Lenovo IdeaPad S400 – 59385916 Touch Screen Laptop

Lenovo IdeaPad S400 – 59385916 laptop is a budget touch screen laptop. This light weight laptop suits both – home and mobile users. It incorporates Intel core i3-3217u processor and 4 GB RAM. Thus, user can expect increase in productivity, in their day to day computing, and light entertainment as well.  Missing optical drive may be a disappointment for certain users but such is the current trend with budget laptops. VGA port is missing in this laptop as well. Lenovo S400 -59385916 comes with 3 USB ports. Thus, user can buy USB compatible external DVD burner, if it is really required.  It comes with 500GB, 5400 rpm traditional hard drive. The hard drive doesn’t come with SSD cache.  The price of the laptop is around $400, at best buy.

Lenovo IdeaPad S400 – 59385916 specification and performance

Lenovo S400 – 59385916 is powered by Intel core i3-3217U ULV processor which operates with 1.8 GHz clock speed and is a dual core processor. The processor is integrated with Hyperthreading technology, thus each core can process two threads at a time. It comes with 3 MB of Intel smart cache (L3).  Those who are looking for casual photo/video editing and require converting video formats can also consider this laptop.  However, it is not suitable for professional grade HD video editing. PowerPoint or similar program can run very well on this machine. It can support compression of large file using WinRAR and WinZip. Lenovo Ideapad S400 – 59385916 is integrated with Intel HD 4000 graphics which is weaker than Intel HD 4600 graphics.  It offers some amount of gaming as well. Many current games like Diablo III, Tomb Raider, Dead Space 3,  Fifa 13, Counter Strike GO, Skyrim  etc are playable in low details and settings in this latop. Low end games like StarCraft II Heart of the swarm, left 4 dead 2, Wow are playable in medium details.

Lenovo S400 – 59385916 offers 4 GB memory and a 500 GB hard drive. The hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8 operating system and other software like Evernote, Nitro PDF, 30-day trial of Microsoft Office 2013. The 14” LED backlit display offers 1366 by 768 pixel resolution which supports playback of 720p content.

Lenovo S400 – 59385916 offers a number of ports and connectivity options – 1 USB 3.0 port,2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, RJ 45 connector audio jack and a 2-in-1 media card reader that supports SD and MMC formats. It comes with Wired (fast Ethernet ) and 802.11 b/g/n ( wi-fi) support

It comes with 4 cell standard lithium ion battery pack which offers up to 5 hrs of battery life.

Pros of Lenovo S400 – 59385916

Inexpensive Touch screen laptop

500 GB hard drive

Light weight

Cons of Lenovo S400 – 59385916

No Bluetooth

No VGA port

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