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Lenovo Ideapad S9

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad S9Notebook: Lenovo Ideapad S9 (Ideapad S Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 8.9 inch, 16:9, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: 30%, display: 40% mobility: 30%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo Ideapad S9

70% LENOVO IDEAPAD S9e
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/10/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%
80% Netbooks im ultimativen Praxis-Check
Source: e-media - 20/08 German
Comparison, , Short, Date: 10/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% display: 50% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


N270:

Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. Because of the in-order execution, the performance per MHz is worse than Core Solo or Celeron M processors.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


8.9":

This display diagonal is quite small for tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.1 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Lenovo reviews


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-11-13 (Update: 2012-05-26)