Lenovo has heard your prayers for extra reasonably priced laptops, and its delivered its most cheap IdeaPad but beginning at $249 (about £180, AU$330).
That’s the entry-level worth of a Lenovo IdeaPad 330 geared up with an Intel Celeron N4000 processor, 15-inch HD (1366 x 768) display, 4GB of RAM, 500GB laborious drive and a DVD drive. That spec record won’t appear all too spectacular, however you’re additionally a laptop computer operating the complete model of Windows 10 for lower than the value of a Chromebook.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is an especially configurable platform, with choices to improve to a 15 FHD (1920 x 1080) show, eighth Gen Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, Nvidia GTX 1050 discrete graphics, 16GB of RAM, 2TB HDD, or a 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD. So, if you’d like a extra highly effective gadget, you will have some choices.
There’s additionally a 14-inch and 17-inch model of the IdeaPad 330 with all the identical configurable choices. Nonetheless, the previous tops out with a Nvidia MX150 GPU. Pricing for the 14-inch and 17-inch Lenovo IdeaPad 330 begins slightly increased at $349 (about £260, AU$470) and $499 (about £370, AU$670), respectively.
The S means slim
If the IdeaPad 330 appears to be like attractive, however is just a bit an excessive amount of on the thick aspect to your tastes, then there’s additionally the IdeaPad 330S sequence.
Obtainable as both a 14-inch or 15-inch clamshell, these notebooks begin at three.5 kilos, whereas measuring simply zero.7-inches thick, because of ditching the optical drive. The IdeaPad 330S additionally options an aluminum high cowl, plus slender bezels for the highest and sides, similar to the Lenovo Yoga 920.
Spec-wise the Lenovo IdeaPad 330S begins with excessive definition (1,366 x 768) shows, Intel Pentium Silver processors, 4GB of RAM and a 1TB HDD. There are additionally optionally available upgrades that embrace eighth era Intel Core i7 CPUs, Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics, Full HD (1,920 x 1,zero80) shows, 16GB of RAM as much as a 256GB SSD or 2TB HDD.
Pricing for the IdeaPad 330S 14-inch begins at $499 (about £370, AU$670) whereas the IdeaPad 330S 15-inch begins at $449 (about £330, AU$600).
A premium Ultrabook for much less
Final, however not least, if you’d like the Ultrabook expertise with out the Ultrabook worth, look no father than the Lenovo IdeaPad 530S.
Weighing in at three kilos and measuring a mere zero.6-inches skinny, the IdeaPad 530S options one of the best design and options of all of the IdeaPads that Lenovo has introduced in the present day.
Inside its all-aluminum chassis you’ll discover the most recent Intel Core i7 processors, and as much as Nvidia MX150 graphics, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. Each variations of the Lenovo 530S include a inventory 1080p show, and customers can improve the 14-inch model with a QHD (2,560 x 1,440) display in the event that they so select.
The IdeaPad 530S 14-inch begins at $799 (about £590, AU$1,070), in the meantime the IdeaPad 530S 15-inch begins at $849 (about £630, AU$1,140).