Those, who are looking for a laptop for home and college use, can take a look at Lenovo 15.6″ Ideapad 100 80QQ0060US Laptop PC which is integrated with Intel core i3-5020u processor. The laptop offers plenty of memory, so basic multi-tasking won’t be a problem. However, it comes with only 500GB hard drive, which may disappoint some users. The laptop is appropriate for documents and spreadsheet processing, web browsing, streaming videos and movies and casual gaming etc. The processor supports basic photo and video editing, media transcoding but you won’t get fast performance for such tasks. Though Model: 80QQ0060US comes with plenty of memory still it can’t fulfill requirement of raw processing power required for above tasks. It comes with entry level core processor which operates with fixed frequency of 2.2 GHz. You can’t increase the clock speed. Alternatively, you can consider Toshiba Satellite C55-C5241 which is a budget laptop powered by Intel core i5-5200u processor. Core i5-5200u operates with same base frequency of 2.2GHz but the speed can increase up to 2.7GHz. So you can expect better performance compared to Lenovo 80QQ0060US. Moreover, this Toshiba laptop offers 1TB hard drive and has HD webcam while Lenovo 80QQ0060US comes with VGA webcam and 500GB hard drive. Both the laptops come with inbuilt DVD burner as optical drive but none of them is touchscreen enabled. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Lenovo 15.6″ Ideapad 100 80QQ0060US
Lenovo 15.6″ Ideapad 100 80QQ0060US comes with Intel core i3-5020u processor which has two cores and each core operates with 2.2 GHz frequency. It comes with integrated HD 5500 graphics. With the help of 8GB RAM, you can run latest low end games smoothly in this machine. For instance titles like Dirt Rally, Fifa 15, Sims 3 and 4 are playable. When it comes to streaming movies and videos, it can stream up to 720p content but not 1080p content as the display can support maximum of 1366 X 768 pixels resolution. Full HD can enhance your viewing experience and produces crisp picture. However, with the help of HDMI you can watch full HD content on compatible TV or monitor. You need to buy HDMI cable though.
You can also consider Asus F555LA-AB31 which comes with Intel core i3-5010u processor and full HD display (1920 X 1080). This laptop is cheaper than Lenovo 100 80QQ0060US and comes with 4GB RAM and 500GB. The Asus laptop comes with Wireless ac while Lenovo 100 80QQ0060US doesn’t support Wireless ac connectivity. 4GB memory is enough for basic multitasking.
Lenovo 100 80QQ0060US comes with 8GB RAM and 500GB 5400 rpm hard drive. It doesn’t come with Solid State Drive. Hard drive comes preinstalled with Windows 10. The laptop doesn’t offer Microsoft office full Version.
Ports and connectivity features include 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, HDMI-out, 4-in-1 card reader, Audio combo jack and RJ-45. Wireless network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth. It doesn’t offer Wireless ac connectivity. The battery pack offers up to 4 hours of battery life, however, it depends on usage.
Out of the box, Lenovo 15.6″ Ideapad 100 80QQ0060US may not look attractive to you but it is capable of executing regular computing activities. It comes with low resolution screen but offers plenty of RAM. However, if you are more into watching videos and movies, then Asus F555LA-AB31 will be a good choice as it comes with full HD display.