ThinkPad A485

Lenovo ThinkPad A485.

ThinkPad A485

Raise the bar for business-class

The lightweight 14" ThinkPad A485 is a heavyweight when it comes to boosting performance—the latest AMD Ryzen™ Pro processing and Radeon™ Vega™ graphics make multitasking a cinch. Biometric and encryption security protect critical data. And the 4G LTE-A option means you’re always connected, regardless of WiFi range.

    Raise the bar for business-class

  • Features


    Thwart would-be hackers

    We know how much you value your data—and your privacy. That’s why the ThinkPad A485 offers processor-level security features to keep your data safe. Windows Hello uses biometric sensors to recognise you, so when you unlock your device with your face or your fingerprint, you get superior enterprise-grade protection. And if you opt for the HD camera, it includes ThinkShutter, a privacy cover that puts you in control of when you want your camera on. Additionally, Discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) encrypts all of your data—including passwords.

    Lenovo ThinkPad A485 open 180 degrees showing keyboard and display.

    A companion that keeps you engaged

    Starting at 1.58 kg, the A485 is lightweight and easy to carry, especially when you’re on the move between meetings or running across town. This 14” laptop slips as easily into a bag as it tucks under your arm. And with up to 22.15 hours of battery life*, electrical outlets become a thing of the past—or at least not a concern when you’re on the go. Likewise, the need for WiFi.

    * Based on testing with MobileMark 2014. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.

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    Built to go on and on. And on.

    Like all ThinkPads, the A485 is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure they run in extreme conditions. Our ThinkPads undergo some of the most stringent product testing in the industry, so you get the perfect blend of value and durability when you purchase a one. From the arctic wilderness to desert dust storms, you can trust this mobile workstation to handle whatever life throws your way.

    Let your creativity flag fly

    With the amazing new AMD Radeon™ Vega graphics, visuals are more lifelike, colours more vibrant. And whether you're creating content, gaming, or streaming, you can do it all without lag time. What's more, the optional IR camera includes Glance technology, which merges face-tracking, eye-tracking, and gaze-tracking. Enjoy a more intuitive and productive interaction by automatically focusing the cursor and shifting windows by just moving your eyes—especially great with multiple monitors.

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    Audio so amazing you’ll think it’s live

    Speakers on the A485 deliver amazing audio with Dolby Audio™ Premium, which energises your entertainment with rich, powerful sound. It dynamically adjusts audio to deliver home theatre quality in a virtual surround sound experience for all your entertainment. Boosted bass and enhanced volume turn it all up for sound that’s loud and clear enough to share.

    Oh snap!

    The ThinkPad A485 integrates with the ThinkPad Pro Dock (40AH0135AU), a whole new docking system that’s shared across most of the 2018 ThinkPad models. The new USB-C side mechanical dock easily connects with two male Type-C ports that snap into and automatically level your device. Once docked, your ThinkPad stays securely in place and sits at a slightly tilted angle for comfort.

    Detailed view of Lenovo ThinkPad A485 attaching to ThinkPad Pro Dock.
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  • Tech Specs

    Tech Specs

    ProcessorAMD Ryzen™ PRO Mobile Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
    Operating System
    • Some: Windows 10 Home 64-bit
    • Some: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit - Lenovo recommends Windows 10 Pro.
    14" FHD (1920x1080), anti-glare, IPS, 250 nits, 700:1 contrast ratio, 170° viewing angle
    • AMD Radeon Vega Graphics in processor only
    • Supports external digital monitor via HDMI or USB Type-C
    • Supports 4 independent displays
    • Max. resolution: 5120x2880 @60Hz (USB Type-C); 4096x2160 @60Hz (HDMI)
    Memory2400MHz* DDR4, 2 x DDR4 SO-DIMM sockets
    *Installed DIMMs are 2666MHz but run at 2400MHz due to AMD limitation
    • 720p HD camera with ThinkShutter, fixed focus
    • 720p HD camera and IR camera, fixed focus - required for Windows Hello and facial recognition, but it does not have ThinkShutter
    Storage1 x HDD slot or 1 x M.2 2280 slot for storage
    • Some: HDD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5"
    • Some: SSD / SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2.5"
    • Some: M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 4, 32Gb/s
    Optical drive
    Dimensions (W x D x H)
    336.6 x 232.5 x 19.95 mm
    • Starting at 1.65 kg with 24Wh + 24Wh batteries
    • Starting at 1.85 kg with 24Wh + 72Wh batteries
    Case colour
    Case material
    • Display cover: PPS
    • Bottom: Glass-Fibre Reinforced Plastic
    • 3-cell (24Wh), integrated
    • and external 3-cell (24Wh) or 6-cell (72Wh) battery
    Battery life1
    • Up to 10.76 hours with 24Wh + 24Wh batteries
    • Up to 22.15 hours with 24Wh + 72Wh batteries
    AC adaptor
    45W USB Type-C
    6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys, optional LED backlight
    TrackPoint® pointing device and buttonless Mylar surface touchpad
    Fingerprint reader
    Optional touch style Match on Chip (MoC) touch fingerprint reader
    Audio support
    • HD Audio, Realtek® ALC3287 codec, Dolby® Audio™ Premium
    • Stereo speakers, 2W x 2
    • Dual array mic
    • Dual array mic
    Realtek® RTL8111GUL Gigabit Ethernet connection
    Wireless LAN
    Realtek RTL8822BE, 2x2, 802.11ac, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.1 combo adaptor
    Wireless WAN
    Optional integrated mobile broadband 4G LTE-A (Fibocom L850-GL)
    Security chip
    Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG Certified
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (AlwaysOn)
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
    • 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2
    • 1 x HDMI
    • 1 x ethernet (RJ-45)
    • 1 x nano-SIM card slot (on WWAN model)
    • 1 x 4-in-1 card reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC), supports SD 3.0, UHS-I
    • 1 x smart card reader (optional)
    • 1 x combo audio/mic jack
    • 1 x side docking connector
    • 1 x security keyhole

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

    • 1 MobileMark 2014. Battery life (and recharge times) will vary based on many factors including screen brightness, applications, features, power management, battery conditioning and other customer preferences.



    • 1. Combo audio / mic
    • 2. USB 3.1 Gen 2
    • 3. HDMI 2.0
    • 4. USB 3.1 Gen 1 (AlwaysOn)
    • 5. Ethernet (RJ-45)
    • 6. 4-in-1 card reader
    • 7. Security slot


    • 8. 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2
    • 9. Side docking connector
    • 10. Smart card reader (optional)
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