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Lenovo Ideapad S540 Series

Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL 81SW001SMHProcessor: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U, Intel Core i5 8265U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 8, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Display: 14 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.5kg, 1.8kg, 1.95kg
Price: 700, 900 euro
Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)
: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL-81NE003XGE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL-81NE003XGENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL-81NE003XGE
Processor: Intel Core i5 8265U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 2048 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.95kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Trên tay bộ 3 Lenovo IdeaPad S145, S340, S540 tại Việt Nam
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; high mobility; attractive price.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2019

 

Lenovo Ideapad S540-14API-81NH002YGE

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad S540-14API-81NH002YGENotebook: Lenovo Ideapad S540-14API-81NH002YGE
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Vega 8
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Lenovo Ideapad S540 (14″) review – elegant mobile all-rounder, housing the latest Ryzen processors
Source: Laptop Media English
While the Ideapad S540 didn’t seem to have any significant issues, we wouldn’t place it amongst the best of its class. We don’t mean to discredit Lenovo, as we were very satisfied with the performance of the Ryzen 5 3500U processor and RX Vega 8 GPU, that is inside of it (and for sure we are going to see even higher figures from the Ryzen 7 3700U/RX Vega 10 combo).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2019

 

Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL 81SW001SMH

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL 81SW001SMHNotebook: Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL 81SW001SMH
Processor: Intel Core i5 8265U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.8kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% Lenovo IdeaPad S540 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%

 

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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.


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce MX250: Successor of the MX150 and still based on the same Pascal GP108 chip (similar to the desktop GT 1030) but with higher clock speeds. Available in two versions, a normal 25 Watt version and a low power version with 10 Watt TDP and reduced performance. The 25 Watt version e.g. offers a 21% higher boost clock than the old MX150 leading to a 5% performance gain.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q: Mid range dedicated graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the GTX 1650 but with reduced clock speeds and power consumption. Uses the Turing architecture (TU117 chip in 12nm FFN) but without Raytracing or Tensor cores.Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.AMD Ryzen 5:

3500U: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 8 CUs clocked at up to 1200 MHz.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.5 kg:

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

1.95 kg:

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


90%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Asus ZenBook 15 UX534FT, i7-8565U
GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q, Core i7 8565U

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Lenovo Ideapad S340-15IWL-81N8002UGE
GeForce MX230, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S145-15IWL-81MV00B3GE
GeForce MX110, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.85 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S340-15IWL-81N800CPGE
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15IKB-81EV003XRU
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S540-15IWL-81NE003XGE
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.95 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15IKB 81EV00DQMH
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme-20MF000TRT
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad E490-20N90006GB
Radeon RX 550X (Laptop), Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.75 kg

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UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 13.3", 1.33 kg
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GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630-81JX0004US
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T590-20N4000DPB
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.75 kg
Lenovo Ideapad C340-15IWL-81N5000WGE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S540-14API-81NH002YGE
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 3500U, 14", 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad T490s-20NX000APB
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8265U, 14", 1.35 kg
Lenovo V330-14ARR-81B1001EUK
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 2500U, 14", 1.55 kg
Lenovo Legion Y540 15-IRH-81SY001KSB
GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), Core i7 9750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKBR-81DE01P2SP
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Lenovo Z6
Adreno 618, Snapdragon 730, 6.39", 0.159 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKB-81DC00UEGE
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 7130U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S145-15API-81UT001
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U, 15.6", 1.85 kg
Lenovo Yoga C630-81JL000HMX
Adreno 630, Snapdragon 850, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P53-20QNS00Q00
Quadro T1000 (Laptop), Core i5 9400H, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Lenovo Legion Y530-81FV00QARU
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S145-15IWL-81MV00B6GE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U, 15.6", 1.85 kg
Lenovo Ideapad S145-15IWL-81MV005NSP
UHD Graphics 620, Core i3 8145U, 15.6", 1.85 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 530s-14IKB-81EU00LASP
GeForce MX130, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 14", 1.6 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 330-15IKBR-81DE01D5SP
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-27 (Update: 2019-08-27)