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Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE


Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE
Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE (IdeaPad 330S Series)
Intel Core i5-8250U 4 x 1.6 - 3.4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, DDR4-2400, Dual-Channel
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, BOE0700, IPS, glossy: no
Intel Kaby Lake-U + iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
WDC WD10SPZX-24Z10T0 + Intel Optane 16 GB, 854 GB free
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm combined audio jack, Card Reader: SD
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.1
height x width x depth (in mm): 19 x 358 x 244 ( = 0.75 x 14.09 x 9.61 in)
52 Wh, 4535 mAh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 7 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.9 MP, 16:9, (1280x720)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: chiclet-style, Keyboard Light: no, 24 Months Warranty
1.87 kg ( = 65.96 oz / 4.12 pounds), Power Supply: 169 g ( = 5.96 oz / 0.37 pounds)
600 Euro



Average Score: 66.25% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 72%, features: 38%, display: 85% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE

82.5% Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB (i5-8250U, UHD620) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The prices for the notebooks from Lenovo’s budget IdeaPad 300 series start at about 350 Euros ($407). For this, buyers get a well-designed, portable notebook. Our review device with an Optane-accelerated hard drive, Core i5-8250U CPU and Intel UHD Graphics 620 costs 600 Euros ($698). You can learn what you can expect from the laptop with this hardware configuration in our review.
Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB Ram and Nvme Upgrade
Source: Ricks Tech English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 02/26/2024
50% Lenovo IdeaPad 330S Review
Source: Laptop Mag English version
Despite having a poor display, the IdeaPad 330S is a good laptop, at least until you leave it unplugged for a few hours. There is simply no excusing the laptop's sub-3-hour runtime, especially given this midrange notebook's dim, low-resolution panel. That's a shame, because there's a lot to like about the IdeaPad 330S, from a sleek chassis to strong performance and a comfortable keyboard
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 50%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15 - niedrogi, dobrze wykonany i wyceniony notebook
Source: PC Turkish PL→EN version
Positive: Stylish design; great built quality; nice display; decent ergonomy; long battery life; good price; fast charging. Negative: No backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2019


Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

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

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.

66.25%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2019-03- 6 (Update: 2019-03- 6)