Lenovo has heard your prayers for extra reasonably priced laptops, and has 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 onerous drive and a DVD drive. That spec checklist may not appear significantly spectacular, however you’re taking a look at a laptop computer operating the total model of Windows 10 for lower than the value of a Chromebook.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is a particularly 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 need a extra highly effective gadget, you could 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 a little bit greater at $349 (about £260, AU$470) and $499 (about £370, AU$670), respectively.
The S means slim
If the IdeaPad 330 seems engaging, however is just a bit an excessive amount of on the thick facet in your tastes, there’s additionally the IdeaPad 330S collection.
Available as both a 14-inch or 15-inch clamshell, these notebooks begin at three.5 kilos, whereas measuring simply zero.7 inches thick due to ditching the optical drive. The IdeaPad 330S additionally options an aluminum prime cowl, plus slim bezels for the highest and sides, similar to the Lenovo Yoga 920.
Spec-wise the Lenovo IdeaPad 330S begins with high-definition (1366 x 768) shows, Intel Pentium Silver processors, 4GB of RAM and a 1TB HDD. There are additionally non-obligatory upgrades that embody Eighth-gen Intel Core i7 CPUs, Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics, Full HD (1920 x 1080) shows, 16GB of RAM, and 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
Last however not least, if you need the Ultrabook expertise with out the Ultrabook worth, look no additional than the Lenovo IdeaPad 530S.
Weighing in at three kilos and measuring a mere zero.6-inches skinny, the IdeaPad 530S options the very best design and options of all of the IdeaPads Lenovo has introduced.
Inside its all-aluminum chassis you’ll discover the newest Intel Core i7 processors and as much as Nvidia MX150 graphics, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. Both variations of the Lenovo 530S include a inventory 1080p show, and customers can improve the 14-inch model with a QHD (2560 x 1440) display in the event that they so select.
The IdeaPad 530S 14-inch begins at $799 (about £590, AU$1,070), whereas the IdeaPad 530S 15-inch begins at $849 (about £630, AU$1,140).