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NFC mark (available on some models)
Near field communication (NFC) is a high-frequency and short-range wireless communication technology.
By using NFC, you can establish radio communications between your computer and another NFC-enabled
device over a few centimeters or inches. For more information, see “Using the NFC devices” on page 31.
Note: The NFC feature is only supported on the Windows 10 operating system.
USB-C™ connectors (Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible) /
USB 3.0 connector
Mini Ethernet connector
USB-C connectors (Thunderbolt 3 compatible) / power connectors
The USB-C connectors on your computer support both the USB Type-C™ standard and the Thunderbolt
3 technology. With an appropriate USB-C cable connected, you can use the connector to transfer data,
charge your device, or connect your computer to external displays.
The two USB-C connectors also work as power connectors. The ac power adapter shipped with your
computer is a USB-C power adapter. Use the shipped power adapter and power cord to connect the
computer to ac power through either of the two USB-C connectors.
Lenovo provides various USB-C accessories to help you expand your computer functionality. For more
information, go to:
• When the battery power is below 10%, the USB-C accessories connected to the USB-C connector
might not work correctly.
• Thunderbolt 3 technology is not supported on the Windows 7 32-bit operating system. After you install
another operating system, you can enable the Thunderbolt 3 technology in ThinkPad Setup by doing
1. Turn on the computer and press F1 when the logo screen is displayed.
2. Select Config ➙ Thunderbolt(TM) 3 ➙ Security level.
3. Change the settings from Display Port and USB to any other selection.
Do not change the default settings on the Windows 7 32-bit operating system. Otherwise the computer
might not start.
USB 3.0 connector
You can use the USB 3.0 connectors to connect USB-compatible devices, such as a USB keyboard, USB
mouse, USB storage device, or USB printer.
Attention: When you attach a USB cable to this connector, ensure that the USB mark is facing upward.
Otherwise the connector might get damaged.