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Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus-13IKB

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus-13IKB
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus-13IKB (IdeaPad 710S Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX - 2048 MB, Core: 1122 - 1242 MHz, Memory: 5000 MHz, GDDR5, ForceWare 369.15, Nvidia Optimus
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4, 2134 MHz, single-channel, soldered, all memory banks filled
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, LG Philips LP133WF4-SPB1 (LGD04EF), IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung PM961 NVMe MZVLW512HMJP, 512 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: combo audio in/out, 3.5-mm jack, Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Atheros/Qualcomm QCA6174 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14 x 307 x 214 ( = 0.55 x 12.09 x 8.43 in)
Battery
46 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p (0.9 MP)
Additional features
Speakers: lower front, JBLStereo speakers with DolbyDAX2 certificate, Keyboard: chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.1 kg ( = 38.8 oz / 2.43 pounds), Power Supply: 212 g ( = 7.48 oz / 0.47 pounds)
Price
1299 EUR

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 82%, features: 51%, display: 84% mobility: 65%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus-13IKB

86% Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus (Core i7) Subnotebook Review | Notebookcheck
Mobile multimedia. Stylish, compact, light, and versatile. Sounds good, doesn't it? While most subnotebooks live the life of an office machine, the multimedia-suitable 710S refresh allows playing an occasional game. Our test clarifies if the newcomer can tread in the big footsteps of its predecessor.
68% Test : Lenovo Ideapad 710S Plus, la polyvalence de ce PC ultraportable joue contre lui
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 90% mobility: 50%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 940MX: Mid-range laptop graphics card based on the Maxwell architecture. Compared to the older 940M, the MX now also supports GDDR5 graphics memory and maybe slightly faster clock speeds. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.  
7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

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.
1.1 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.


77%: 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, 2017-05- 5 (Update: 2017-05- 5)