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LG S1

Specifications

LG S1Notebook: LG S1
Processor: Intel Core Duo T2600
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 256 MB
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1680x1050 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 78%, features: 78%, display: 80% mobility: - %, workmanship: 95%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the LG S1

Gaming Notebook Roundup
Source: Inside HW English
Alongside the fingerprint reader, which is probably not too important to gamers, there are also several interesting extras. Even though the gaming is not exactly its field, the S1 is fantastic in multimedia. The most useful and most unusual gadget is definitely the small remote control, which can be placed in the ExpressCard slot while travelling. That way, it is always at hand, while also being protected from any damage.
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Leistung mangelhaft, Display gut, Verarbeitung sehr gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2007
Rating: performance: 50% display: 80% workmanship: 90%
LG S1 with Core 2 Duo Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
If you are shopping in this range, you should put the S1 on your list. LG has made an almost perfect notebook in the S1. It is well constructed, offers terrific performance and looks extremely stylish. We don't have to wait until the next revision to see the cons listed below worked out: a bigger HDD and a battery are easy to add. And please LG drop the VGA port for a DVI (with a DVI to VGA adapter for the retro-grouches out there). And while I am sitting on Santa's lap, I would also create a SKU above this model with an HD-DVD drive. LG is frustratingly close to a perfect notebook, but it is close enough to the mark to put ahead of many notebooks in the same price range.
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Leistung sehr schnell, Verarbeitung großartig, Akkulaufzeit negativ
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/26/2006
Rating: performance: 95% workmanship: 100%

Foreign Reviews

LG Electronics S1
Source: c't German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/20/2007
Rating: performance: 90% features: 80% display: 80% ergonomy: 80%
79% LG S1
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/01/2006
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 78% performance: 75% features: 75% ergonomy: 75%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon X1600: ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 is a middle class graphic card for notebooks of the X1000 series. Its performance can be compared with NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core Duo: Double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption. The 2 MB L2 Cache are used together by the double. The maximum capacity of 31 watts is only 4 watts more than with the Pentium M (predecessor). Both cores are lowered automatically and independently of each other by speed steps down to 1 GHz. In addition it now supports also SSE3 instructions. At least it is just as fast as a equivalent Pentium M. With applications, which were designed for multi-processors, the performance can be nearly twice as fast as with the Pentium M (e.g. CineBench around 86% fast)


T2600: Second fastest Core Duo based on the Yonah core. Does not support 64 Bit operating systems.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.4": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. Nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.8 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


LG: LG Electronics is the world's second-biggest maker of televisions and third-biggest maker of mobile phones. With its headquarters in South Korea, the company has 75 subsidiaries worldwide that design and manufacture televisions, home appliances, and telecommunications devices. LG is an international laptop manufacturer of medium size with few reviews.

LG reviews


79%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-15)