Lenovo Ideapad 110 80UD016QUS Review

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Lenovo Ideapad 110 80UD016QUS is an entry level laptop powered by Intel Pentium 4405u dual core processor. The laptop is non-touch laptop and comes preinstalled with 6GB RAM and 1TB hard drive. Considering the hardware, the laptop would be a good choice for day to day computing jobs like working with office application, making presentation, surfing the internet with many tabs, watching videos and movies etc. It comes with low end integrated graphics, so you can’t play high end games like Battlefield 1, GTA V smoothly on this machine. Model: 80UD016QUS is not suitable for HD video editing, 3D rendering and other CPU intensive programs.  If you are looking for an affordable touchscreen laptop that can accomplish day to day computing tasks with ease, support some entry level photo and video editing, video transcoding, small 3D designing etc., then you can consider HP 15-ay191ms touchscreen laptop which has 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB hard drive and more powerful Intel core i3-7100u processor. Both the laptops come with CD/DVD burner. None of these laptops come with backlit keyboard.  Lenovo 80UD016QUS has only 2 USB ports ( 1 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 2.0) while HP 15-ay191ms has 3 USB ports including 1 USB 3.0 port.

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However, if you are looking for an i3-7100u powered cheap laptop that offers premium features like backlit keyword and Full HD (1920 X 1080) display then you can consider Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM. It has 4GB DDR4 RAM but you can expand memory up to 32GB. It also has USB 3.1 Type C port for fast data transfer. The display of Lenovo 80UD016QUS supports max resolution of 1366 X 768pwhich means it supports playback in 720p resolution but not in 1080p. However, with the help of HDMI you can view full HD content on compatible external monitor or HDTV. Full HD produces more accurate colors thus enhance your watching experience. It also lacks USB type C port.

Now you may like to know the differences between Intel Pentium 4405u processor and Intel core i3-7100u. Both are dual core processors. Intel Pentium 4405u processor operates with base frequency of 2.1 GHz while i3-7100u operates with base frequency of 2.4GHz. Again, Intel Pentium 4405u has 2MB of smart cache while i3-7100u has 3MB of cache.  Frequently accessed data is stored in cache memory, so bigger cache helps in reducing latency.

Lenovo Ideapad 110 80UD016QUS comes with Intel HD 510 graphich which is a weak integrated graphics. You can’t play high end games smoothly on this machine.  However, games like Minecraft, league of legends, Sims 4 can be played in low to medium settings. If you are looking for affordable gaming laptop then you can consider Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 which is powered by 7th generation Intel core i5-7200u processor ( 2.5GHz-3.1GHz), 8GB DDR4 memory and 256GB Solid State Drive. Solid state Drives are much faster than 5400rpm hard drive. It has discrete NVIDIA Geforce 940MX graphics with 2GB DDR5 memory.  Intel HD 510 graphics uses system memory.  The laptop offers backlit keyboard and has full HD display.  This laptop is suitable for HD video editing as well.

Lenovo 80UD016QUS is installed with 6GB RAM and the memory is expandable up to 8GB. It has 1TB hard drive which operates with 5400 rpm speed and comes preinstalled with Windows 10.

Ports and connectivity features of the laptop include 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack, 1  HDMI™,1 x RJ45 Ethernet and 4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC). The disadvantage of this laptop is that it has only two usb ports. All the above mentioned laptops come with integrated webcam.

Network connectivity of this Lenovo laptop is supported by 10/100Mbps Ethernet, Wireless ac and Bluetooth. The laptop weighs around 4.8lbs. Lenovo Ideapad 110 80UD016QUS offers up to 4 hours of battery backup.