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Lenovo Ideapad V Series

Lenovo IdeaPad V560Processor: Intel Core i3 330M, Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 305M, NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 13.30 inch, 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.75kg, 2.444kg
Price: 749, 750 euro
Average Score: 76.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
: - %, performance: 72%, features: 68%, display: 66%
mobility: 71%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 88%, emissions: 73%

 

Lenovo Ideapad V360

Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad V360Notebook: Lenovo Ideapad V360
Processor: Intel Core i3 330M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 305M
Display: 13.30 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.75kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 56% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

56% Обзор субноутбука Lenovo Ideapad V360-3
Source: Retera RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 56% performance: 52% display: 38% mobility: 43% emissions: 33%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad V560

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad V560Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad V560
Processor: Intel Core i3 370M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M 1024 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.444kg
Price: 749 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 84% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

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Foreign Reviews

84% Test Lenovo IdeaPad V560 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% display: 78% mobility: 80% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 85%
84% Test Lenovo IdeaPad V560 Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% display: 78% mobility: 80% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 85%

 

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.


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

NVIDIA GeForce 305M: The GeForce 305M is a slower version of the GeForce 310M and has the same computing power as the 9400M (ION) integrated card (according to Nvidia). Still, due to the dedicated memory, it should be faster in games. 

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

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


Intel Core i3:

330M:

The Core i3-330M is a slower clocked 350M and therefore also lacks the Turbo Boost feature and clocks with max. 2.13 GHz. Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD 3150) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

370M: The Core i3-370M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.4 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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


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


1.75 kg:

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

2.444 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


76.75%: 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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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Lenovo Ideapad Z360-M3597GE
GeForce 310M, Core i5 450M
Lenovo B560-M488TGE
GeForce 310M, Pentium P6100

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z460A
GeForce 310M, Pentium P6200, 14.00", 2.2 kg
Asus P42JC-VO012X
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Stefan Hinum, 2010-10-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)