Lenovo IdeaPad 320S Review : Affordable 14 inch Laptop

The Lenovo has been known to create some of the best laptops available in the market. The recently launched, Lenovo IdeaPad 320s is the same when it comes to being a great laptop. It comes loaded with hardware that will not only help you compute things on the fly, but it also makes up for a great computer using experience. Read on to know more about the Lenovo IdeaPad 320s in the post.

Design & Looks

The design of the laptop is simple and elegant. It is neither too bulky or too heavy so it makes up for a great mobile device. It comes with a beautiful 14-inch display and the display can be moved so that the laptop can be in a flat 180 degrees position.

The design has been kept minimalistic and but don’t think that to make it minimalistic, Lenovo had to skimp on ports. You can find good enough ports on the laptop.

On the left side, you will find a 3.5mm combo audio jack that can easily accommodate your headphones with microphone. Then there is a HDMI port along with a high-speed USB 3.0 and a USB Type-C 3.0 port. You will also find the charging port which will be used to charge your laptop.

On the right side, you will find a single USB port and an SD card slot along with a small microphone hole. That’s all you need and Lenovo IdeaPad 320s has it all here.

Display

When it comes to display, the laptop boasts a full HD 1080p AntiGlare display of 14-inch. The display looks vibrant and produces colors really accurately. You can use the laptop for photo and video editing and you will be able to see some really accurate colors on here.

The AntiGlare display will help you see the display without any sort of reflection in light conditions that cause it and if for some reason, you want to work on your IdeaPad 320s in the sun, you can do that without any problem to see your laptop’s display.

Performance

When it comes to performance, the laptop can work without any glitches and lag since it comes loaded with some really good hardware. You get an Intel Core i5-7200U Processor which is clocked at 2.50GHz, it is supported by 4GB DDR4 SODIMM RAM with a frequency of 2133MHz. To support the graphics, you have an Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU onboard which will help you run productivity apps easily.

Coming to the storage, you have a 5400RPM 1TB hard drive which will be good for storing all your work and media right on the laptop which means you don’t have to carry an external hard disk with you all the time.

The whole setup runs on Windows 10 Home 64-bit which provides you all the Windows 10 goodness you need. The laptop runs smooth and doesn’t hang or glitch even once so you have a good machine to run your productivity programs on it. Working with apps such as MS Office etc. will be a breeze. This laptop is not meant for high end gaming, it can run games but don’t expect to get the best performance when it comes to gaming.

Connectivity

The laptop comes with Bluetooth 4.1 which is great if you want to send files etc. and connect to multiple Bluetooth devices at once. On the Wi-Fi side of things, the laptop has a Lenovo AC Wireless chip that gives you great Wi-Fi connectivity without any slowdowns.

Keyboard & Trackpad

The keyboard is great and has a great feedback when you type. You can easily type on it for long hours and your hands won’t feel a thing. Coming to the trackpad, you have Windows Precision supported touchpad which means the touchpad experience will be one of the best you will come across on a Windows laptop.

Verdict

Overall, the Lenovo IdeaPad 320s is a great choice if you want to go for a good laptop in a budget price range for productivity and with features like a 7th generation i5 CPU and 12 hours of battery life, you won’t have a hard time with this laptop in your productivity needs.

Author: Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay is a Tech Enthusiast who loves to write about Technology and Gadgets. He is very passionate about blogging and has been blogging since 2009.

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