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Lenovo S400 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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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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9 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo S400 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S400. Most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the S400 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S400 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this age and type. This laptop supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago ranges from 133MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo S400 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo S400 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The speaker powers of laptops of this age and type range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo S400 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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

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

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

Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo S400 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo S400 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. 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 of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have checked the processor frequency of, the Lenovo S400's processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo S400 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all laptops that have been around for more than two years is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo S400 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Lenovo S400 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo S400 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400 is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo S400 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo S400 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo S400 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S400.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
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
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height
Depth (imperial)
Depth
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
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

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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
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59343006, lenovo may4, lenovo may4h, lenovo may4hu, ibmnb59356250, lenovo may4huk
Barcodes 00887263345433, 00887263420420, 00887263420581, 00887263783860, 00887456057181, 00887456057198, 00887619330472

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