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Lenovo Ideapad 120s Series

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400E9SPProcessor: Intel Celeron N3350, Intel Pentium N4200
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500, Intel HD Graphics 505
Display: 11.6 inch, 14 inch
Weight: 1.15kg, 1.27kg, 1.3kg, 1.44kg, 1.5kg
Price: 180, 350 euro
Average Score: 72.6% - average
Average of 13 scores (from 23 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 58%, features: 68%, display: 73%
mobility: 89%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 65%, emissions: 95%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120s-11IAP

The Lenovo Ideapad 120s-11IAP is an entry-level laptop. The IdeaPad is great for those with basic needs, but that is as far as it goes. It can satisfy light users who casually browse the internet, check emails and occasionally watch online videos. Despite being a rectangular shaped laptop, Lenovo has managed to add some interest to the shape of the Ideapad 120s with nicely beveled edges and a nice matte finish. The Lenovo logo is stamped on the top in the same color but with a glossy finish. This lends more interest to the look of the laptop without going overboard with bright colors or chrome. The Lenovo Ideapad 120s has a screen resolution of 1366 x 768, and the screen measures 11.6″ in the diagonal. The screen size is fine for a laptop that will be used on the go, and the text looks clear and smooth. A user can adjust the brightness from very dark to very bright, depending on lighting conditions. However, the colors are very muted, and everything seems to be a bit muddy. The screen is definitely useable, just do not expect a breathtaking visual experience with the Lenovo Ideapad 120s.

The IdeaPad 120s' Celeron N3350 CPU and 2 GB of RAM make it suited for monotasking rather than multitasking. The paltry 2 GB of RAM rule out multitasking; running more than a few applications at a time can freeze the machine. The Celeron CPU can handle basic office and home tasks, but struggles with anything else. Users should expect some kind of performance throttling during extended workloads, too. Speaking of storage, the eMMC flash storage of 64 GB is about average for this price point. 64 GB is not a lot to begin with; considering that about 7 GB are reserved for the operating system, there is not a lot of room left for the end user. Users can expect about five hours of regular use on a single charge, which is impressive for a budget laptop. It has something to do with the low-end processor and other power-efficient internals. Five hours is a good chunk of time, for sure, with the screen brightness set to 100%. It is recommended to dim the screen, if the user wants it to last a full workday. The TrackPad works fine, and the keyboard is comfortable. There are plenty of ports for all your needs, along with one USB 3.0 with always-on charging. Along the left side of the Lenovo Ideapad 120s, there are a USB-C, HDMI, USB-3.0, and the charging port. The right side houses a reset button, a Micro-SD card reader, a headphone jack, and another USB-C port. The speakers are located on the bottom of the unit. The sound the speakers produce leaves a lot to be desired.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120s-11IAPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120s-11IAP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500 1024 MB
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.27kg
Price: 180 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 11 reviews)

 

76.8% Lenovo Ideapad 120s (11-inch) Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Smaller size, bigger value. The 11-inch Lenovo Ideapad 120s carries over many of the same facets of its 14-inch brother in a more compact case. However, with half the RAM and a smaller body, can it keep up with the larger model?
Lenovo IdeaPad 120S (11″) review – a good bussiness laptop for unpretentious users
Source: Laptop Media English
In conclusion, we can say that IdeaPad 120S is a very good laptop model that combines in itself stylish construction and budget hardware which can handle your daily tasks. It is not made for people in need of a powerful CPU or GPU, super display and incredibly firm corpus but it’s rather aimed at users that don’t want or cannot spend huge sums on a mobile computer and at the same time want to have such. The laptop is a great combination of small size, low price and budget hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/11/2018
60% Lenovo Ideapad 120s (11-Inch) Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
Priced at just under $250, the 11.6-inch Lenovo IdeaPad 120s provides an ultraportable Windows 10 laptop at a Chromebook price point.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
73% Lenovo Ideapad 120s review: Low price and as expected Celeron performance
Source: Techaeris English
The Lenovo Ideapad 120s is a low budget, entry-level laptop for the price conscious. The 120s can do almost anything that a more expensive laptop will do to be sure. Just be aware that it will take more time to do it and not look near as good doing it as its higher-priced siblings. If you are in the market for a budget laptop and don’t mind sacrificing speed and a beautiful screen to get a lower price, the Lenovo Ideapad 120s may be a good choice.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 95% workmanship: 70%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S Laptop Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
The IdeaPad is great for those with basic needs, but that's as far as it goes. Unless your budget is capped at $200, you should really know what you're getting into. Let's go over the positives first. With its minimalist look and lightweight body, it looks more like expensive than it really is. It's the kind of laptop you wouldn't mind bringing to an important meeting or a college lecture. While we love the awesome battery life and low price, we had a few issues with the trade offs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S (11”) review
Source: Gotta Be Mobile English
If you casually browse the internet, check your email and occasionally watch online videos, spending $179.99 on the IdeaPad 120S (11”) makes a lot of sense. It’s not missing anything essential to getting basic tasks done – provided you’re willing to do them one at a time instead of working in a half-dozen apps and switching between them.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S (11”) review
Source: Gotta Be Mobile English
If you casually browse the internet, check your email and occasionally watch online videos, spending $179.99 on the IdeaPad 120S (11”) makes a lot of sense. It’s not missing anything essential to getting basic tasks done – provided you’re willing to do them one at a time instead of working in a half-dozen apps and switching between them.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad 120s
Source: PC Mag English
Lenovo's petite IdeaPad 120S is a budget ultraportable that offers good-for-the-cost performance, but you can find better screens and keyboards by stepping up to the next highest class.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S (11.1-inch) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Lenovo IdeaPad 120S offers good battery life and performance at a very affordable price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Ultraportátil básico 11,6": Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2018
Đánh giá nhanh Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 11IAP: Laptop giá rẻ cho mọi người
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; compact size; nice design; high mobility; decent hardware; good ergonomy; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/14/2017
Lenovo IdeaPad 120S (11″) – добър бюджетен лаптоп за непретенциозни потребители
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Great built quality; compact size; light weight; nice display; silent system; good connectivity. Negative: Weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2018

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A50093MH

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A50093MHNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A50093MH
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP (81A50093MH) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP (81A50093MH) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A5008BSP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A5008BSPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A5008BSP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.44kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

76% ▷[Análisis] Lenovo 120S-14IAP, Opiniones y Review de un portátil perfecto para el día a día
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 76% features: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
¡CHOLLAZO 06/07! Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP. Portátil 14,0" muy barato con SSD (199 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; high portability; compact size; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/06/2018

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FDSP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FDSPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FDSP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.44kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Ultraportátil 14": Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP [81A500FDSP]
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; decent hardware; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2018

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400EASP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400EASPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400EASP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.15kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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¡Oferta 04/10! Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP (81A400EASP). Portátil 11,6" muy básico y muy barato (159 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; low price; high mobility.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/04/2018
¡Oferta 27/08! Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP (81A400EASP). Portátil 11,6" muy básico y muy barato (159 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; high portability; very cheap.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/27/2018

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500ABSP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500ABSPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500ABSP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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¡CHOLLO 16/08! Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP (81A500ABSP). Portátil 14,0" básico muy barato (179 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; compact size; high portability; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/16/2018

 

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A500EDGE

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A500EDGENotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-14IAP-81A500EDGE
Processor: Intel Pentium N4200
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 505
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.44kg
Price: 350 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Đánh giá Lenovo Ideapad 120S: Laptop mỏng nhẹ, giá rẻ, pin trâu
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FCSP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FCSPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP-81A500FCSP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.44kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP (81A500FCSP). Portátil 14,0" básico muy barato (199 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; high portability; low price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/18/2018
¡Semichollo! Lenovo Ideapad 120S-14IAP (81A500FCSP). Portátil 14,0" básico muy barato (199 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Cheap; compact size; high portability; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/05/2018

 

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400E9SP

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400E9SPNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad 120S-11IAP-81A400E9SP
Processor: Intel Celeron N3350
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 500
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

88% ▷[Análisis] Lenovo 120S-11IAP, Opiniones y Review de un portátil modesto a un precio correcto
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% features: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%

 

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.

Intel HD Graphics 500: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Apollo Lake series.Intel HD Graphics 505: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Apollo Lake series.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Celeron:

N3350: Frugal dual-core SoC from the Apollo Lake series for inexpensive notebook. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.4 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter. Compared to the previous Atom generation, the per-MHz performance of the CPU architecture was vastly improved and the graphics adapter was improved as well.Intel Pentium:

N4200: Low power quad-core SoC from the Apollo Lake series for inexpensive notebook. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.5 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter. Compared to the previous Atom generation, the per-MHz performance of the CPU architecture was vastly improved and the graphics adapter was improved as well.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.15 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.5 kg:


72.6%: 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, 2018-06-26 (Update: 2018-06-26)