Windows 8 Upgrade Capable Systems – Lenovo IdeaPad & ThinkPad


Lenovo has confirmed that the preloaded operating system of the computers listed below can be upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 8.

However, depending on hardware and software configuration, your computer may not be upgradeable, even if it is listed below. Refer to the Windows 8 Upgrade Guides for additional information.


  • IdeaPad N Series
    N580, N581, N585, N586
  • IdeaPad P Series
    P580, P585
  • IdeaPad S Series
    S206(except C50 CPU), S300, S400, S405
  • IdeaPad U Series
    U300e, U300s, U310, U400, U410
  • IdeaPad Y Series
    Y470, Y471A, Y480, Y485, Y570, Y580
  • IdeaPad Z Series
    Z370, Z380, Z470, Z475, Z480, Z485, Z570, Z575, Z580, Z585
  • Lenovo G Series / 3000 G Series
    G470, G480, G485, G570, G580, G585, G770, G780
  • Not Supported
    AMD Systems: G475, G575, S205, S206 (C50 CPU)
    Intel Systems: G360, G460, G470E, G560, S100, S100C, S200

Lenovo B, E, K, M and V Series Notebook

  • Lenovo B Series
    B460, B470, B470e, B475, B475e, B480, B490, B570e, B575, B575e, B580, B590
  • Lenovo E Series
    E47A, E47G, E49
  • Lenovo K Series
    K27, K29, K47A, K49
  • Lenovo M Series
    M490, M495
  • Lenovo V Series / 3000 V Series
    V370, V470, V480, V480c, V480s, V490u, V570, V580, V580c


  • ThinkPad Edge Series
    Edge 11, Edge 13, Edge E30, Edge 14, Edge E40, Edge 15, Edge E50, E31, Edge E120, E125, E130, E135, E220s, E320, E325, E330, E335, E420, E420s, E425, E430, E435, E520, E525, E530, L330, S430
  • ThinkPad L/SL Series
    SL410, L410, SL510. L510, L412, L512, L420, L421, L520, L430, L530
  • ThinkPad T Series
    T410, T410i, T410s, T410si, T510, T510i, T420, T420i, T420s, T420si, T430, T430i, T430s, T430si, T430u, T520, T520i, T530, T530i
  • ThinkPad W Series
    W510, W520, W530, W701, W701ds
  • ThinkPad X Series
    X1, X1 Carbon, X1 Hybrid, X100e, X120e, X121e, X130e, X131e, X201, X201i, X201s, X220, X220i, X230, X230i
  • ThinkPad X Series Tablet
    X201 Tablet, X201i Tablet, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet

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