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Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE

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Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE
Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE (S21 Series)
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
11.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE

50% Lenovo S21e review: For those on the tightest of budgets, there's this sub-$200 laptop
Source: PC World English
Netbooks fell out of fashion for a reason—there's only so much you can do with them, and there are better-performing laptops on the market now that are just as portable, to say nothing of tablets or hybrid tablet/laptop designs. But there are advantages to netbooks: Solid battery life, compact size, an actual computer processor instead of one designed for mobile devices, and (unlike most tablets) a full version of Windows 8.1. Plus it's under $200. That's nothing to scoff at.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/17/2015
Rating: Total score: 50%
80% Lenovo S21e
Source: Computer Shopper English
All told, we wouldn't endorse the Lenovo S21e at $299 or $349; we like the HP Stream 11 too much. But at $199, whether from Walmart, Amazon, or another retailer, it goes toe to toe with the HP and comes out on top, with a slightly better screen and a substantially better keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo S21e-20 Review – an ultrabook with a crazy bezel
Source: Slashgear English
With the Lenovo S21e, you need to be sure your biggest requirement in a laptop is a small size and a small price tag. If both of those things matter most, any other complaints about the system will fall to the wayside, as you'll understand that with such requirements it is necessary to make sacrifices elsewhere.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/27/2015

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo S21E – Шустрый Малый
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good look; decent performance; ergonomic keyboard; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/01/2015

Comment

Model: The Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE maybe small in size, but it definitely packs in a punch in terms of computing power. With a weight of just 2.5 lbs (1.13 kg), this laptop is certainly made for portability and it comes in a well-designed package. The Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE uses clam-shell like design with silver finish. The all-black look inside is timeless. There is an AccuType keyboard and a large touchpad.

The 11.6 inch, anti-glare LED display with HD resolution performs well even in bright surroundings. Hardware consist of an Intel Celeron N2840 processor clocked at 2.16 GHz, 2 GB of DDR3L RAM, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and an eMMC storage of 32 GB. The Windows 8.1 system comes with productivity increasing features, which allows quicker access to e-mail, applications and even games. Other features on the Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE are Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, a card reader and micro-HDMI. The Lenovo S21e-20-80M40003GE comes with a 4-cell Lithium-Polymer battery which provides solid battery life.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
N2840: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.58 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.
1.2 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.


65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-07-17 (Update: 2015-07-17)