• CPU: Intel Core i3-8130U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Low price and some color customization
  • Optional fingerprint reader
  • Decent input devices
  • Features an SD card reader, and has decent upgradability
  • Doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (Innolux N140BGA-EA4)

Cons

  • No USB Type-C port
  • All-plastic build with a fingerprint attracting material
  • Our unit had a pathetic 768p TN display (Innolux N140BGA-EA4)
  • Poor color coverage, contrast ratio and viewing angles on the TN panel (Innolux N140BGA-EA4)

Lenovo Ideapad 3 (14″) - Specs

CPU Performance #112
  • Intel Core i5-6200U 2.4%
  • Intel Core i7-7500U 1%
  • Intel Core i3-8130U
  • Intel Core i5-7200U 0.2%
GPU Performance #143
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (R4000/5000, 15W) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 5 0.4%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
Display
14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
panel 1
Innolux N140BGA-EA4
Color accuracy 10 -> 3.7
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
327.1 x 241 x 19.9 mm (12.88" x 9.49" x 0.78")
Weight
1.50 kg (3.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card Reader MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 1.5W, Dolby Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1366x768, TN

Name Innolux N140BGA-EA4
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 111.94 ppi
Brightness 200 cd/m2
sRGB 49%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366x768
Becomes "Retina" from 31 inches (78 cm)
Contrast 400:1
dE Color Checker 10 3.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-8130U

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5)

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