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Lenovo Ideapad 100 15

Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,358 expert and user reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. The Ideapad 100 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (311 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Ideapad 100 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100 15.

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25 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Ideapad 100 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 792 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 100 15. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Ideapad 100 15 that we have checked the maximum processor memory bandwidth of, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 range from 21GB/s to 35GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 17GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Ideapad 100 15 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Ideapad 100 15 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Ideapad 100 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 is a two SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Ideapad 100 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Short Battery Life

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 24h. The battery life of the Ideapad 100 15 of only 4 hours is one of the shortest amongst portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Ideapad 100 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Asus D550MA[plb_2642989_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (4.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Across all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100 15 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 is 6.3GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100 15.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 24 watt-hours, the Ideapad 100 15 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15. Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 15 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15. Similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Ideapad 100 15 the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Ideapad 100 15 has a very slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Ideapad 100 15 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Ideapad 100 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Ideapad 100 15 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has a very low front camera resolution compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Ideapad 100 15. The average front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 is 1MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 15 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 15.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the Ideapad 100 15 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo E50-80[plb_2938308_price] (2.2GHz), or the Toshiba Z40[plb_2984397_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Ideapad 100 15 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 100 15.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire VN7-791G[plb_3000372_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 15 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Ideapad 100 15.

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

The Ideapad 100 15 has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the HP 350[plb_2772828_price] (2.3kg).

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Specification

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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(8)
1 October 2015

In review: Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15IBY. Test model courtesy of Cyberport.Lenovo charges around 400 Euros (~$446) for the IdeaPad 100-15IBY ? a steep price for a simple office notebook. The positive...

8 November 2015

Superflus. Malgré un processeur frugal, ce Lenovo de 15,6 pouces affiche une autonomie ridiculement basse. A 400 euros, on est loin de l'affaire du siècle...

13 October 2015

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8 October 2015

Gereksiz? Basit i?lemcisinin d???nda, Lenovo'nun 15.6 inçlik notebooku zay?f batarya kullan?m sürelerine sahip. 400 Euroluk fiyat etiketi de ucuz say?lmaz...

6 October 2015

Superfluo. A pesar de una a frugal CPU, El portátil de Lenovo de 15.6" sólo logra una mala duración de batería. Con un precio en torno a los 400 Euros (~ $446), tampoco se puede decir que sea... Read more…

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User Reviews

(49)
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Y2A0M5
Y2A0M5 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15

This laptop has a simple sleek look, is light, has a great screen, is easy to set-up, and overall is very user-friendly. Battery time is great, and it has a reminder to plug out the battery when... Read more…

Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Bogey

The laptop is not bad , it's light and thin with good battery , but it has poor design and extras also it has an Intel videocard with only 64MB memory which makes the performance very poor and the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by Elizabeth
Elizabeth would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15

I bought this laptop recently to save me from sharing with my mother who is, like me, studying at university. The battery lasts around 4 hours when fully charged. I didn't know this from the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2015 by Kerry
Kerry would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15

For the price, it's a really good laptop. It is fast and doesn't freeze or crash. I'm very happy with it and would recommend it...

Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Rockinn
Rockinn would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-15

I got this for uni and I have to say it's been excellent so far. Great value for such a great laptop I would definitely recommend it...

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