ThinkPad E490 Review

Lenovo ThinkPad E490 Review

We have recently tested the Thinkpad E490 with the following configuration :

Processor  i7-8565U
Operating System Up to Windows 10 Pro
  • 14” FHD IPS antiglare (1920 x 1080)
Memory 32GB (2 DIMM)
Battery Up to 13.6 hours on a 45Whr battery* with Rapid Charge technology

*Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.
  • M.2 SSD  512 GB
  • Integrated Intel® graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 550X 2 GB

Battery Life

Up to 13 hours with the minimum settings, would also add that this is very similar to the E590 battery

  • 65W supports Rapid Charge functionality

Graphic Card

  • Integrated Intel graphics
  • AMD Radeon RX 550X, 2GB

The Radeon RX 550X does a very good job , I have installed Diablo 3 – Reaper of Souls and Call Of Duty WW2 , both perfect with the game quality settings to the max.

Processor and RAM

i7-8565U and 32 GB , a good configuration for pretty much anything

Overall this is a very powerful machine that programmers can use while they work and also in their free time to play some games.

The SSD drive is fast and makes a huge difference , so it is a must have if you are buying this E490 laptop


A sleek design, small footprint, and smart metallic construction ensure the ThinkPad E490 laptop is the perfect choice for professionals on the go.