Lenovo has been around the laptop making business for some time and is well known for making some high end business models but they also producing some great budget friendly consumer laptops as well and we just happen to be reviewing one of these today. Below we are going to go over some of the benefits and downsides of the all new Lenovo Ideapad 100s 80QQ00CQUK which is budget friendly as well and see if it might be the right option for your next purchase.
Processor: Intel Core i3-5005U
Memory: 8 GB of RAM
Storage: 1 TB SATA
Screen: 15.6 Inches
OS: Windows 10
Any time you decide to purchase what many consider a budget model you need to be aware you are not going to get a high powered device but at the same time you don’t want to get something that lacks the power to do the simplest tasks. The Lenovo Ideapad 100s 80QQ00CQUK isn’t going to wow you with what is under the hood but the Intel Core i3 processor along with 8 GB of memory is still a very competent combination that will easily handle the tasks of the average user.
If being up to date with the newest software is a must for you this Lenovo has you covered here as well as it is running the latest and greatest operating system from Microsoft which is Windows 10. The common agreement among users is this is a great improvement on Windows 8 and is reliable and easy to use.
If you plan on doing any amount of video streaming on this device the larger 15.6 inch display which is also HD provides great picture quality and easily surpasses what you are going to find on most of the smaller compact options that are available.
One are that the Lenovo Ideapad 100s 80QQ00CQUK falls behind the competition is when it comes to mobility and one of the key parts of this which is battery life. With many new full sized models offering 5 hours or more on a single charge this Ideapad will only give you up to 4 and have you scrambling to find a power source while on the go more often then you may want to.
For some the lack of a long lasting battery will be the downfall for the Lenovo Ideapad 100s 80QQ00CQUK. For those who are able to look past this they will find a laptop that offers above average performance and features in this price range.