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Lenovo S400 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 2GB Oct 2012
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An ultraportable laptop capable of more than just surfing the internet, the IdeaPad S400 is fully featured and surprisingly inexpensive. Your new travel companion is also stylish with its smooth,... More
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6 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo S400 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the S400 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Lenovo medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo S400 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400. The average hard drive speed of laptops of this type and age is 5,900 RPM.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

When compared to other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400, the speaker power of the Lenovo S400 of 4 Watts is one of the highest. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have speaker powers of between 1W and 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo S400 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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12 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo S400 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB. When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400, the internal memory of the Lenovo S400 of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo S400 does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo S400 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo S400 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the S400 is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked the memory clock speed of, the Lenovo S400's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average memory clock speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S400 is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S400, the Lenovo S400 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S400 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. At only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the S400.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the S400 over four years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo S400 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the S400.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S400 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the S400.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 14" portable PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m[plb_1482433_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo S400 has a relatively typical weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S400.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo S400 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (5 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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Expert Reviews

(17)
24 October 2013

The laptop will feel under powered if you work on pro-development and editing software. However it's pricing gives it a turnaround if it is to be used for normal home use. It will run HD videos...

4 February 2013

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In September last year , Lenovo Philippines rolled out affordable and ultraportable computing solutions for mainstream Filipino users. These are the IdeaPad S300 and the IdeaPad S400 which are... Read more…

7 December 2012

It?s pretty, but its poor performance and touchpad leave the IdeaPad S400 behind its competitors...

1 September 2012

Shortly before the official launch of the latest IdeaPad notebook from Lenovo, we were fortunate enough to be given some time to fiddle around with the IdeaPad S400. Built as an entry level laptop... Read more…

30 November 2012

Proposé à un prix conseillé de moins de 500 ?, le Lenovo IdeaPad S400 sait ménager la chèvre et le chou. Il peut se montrer suffisamment performant lorsque cela est nécessaire ou économe si...

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User Reviews

(46)
Reviewed 12 December 2012 by Evansy
(Verified Purchase)

This is my first ever Amazon review and I admit it's mainly motivated by the fact that the product has been disappointing. I cannot fault Amazon's exchange service but thought that I may be able... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2013 by R. Fabisz
(Verified Purchase)

As a student I wasn't looking for anything expensive, I use my PC for heavy duty 3D modelling and gaming. For the price I paid £280 this thing is ideal. Perfect screen size 14 inch is exactly... Read more…

Reviewed 19 May 2013 by Pitban
(Verified Purchase)

Hello guys, I've been thinking about the laptop and made some reasearch - for me - the most important were: - 14" screen - good webcam - silent - good looking - So I will start with the camera -... Read more…

Reviewed 30 March 2013 by Pen Name

Very happy with the laptop works well, light and importantly it was good value for money. I use this for web access, email and some calculations and word processing...

Reviewed 21 May 2013 by Retrofairytales
(Verified Purchase)

Hi The lenovo ideapad s400 is very good purchase considering the price. I was lookin for a slim laptop with a not too small screen that looks good and has enough power for standard tasks and light... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2365, lenovo may4, lenovo 2365m, lenovo may4h, lenovo may4hu, lenovo may4huk
Barcodes 00887263783860, 00887263784133

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