Music from the speakers sounds clear and crisp with excellent higher frequency reproduction, but falls flat with midrange and low-frequency support. It’s worth noting that the Splashtop interface will still be usable even after you install Windows 7, as it’s located on a chip on the motherboard instead of on the hard drive. Worse, still the 6-cell battery bulges out of the S’s gaunt frame so dramatically that it actually makes the system 0. However, it includes a fine implementation of Splashtop, which allows you to use the netbook for Web browsing and other basic tasks without booting into Windows. We were able to zoom in and out on Web pages in Internet Explorer 7 and photos in Windows Photo viewer by pinching, but the system wasn’t very responsive; it often took several attempts to register a gesture. While this netbook has a unique design and good performance, other machines in its class have better keyboards and longer endurance.
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These rates are a bit higher than the netbook averages of After we removed a slow-loading trial of Norton Internet Security, the 5,rpm, GB Western Digital hard drive booted Windows XP in a reasonable 46 seconds, which is about 9 seconds faster than the netbook average of Using the bundled Veriface III facial recognition software, we were able to log in just by staring into the webcam. We consider penovo above 95 to be less than optimal and systems that are close to degrees to be downright lenovl.
While noticeably warmer than room temperature, the surface of the S was still comfortable to touch.
Lenovo IdeaPad S – External Reviews
In the redesign, the sides changed from flat surfaces that looked stuck onto the chassis, to a rounder and smoother form that looks integrated into the netbook. Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director on.
The sound coming from the bottom-mounted speakers is accurate, but jdeapad muted. An upgrade of the S10e, rather than a complete overhaul, the IdeaPad S builds on its predecessor’s success by adding some new features. However, it is a bit more spacious than the IdeaPad S10e and a few other netbooks from HP and Dell which have only x resolutions.
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However, it is slow when used for media encoding and multitasking. Also it is 0. Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that A 6-cell battery sits along the spine of the IdeaPad S, and it lasted 3hr 21min in our test.
If you are listening to the speakers on a flat desk surface you can hear the full albeit limited range of the speakers, but if the notebook is sitting on a soft surface like your bed or lap, they get quite muffled. Systems will continue to boot, but may not charge unauthorized batteries. HDTune for the built-in hard drive: The S handled p and p video without too many problems, but p video was too much to ask for from the Intel Atom N and GMA chipset.
The slippery texture and small surface of the pad might have been the problem.
Apple’s Touch Bar — a thin screen that replaces the function keys on the new MacBook They both give off a mild click lenoovo pressed. Lenovo homepage Lenovo notebook section Ideapad S Series. Products similar to IdeaPad S include: These systems do not support batteries that are not genuine Lenovo-made or authorized. Offers, prices, specifications and availability may change without notice. Screen and Speakers The glossy panel on the Lenovo S is average compared to other netbooks, with bright and vibrant colors, but somewhat limited viewing angles.
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Lenovo IdeaPad S on Ciao. Viewing angles are solid from 45 degrees horizontally, though colors start to wash out as you get closer to 90 degrees along the vertical idexpad.
Lenovo IdeaPad S review: Its screen is bright and its Quick Start instant-on operating system is convenient and attractive. Cell Made in Japan.
However, when compared to those of leading inch netbooks such as the Samsung N or Toshiba NB, the S keyboard feels cramped and uncomfortable. Mobile Computer Lenovo has already updated the IdeaPad S10 to the IdeaPad S since we first saw it at the beginning of this year, but this new model has slightly tweaked for the release of Windows 7. Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU.
Running on a 1. Horizontal viewing angles just showed a slight hint of color shift, but nothing that would really bother you if you were sharing the screen with someone sitting next to you.