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Lenovo S400 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Nov 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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S400 supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo S400 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S400.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the S400. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the S400 the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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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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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked, the Lenovo S400's maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. The maximum processor memory bandwidths of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400 range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

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

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Lenovo S400 which uses 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

The Lenovo S400 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the S400 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

Like most of the other portable 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 typical of many laptops 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 portable 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 around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo S400 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo S400 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the S400. Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the S400 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400 have l3 caches of between 2MB and 6MB, and the average l3 cache is 3.1MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a very small l3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S400.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo S400 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S400 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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Very Small Cache Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S400 have cache memorys of between 1MB and 4MB. With a cache memory of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo S400 has one of the smaller cache memorys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo S400 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S400 have between two and three processor threadss.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S400 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Lenovo S400 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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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Very Small Megapixel Count

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have megapixels counts of between 0.3MP and 1.3MP. With a megapixel count of only 0.3 megapixels, the Lenovo S400 has one of the smaller megapixels counts amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the S400, the Lenovo S400 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. The Lenovo S400 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Lenovo T530[plb_1463505_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S400 has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) 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 Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo S400 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S400.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
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
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Networking Standards
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 3.0 Port
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
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® 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
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
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

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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 lenovo may8, lenovo may8q, lenovo may8qu, lenovo may8quk
Barcodes 00887456471093, 00887456471109, 00887456486301, 00887456781178

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