ThinkPad T14s vs E14 (AMD)

Today we will compare ThinkPad T14S and ThinkPad E14 (AMD) in this post.


ThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 (AMD)
(14”) AMD Laptop(14”) AMD Laptop
Starting at:$917.40Starting at:$1,869.00

Key Features

ThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
14″ lightweight, portable business laptopA sleek 14-inch FHD display
Powerful AMD processing and graphicsPowerful AMD Ryzen™ processing
All day battery lifeOptional dual-SSD storage & AMD graphics
Tons of storageAll day battery life
Smarter hardware & software security featuresTop hardware and software security features
Time-saving features like call-control keysExceptional audio
Modern Standby & Wake on Voice features for convenienceReliable performance in a PC
Raises the bar for the corporate gold standardIdeal for the on-the-go or work from home professional
Great for the on-the-go or at home professional

Technical Specifications

ModelThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
3rd Generation AMD® Ryzen™ 5 Pro 4650U Processor (2.10 GHz, up to 4.00 GHz Max Boost, 6 Cores, 12 Threads, 8 MB Cache)AMD Ryzen™ 5 4500U Processor (2.30GHz, Max Boost up to 4.0GHz, 6 Cores, 6 Threads, 8MB Cache)
3rd Generation AMD® Ryzen™ 7 Pro 4750U Processor (1.70 GHz, up to 4.10 GHz Max Boost, 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 8 MB Cache)AMD Ryzen™ 7 4700U Processor (2.0GHz, Max Boost up to 4.10GHz, 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 8MB Cache)
Operating SystemThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro – Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro for businessWindows 10 Pro – Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro for business
DisplayThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits14” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, 250 nits
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen, 300 nits
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, low power, 400 nits
14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, anti-glare, touchscreen with Privacy Guard, 500 nits
MemoryThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Up to 32 GB DDR4 3200MHzUp to 24 GB DDR4 3200MHz
BatteryThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Up to 15.9 hours* 57Wh (MM14)Up to 13 hours* 45Wh (MM14)
Up to 13.6 hours* (MM18)Up to 10.7 hours* (MM18)
Rapid Charge technology available with 65W AC
StorageThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Up to 1TB PCIe SSDUp to 1.5 TB PCIe SSD
(Dual storage options available)
GraphicsThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Integrated AMD Radeon™ Vega GraphicsIntegrated AMD Radeon™ Graphics
AudioThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Dolby Audio™ Speaker System2 x 2W speakers by Harman Kardon®
Dual far-field microphones
DimensionsThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Low-Power FHD: 16.1mm x 329mm x 225.8mm / 0.63” x 8.89” x 12.95″Two-side metal finish: 17.9mm x 324mm x 220mm / 0.7″ x 12.7″ x 8.7″
FHD, FHD Touchscreen, & FHD PrivacyGuard: 16.7mm x 328.8mm x 226.15mm / 0.66” x 8.90” x 12.94”One-side metal finish:18.9mm x 324mm x 220mm / 0.7″ x 12.7″ x 8.7″
All-plastic finish: 20.5mm x 324mm x 220mm x / 0.8″ x 12.7″ x 8.7″
WeightThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Starting at 2.8 lbs (1.27 kg)Starting at 1.59kg / 3.5lbs
CameraThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
720p HD with ThinkShutterHD 720p with ThinkShutter privacy cover
Hybris Infrared (IR) & 720p HD with ThinkShutterOptional: Hybrid Infrared (IR) & HD 720p with ThinkShutter
KeyboardThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Spill resistantSpill resistant
Call-control keys (F9-F11)(Optional) Backlit with white LED lighting
Optional backlit with white LED lightingNew FN row F9-F11
ColorThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
ConnectivityThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Optional WWAN: Integrated Global Mobile Broadband LTE-A, CAT9Intel® Wi-Fi 6™ AX200 802.11AX (2 x 2)
WLAN: Intel® Wi-Fi 6™ AX200 802.11AX (2 x 2)Bluetooth® 5.0
RJ45 via Ethernet Extension cable
Bluetooth® 5.1
Ports/SlotsThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
2 x USB 3.2** Gen 1 (1 always on)USB-C Gen 1 (PD + DP)
2 x USB-C (DisplayPort, Data Transfer, Power Delivery)USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Always On)
MicroSD card readerUSB 2.0
Optional: Smart card readerHDMI
Headphone / mic comboRJ45
HDMI 2.0Headphone / mic combo
Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
SecurityThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilitiesFast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
Discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) 2.0(Optional) Fingerprint reader on power button
Optional match-on-chip touch fingerprint readerdTPM 2.0 chip
AMD Memory Guard encryptionThinkShutter camera cover
ThinkShutter privacy coverKensington lock slot
Optional: PrivacyGuard
Kensington lock slot
Supported DockingThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
ThinkPad USB-C Dock
ThinkPad Basic/Pro/Ultra Dock
Side mechanical docking
What’s in the boxThinkPad T14s (AMD)ThinkPad E14 (AMD)
ThinkPad T14s AMDThinkPad E14 Gen 2 AMD
Quick start guide3 Cell 45Wh internal battery
65W AC adapter65W AC adapter
3 Cell 57Wh internal batteryQuick setup guide

Expert Review

ThinkPad T14S

Much more performance and less expensive: The ThinkPad T14s with the AMD processor leaves a better overall impression. The education model in particular is extremely well equipped and offers a great price-performance ratio.

ThinkPad E14 (AMD)

ThinkPad input devices, AMD Ryzen 4000 and affordable: If one seeks out this combination the ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 could be the ideal choice for a home-office laptop – though Lenovo’s cost-cuts might be deal-breakers for some users.