Lenovo ThinkPad T460s Disassembly and RAM, SSD upgrade guide

(Last updated on May 6, 2017)

ThinkPad T460s without touch screen version, around the screen using a gray matte border, border width really narrow, but compared to macbook air, the superiority is obvious. There are a 720P front camera and a dual array microphone on the top of the screen.

On the right side of the body feature a SIM card slot, an RJ45 network port, two USB 3.0 ports, a mini DP port and a smart card reader; on the left side of the body with a power connector, a USB 3.0 port, a headphone / microphone combo port, an SD card reader.

ThinkPad T460s weight of 1.34kg, with the AC adapter weight of 1.71kg, for a 14-inch notebook, this type of portability has been very good.

ThinkPad T460s equipped with a 14.1 inches 2K matte screen, resolution of 2560 × 1440. Its display brightness, viewing angle and color reproduction performance is very good.

There are four screws around the edges that hold the bottom plate in place. It gets off pretty easily by unscrewing all the bolts around the chassis.

Relevant Parts

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From the internal structure, compared with the T450s, T460s interior design is significantly more sophisticated, almost no fly line, although there is a little distance away from the industry benchmark, but this at least is a first-class product should look like. The main changes in the design of the T460s are canceled the 2.5-inch SATA hard drives and change the location of the memory and wireless network card. It is also added a M.2 slot.

The laptop comes with two batteries, 11.4V, 24Wh and 11.25V, 26Wh, the battery life about 10 hours.

ThinkPad T460s features a CM871 512GB SSD from Samsung, using the AS SSD test the SSD, the final read speed of 471.31MB/S, write speed of 453.24MB/S. The overall speed is very good.

The laptop has a spare RAM slot and mini PCIe WWAN slot. User can upgrade it easily.

The Wi-Fi module is found near the left port extension of the motherboard. It’s Intel-made with model number 8260NGW.



ThinkPad T450s internal picture

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