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Lenovo IdeaPad 330S Series

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB00C7GEProcessor: AMD Ryzen 3 2200U, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, Intel Pentium 4415U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 540, AMD Vega 3, AMD Vega 8, Intel HD Graphics 610, Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.7kg, 1.87kg, 1.9kg
Price: 450, 500, 599, 600 euro
Average Score: 70.94% - average
Average of 9 scores (from 18 reviews)
: - %, performance: 70%, features: 53%, display: 84%
mobility: 74%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 93%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15IKB-81F500N5GE
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 50% - poor

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

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.
50% Lenovo IdeaPad 330S Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
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%
50% Lenovo IdeaPad 330S Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
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 Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
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
Lenovo IdeaPad 330S-15 - niedrogi, dobrze wykonany i wyceniony notebook
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
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

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB005KSP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB005KSPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB005KSP
Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 2200U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 3
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (15″) review – IPS display laptop at an absurdly low price
Source: Laptop Media English
Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (15″) is a relatively adequate budget device with a good enough performance and an IPS panel – something rarely seen on a notebook at this price. Moreover, it has upgradable memory via one RAM DIMM and even an M.2 PCIe slot for NVMe SSDs. Of course, if you don’t want to pay a premium price for a notebook you have to settle with some cuts. Usually, manufacturers prefer to substitue the IPS panel with a cheaper TN one. However, here the cost cutting came mostly with the build quality, as there is a little wobble to the base, but still nothing too dramatic.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/14/2019

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR (81FB005KSP). Portátil 15,6" con AMD Ryzen 3 2200U y SSD (399 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large screen; decent hardware; low price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2018

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5009JMX

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5009JMXNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5009JMX
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 540 4096 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S Review: A Simple And Pleasant All-Rounder For Everyday Use
Source: Tech2 English
The Ideapad 330S is not only a great laptop for its price but also manages to look great while at it.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2018
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%

Foreign Reviews

80% Review: Lenovo Ideapad 330S, um notebook prático e poderoso
Source: Showmetech.com.br Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500MGGE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500MGGENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500MGGE
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 81% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14″) review – contender for the budget 14-inch crown
Source: Laptop Media English
Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14″) is one of the more budget 14-inchers on the market. Obviously, you shouldn’t expect anything special from a notebook at this price. If you live by this philosophy, than IdeaPad 330s (14″) is a great device for you. It features an outstanding battery life – on average around 9 hours and a half of web browsing and video playback. We should note, though, that this result came with the 52Wh battery, as there is a smaller – 30Wh one, that most definitely would perform a lot worse.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/08/2019

Foreign Reviews

81% Der perfekte, günstige Allrounder?
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 96% features: 72% display: 94% mobility: 77% ergonomy: 69%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-14IKB-81F400PGGE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-14IKB-81F400PGGENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-14IKB-81F400PGGE
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Обзор ноутбука Lenovo IdeaPad 330s-14IKB
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/20/2018
Lenovo IdeaPad 330S 14IKB: Laptop "hoàn hảo" trong phân khúc phổ thông?
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Good price; modern design; beautiful display; powerful hardware; decent autonomy; fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/08/2019
Ревю на Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14″) – претендент за короната при 14-инчовите бюджетни лаптопи
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Attractive price; long battery life; aluminum lid. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/28/2019

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKBR-81F500V5SP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKBR-81F500V5SPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKBR-81F500V5SP
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKBR (81F500V5SP). Portátil 15,6" con buen diseño y SSD de 512 GB (599 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; good price; elegant design; slim size; light weight. Negative: Low gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/06/2019

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500C1GE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500C1GENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F500C1GE
Processor: Intel Pentium 4415U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 610
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Price: 450 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 74% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

74% Super Display, aber bei den Akkulaufzeiten hakt es
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% features: 56% display: 94% mobility: 71% ergonomy: 85%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5010MIN

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5010MINNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15IKB-81F5010MIN
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 69.5% - average

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% Lenovo Ideapad 330S – 15IKB U (81F5010MIN) Review
Source: Reliance Digital English
The Lenovo Ideapad 330S is a simple yet classy looking laptop. It features a slimmer profile than older Ideapad 330 models. The 15.6-inch full HD screen is one of the highlighted features at the price it is offered. While this laptop has commendable build and design, it does not make its mark in performance tests. Graphic designers and gamers may consider this laptop as a secondary machine. It would have been better if Lenovo had bumped the hardware specifications just a bit. For those looking for an everyday laptop, this might be a worthy purchase at Rs. 38,999*.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

69% Lenovo Ideapad 330S 500-Euro-Notebook, wahnsinnig
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 69% performance: 40% features: 60% display: 80% ergonomy: 70%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB00C7GE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB00C7GENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 330S-15ARR-81FB00C7GE
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 8 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.87kg
Price: 599 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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82% Lenovo IdeaPad 330s-15ARR Laptop Review: A powerful Ryzen 5 2500U laptop paired with disappointing battery life | Notebookcheck
The IdeaPad 330s-15ARR scores well with its Ryzen 5-2500U APU, fast NVMe SSD, and dual-channel RAM. Its dim and poor battery life inhibit what is a good laptop though.

 

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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.


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

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.AMD Vega 3: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 3 CUs (= 192 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz. AMD Vega 8: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock of up to 1100 MHz.With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

AMD Radeon RX 540: Polaris based mid-range graphics card with 512 shaders (8 compute units) and a maximum clock speed of 1,219 MHz (according to AMD). Uses the new Polaris 12 chip like the faster Radeon RX 550 (not verified but highly likely) with the slightly improved 14nm FinFET process.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 610: Integrated GPU (GT1) with 12 EUs found on some low-end Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series). Same performance as the old HD Graphics 510.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

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. 8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.8130U: On the Kaby-Lake architecture based dual core SoC clocked at 2.2 to 3.4 GHz with HyperThreading (4 Threads) and an integrated UHD Graphics 620 graphics card clocked at up to 1 GHz.AMD Ryzen 3:

2200U: Mobile APU that integrates two Zen cores (with SMT, therefore 4 threads) clocked at 2.5 to 3.4 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 3 is clocked at up to 1000 MHz. Intel Pentium:

4415U: Kaby-Lake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Compared to the Core i3-7100H, the 4415U is clocked slower (2.3 versus 3 GHz), offers less Level 3 cache and a slower GPU. Both a manufactured in the same 14nm process.AMD Ryzen 5:

2500U: Mobile APU that integrates four Zen cores clocked at 2 to 3.6 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 8 is clocked at up to 1100 MHz.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

1.9 kg:


70.94%: 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, 2018-09-26 (Update: 2018-09-26)