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Lenovo IdeaPad S300 Series

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGEProcessor: Intel Celeron 887, Intel Core i3 2365M, Intel Core i5 3317U, Intel Pentium 2117U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7450M, Intel HD Graphics 2500, Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.30 inch
Weight: 1.6kg, 1.602kg, 1.8kg
Price: 350, 399, 599, 600 euro
Average Score: 75.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
: - %, performance: 71%, features: 51%, display: 53%
mobility: 67%, workmanship: 69%, ergonomy: 71%, emissions: 88%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad S300 MA145GE
Processor: Intel Core i3 2365M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7450M 1024 MB
Display: 13.30 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.602kg
Price: 599 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Review Lenovo IdeaPad S300 Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Low Voltage Gamer. The flat and cheap S300 is disguised as an Ultrabook. It's strength: Radeon graphics. The best all-round gaming available for a low price? Find out in this review.
70% Lenovo IdeaPad S300 review
Source: Techradar English
The Lenovo IdeaPad S300 isn't exactly the slimmest, nor is it definitely the lightest, but it is very attractive, well-built, very nice to use for long periods of time and it does have a decent amount of lick underneath the hood, thanks to its Ivy Bridge processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad S300 review
Source: Techradar English
The Lenovo IdeaPad S300 isn't exactly the slimmest, nor is it definitely the lightest, but it is very attractive, well-built, very nice to use for long periods of time and it does have a decent amount of lick underneath the hood, thanks to its Ivy Bridge processor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14DGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14DGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14DGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.30 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

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Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2013
Rating: performance: 70% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-59359324

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-59359324Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad S300-59359324
Processor: Intel Celeron 887
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.30 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 350 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Lenovo IdeaPad S300
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Positive: Excellent quality; solid configuration; good price. Negative: Autonomy would have to be better.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/31/2013

 

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE
Processor: Intel Pentium 2117U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 2500
Display: 13.30 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 399 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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82% Review Update Lenovo IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE Notebook | Notebookcheck
Down to earth. No gaming ambitions, no high-performance: Lenovo's IdeaPad S300-MA14CGE simply wants to be a slim, lightweight computer that manages everyday tasks on the go. Our review update reveals whether it does this well.

 

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 HD 7450M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Intel HD Graphics 2500: In the desktop Ivy Bridge CPUs (Core ix-3xxx) integrated processor graphics card. The HD 2500 is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs) and only one texture sampler - compared to the GT2 HD Graphics 4000.

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


Intel Core i3:

2365M: Power efficient ULV processor clocked at 1.4 GHz without Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1000 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller. The difference to the similar Core i3-2367M is just the Small Business Advantage (SBA) support (needed for the Ultrabook logo).

Intel Core i5:

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

Intel Celeron:

887: Ultra Low Voltage dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Celeron brand, many features of the Sandy Bridge core are deactivated.

Intel Pentium:

2117U: Ultra Low Voltage Dual-core processor based on the Ivy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Due to the Pentium brand, many features of the Ivy Bridge core are deactivated.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.6 kg:

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

1.8 kg:


75.5%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

Advent Tacto 11.6 inch
HD Graphics 2500, Celeron 1017U, 11.60", 1.5 kg
Asus Vivobook F200CA
HD Graphics 2500, Pentium 2117U, 11.60", 1.4 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-01-23 (Update: 2013-01-23)