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Lenovo M30-70 Notebook Review

Sascha Mölck (translated by Liala Stieglitz), 07/17/2014

Short-winded. Slim, light, and reasonably affordable - those are the eye-catching specs of Lenovo's new 13.3-inch laptop. Our test reveals whether Lenovo provides a portable companion for tight budgets.

For the original German review, see here.

Lenovo launches a new series of slim 13.3-inch laptops with the M30 line. The term "new" is not really applicable because the M30 will seem familiar to regular readers of Notebookcheck. Its build is identical with the IdeaPad S300 line. We tested two models of the line in the forms of the IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE (Pentium 2117U, HD Graphics 2500) and IdeaPad S300 MA145GE (Core i3-2365M, Radeon HD 7450M). The M30 line can be seen as the Haswell update of the IdeaPad S300 series.

Lenovo describes the M30 as a business laptop on its website. Thus, the company follows the path that we have seen among other manufacturers. Identical laptops are offered to professional users and corporate customers under a different name and with slight modifications. Our report uncovers whether the laptop convinces.

Although Lenovo calls the M30 a business laptop, it is a basic office device. Laptops that are aimed at both private and professional users are its contenders. For example, the Dell Latitude 3340 (Core i5-4200U, HD Graphics 4400) and HP ProBook 430 G1 (Core i5-4200U, HD Graphics 4400). While the Latitude is available from just 500 Euros (~$676) in an entry-level version, the ProBook is sold for approximately 650 Euros (~$879).

Case

Lenovo uses the same plastic casing as in the IdeaPad S300. Only the color is different. The base unit's upper side and the display bezel of the M30 are silver-gray. The lid's back and underside feature a dark-brown color. However, a second glance is needed to identify the color as brown. The device is quite slim with a height of 22 mm.

The M30 is not one of the stiffest laptops of its kind. The base unit can be dented without problems in several places. It can also be warped a bit too easily for our taste. The latter is also true for the lid. The lid's back proves to be quite pressure resistant. There are only a few places where pressure can be applied to such an extent that the image distorts. The hinges keep the lid firmly in position but rock for a moment. The lid cannot be opened with one hand.

Lenovo M30-70
Lenovo M30-70
The lid features a dark-brown color. (Picture: Lenovo)
The lid features a dark-brown color. (Picture: Lenovo)
There is no maintenance cover.
There is no maintenance cover.

Connectivity

The M30 does not provide any surprises in terms of interfaces; the nowadays common ports are installed. However, Lenovo axed the VGA port, which should definitely be installed in a self-proclaimed business laptop. The Latitude does not sport a VGA out either. Instead, it features a mini-DisplayPort. The port distribution is favorable for right-handed users. Ports are only found on a level with the wrist rest on the left.

Left: One Key Recovery button, Ethernet port, HDMI, USB 3.0
Left: One Key Recovery button, Ethernet port, HDMI, USB 3.0
Right: memory-card reader, combo audio jack, 2x USB 2.0, power socket
Right: memory-card reader, combo audio jack, 2x USB 2.0, power socket

Communication

Lenovo furnishes the M30 with an AR9565 Wi-Fi module from Atheros. It supports the 802.11 a/b/g/n standards. We did not have any reception issues. The router's connection was always stable within a radius of 15 meters. However, this is not a standardized test. A Bluetooth 4.0 module is also installed. The buyer will have to live with only a Fast Ethernet chip. Gigabit Ethernet should be included as a standard these days. Artistic feats should not be expected from the webcam. It shoots blurry pictures in a resolution of 1280x720 pixels.

Accessories

Only the usual accessories are included: a quick-start poster and warranty information.

Operating System

Our review sample is delivered with FreeDOS. Installing an operating system is no problem. However, an external DVD drive or a correspondingly prepared USB stick is needed. Lenovo provides drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Maintenance

The M30 doesn't offer a maintenance cover. All screws on the bottom tray have to be removed for accessing the innards. Note: Screws are also underneath the rubber stoppers. After that, the bottom tray can be removed with a putty knife. This has to be done carefully because the tray is additionally secured with plastic clips, which could easily break. The laptop sports one working memory bank that is fitted with a 4 GB module. The hard drive can be easily replaced with models with a height of 7 mm.

Warranty

Lenovo includes a 12-month warranty on its M30. The same applies to both the ProBook and Latitude. The M30's warranty period can be extended to two years for about 23 Euros (~$31) and to three years, including onsite service, for approximately 56 Euros (~$75).

Input Devices

Keyboard

Lenovo's proprietary chiclet keyboard is used in the M30 ("AccuType"). It does not feature a backlight. The even, sleek keys provide a short drop and clear pressure point. The keys' resistance could be a bit higher, but that is a matter of taste. The keyboard slightly yields while typing on it, but we did not find that annoying. Overall, Lenovo delivers a keyboard that is acceptable for home usage. However, we would have expected more from the keyboard because it is touted as a business laptop - especially seeing that the keyboards in other product lines from Lenovo (ThinkPad and ThinkPad Edge) belong to the best models that we lay our hands on.

Touchpad

The mouse replacement is a multi-touch capable ClickPad with a generous size of 10.7 x 7.2 cm (ClickPads are touchpads without dedicated mouse buttons; the entire pad is a button). The pad features a lightly roughened surface that does not prevent the fingers from gliding. Using multi-touch gestures is easy owing to the pad's big size. The various gestures can be turned on and off singly in the configuration menu. The pad features a short drop and a clearly audible and palpable pressure point.

No backlight for the keyboard. (Picture: Lenovo)
No backlight for the keyboard. (Picture: Lenovo)
The touchpad support multi-touch gestures. (Picture: Lenovo)
The touchpad support multi-touch gestures. (Picture: Lenovo)

Display

Lenovo equips the M30 with a matte, 13.3-inch screen that works with a native resolution of 1366x768 pixels. The screen's brightness of 192 cd/m² will not amaze anyone. However, the screens in the Probook (201.9 cd/m²) and Latitude (211.1 cd/m²) are not the brightest models either.

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199
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190
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Maximum: 213 cd/m²
Average: 192 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 87 %
Center on Battery: 173 cd/m²
Black: 1.25 cd/m²
Contrast: 170:1
Lenovo M30 vs. sRGB
Lenovo M30 vs. sRGB
Lenovo M30 vs. AdobeRGB
Lenovo M30 vs. AdobeRGB

The screen's contrast of 170:1 and black level of 1.25 cd/m² can only be called a catastrophe. It is hard to believe that a manufacturer still dares to equip a laptop with such a screen today. The screens in the Latitude (247:1; 0.94 cd/m²) and ProBook (222:2; 1.023 cd/m²) do not look much better. The M30's screen cannot reproduce either the sRGB or the AdobeRGB color spaces. The coverage rates are 49% (sRGB) and 34% (AdobeRGB).

The screen's average DeltaE 2000 shift in state of delivery is 12.17. It is thus on par with the majority of screens that we have assessed. No color achieves the target range of DeltaE less than 3. The screen exhibits a clear bluish cast.

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CalMAN - Grayscale
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CalMAN - Saturation Sweeps


The installed screen is a TN model, and it consequently only offers limited viewing angles. Changing the horizontal viewing angle quickly leads to image distortions. It looks better vertically, and even several people can look at the screen. The matte surface allows outdoor use, but overly bright surroundings should be avoided. The low contrast and low brightness thwart any such intentions.

Lenovo M30 outdoor use (shot in bright sunlight).
Lenovo M30 outdoor use (shot in bright sunlight).
Viewing angles: Lenovo M30
Viewing angles: Lenovo M30

Performance

Lenovo provides a basic laptop in a 13.3-inch size with its M30. The device's computing power is absolutely sufficient for routine tasks, such as browsing, typing, and video playback. Our review sample is sold for about 430 Euros (~$581). Other configurations are also available.

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System information: Lenovo M30-70 (80H8)

Processor

The M30 sports a Core i3-4010U dual-core processor. This Haswell CPU clocks with a speed of 1.7 GHz. It does not feature a Turbo. However, the processor supports Hyper-Threading (two threads per core can be processed). The installed computing core is a ULV CPU with a TDP of 15 watts. The processor can develop its full computing power in both AC and battery mode. It always performed the CPU tests of the Cinebench benchmarks with its full speed.

Cinebench R10 Shading 64Bit
4884 Points
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
7339 Points
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
3350 Points
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit
4734
Cinebench R10 Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
5584
Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit
2447
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit
14.34 fps
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64Bit
1.8 Points
Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit
0.73 Points
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
98 %
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
20.44 fps
Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
170 Points
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
68 Points
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Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit (sort by value)
Lenovo M30-70
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
0.73 Points ∼39%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE
Radeon HD 7450M, 2365M, Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT0 12-9WS142
0.56 Points ∼30% -23%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE
HD Graphics 2500, 2117U, Seagate Momentus Thin ST320LT020-9YG142
0.74 Points ∼40% +1%
Medion Akoya S4217T MD98599
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Seagate ST1000LM014 Solid State Hybrid Drive
0.77 Points ∼42% +5%
Dell Latitude 3340 Education Series
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive
1.04 Points ∼56% +42%
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit (sort by value)
Lenovo M30-70
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
1.8 Points ∼10%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE
HD Graphics 2500, 2117U, Seagate Momentus Thin ST320LT020-9YG142
1.34 Points ∼8% -26%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE
Radeon HD 7450M, 2365M, Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT0 12-9WS142
1.34 Points ∼8% -26%
Medion Akoya S4217T MD98599
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Seagate ST1000LM014 Solid State Hybrid Drive
1.85 Points ∼11% +3%
Dell Latitude 3340 Education Series
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive
2.52 Points ∼14% +40%
Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E680
2.5 Points ∼14% +39%
HP ProBook 430-G1
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
2.5 Points ∼14% +39%

System Performance

There are no surprises about the M30's system performance. The laptop runs smoothly, and the PCMark benchmark scores are good. They range within a field that we expected from a laptop with this hardware configuration.

PC Mark
PCMark Vantage5094 points
PCMark 72259 points
PCMark 8 Home v22023 points
PCMark 8 Creative v22038 points
PCMark 8 Work v22864 points
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PCMark 8 - Home Score Accelerated v2 (sort by value)
Lenovo M30-70
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
2023 Points ∼41%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14D
Radeon HD 8210, E1-2100, Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT012-1DG142
1535 Points ∼31% -24%
Dell Latitude 3340 Education Series
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive
1981 Points ∼40% -2%
Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E680
2057 Points ∼42% +2%

Storage Devices

A hard drive from Hitachi's Travelstar Z5K500 line is in Lenovo's M30. It has a capacity of 500 GB and spins with 5400 revolutions per minute. CrystalDiskMark recorded a read speed of 111.9 MB/s, and HDTune delivered an average transfer rate of 85.1 MB/s. Those are good rates for a 5400 rpm drive.

Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
Transfer Rate Minimum: 50.3 MB/s
Transfer Rate Maximum: 107.5 MB/s
Transfer Rate Average: 85.1 MB/s
Access Time: 17.9 ms
Burst Rate: 183 MB/s
CPU Usage: 4.4 %

Graphics Card

The HD Graphics 4400 core is responsible for video output. It supports DirectX 11.1 and clocks with speeds ranging from 200 to 1000 MHz. Since the ProBook and Latitude both sport the same GPU, the 3DMark benchmark scores from all three laptops are identical.

3D Mark
3DMark 06
 1280x1024
4104 points
3DMark 11786 points
3DMark Ice Storm32949 points
3DMark Cloud Gate3452 points
3DMark Fire Strike479 points
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3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance (sort by value)
Lenovo M30-70
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
786 Points ∼6%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE
HD Graphics 2500, 2117U, Seagate Momentus Thin ST320LT020-9YG142
374 Points ∼3% -52%
Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE
Radeon HD 7450M, 2365M, Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT0 12-9WS142
613 Points ∼4% -22%
Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E680
751 Points ∼5% -4%
Dell Latitude 3340 Education Series
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive
774 Points ∼6% -2%
HP ProBook 430-G1
HD Graphics 4400, 4200U, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
784 Points ∼6% 0%
Medion Akoya S4217T MD98599
HD Graphics 4400, 4010U, Seagate ST1000LM014 Solid State Hybrid Drive
925 Points ∼7% +18%

Gaming Performance

Users who intend to play computer games regularly should not take a laptop with an integrated graphics core. The gaming performance of such laptops will at most satisfy casual gamers. Lenovo's M30 belongs to these laptops. The M30 can at best render computer games in a low resolution and low (sometimes minimum) quality levels smoothly. The same is true for both the ProBook and Latitude.

low med.high ultra
Tomb Raider (2013) 37.218.710.6fps
BioShock Infinite (2013) 26.91411.5fps
Thief (2014) 12.87fps
Titanfall (2014) 30.11610.9fps
The Elder Scrolls Online (2014) 38.120.612.4fps
Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014) 23.920.6fps
GRID: Autosport (2014) 60.722.1fps

Emissions

System Noise

The M30 is virtually silent when idling. The fan spins at its lowest speed, and the hard drive only clacks occasionally. The fan has to work harder when the laptop is loaded. However, it does not get unduly loud. The noise level only increases to 33.5 dB in medium load via 3DMark06 and 38.5 dB during full load in the stress test via Prime95 and Furmark. The system noises of both the Latitude and Probook are overall a bit lower.

Noise Level

Idle 31.2 / 31.2 / 31.2 dB(A)
HDD 31.4 dB(A)
Load 33.5 / 38.2 dB(A)
 
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min: , med: , max:    Voltcraft sl-300 (15 cm distance)

Temperature

Lenovo M30-70 in the stress test.
Lenovo M30-70 in the stress test.

The M30 does not get excessively hot. 40 °C was only surpassed on one measuring point. The same is true for the ProBook, while the Latitude exceeds this temperature in several places.

The M30 behaved oddly during the stress test (Prime95 and Furmark run for at least one hour). The CPU clocked with 1.1 to 1.2 GHz and the graphics core with approximately 850 MHz in AC mode. The CPU ran at full speed (1.7 GHz), while the graphics core clocked with 700 to 800 MHz in battery mode. The CPU's temperature settled to roughly 67 °C in the stress test (AC mode).

Max. Load
 39.5 °C35.7 °C29.8 °C 
 44.6 °C39.7 °C30.6 °C 
 34.2 °C34.2 °C29.6 °C 
Maximum: 44.6 °C
Average: 35.3 °C
36.4 °C34.9 °C38.1 °C
34.5 °C35.3 °C38.6 °C
27.5 °C29.4 °C38.0 °C
Maximum: 38.6 °C
Average: 34.7 °C
Power Supply (max.)  50.9 °C | Room Temperature 23.5 °C | Raytek Raynger ST

Speakers

The M30's stereo speakers are under the casing's front edge. Acoustic feats should not be expected from them; they produce a decent sound that, however, lacks bass. They also tend to sound a bit tinny. A higher-quality sound output can only be achieved by using external speakers or headphones.

Energy Management

Power Consumption

A typical property of Haswell laptops is the low idle power requirement. The M30 does not disappoint in this relation either. The power consumption is within a normal range for this hardware platform with 20.9 watts in medium load (via 3DMark06) and 32.1 watts in full load (stress test via Prime95 and Furmark). It looks similar in the ProBook and Latitude because both laptops also sport Haswell processors. However, they both have a lower full load consumption. The M30 wins the comparison with both former IdeaPad S300 models. It has an overall lower power consumption.

Power Consumption

Off / Standby 0.1 / 0.2 Watt
Idle 3.9 / 5.6 / 8.4 Watt
Load 20.9 / 32.1 Watt
 
Key: min: , med: , max:         Voltcraft VC 940

Battery Runtime

The battery lasted for 5:34 h in idle operation. The ProBook (11:12 h), and in particular the Latitude (19:05 h) achieve better runtimes. Idle mode is ascertained via Battery Eater's Reader's test. The screen is set to minimum brightness, the energy-saving profile is enabled, and the wireless modules are off. The M30 shut down after 1:26 h of load. Again, the Latitude (1:56 h) and the ProBook (2:08 h) last longer. The load runtime is tested via Battery Eater's Classic test. The screen runs in maximum brightness, and the high-performance mode and the radio modules are enabled.

The M30 stopped the Wi-Fi test after 3:37 h. Once again, both the ProBook (4:17 h), and especially the Latitude (14:31 h) manage better runtimes. Websites are automatically opened every 40 seconds in this test. The energy-saving profile is enabled, and the screen's brightness is set to approximately 150 cd/m². We ascertain the video playback time by running the clip Big Buck Bunny (H.264 encoding, 1920x1080 pixels) in a loop. The energy-saving profile is enabled, the wireless modules are off, and the screen's brightness is set to approximately 150 cd/m². The M30 lasted 4:13 h. The Latitude again proves to have a considerably longer runtime (8:59 h). We did not perform this test with the ProBook.

The M30's runtimes are overall very disappointing. We expect much more from a 13.3-inch laptop. That is due to the small battery; Lenovo installs a battery with a capacity of 32 Wh (ProBook: 44 Wh; Latitude: 65 Wh). It is also disappointing that the M30 cannot distance itself from its IdeaPad S300 precursors.

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
5h 34min
WiFi Surfing
3h 37min
Big Buck Bunny H.264 1080p
4h 13min
Load (maximum brightness)
1h 26min
Lenovo M30-70
Intel Core i3-4010U, Intel HD Graphics 4400, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE
Intel Pentium 2117U, Intel HD Graphics 2500, Seagate Momentus Thin ST320LT020-9YG142
Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE
Intel Core i3-2365M, AMD Radeon HD 7450M, Seagate Momentus Thin ST500LT0 12-9WS142
Dell Latitude 3340 Education Series
Intel Core i5-4200U, Intel HD Graphics 4400, Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive
HP ProBook 430-G1
Intel Core i5-4200U, Intel HD Graphics 4400, Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380
Battery Runtime
11%
-14%
193%
56%
Reader / Idle334313
-6%
307
-8%
1145
243%
672
101%
Load86121
41%
96
12%
116
35%
128
49%
WiFi217214
-1%
115
-47%
871
301%
257
18%

Verdict

Lenovo M30-70
Lenovo M30-70

Lenovo's M30-70 is a basic 13.3-inch office laptop that provides a solid computing performance, quiet operating noise, and only moderate temperatures. That is complemented with a decent keyboard and matte screen. Unfortunately, the screen does not have much more to offer beyond the non-glare surface. The relatively low price of around 430 Euros (~$581) alongside the low weight and slim casing make the laptop interesting for students. However, the poor battery runtimes stand in the way; the battery would at most last for half a day at university.

Dell's Latitude 3340 roughly has the same price as the M30, but it offers considerably better battery runtimes. HP's ProBook 430 G1 is considerably more expensive than both contenders with a price of 650 Euros (~$879). It, however, sports a UMTS module ex-factory.

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In Review: Lenovo M30-70 (59420085). Test model courtesy of Cyberport
In Review: Lenovo M30-70 (59420085). Test model courtesy of Cyberport

Specifications

Lenovo M30-70

:: Processor
:: Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
:: Memory
4096 MB, DDR3, single-channel, one memory bank (filled)
:: Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4400, Core: 200-1000 MHz, 10.18.10.3621
:: Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, Samsung LATLTN133AT30401, TN LED, glossy: no
:: Harddisk
Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380, 500 GB 5400 rpm , 465 GB free
:: Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
:: Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: combo audio jack, Card Reader: SD,
:: Networking
Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet (10/100MBit), Atheros AR9565 (a b g n ), 4.0 Bluetooth
:: Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 22 x 330.8 x 230.2
:: Weight
1.53 kg Power Supply: 0.23 kg
:: Battery
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, 14.8 V 2200 mAh
:: Price
449 Euro
:: Operating System
FreeDos
:: Additional features
Webcam: HD webcam, Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, 12 Months Warranty

 

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The hinges...
The hinges...
...keep the lid firmly in position.
...keep the lid firmly in position.
The speakers are on the casing's underside.
The speakers are on the casing's underside.
The battery weighs approximately 191 grams...
The battery weighs approximately 191 grams...
...and has a capacity of 32 Wh.
...and has a capacity of 32 Wh.
The power supply weighs 230 grams.
The power supply weighs 230 grams.
It has a power output of 40 watts.
It has a power output of 40 watts.

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Pro

+Stylish chassis
+Light and slim
+Matte screen
+Affordable warranty upgrades available
+Quiet
 

Cons

-Low-contrast screen w/ bluish cast
-Poor battery runtimes
-Fast Ethernet only
-Only 12-month warranty

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What we like

The slim exterior.

What we'd like to see

Longer battery runtimes, and a brighter, higher-contrast screen.

What surprises us

Lenovo assembles a slim, lightweight, 13.3-inch laptop with a maximum battery runtime of approximately five-and-a-half hours. We expect more from this kind of laptop.

The competition

Dell Latitude 3340, HP ProBook 430-G1, Asus PU301LA-RO064G, Lenovo IdeaPad S300, Asus VivoBook S301LA-C1073H, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14D Convertible (14-inches),  Medion Akoya S4217T MD98599 (14-inches).

Rating

Lenovo M30-70
07/14/2014 v4
Sascha Mölck

Chassis
71 / 98 → 72%
Keyboard
73%
Pointing Device
81%
Connectivity
56 / 95 → 59%
Weight
69 / 78 → 79%
Battery
81%
Display
69%
Games Performance
56 / 85 → 66%
Application Performance
59%
Temperature
88 / 91 → 97%
Noise
91%
Audio
40 / 91 → 44%
Camera
35 / 85 → 41%
Average
67%
75%
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Author: Sascha Mölck, 2014-07-17 (Update: 2014-07-19)