Lenovo ThinkPad T460s Disassembly and RAM, SSD upgrade guide


ThinkPad T460s without touchscreen 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 perfect.

It equipped with a 14.0-inch 2K matte screen, resolution of 2560 × 1440. Its display brightness, viewing angle and color reproduction performance are outstanding.

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.

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

The laptop has a spare RAM slot and mini PCIe WWAN slot. The 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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