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

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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The cover's rounded corners give it a soft, sleek effect, compounded by the tactile, metallic finish. Choose from silver gray or crimson red for a personalized look. Weighing less than 4 lbs. and... More
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Good Brand

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

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the S400, the Lenovo S400 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400 is 1.7W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo S400 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo S400 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo S400 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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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 notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo S400 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the S400 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 5 hours, the Lenovo S400 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S400 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the S400 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the S400 that we have assessed the maximum internal memory of, the Lenovo S400's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of portable PCs of this age and type is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo S400's memory clock speed is one of the slowest amongst similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the S400.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the S400 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. The Lenovo S400 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo S400 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the S400.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S400 has a fairly average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the S400.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the S400.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus S200E is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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 WiMAX
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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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

(45)
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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