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Lenovo S400 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jul 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

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S400 is 23GB. When compared to other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S400 that we have assessed, the Lenovo S400's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S400 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and spec. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S400.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo S400 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the S400, the Lenovo S400 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo S400 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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

The Lenovo S400 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the S400 range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. At only 5 hours, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops 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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have assessed the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the Lenovo S400's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the S400 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S400, the maximum internal memory of the Lenovo S400 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400 is 12GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo S400 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S400. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops that are a comparable age to the S400 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. At only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo S400 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo S400 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S400. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S400 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The average front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 2.9MP. When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Lenovo S400's front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo S400 has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S400.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S400.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S400 has a pretty average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo S400 has a relatively average processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo S400 has a pretty average weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the S400.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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 Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
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
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers 59374886
Barcodes 00000059387104, 00887263589479, 00887942693343, 00887942876326

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