)4.39 lbs (1.99 kg)
ColorLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
BlackBlack
KeyboardLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Spill resistantSpill resistant
English (Optional backlit)English with Number Pad (Optional backlit)
Spanish (Optional backlit)
SecurityLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authenticationFast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication
Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader (Optional)Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader (optional)
IR camera (optional) for facial recognitionInfrared camera (optional) for facial recognition
ThinkShutter (with 720p HD camera)ThinkShutter (with 720p HD camera)
dTPM 2.0dTPM 2.0
Smart card reader (Optional)Kensington® lock slot
Kensington® lock slot
WLANLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Intel® 8265 802.11AC (2 x 2) + Bluetooth® 4.1 with vPro™Intel® 8265 802.11AC (2 x 2)
WWANLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
WWAN with Integrated global Mobile Broadband LTE-A UpgradeableFibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9 (optional)
Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9 (optional)
BluetoothLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
Bluetooth® 4.1
PortsLenovo ThinkPad T480sLenovo ThinkPad T580
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1** (one Always On)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data transfer)
4-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)1 x HDMI
Headphone and microphone combo jackHeadphone and microphone combo jack
HDMI4-in-1 Micro SD card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
RJ45 Gigabit EthernetRJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Smart card reader