About the Laptops
There are several Lenovo and Apple laptops offered through the UNCG Student Laptop Program. Each vendor provides a less expensive model and high-end models that offer better performance. Be sure to examine the hardware, software, and warranty-related information before making any final decision. In addition, listed below are specifications for the Lenovo Edge, a non-SLP offering which does not come with the bundle software or full 3-year warranty but is offered for purchase from the Lenovo site.
Students are free to select any of the recommended laptops for purchase. However, be sure to check with the department of your degree program to see if there are any expressed Laptop Platform Preferences.
Please review the program's Minimum Requirements for Non-Program Laptops if you are considering purchasing a non-program laptop.
|Ultra-Book||Ultra Portable||Basic Level Laptop||Mid Level Laptop||High End Laptop|
|ThinkPad X2 Carbon 2nd Generation Model||ThinkPad X240 Model||ThinkPad L440 Model||ThinkPad T440p Model||ThinkPad T540p Model|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-4200U Processor||Intel i5-4300U Processor||Intel i3-4000M Processor||Intel Core i5-4300M Processor||Intel Core i7-4600M Processor|
|RAM||4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz||4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz||4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz||4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3L 1600 MHz||4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz|
|Hard Drive||128 GB SSD||500 GB 7200 rpm||500 GB 7200 rpm||500 GB 7200 rpm||500 GB 7200 rpm|
|Video Card||Intel HD 4400||Intel HD 4400||Intel HD Graphics 4600||Intel HD Graphics 4600||NVIDIA GeForce 710M 1GB|
|Optical Drive||No||No||Multi Recorder||DVD Recordable||No|
|Screen Size||14.0" HD+ 1600x900||12.5" HD LED 1366x768||14.0" HD Anti Glare 1366x768||14.0" HD LED Backlight 1366x768||15.6" HD AntiGlare 1366x768|
|USB||2 USB||2 USB||3 USB||3 USB||2 USB|
|Operating System||Windows 8||Windows 8||Windows 8||Windows 8||Windows 8|
|Display Port||HDMI||Integrated VGA Port||External Display (VGA)||VGA||VGA Out|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|Warranty||3 Year Depot||3 Year Depot||3 Year Depot||3 Year Depot||3 Year Depot|
|Battery Size||8 Cell Battery||6 Cell Lithium-Ion||6 Cell Li-Cylinder||6 Cell Li-Cy||9 Cell Li-Cy|
Apple laptops purchased through the Student Laptop Program will now be delivered with Mavericks. Microsoft Office and Symantec Antivirus will be installed, free of charge, for Student Laptop Program participants at the Technology Support Center in 101 Forney.
Microsoft licensing has allowed UNCG to distribute Office media for $7.00, Windows 7 media for $9.00, and Symantec Antivirus media for $5.00 to Student Laptop Participants. Please fill out this form to request your copy:
Note: Software is available only for current registered students who have purchased through the Student Laptop Program (SLP). Once a student has graduated or transferred, the software can no longer be obtained.
Lenovo laptops purchased through the Student Laptop Program will now be delivered with Windows 8. As of March 2014, Symantec Antivirus and Microsoft Office are no longer available for free when you purchase your laptop. You may purchase a copy of Symantec Antivirus from ITS (see Symantec Software @ UNCG for details). You may purchase a copy of Microsoft Office through JourneyEd.
|Lenovo Laptops||Apple Macintosh Laptops|