The entry-level M53 will bring your enterprise productivity, reliability, and manageability – with features like PC Cloud Manager 3.0 and environmental certification, to name a few – in a surprisingly tiny package. Configure with a ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 to bring you a clean cabling and effortless setup, for a modular all-in-one experience.


  • Features



    Our tiny desktops were the first 1L desktop in the industry. Now we've improved upon the compact design to create a modular all-in-one desktop PC, with simple setup and enhanced security. Slots into the built-in housing at the back of ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 (optional), the M53 Tiny-in-One brings you a clean cabling and effortless setup, providing reliable, enterprise-level performance that you can depend on.

    Tiny attached with VESA Mount (monitor not included)
    Tiny attached with VESA Mount (monitor not included)

    Advanced Thermal Design

    Our Intelligent Cooling Engine (ICE) 3.0 is designed to provide a balance between thermals and acoustics, resulting in long desktop life. Choose the performance mode that best suits your work environment, prioritizing temperature or sound. Plus, ICE 3.0 allows for working in hotter temperatures and enables system monitoring with thermal alerts that preempt overheating possibilities, so you don鈥檛 have to worry about business continuity.

    USB Power and Blocking

    M53, when not slotted into the back to ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23, includes an always-on USB port with Rapid Charge, so you can charge your devices without having to power on your PC. Also, Smart USB Protection means you can block external storage devices, allowing only keyboard or mouse peripherals and protecting your valuable data.

    Three-Year Stable Chassis Design

    The M53 desktop provides stability for long-term deployments to help reduce transition, qualification, and testing costs, ensuring savings for your business.

    Optional Wireless Experience

    The advanced antenna design provides better signal reception and faster performance from your wireless connection.

    PC Cloud Manager 3.0

    Keep your PC fleet healthy and green as you effortlessly monitor and manage your desktop's health and power consumption.

    Lenovo Solution Center

    Lenovo Solution Center provides access to a simplified dashboard that reflects total system health. This hardware diagnostic tool allows quick access to frequently used system management tools, including backup and restore, antivirus and firewall settings, system/software updates, internet connections, and service and support. Drastically speed migration time with ThinkVantage System Migration Assistant. Spend less time manually searching for drivers and software updates with ThinkVantage System Update.

    Green Leadership

    Certifications like ENERGY STAR and EPEAT庐 Gold mean you'll save money with a more energy-efficient PC. Plus, you can use Desktop Power Manager to customize your power settings and balance power consumption with system performance, helping the planet and your bottom line.

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  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    • Intel® Celeron® Processor J1800 (1M Cache, 2.41GHz, up to 2.58GHz burst frequency)
    • Intel Pentium Processor J2900 (2M Cache, 2.41GHz, up to 2.66GHz burst frequency)
    Operating system
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit
    • Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
    • Windows 7 Professional 64 preinstalled through downgrade rights in Windows 8.1 Pro 64
    Form factor
    Tiny desktop, slots into the back of an optional ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One (TIO) 23 (10DQPAR6AU)
    Onboard SATA
    1 x SATA 3.0Gb/s controller, 1 x connector on planar
    Hard drive
    • 2.5" SATA, 6.0Gb/s, 500GB 7200 rpm
    • 2.5" SATA, 6.0Gb/s, 128GB or 256GB SSD
    Media reader
    Chassis Dimensions (W x D x H)
    • Tiny only: 179 x 182 x 34.5 mm
    • With TIO 23: 563 x 250 x 410.14 - 520.14 mm
    • Tiny only: starting at 1.3 kg
    • With TIO 23: starting at 8.3kg
    Power supply
    65W, autosensing, 88% PSU
    Lenovo® Slim USB Keyboard (USB connector), black, Lenovo logo
    Enhanced Optical USB Mouse, black, Lenovo logo
    Audio support
    HD Audio, Realtek® ALC283 codec
    Internal speaker for business audio (1.5 watt)
    Wireless (optional)
    • 11b/g/n wireless, PCIe Half Mini Card, Realtek RTL8723BE, WiFi + Bluetooth® 4.0 combo adapter, 1x1
    • 11b/g/n wireless, PCIe Half Mini card, Intel Wireless-N 7260, WiFi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo, 2x2
    Gigabit Ethernet port, Realtek RTL8111GN, Wake on LAN®
    Intel System-on-Chip (SoC) platform
    Security chip
    Physical security
    Kensington® Slot (use optional cable lock to lock Tiny and optional ODD box with TIO 23 together)
    Front ports
    • 1 x USB 3.0 (Always On)
    • 1 x USB 2.0
    • Microphone (stereo)
    • Headphone / mic combo jack (stereo)
    Rear ports
    • 3 x USB 2.0 (1 x USB 2.0 occupied by optional TIO 23)
    • Ethernet (RJ-45)
    • VGA
    • Display Port (occupied by optional TIO 23) Optional port (serial or USB 2.0)
    Graphics Dongle (optional)
    • Display Port to DVI Video Adapter Converter
    • Display Port to HDMI monitor cable
    TIO 23
    23" (1920x1080), anti-glare, 250 nits, 16:9 aspect ratio, 1000:1 contrast ratio, detachable stand (35° back & -5° tilt; 4.3" lift; +/- 45° swivel), work as standalone monitor via DP-in connector
    Optical drive
    ThinkCentre Tiny-In-One Super Burner (4XA0H03972)
    Optical drive
    External Optical Box with Slim DVD Burner, 12.7mm high, tray-in, via USB
    I/O box
    External I/O box, extends 4 x USB 2.0 (2 x front, 2 x rear), 1 x serial, and 2 x PS/2 (for keyboard and mouse), via USB 2.0 port
    Floor stand
    System floor stand for vertical orientation
    VESA mount
    VESA mount bracket kit, supports VESA 75mm and 100mm

    Specifications and availability may differ from that promoted or available from Lenovo resellers from time to time.

    • 1 System automatically clocks down for processors with1333MHz memory controller
    • 2 ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 is a clean, clutter-free, compact solution with easy two-step setup for mass deployment. The optional 23" monitor, offering a full All-in-One experience when an Tiny desktop slots into the back of TIO 23, offering a clean cabling and effortless setup.
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