Lenovo Ideapad S145 Laptop Review – AMD RYZEN 5-3500U – UNBOXING & TEARDOWN
At the time of this review, IdeaPad s1 45 laptop is going to appeal more to students and people that prefer to stay on the budget. So please sit back, relax and enjoy the review now. Let’S do a quick unboxing in the Box. We have IdeaPad s1 45 laptop charging, cord power, adapter, Quick, Start Guide and important information. Now let’s look at the specs. The laptop is powered by AMD second generation Verizon: 5 3500 quad core processor, 8gb ddr4 Ram 15.6 inch. Full HD LED backlit display 256 GB nvme SSD hard drive, 802 11 AC, dual band Wi Fi plus bluetooth 4.2 built in 720 webcam and microphone and comes with Windows, Home 10 Edition and weighs only 4.7 pounds starting at just 4 point 7 pounds the IdeaPad s; 145 laptop is designed to go wherever life takes. You, the laptop offers clean and modern look, but laptops built material is all plastic and it is understandable. Considering its price point first impression from a visual standpoint is good when compared to any other laptop in this price. Category, what sets IdeaPad s 145 apart from the competition, is its 180 degree hinge. You always find your perfect viewing angle, there’s some flex to the body and IdeaPad s. 145 s 15 inch screen needs a little help from other hand when you open the lid up. The little bow IdeaPad s, 145 features 2, USB 3.1 ports, 1 USB 2 port HDMI port, and on the other side we have headphone and microphone jack combo and a memory card reader, Lenovo IdeaPad s, 145 comes with 720p resolution camera with built in microphone and following Is a video quality of the webcam? The cameras picture quality is enough for video calls like Skype, but that’s about it.
Overall IdeaPad s 145 has a design that is simple and clean and smooth plastic body hides fingerprints very well. The IdeaPad s 145 display has thin bezels and our unit came with 15.6 inch screen. The full HD resolution lets you view content in vibrant clarity. An LED backlight provide a thinner and more energy efficient screen the IdeaPad s 145 s visuals, are handled by AMD Vega. 8, graphics, watching YouTube or Netflix 4k content looks really good, and this display works very well in low light conditions. As far as a brightness concern it comes in around 220 nits, which is on the low side means laptop screen, is only good for indoor use. The IdeaPad s – 145 s keyboard is good for longer typing experience. It does not quite reach the quality of lenovo, thinkpad x’ or more expensive IdeaPad models. The pressure point is quite noticeable and the feedback of the key is a little bit stiff. On the other hand, the key size and arrangement are very good and there’s not an option for backlit keyboard. As far as the touch pad concern, it is a regular sized touchpad and it is not a precision touchpad and it makes a lot of clicking in the performance section of our idea. Pad s. 145 is good. With AMD risin 3500, you processor, the processor, has 4 cores with base clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz in a maximum clock speed of 3.7 gigahertz. The processor is rated for 15 watts and based on 12 nanometer technology.
The processor is used in mainstream and 2 in 1. Laptops it’s performance is sufficient for everyday general usage and office tasks. It can also handle very well some more demanding stuff as well such as video editing. Our unit scored one thousand four hundred forty seven points in Cinebench multi thread: CP performance benchmark running at 2.1 gigahertz, which is 25 better than intel’s eighth generation, Core i5, 8 265 new processor. The processor is slightly faster than his previous generation risin 5 2500 processor. As expected and in CPU Z, benchmark laptops, core 2087 points in multi thread and 385 points in single trend, applications in the storage solution, Lenovo IdeaPad s 145 offers excellent, read and write rates that are well over average in his class. Our unit scored 1854 megabits per second read and 903 megabits per second right in SSD benchmark thanks to its m2 256 GB and Mia me SSD in the graphics laptop is powered by AMD Vega, 8 processor, it’s, not powerful as dedicated video card, but Vega. It can provide a very decent gaming experience in many of the popular titles, but also great for popular multiplayer titles like fortnight or watch a rocky league. The Lenovo IdeaPad s1 45 comes with a tour to that 11ac wireless card, which supports both 2.4 gigahertz and 5 gigahertz dual band in the audio, the IdeaPad s1 45 speakers are passable. They get loud enough to fill a medium sized room, but the sound.
The output is hollow and lifeless. The IdeaPad s1 45 stays remarkably cool during over testing. The hottest location of the laptop is the underside reached 85 degrees Fahrenheit after we played a full HD YouTube for 15 minutes that is well below over 95 degrees, comfort threshold, the touchpad reached only 65 degrees and the center of the keyboard reached only 75 degrees. In the battery life Department, IdeaPad s1 45 has 35 watt our battery unit, the 35 watt. Our battery can provide between 4 to 5 hours of runtime, but lenovo claims Patridge should last 4.5 hours. 4.5 hours of runtime is not the best, but enough for students for on campus projects or taking notes during classes. The laptop comes with 65 watt, our power supply, and it is small and light enough to carry around in the backpack when it comes to upgradability. Lenovo allows you to upgrade some of the components you can access a laptop motherboard by roaming, the screws from the back cover. You need to be careful by removing the back cover with the proper tool, but the process is very simple: you can replace or add a bigger m2 form factor hard drive or you can also add additional second hard drive, which is a 2.5 form factor. Sata hard drive with available hard drive mounting space. The ram is also upgradable. There’S only one available RAM slot hidden under the metal cover you can access it by removing the metal cover.
Laptop comes with 8gb total ramp, out of which 4gb ram is soldered to the motherboard. Another 4gb can be replaced and allows up to 12 GB of total RAM in the CPU cooling Department. We have single heat pipe with heatsink and a single fan. You can adhere the fan during the general usage, but temperature never cross ninety degrees Celsius during our test, which means cooling, is sufficient enough to keep the laptop temperature under control during gaming or CPU intensive workloads. The Lenovo IdeaPad s 145 laptop, is a good overall performance machine. I wasn’t expecting very much from the IdeaPad s 145 going into this review, but I’m pleasantly surprised by the performance of the system. The AMD processor, in particular offers better CPU and GPU performance than the 8th generation Intel Core i5 processors. The casual gamers who like to throw in a game or two of rocket League or lol in between classes will find the AMD Vega 8 to be much more powerful for their needs. The Lenovo IdeaPad s1 45 is an excellent, Buy. 400. 300. I would absolutely recommend it for anyone who’s in the market for decent, looking and a decent built budget friendly consumer laptop. Let me know what you guys think of Lenovo IdeaPad s 145 laptop in the comments below.