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Lenovo Ideapad 305 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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Everyday computing is made easy with the Lenovo IdeaPad 305 15.6"Laptop which features an Intel Core processor, speedy WiFi and AccuType keyboard. Intel Core i3 processing The IdeaPad 305 offers... More
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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 4,876 user and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Ideapad 305 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Three Point Five Headphone Outputss

The Ideapad 305 is a three point five headphone outputs notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Ideapad 305 only have between one and three headphone outputss.

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Two USB Ports

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and three USB ports, including the Lenovo Ideapad 305 which has two USB ports.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of 39.624 centimeters, the Ideapad 305 has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s amongst laptops of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Ideapad 305 have display diagonal (metric)s of between 29cm and 44cm.

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3 USB Version

This notebook PC has a 3 USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Ideapad 305 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Ideapad 305 which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Ideapad 305 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Ideapad 305 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an hdd storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Ideapad 305 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Ideapad 305. The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Ideapad 305 is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Ideapad 305 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have internal memorys of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 800MHz, the fastest is 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz. At only 1,700 megahertz, the Lenovo Ideapad 305 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Ideapad 305.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Ideapad 305, the Ideapad 305 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4,000 megabytes, the Ideapad 305 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Ideapad 305 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 7.1GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Ideapad 305 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of this spec and age is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Ideapad 305

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo laptop was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Ideapad 305 has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Ideapad 305 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Ideapad 305 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Ideapad 305.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5.5 hours, the Ideapad 305 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Ideapad 305.

Other 5.5h battery life notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the Acer Aspire One AO725[plb_1491127_price] which has better reviews.

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Expert Reviews

(5)
16 November 2015

In review: Lenovo Ideapad 305-15IBD. Test model provided by Lenovo.With the Ideapad 305-15IBD, Lenovo has a 15.6 inch all-rounder in its portfolio. The incorporated Core i5 processor delivers...

Matte display, works quietly, does hardly get warmer, maintenance hatch
Matte screen, mostly quiet, low temperature development, maintenance hatch
Dalle matte
Quasiment silencieux
Faible chauffe
Poor battery life, springy keyboard, expensive
Poor battery life, one year warranty only, pliable keyboard
Autonomie revoir
Une anne de garantie seulement
Clavier qui plie trop facilement
8 November 2015

Peu convaincant. Lenovo jette un nouveau 15,6 pouces dans l'arène des ordinateurs portables bureautiques. Son nom ? L'IdeaPad 305-15. Bien équipé, les performances sont correctes mais... Read more…

1 October 2015

No convence. Lenovo lanza un nuevo portátil de oficina de 15.6" al mercado con su IdeaPad 305-15. El ordenador presenta un rendimiento de cálculo sólido y está bien equipado. Sin embargo,... Read more…

11 November 2015

Das Lenovo Ideapad 305-15IBD, zur Verf...

29 September 2015

Non convince. Lenovo lancia un nuovo portatile da 15.6" per ufficio sul mercato con il nuovo IdeaPad 305-15. Questo computer ha solide prestazioni e buone dotazioni. Tuttavia, pecca come autonomia... Read more…

User Reviews

(146)
Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Sharon09
Sharon09 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15

This product has great storage for the price. It's reliable and sturdy and also comes with dvd slot...

Reviewed 2 September 2015 by Ryan
Ryan would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15

This laptop fill all the boxes and great Value Thankyou for the excellent service...

Reviewed 25 August 2015 by Stanley
Stanley would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15

The lap top is readonably slim. Easy to use keys. Upgrade to windows 10 good but would have been better pe installed as upgrade quite lengthy. It is adequate for the price and does everything i... Read more…

Reviewed 23 September 2015 by Dredster
Dredster would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15

The laptop comes with Windows 8 which is quite frankly a mess. But is easily up graded to Windows 10 which it a work of art! It's a fairly fast computer and has enabled me to play most games I... Read more…

Reviewed 17 September 2015 by ALINA
ALINA would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15

Really happy with this product.Great for my studies!

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