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Lenovo IdeaPad 300 Series

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15ISK-80Q700RYGEProcessor: AMD A-Series A6-6310, Intel Core i3 5005U, Intel Core i5 5200U, Intel Core i5 6200U, Intel Core i7 6500U, Intel Pentium N3700
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R4 (Beema), AMD Radeon R5 M330, Intel HD Graphics 5500, NVIDIA GeForce 920M
Display: 15.6 inch, 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.26kg, 2.3kg, 3kg
Price: 449, 450, 629, 699, 700 euro
Average Score: 70.28% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 49%, performance: 62%, features: 62%, display: 68%
mobility: 58%, workmanship: 62%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 89%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15ABM

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15ABMNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15ABM
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-6310
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 449 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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70% Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Unconvincing. Lenovo throws a new 15.6-inch office laptop on the market with its IdeaPad 305-15. The computer presents solid processing performance and is well-equipped. However, it has clear shortcomings in battery life and keyboard.

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBD

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBDNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBD
Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M330 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 699 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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73% Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15 (Core i5-5200U, Radeon R5 M330) Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Way too expensive. Lenovo's 15.6-inch all-rounder cannot attract attention with its performance and features. However, this does not keep Lenovo from charging a ludicrous price for this device.

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-17ISK 80QH001EGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-17ISK 80QH001EGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 300-17ISK 80QH001EGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 6200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M330 1024 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Price: 629 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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75.3% Lenovo IdeaPad 300-17ISK Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Enduring. The Ideapad is a 17.3-inch laptop for the desktop at home. It scores with low operating noise, temperatures, power consumption and a long battery life.

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Ideapad 300 15 – Пройденный Этап
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware. Negative: Plastic case; mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2016
Lenovo Ideapad 300 15 – Пройденный Этап
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware. Negative: Plastic case; mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2016

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBR

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBRNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBR
Processor: Intel Pentium N3700
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 920M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.26kg
Price: 450 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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71.1% Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15IBR Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Daily companion. Large display, enough performance to handle the various daily tasks on might encounter and an attractive price point: Lenovo's IdeaPad 300 costs 450 Euro (~$500) and targets price-conscious consumers with basic needs.

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBD-80NJ00CJG

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBD-80NJ00CJGNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 305-15IBD-80NJ00CJG
Processor: Intel Core i3 5005U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Ideapad 305: Расчет На Практичность
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Decent hardware for normal tasks; very comfortable keyboard; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/04/2016

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15ISK-80Q700RYGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15ISK-80Q700RYGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15ISK-80Q700RYGE
Processor: Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon R5 M330
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 62% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

62% Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15ISK
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 62% price: 49% performance: 63% features: 94% display: 46% mobility: 4% ergonomy: 74%
[Análisis] Lenovo Ideapad 300-15ISK, ergonómico teclado AccuType + Office 365 por 1 año
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; good hardware. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/07/2017

 

Comment

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.


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

AMD Radeon R4 (Beema):

Integrated GPU on select AMD Beema APUs. Based on the GCN architecture with 128 shader units and a core clock up to 800 MHz.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

AMD Radeon R5 M330: Entry level dedicated graphics card based on a 28nm GCN 2.0 / 1.2 chip supporting DirectX 12, Vulkan and FreeSync.NVIDIA GeForce 920M: Renamed GeForce 825M Kepler based graphics card (GK208) with sligthly higher clock speed.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
AMD A-Series:

A6-6310: Quad-core APU for entry-level devices and sub-notebooks, codenamed Beema. Based on the Puma+ architecture and integrates a Radeon R4 GPU.Intel Core i5:

5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.6200U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.Intel Pentium:

N3700: Notebook CPU with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.4 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.Intel Core i3:

5005U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

6500U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.26 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

3 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


70.28%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2016-07-31 (Update: 2016-07-31)