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Buying New L520 in 2014

2014-07-10, 12:19 PM

Hi,

 

I have recenty found a shop in my place which has few units of L520 (2011 model). They said they got an  order for some organization and imported these back in 2011 (from Japan; I saw japanese letters on the keyboard), and kept a few extra for selling. So right now they have few brand new units still left. (stocked for 3 yrs or so)

 

I was planning to buy a good built laptop for quite sometime and these Lenovo Thinkpads seemed good, but beyond my budget.

 

What problems can I anticipate if i get the L520 ? (they are offering a reasonable price, approx US$ 580; i would get a SSD and improved RAM later)

 

Is there some serious electronic issues if the laptop was unused for 3 yrs after manufacture ?

 

WIll this be a wise purchasse ?

 

Thanks :smileyhappy:

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Re: Buying New L520 in 2014

2014-07-10, 23:18 PM

Welcome to the forum!

 

Without knowing the exact specs of the L520 in question, I doubt that anyone could say whether you were getting a good deal or not.

 

As for sitting boxed and unused, apart from the battery aging the machine should be as good as new once started up. No issues there.

 

Good luck.

Cheers,

George




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Re: Buying New L520 in 2014

2014-07-11, 8:03 AM

Thanks George, my primary concern was the proper functionality of a 3 year old stocked unit !

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