As we all know, Lenovo has officially launched the eighth generation ThinkPad E series products – the Lenovo ThinkPad E480 and the Lenovo ThinkPad E580. The E480 features a 14-inch display and is powered by Intel’s eighth-generation Core processor. Now we will start the disassembly of the silver ThinkPad E480 to see its internal structure.
First of all, remove the keyboard.
Remove two screws and turn the keyboard over.
Then take out the keyboard.
It is the internal structure without the keyboard.
Remove the screws from the back cover. Next, separate the back cover from the laptop fuselage.
The blue sponge mat is designed to cushion shock on the HDD. The silicone layer is prepared for the SSD.
The laptop provides dual memory slots and comes with up to 32GB DDR4.
Remove the battery. The ThinkPad E480 only sports a battery with the capacity of 45Wh.
The E480 comes with a Seagate 500GB 7200rpm HDD coupled with Toshiba’s M.2 PCIe SSD.
The laptop comes with the 8GB Samsung DDR4-2400. The capacity of 8GB DDR4 is big enough for the user to handle office work. But you can add another RAM to the spare RAM slot, and it supports up to 32GB RAM.
The motherboard has a good layout design. We can see the CPU, GPU, dual memory slot, a 2280 SSD, an HDD and a fan.
The metal framework is the roll cage.
Remove the touchpad. The touchpad module can be replaced.
Take out the framework. The bezels on the left and right reach 9.2mm, which are pretty narrow.
The plastic material can effectively increase the distance area that wireless network receive signal.
The Lenovo ThinkPad E480 boosts of business-oriented appearance design. Its motherboard has reasonable layout design and high specification. The motherboard has good space utilization, and it uses the high-quality component material. In general, the ThinkPad E480 belongs to the high-quality laptop with the excellent appearance in the ThinkPad E series. Therefore, the laptop will be a good choice for those who need a business computer.
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Non-backlit Keyboard for Lenovo ThinkPad E480 E485 L380 – 01YP240 01YP320 01YP400 01YP480
Backlit Keyboard for Lenovo ThinkPad E480 E485 L380 – 01YP280 01YP360 01YP440 01YP520
Palmrest for Lenovo ThinkPad E480 E485 No FPR – 01LW157
Silver Palmrest for Lenovo ThinkPad E480 E485 No FPR – 01LW158