ThinkPad E15 Gen 2 (Intel) Last Modify Time: 2022-02-09 14:57:32


Thunderbolt 4
USB 2.0
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Always On)
Ethernet (RJ-45)
HDMI 1.4b
Kensington Security Slot
Headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm)



Processor Family

11th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 / i5 / i7 Processor


Processor NameCoresThreadsBase FrequencyMax FrequencyCacheMemory SupportProcessor Graphics
Core i3-1115G4243.0GHz4.1GHz6MBDDR4-3200Intel UHD Graphics
Core i5-1135G7482.4GHz4.2GHz8MBDDR4-3200Intel Iris® Xe Graphics
Core i7-1165G7482.8GHz4.7GHz12MBDDR4-3200Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Operating System

Operating System**

  • Windows® 11 Pro 64
  • Windows 11 Home 64
  • Windows 11 DG Windows 10 Pro 64
  • Windows 10 Pro 64
  • Windows 10 Home 64
  • No operating system



GraphicsTypeMemoryKey Features
Intel UHD GraphicsIntegratedSharedDirectX® 12
Intel Iris Xe GraphicsIntegratedSharedDirectX 12
NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350Discrete2GB GDDR5DirectX 12
NVIDIA GeForce MX450Discrete2GB GDDR5DirectX 12

  • The integrated graphics of i5 / i7 models is Intel Iris Xe Graphics but function as Intel UHD graphics due to single channel memory limitation

Monitor Support

Monitor Support

Supports up to 3 independent displays (native display and 2 external monitors via HDMI® and Thunderbolt™) • HDMI supports up to 4096x2160@30Hz • Thunderbolt supports up to 5120x3200@60Hz



Intel SoC (System on Chip) platform


Max Memory[1]

Up to 32GB DDR4-3200

Memory Slots

One DDR4 SO-DIMM slot

Memory Type


  • The max memory is based on the test results with current Lenovo® memory offerings. The system may support more memory as the technology develops.


Storage Support[1]

Up to two drives, 2x M.2 SSD • M.2 2242 SSD up to 512GB • M.2 2280 SSD up to 1TB

Storage Slot

Two M.2 slots • One M.2 2242 PCIe® Gen 3x4 slot, supports M.2 2242 SSD • One M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 4x4 slot, supports M.2 2280 SSD

Storage Type***

Disk TypeInterfaceRPMSecurity
M.2 2242 SSDPCIe NVMe®, PCIe 3.0 x4--
M.2 2280 SSDPCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x4-Opal2
M.2 2280 SSDPCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x4--

  • The storage capacity supported is based on the test results with current Lenovo storage offerings. The system may support larger storage as the technology develops.

Removable Storage



Card Reader

No card reader


Audio Chip

High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek® ALC3287 codec


Stereo speakers, 2W x2, Dolby® Audio™, Harman Speakers


Dual array microphone


  • HD 720p, with privacy shutter, fixed focus
  • IR & 720p hybrid, with privacy shutter, fixed focus



Integrated Li-Polymer 45Wh battery, supports Rapid Charge (charge up to 80% in 1hr)

Max Battery Life[1]

MobileMark® 2014: 10.8 hr MobileMark 2018: 8.2 hr

  • All battery life claims are approximate maximum and based on results using the MobileMark 2014, MobileMark 2018, JEITA 2.0, continuous 1080p video playback (with 150nits brightness and default volume level) or Google Power Load Test (PLT) battery-life benchmark tests. Actual battery life will vary and depends on many factors such as product configuration and usage, software use, wireless functionality, power management settings, and screen brightness. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and use.

Power Adapter

Power Adapter**[1][2]

  • 65W USB-C (2-pin) AC adapter, supports PD 3.0, 100-240V, 50-60Hz
  • 65W USB-C (3-pin) AC adapter, supports PD 3.0, 100-240V, 50-60Hz
  • No power adapter

  • AC adapter offerings depend on the country.
  • No power adapter is for special bid only.




SizeResolutionTouchTypeBrightnessSurfaceAspect RatioContrast RatioColor GamutViewing Angle
15.6"FHD (1920x1080)NoneTN220 nitsAnti-glare16:9500:145% NTSC90°
15.6"FHD (1920x1080)NoneIPS250 nitsAnti-glare16:9800:145% NTSC170°
15.6"FHD (1920x1080)NoneIPS300 nitsAnti-glare16:9800:145% NTSC170°
15.6"FHD (1920x1080)NoneIPS300 nitsAnti-glare16:91200:1100% sRGB170°
15.6"FHD (1920x1080)Multi-touchIPS300 nitsAnti-glare16:9800:145% NTSC170°


  • Capacitive-type on-cell multi-touch, supports 10-point touch
  • Non-touch

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  • Displays with 300nits brightness (multi-touch and non-touch) are NOT available in EMEA

Input Device


6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys with Unified Communications controls, numeric keypad

Keyboard Backlight

  • LED backlight
  • Non-backlight


TrackPoint® pointing device and Mylar® surface multi-touch touchpad, 69 x 100 mm (2.72 x 3.94 inches)


Dimensions (WxDxH)

365 x 240 x 18.9 mm (14.37 x 9.45 x 0.74 inches)


1.7 kg (3.75 lbs)

Case Color**

  • Black
  • Mineral metallic

Case Material

Aluminium (top), PC + ABS (bottom)

  • The system dimensions and weight vary depending on configurations.



Onboard Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet, Realtek RTL8111H-CG, 1x RJ-45, supports Wake-on-LAN

WLAN + Bluetooth®**[1][2]

  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560, 802.11ac Dual Band 2x2 Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth 5.1, M.2 card
  • Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201, 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.2, M.2 Card


No support

SIM Card

No SIM card inbox


No support

  • Bluetooth 5.2 is hardware ready but may run at a lower version due to OS limitation
  • Wi-Fi 6 full features might be limited by country-level restrictions.


Standard Ports

  • 1x USB 2.0
  • 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Always On)
  • 1x Thunderbolt 4 / USB 4 40Gbps (support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0, and DisplayPort™ 1.4)
  • 1x HDMI 1.4b
  • 1x Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • 1x Headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm)

  • The transfer speed of following ports will vary and, depending on many factors, such as the processing speed of the host device, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environment, will be slower than theoretical speed. USB 2.0: 480 Mbit/s; USB 3.2 Gen 1 (SuperSpeed USB 5Gbps, formerly USB 3.0 / USB 3.1 Gen 1): 5 Gbit/s; USB 3.2 Gen 2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps, formerly USB 3.1 Gen 2): 10 Gbit/s; USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps): 20 Gbit/s; Thunderbolt 3/4: 40 Gbit/s; FireWire 400: 400 Mbit/s; FireWire 800: 800 Mbit/s



Various docking solutions supported via Thunderbolt. For more compatible docking solutions, please visit Docking for ThinkPad® E15 Gen 2 (Intel)

Security & Privacy


Security Chip**

  • Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
  • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated in chipset

Physical Locks

Kensington® Security Slot, 3 x 7 mm

Smart Card Reader

No smart card reader

Fingerprint Reader

  • Touch style fingerprint reader on power button
  • No fingerprint reader

BIOS Security

  • Power-on password
  • Supervisor password
  • Hard disk password
  • Self-healing BIOS

Other Security

  • Camera privacy shutter
  • (Optional) IR camera for Windows Hello



Base Warranty**[1]

  • 1-year mail-in service
  • 1-year depot service
  • 1-year depot with 2-year system board service (Korea only)
  • 1-year limited onsite service
  • No base warranty

  • More information of warranty policy, please access


Operating Environment


  • Operating: 5°C (41°F) to 35°C (95°F)
  • Storage and transportation in original shipping package: -20°C (-4°F ) to 60°C (140°F)
  • Storage without package: 5°C (41°F) to 43°C (109°F)


  • Operating: 8% to 95% at wet-bulb temperature 23°C (73°F)
  • Storage and transportation: 5% to 95% at wet-bulb temperature 27°C (81°F)


Maximum altitude (without pressurization): 3048 m (10,000 ft)

  • When you charge the battery, its temperature must be no lower than 10°C (50°F).


Bundled Accessories

Bundled Accessories***

  • Lenovo 15.6" laptop casual toploader, polyester, grey
  • ThinkPad Integrated Earbuds
  • None


Green Certifications

Green Certifications

  • EPEAT™ Gold
  • ENERGY STAR® 8.0
  • ErP Lot 3
  • TCO Certified
  • RoHS compliant

Other Certifications

Mil-Spec Test

MIL-STD-810H military test passed

Other Certifications

TÜV Rheinland® Low Blue Light
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