Lenovo 81A40025US IdeaPad 11.6″ Laptop Review

Lenovo 81A40025US IdeaPad 11.6″ Laptop is an inexpensive laptop if you consider the Black Friday 2017 Sale Price. We all know cheap laptops come with compromises and it is applicable to Model: 81A40025US as well. This laptop comes with a slow processor. It incorporates Intel® Celeron® N3350 dual core processor which operates at the base frequency of 1.1 GHz and the frequency can rise up to 2.4GHz. It has only 2GB RAM and the memory is not expandable further. The laptop offers 32GB Storage and a big part of it is used by Windows 10 home 32Bit operating system. However, you can get additional storage space by using microSD card or an external hard drive. Lenovo 81A40025US is suitable for basic tasks only. For instance, you can type documents, surf internet, watch movies and videos and stream music on this laptop. This machine is not suitable for photo and video editing. When it comes to gaming, this laptop supports some browser and app-based games. However, you can’t play latest games like COD WW11 or Need for speed Payback on this laptop. Like HP stream 11-y020nr, this laptop offers Microsoft office 365 subscription. HP stream comes with better Intel Celeron N3060 processor, 4GB RAM and 1-year subscription to Microsoft Office 365.

Intel Celeron N3060 operates at the higher base frequency of 1.6GHz and Turbo frequency of the processor is 2.48GHz. Both the laptops come with pretty weak integrated graphics which uses system memory. None of the laptops are touchscreen enabled or 2-in-1 laptop. If you are looking for 11.6” touchscreen 2-in-1 laptop, you can consider ASUS VivoBook TP200SA-DH01T-BL laptop which is powered by Intel Celeron N3060. It has 4GB RAM and 32GB Solid State Drive. Since these are pretty inexpensive laptops, you can’t expect the premium feature like the backlit keyboard in these models.

The 11.6” display of Model: 81A40025US supports the max resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels which is not full HD display. As told earlier, it comes with only 2 GB RAM. The 32GB EMMC is preloaded with Windows 10 home 32-bit operating system.

Though Lenovo 81A40025US is pretty inexpensive laptop yet it offers enough ports and connectivity options. It has 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 3.0 with always-on charging, 1 Type-C USB 3.0, 1  HDMI and Micro SD card reader. Like other 11.6” laptops, it also lacks CD/DVD drive. There is no Ethernet port either, but very few people now use the wired network connection. Model: 81A40025US supports wireless ac and Bluetooth. This laptop is designed for people who are always moving. It comes with .03 MP camera with single array microphone. The battery offers up to 8 hours of battery backup. However, it depends upon usage.