Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY-80MH005TGE
Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY-80MH005TGE
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Positive: Good price. Negative: Weak hardware; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2015
Model: The Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY is a reasonably priced laptop that doesn't compromise on performance. With an ultra-slim profile, the device is easily portable and spots a durable chassis. Design is kept simple with an elegantly dash-patterned top lid, rounded edges and solid hinges. Display on the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY is a 14 inch HD 200 nit panel with 1366 x 768 resolution, which produces impressive clarity and brightness. The Intel Celeron N2840 processor provides the computing power and is the perfect balance between performance and cost. There are 4 GB of DDR3L RAM, an integrated Intel Graphics GPU and a 500 GB HDD as storage.
The Windows 8.1 with Bing operating system provides plenty features while allowing the user to search the web easily utilizing the Bing interface. Audio quality is ok at best with a single speaker tasked to do all of the output. The Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY weighs in at just 1.91 kg (4.2 lbs) and is equipped with a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, an HDMI out, a card reader and a 0.3 MP webcam with a single microphone. Wireless connectivity on the laptop comes in the form of WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. Battery life on the Lenovo IdeaPad 100-14IBY lasts around 4 hours with a 30 Wh cell powering the device.
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):
Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.
N2840: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.58 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
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.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.