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Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE


Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE
Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE (Ideapad 100s Series)
Intel Celeron N3060 2 x 1.6 - 2.5 GHz, Braswell
4 GB 
, DDR3L-1600
14.10 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel 111 PPI, LED
Apollo Lake
64 GB SSD, 64 GB 
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 19 x 337 x 237 ( = 0.75 x 13.27 x 9.33 in)
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: HD 0.3MP
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, 12 Months Warranty
1.5 kg ( = 52.91 oz / 3.31 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
300 Euro



Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 54%, features: 71%, display: 53% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 100%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE

60% Lenovos solides Arbeitstier
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 54% features: 51% display: 53% mobility: 59% ergonomy: 96%
92% ▷[Análisis] Lenovo 100S-14IBR, un ultrabook básico, eficiente y muy ligero en rebajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 92% features: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%



The IdeaPad is quite a classic among business notebooks and the Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE is no different with its solidness and robustness although it should be mentioned that one shouldn’t expect too much from this Lenovo notebook. One of the main advantage of this IdeaPad is its passive cooling system which reduces noise to a minimum although it should be noted compared to Lenovo’s other lineups this model lacks the battery endurance of most business class notebooks. In terms of specs there isn’t much to be impressed about other than being powered by an Intel Celeron N3060 processor with 4GB of memory and 64GB of solid state storage. It should be noted that 64GB is a little constricting even if solely used as a productivity machine and especially in the year 2017 it would be nice to have at least 128GB of solid state capacity. Nonetheless the Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE is reasonably spec-ed for its given price point. In terms of IO the Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE has 1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI and a MicroSD CardReader which is about average although it would have been nice to have at least 1 USB type C port. Because of its price range the included LCD panel is only 1366x768 but it shouldn’t be an issue since the display remains reasonably bright and vibrant.

Taking a look at the user inputs the included keyboard is about standard in design and usability with the keys displaying a reasonable travel distance and feedback without feeling too shallow, overall the presses weren’t too mushy as with most notebook keyboards out there. As for the touchpad, it feels a tad too small height-wise although this can be attributed to its reasonably sized click buttons at the bottom. The touchpad remains smooth and glides extremely well even with slightly sweaty fingers, and the click buttons are non-too deep when pressed but does feel a bit too soft in pressure. Going over the battery endurance of the Lenovo IdeaPad 100S-14IBR-80R900HXGE unfortunately it scores rather badly at 4 hours 50 minutes not because it’s hardware was bad but because it’s hardware is supposed to sip power, however the components are not all to blame because the battery equipped on this is only about 33Wh which is a tad small considering most notebooks of this class would at least have a 45Wh battery or in some rare cases 60Wh otherwise as a productivity device it scores reasonably well.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Celeron) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 shader cores (EU) and different clock speeds.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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

N3060: SoC with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.48 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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

1.5 kg:

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

76%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2017-07-15 (Update: 2017-07-15)