The 5 key features of the Lenovo ThinkPad T590


If you are thinking of buying a laptop for work and leisure, nothing better than to take a look at the Lenovo ThinkPad range. Inside it is the Lenovo ThinkPad T590, a perfect equipment to transport given its dimensions and weight (it does not exceed two kilos in weight). To all this we must add a battery for about fifteen hours of use, depending on the configuration, which will allow you to enjoy long hours reviewing documents or enjoying multimedia content.

The ThinkPad T590 also comes powered by the eighth generation of processors up to Intel Core i7 with up to 16 GB of RAM. To all this we must add a large number of ports and slots, as well as a sound to match thanks to the included Dolby Audio Premium technology. This laptop can be purchased on the company's website or through authorized distributors at a price of 1,240 euros. Keep reading if you want to know its five main keys.

Lenovo ThinkPad T590

Processor and RAM Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i5 / i7 with vPro, up to 16GB RAM
Operating systemWindows 10 Pro
screen15.6-inch IPS, FHD (1920 x 1080), 250 nits
Graphic card
  • Intel UHD 620
  • Optional NVIDIA GeForce MX250
MemoryUp to 512 TB SSD
BatteryInternal 3-cell lithium polymer battery, 57 Wh, up to 15 hours, fast charge
  • WWAN: Optional: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband LTE-A
  • WLAN: Intel dual band wireless AC 2 x wifi 6 (AX)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Optional: NFC
  • HD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover
  • Optional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) with ThinkShutter
  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online) authentication functionality
  • dTPM 2.0
  • Optional: Match-on-Chip Touch Fingerprint Reader
  • Privacy Cover for ThinkShutter Webcam
  • Kensington security connector slot
  • Dolby Audio Premium
  • Dual long-range microphones
WeightStarting at 1.75 kilos
Dimensions329 x 227 x 19.1 mm
Additional featuresKeyboard with white LED lighting
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (one always-on)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Power Supply, DisplayPort, Data Transfer)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C / Intel Thunderbolt 3 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort, Data Transfer)
  • HDMI 1.4
  • Headphone / microphone combo jack
  • MicroSD card reader
  • RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Optional smart card reader
PriceFrom 1,240 euros

1. Rugged design perfect for carrying

One of the main keys of the Lenovo ThinkPad T590 is its resistance. This equipment has been manufactured to 12 military-grade specifications, for which it has undergone more than 200 quality tests. What does this mean? Well, basically, we can be calm if we have to take it to a very cold place, with snow, or during the summer, in places with extreme heat. The T590 withstands various weather conditions such as sun, rain, sand or dust. In addition, you can be calm if a glass of water falls on you because it is prepared so that absolutely nothing happens.


To its resistance we must add its dimensions, since it is a team designed by and to carry. Its weight is 1.75 kilos and its exact dimensions are 329 x 227 x 19.1 mm. Therefore, we will not have to feel that we carry a very heavy computer when it is necessary to transport it. At the design level, we can say that it is an elegant and discreet laptop. Built in aluminum, its lines are very reminiscent of other members of the range: square profile with red notes in some sections, such as touchpad or keyboard. These two essential elements, touchpad and keyboard, are quite comfortable.We can say that they have been designed to work with them for many hours without causing us discomfort. The first has ample dimensions to navigate smoothly through Windows 10 Pro and through all the menus. The second has a white LED backlight, so there will be no problem to use it in darker places.

As for the screen, it has a size of 15.6 inches and a Full HD resolution of (1920 x 1080). In addition, it has Dolby Vision technology to improve the quality of the images, which appear more natural and real.


2. Eighth generation power

Inside the ThinkPad T590 there is room for 8th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors. Any of them are accompanied by 8 or 16 GB of RAM, as well as a 256 GB or 512 GB SSD storage. This model can say that you are thinking to squeeze it to the maximum, both when working with several simultaneous processes and when you have to work with heavy tools. As for the graphics, it includes an Intel UHD 620, although you can also opt for an NVIDIA GeForce MX250 as an option.


3. Safety first

If you are obsessed with security when handling a laptop, with the T590 you can let yourself go and relax to the maximum. This model has several privacy options, including ThinkShutter, a physical cover that closes the webcam when not in use. In this way, you can not worry about someone being there spying on you. Likewise, the ThinkPad T590 also includes a fingerprint reader to make payments or log in securely.


4. Battery for up to 15 hours

If when buying a new computer you tend to focus a lot on the issue of the battery, with the ThinkPad T590 you can be calm, you will be left over. According to Lenovo, the equipment can last up to 15 hours without going through the plug, although as always happens it will depend a lot on the use that is given or the configuration that is established. However, it has one very positive feature: fast charging. Thanks to this system you can charge it by 80% in just one hour. This is how long it can take during a quiet stop while traveling or a lunch or dinner at a restaurant.


5. Wide array of connections and ports

The Lenovo ThinkPad T590 offers a wide variety of connections and ports, suitable for many different needs. Among the connections we can mention WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as Ethernet or optional NFC. For the ports we have two USB 3.1 (1st generation), a USB 3.1 1st generation type C, a USB 3.1 2nd generation type C / Intel Thunderbolt 3, plus a combo port for headphones and microphone or HDMI 1.4 .

If you have been convinced by this equipment, you can buy it on the Lenovo website or in specialized stores in the following versions and prices.

  • Lenovo ThinkPad T590 with 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of SSD storage: 1,240 euros
  • Lenovo ThinkPad T590 with 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of SSD storage: 1,780 euros