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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 Dec 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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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,876 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo S400 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the S400 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1W and the highest is 11W. At 2 Watts, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo S400 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 21.3 gigabytes per second, the Lenovo S400 has one of the slowest maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 21GB/s and the fastest is 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

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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.

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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 age and spec do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo S400 is no exception to this as it too does 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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to the S400. The battery life (max)s of laptops of this spec and age range from 2h to 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Lenovo S400 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the S400 the processor family ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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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 similar spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S400 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Very Small L3 Cache

The average l3 cache of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 3.1MB, and the l3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly small l3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S400.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the S400 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Lenovo S400 which has two processor threadss.

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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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the S400. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S400 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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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 laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo S400 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 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.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo S400

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the S400 over four years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S400 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo S400 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) 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 Display Diagonal

The Lenovo S400 has a pretty typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched 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 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
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Colour of Product
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Built-In Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
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
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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

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Reviewed 12 December 2012 by Evansy
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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
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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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