Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Released2021
Release Date
  • Announced on June 23, 2021 (MWC 2021).
  • Available starting August 2021.
PricingStarting at €649
Applicable ModelsLenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 (AMD)
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD Price
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 13.3" IPS Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, 250 nits, LED Backlight AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 5650U 8GB DDR4-3200MHz (Soldered) 512GB SSD M.2 2280 PCIe TLC Opal Win11Pro
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 13.3" IPS Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, 250 nits, LED Backlight AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 5650U 8GB DDR4-3200MHz (Soldered) 512GB SSD M.2 2280 PCIe TLC Opal Win11Pro
By Lenovo
$379.00
Lenovo ThinkPad P16s Gen 2 AMD 16" Laptop (2023 Model) - AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U 8-Core, AMD Radeon 780M, 64GB RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD, 16.0" 4K OLED WQUXGA 400-Nits, Windows 11 Pro, Workstation
Lenovo ThinkPad P16s Gen 2 AMD 16" Laptop (2023 Model) - AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7840U 8-Core, AMD Radeon 780M, 64GB RAM, 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD, 16.0" 4K OLED WQUXGA 400-Nits, Windows 11 Pro, Workstation
By Lenovo
$1,458.88
$1,599.97 9% OFF
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 3 21B9000XUS 13.3" Notebook - WUXGA - 1920 x 1200 - AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5675U 2.30 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 3 21B9000XUS 13.3" Notebook - WUXGA - 1920 x 1200 - AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5675U 2.30 GHz - 8 GB Total RAM - 256 GB SSD
By Lenovo
$800.00
Lenovo Thinkpad T14 (Gen 1) 14" Laptop, AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 4650U 2.1Ghz, 16GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, 1080p Full HD, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo Thinkpad T14 (Gen 1) 14" Laptop, AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 4650U 2.1Ghz, 16GB DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, 1080p Full HD, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$269.00
$364.99 26% OFF
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 13.3" Touchscreen FHD 2-in-1 Business Laptop, Intel Core i5-1145G7 up to 4.4GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Stylus Pen, WiFi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 13.3" Touchscreen FHD 2-in-1 Business Laptop, Intel Core i5-1145G7 up to 4.4GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Stylus Pen, WiFi, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$359.00

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Dimensions12.26 x 8.62 x 0.69 inches (311.5 x 219 x 17.6 mm)
Weight3.06 lbs (1.39 kg)
Colors
Black Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • 6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys with Unified Communications controls
  • Optional keyboard backlit.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device
  • Multitouch glass touchpad

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Size13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.3” HD Non-touch TN Display
    16:9, TN, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 1366x768, 250nit, 45% NTSC, 90% VA, 500:1, 60Hz.
  • 13.3” FHD Non-touch IPS Display
    16:9, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 1920x1080, 250nit, 45% NTSC, 170% VA, 800:1, 60Hz.
  • 13.3” FHD Touch IPS Display
    16:9, IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-touch, 1920x1080, 300nit, 72% NTSC, 170% VA, 700:1, 60Hz.

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Ports
Left
  • 2 x USB-C
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
    Both ports support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0 and DisplayPort™ 1.4.
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) with Always On.
  • 1 x Ethernet extension connector
  • 1 x Headset jack
    3.5mm
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps).
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card Reader
  • 1 x Kensington security slot.

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 3 5400U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.00 GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 15W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.30 → 4.20 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 15W
  3. AMD Ryzen™ 5 Pro 5650U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.30 → 4.20 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 15W
  4. AMD Ryzen™ 7 Pro 5850U
    8 cores, 16 threads, 1.90 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD1
AMD Ryzen™ 3 5400U1,08185.12%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600U1,21095.28%
3
AMD Ryzen™ 5 Pro 5650U1,26099.21%
4
AMD Ryzen™ 7 Pro 5850U1,270100.00%
01,270

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD1
AMD Ryzen™ 3 5400U3,63563.47%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600U5,30292.58%
3
AMD Ryzen™ 5 Pro 5650U5,01587.57%
4
AMD Ryzen™ 7 Pro 5850U5,727100.00%
05,727
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 3 5400U
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    6 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600U
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1800 MHz
  3. AMD Ryzen™ 5 Pro 5650U
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1800 MHz
  4. AMD Ryzen™ 7 Pro 5850U
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB
  • Memory Slots: Memory soldered to the system board, no slots.
  • Memory Type: Dual Channel Non-ECC DDR4 Memory.
  • Memory Speed: 3200 MHz.
Storage
128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
  • Storage Slots: 1 x M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3x4 slot
    Supports M.2 2242/2280 SSD.

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Wi-Fi
  • Mediatek Wi-Fi 6 MT7921, 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.2, M.2 Card
  • Realtek RTL8852AE, Wi-Fi 6, 802.11ax Dual Band 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.2, M.2 card
  • Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200, 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.2, M.2 card
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
EthernetGigabit Ethernet, RJ45 via optional ThinkPad® Ethernet Extension Adapter Gen 2

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Size46 Wh Integrated Li-Polymer battery
supports Rapid Charge (charge up to 80% in 1hr) with 65W AC adapter
Battery LifeUp to 10.93 hours of battery life
Tested with MobileMark 2018.
Power Supply
  • 45W USB-C (2-pin) AC adapter
  • 45W USB-C (3-pin) AC adapter
  • 65W USB-C slim (3-pin) AC adapter
  • 65W USB-C slim (2-pin) AC adapter
  • 65W USB-C (2-pin) AC adapter
  • 65W USB-C (3-pin) AC adapter
  • No power adapter

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
OS
  • Windows® 10 Pro 64
  • Windows 10 Home 64
  • Windows 11 Pro 64
  • Windows 11 Home 64
  • Windows 11 DG Windows 10 Pro 64
  • No operating system

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p HD with privacy shutter.
  • Windows Hello IR support (optional).
Audio
  • High Definition (HD) Audio, Realtek® ALC3287 codec
  • Stereo speakers, 2W x2, Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Dual array microphone

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Sensors
  • Infrared (IR) Camera (optional; required for use with Windows Hello)
  • Fingerprint Reader (optional)
Security
  • Security Chip
    • Discrete TPM 2.0, TCG certified
    • Firmware TPM 2.0 integrated into the chipset
    • Disabled (in some regions)
  • Physical Locks
    • Kensington® Security Slot
  • Smart Card Reader
    • Smart card reader
    • No smart card reader
  • Fingerprint Reader
    • Touch style fingerprint reader on the power button, match-on-chip
    • No fingerprint reader
  • BIOS Security
    • Supervisor password
    • Power-on password
    • NVMe password
    • Self-healing BIOS
  • Other Security
    • (Optional) Camera privacy shutter
    • (Optional) IR camera for Windows Hello
Warranty
  • 1-year depot service
  • 1-year depot with 2-year system board service
  • 1-year limited onsite service
  • 1-year + 2-year depot service
  • 1-year + 2-year limited onsite service
  • 3-year (1-yr battery) depot service
  • 3-year (1-yr battery) limited onsite service
  • No base warranty

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 FHD
13.3”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.06 lb
1.39 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 5850U
8C/16T, 1.90 → 4.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,270
Single Core
Geekbench 5
5,727
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
3200 MHz DDR4

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD.

Supports Windows 11

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsLenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 3-5400U → AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 5850U
4GB RAM8GB → 16GB
64GB Drive128GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU4 → 8 cores
Great battery life of up to 10.93-hours

According to Lenovo, the Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD lasts up to 10.93 hours of battery life.

Up to 10.93 hours of battery life
Tested with MobileMark 2018.
Upgradable storage

Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsLenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
M.2x1

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD.

Non-upgradable memory

The memory on Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD is soldered to the motherboard, and there is no additional RAM slot for expansion. Since you can't change or add more RAM after you buy, you want to make sure you pick the configuration with the right amount of memory at the initial purchase. Learn more

MemoryLenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 | AMD
Slots0 - Onboard
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz