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Lenovo Ideapad 100 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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21 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writer at one expert review site thought that this notebook PC was good. Itc.ua gave this laptop "" award.

The writer at one other expert review site wrote that this laptop was good. This Lenovo notebook PC received a "Good For School" award from Computershopper.com.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digitaltrends.com, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com this notebook PC has an overall expert rating of 74 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

The average user rating of this portable PC is 76 out of 100 based on 117 user reviews.

Good Connectivity

Several customers who reviewed the product thought it was wifi compatible. Harald said on Amazon “The wireless connection worked flawlessly what allows the installation program to update several system files already during installation” in their review and rated this laptop as very good. Joanna wrote on Amazon in January last year “Wi fi is good, although it has dropped off a couple of times this is the reason for 4 stars as I do not have a problem with my tablet's wifi” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Two years ago Peter Piper gave it a score of 4 stars and he said on Amazon “The ideapad 100 has built in wireless connectivity”.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Two years ago P. Van Egeren said in his review on Amazon “Great for the Internet”. Peter Piper mentioned on Amazon “It is easily adequate for general internet browsing” and scored the product 4 stars. Strangerous said “I've had it for a day and so far have downloaded Chrome (the one and only time internet explorer will ever be used for)”.

Three people considered that this laptop was good in terms of USB connections. Last year Deformedpye said on Amazon “It only has 1 USB 3.0 port which is not too much of an issue” in their review. Rclh1pufx said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “There are two USB 3.0 ports.”. Rclh1pufx also wrote “It would still be nice to have a USB port on the right hand side also”.

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 owner who reviewed this laptop thought it had a good signal strength. Ffpp said in their review of this laptop last year “The wifi does not receive signal (even though there is signal strength” .

One customer who reviewed it thought it had network functionality. Peter Piper mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100 on Amazon “My advice is to change every last option to off, when you see the option to click on your wi-fi network, simply click Next” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

Some Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was thin. Fuzzy wrote on Amazon in January last year “It had sharp corners, very thin and short lead, tiny button to turn on made it awkward, also very slow”. In the same month Rclh1pufx said on Amazon “The laptop comes well protected inside a slim box” yet they scored the product 3 stars. Rclh1pufx also wrote “It has a nice slim design and is fairly lightweight (under 2kg”.

A number of Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was lightweight. Chrystongal wrote in their Lenovo Ideapad 100 review last year “This Lenovo is a sleek, lightweight model, very pleasant to use with Windows 10 ready installed”. Laptopmag.com said two years ago “The Lenovo Ideapad 100S is a lightweight, long-lasting Windows 10-powered laptop with a touch of style, good viewing angles” in their review. Also two years ago expert website Notebookreview.com said “This is a lightweight, budget laptop for casual use”.

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was tight. A. Evans mentioned “When budgets are tight, something has to give”. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good size.

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 owner who bought it reckoned that it was a good weight. Ian Harmer scored the Lenovo Ideapad 100 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review on Amazon in January last year “A big plus is the lighter weight and greatly reduced heat of this unit”.

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was heavy. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo Ideapad 100 was a good body shape.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers who purchased this laptop concluded that it was good quality. Colin Patterson said “It is a quality budget laptop”. Last year Dr Phibes mentioned on Amazon “Despite other reviews, I find the screen of perfectly acceptable quality” in their review. Jean mentioned “Excellent Quality Laptop, i bought for my grandsons 15th birthday, he says that it is excellent on performance, software, sound”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who purchased it thought it was quiet. Baggins rated this laptop as excellent and mentioned in their Lenovo Ideapad 100 review on Amazon “We were surprised how quiet it is and we were impressed with the quality of the display”. Braythor wrote in their review of this laptop “And it's almost totally silent”. Harald scored the product very highly and said on Amazon “The CD/DVD drive is fast and silent”.

Easy to Use

A few customers who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “She finds it easy to use and can connect it with her Xbox”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Comes with Windows 10 which is handy so no need to update it”. Andy Sweeney said in his review of this laptop “Quick, has a handy CD-reader/writer and a massive 1TB of internal hard-drive memory, giving you enough room to store plenty of music, films” .

A few customers who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A Smithers rated it 5 stars and mentioned “After a few minutes is very comfortable” in their review. Andy Sweeney mentioned last year “The keyboard very comfortable to use and there are plenty of ports (including 2 x USB, HDMI” in his review of this laptop. Deformedpye wrote in their Lenovo Ideapad 100 review on Amazon “Keyboard is very comfortable”.

A few Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners said in their reviews that the Lenovo Ideapad 100 was easy to setup. Ismayil T. said “Easy to set up” in their review of this laptop and scored the product 5 stars. Lark said on Amazon “Found it user friendly to set up and use” in their review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100.

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 reviewer who reviewed the Lenovo Ideapad 100 reckoned that it had a good experience. Rajkumar mentioned “You wont get bigger screen experience and good storage”. One customer who reviewed the Lenovo Ideapad 100 reckoned that it had a good interface.

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Good Battery Life

Eight Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners considered that the Lenovo Ideapad 100 had a good battery life. Conor Harper said “My laptops battery life is ideal as if charged over night” in their review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100. E. Smith mentioned on Amazon “Another difference is that the 100 has a fixed, non-removable battery for some reason, which I can't see as being a good thing”. Lark wrote “The laptop itself is delivered in a power saver mode from the factory, so the laptop battery itself is fully charged” in their review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100.

Nice Design

Some customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. In January last year Andy Sweeney wrote on Amazon “This is a pretty good, all-round laptop” in his review of this laptop. Colin Hutton wrote in his review of this laptop “Perfect and pretty fast”. Last year L8machine said on Amazon “Looks very slim and stylish”.

A number of Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who reviewed it thought it was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in January last year “Nice design” . Also in January last year John Rolfe mentioned in his review on Amazon “Very impressed with the lightweight and slim design” and rated it 5 stars. L8machine mentioned in their review “And cheers for USB 3.0, by the way! The reason I am giving this 5 stars is the design of the laptop” and rated it as very good.

Several Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who purchased the Lenovo Ideapad 100 reckoned that it was smooth. Corey gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned “This why it's getting a 4 star apart from that it is a good all round laptop, runs smooth, has enough space on hard-drive to download all my things” in his review of this laptop. Dr Phibes said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Very smooth indeed”.

One customer who bought this laptop considered that it was ugly. L8machine wrote in their review “Opened it does not have the ugly gap between the body”.

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Robust

Thirteen Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who bought it thought it was well made. Baggins gave this laptop a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “The laptop looks well put together and felt like a quality product” in their review of this laptop. Bobby S. mentioned “Build quality is also impressive (from the unscientific basis of holding it in the air” and gave the Lenovo Ideapad 100 a rating of 5 stars. Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “Entry level with Windows 10! Nicely built and 15.6" at a very good price! Overall very good!”.

A few Lenovo Ideapad 100 owners who purchased the Lenovo Ideapad 100 considered that it was strong and durable. In January last year David R. wrote on Amazon “Although mostly plastic it is not thin creaky plastic and feels fairly robust” in his review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Also in January last year Harald wrote on Amazon “To my astonishment the keyboard is really great, sturdy and with a good keyboard layout” and rated the product 5 stars. Sneakyturtle8 mentioned on Amazon “Very light yet very sturdy”.

A number of Lenovo Ideapad 100 reviewers who bought the product said that it was reliable. Darren Millar wrote “If you are looking for something for basic processes with great reliability I'd recommend this product” in his Lenovo Ideapad 100 review and gave it an excellent review score.

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Reasonably Priced

Some people concluded that it was good value for money. A. Evans wrote “I got for £330 on prime day, not sure I'd be so happy had I paid full price”. Amazon Customer rated the Lenovo Ideapad 100 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Really good specs for the price (bought it on discount at”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Excellent value for money”.

A few people who bought it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “If you can install a clean Window images then it's a bargain” in their review of this laptop. Amazon Customer also said “A good cheap laptop”. Amazoncustomer mentioned “Bought this laptop as it was cheap, so I wasn't expecting anything amazing in terms of graphics etc.” but in spite of that they rated it 2 stars.

A number of Lenovo Ideapad 100 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was cheap. Stonebirk Technovore wrote in their review of this laptop on Amazon “Perfect Five Lenovo's budget beast”. The Technical Reviewer wrote on Amazon “A budget laptop - I recommend upgrading yourself” in their review of this laptop. The Technical Reviewer also mentioned “This is a budget laptop, there is no doubt about that”.

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Large Storage Capacity

Several customers concluded that the Lenovo Ideapad 100 had good storage. Peter Piper gave it a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned “The half terabyte of hard drive is still a vast amount of storage, compared to my needs, which include backing up twenty years' worth of family photos”. The Technical Reviewer said on Amazon “If you're a commuter or using this for a small work purpose, then this is a good storage for you without stretching your budget” in their review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100 nonetheless they rated this laptop 2 stars. Zen13 wrote in their review of this laptop “I like the speed and storage however I love to talk to my friends”.

Good Support

One Lenovo Ideapad 100 owner who purchased the Lenovo Ideapad 100 concluded that it had good technical guidance. E. Smith gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “Setting up was easy, with some very simple and clear instructions coming as you switch on” in their review of the Lenovo Ideapad 100.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “While a healthy number of features had to be cut” and gave the Lenovo Ideapad 100 a rating of 78 out of 100.

Good for Gaming

One customer considered that the Lenovo Ideapad 100 was good for gaming. The Technical Reviewer wrote on Amazon in January last year “OVERALL - I wouldn't recommend this laptop for specialist interests, like gaming, streaming high quality files or intense programming”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 100 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencys of between 600MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 800MHz. At 896 megahertz, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor cores laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

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Has a Front Camera

The Ideapad 100 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Ideapad 100.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price].

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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28 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 25GB/s. With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At only 896 megahertz, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of this age and type is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Ideapad 100 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 100.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Ideapad 100 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Ideapad 100 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 313 megahertz, the Ideapad 100 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 390MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Ideapad 100 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Ideapad 100.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price].

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The shortest battery life (max) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 is 3.1h, the longest is 15h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.1h. At only 4 hours, the Ideapad 100 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Ideapad 100.

If this many processor cores portable PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] (7.5h and higher rated).

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

Many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the Ideapad 100 have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. With a PCI Express slots version of only 2, the Ideapad 100 has one of the older PCI Express slots versions amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year. 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.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Asus N750JK[plb_2908317_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 755[plb_2319127_price] (SSD), or the DELL Precision M6800[plb_2840243_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Ideapad 100 is 8.4GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] (8GB), or the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price] (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Ideapad 100 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is Intel Celeron.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 100 that we have assessed, the Ideapad 100's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 24 watt-hours is one of the smallest. Across all the many processor cores laptops that were released one year ago the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 1,000Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 100, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 does not have a touchscreen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen and we think the XPS 15 9530[pl_2906897_price], or the Precision M3800[pl_2953110_price] both from DELL or the HP Pro[plb_2883384_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Ideapad 100 has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Ideapad 100 have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Ideapad 100's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100 is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Ideapad 100 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than a 2x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This portable PC's memory slots (1x SO-DIMM) is in fact the worst memory slots across all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best memory slots is 4x SO-DIMM.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Ideapad 100 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Ideapad 100 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 is 0.3MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.1MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB. The Ideapad 100 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 100.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Ideapad 100 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. The Ideapad 100 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 100 have one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 820GB.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Ideapad 100 have between four and seven processor threadss, including the Ideapad 100 which has four processor threadss.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideapad 100

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly average processor frequency (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Ideapad 100.

If this many processor cores portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] (2.3GHz), or the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price] (2.7GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a fairly average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Ideapad 100.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], and the Pro[pl_2883384_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the MSI PE70 2QE[plb_2953236_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Ideapad 100 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba Satellite L50-C[plb_2992748_price] (1TB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Ideapad 100 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Ideapad 100.

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Specification

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Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost 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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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 (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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6 December 2015

The Lenovo Ideapad 100S has the best keyboard we've seen on a low-budget laptop, and more than enough battery life to get through day, but a dated touchpad holds it back...

5 December 2015

The Lenovo Ideapad 100S has the best keyboard we've seen on a low-budget laptop, and more than enough battery life to get through day, but a dated touchpad holds it back...

5 December 2015

The Lenovo Ideapad 100S has the best keyboard we've seen on a low-budget laptop, and more than enough battery life to get through day, but a dated touchpad holds it back...

19 November 2015

Many people, from schoolkids to soccer moms, need a computer that's not too heavy or too expensive, like the Ideapad 100S. This is a lightweight, budget laptop for casual use: only 2.2 pounds,... Read more…

12 November 2015

A great Chromebook is the computing equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife. It can be pulled out anytime you need to complete a quick task or have a short web browsing session. It isn't intended to...

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 by JakeT98

I'm not technical, so what i'll say is this is a good laptop for what people use - facebook, docs, and other basic fucntions - but the screen looks very white in some angles!

Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Honest Jean | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I researched budget laptops for a while before deciding on this one, and i m happy with my purchase. I need a machine which is powerful with decent RAM, is very quiet in operation and powers up... Read more…

Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Only had this laptop 6 months and already stopped working for no reason. now have the hassle of trying to get a replacement.

(Verified Purchase)

Not impressed I'm afraid, it had sharp corners, very thin and short lead, tiny button to turn on made it awkward, also very slow.so sent it back...

Reviewed 22 August 2016 by Sam Bailey
(Verified Purchase)

Great price, great machine, love it , helps get my university work done...

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