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Lenovo IdeaPad Z480


This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Lenovo IdeaPad Z480 laptop. If you have the Lenovo IdeaPad Z480 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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For full specifications see the Lenovo IdeaPad Z480 specifications page.

NameLenovo IdeaPad Z480
Processor3rd generation Intel Core i7-3612QM
3rd generation Intel Core i5-3210M
3rd generation Intel Core i3-3110M
Screen14.0“ backlit LED HD display (16:9 widescreen)
HDD500GB (7,200 rpm)
750GB (5,400 rpm)
Optical DriveDual-layer DVD burner
GraphicsIntel HD 4000 Graphics (integrated)
NetworkEthernet NIC: 10/100 or 10/100/100M
Intel WiMAX/WiFi 2 x 2 AGN
Intel WiFi 1 x 2 GN

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorNot Tested
ScreenNot Tested
HDDNot Tested
Graphics ChipNot Tested
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Optical DriveNot Tested
SoundNot Tested
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
USBNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
KeyboardNot Tested
TouchPadNot Tested
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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