The Lenovo 300e (2nd Gen) is one of the most affordable Windows laptops money can buy. But is it any good on the inside? Let’s find out!
1. Remove the bottom plate
To access this device’s internals, you need to undo 9 Phillips-head screws. Then, pry the bottom panel with a plastic tool.
Here, we find a 42Wh battery pack.
3. Мemory and storage
Unfortunately, the memory is soldered to the motherboard, and the only options you get are with 4 or 8GB of RAM. As for the storage, you have two options. Our unit comes with eMMC storage, while others are equipped with an M.2 SSD.
4. Cooling system
For a completely silent setup, there is no fan, but only a large heat spreader on the CPU. In order to see the cooling solution, however, you need to remove the motherboard. Thankfully, the process is super easy and requires only the removal of a couple of screws and connectors.
Lenovo 300e (2nd Gen) in-depth review
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- Rubber protection on the edges
- Does what it's intended for
- Great viewing angles and contrast ratio
- Great battery life
- Included Pen
- Covers only 57% of sRGB
- Soldered memory
- Dated design