• CPU: Intel Core i5-1035G4
  • GPU: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 1.85 kg (4.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Budget-friendly price tag
  • Keyboard is good for typing
  • SD card slot and PCIe x4 support
  • Doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (Innolux N156HGA-EA3)

Cons

  • Poor build quality
  • Covers only 52% of sRGB (Innolux N156HGA-EA3)
  • Narrow viewing angles and mediocre contrast ratio (Innolux N156HGA-EA3)
  • Lacks a USB Type-C port
  • Average battery life (with the 35Wh battery)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #93
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 6.6%
  • Intel Core i5-10210U 3023.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G4
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i3-1115G4 36.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 3.3%
GPU Performance #161
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5) 0.3%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000, 15W) 0.8%
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
  • NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (4GB GDDR5) 0.5%
  • AMD Radeon 530 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
panel 1
Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5)
Color accuracy 7.5 -> 2.9
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2242/2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
OS
No OS
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
362.2 x 253.4 x 19.9 mm (14.26" x 9.98" x 0.78")
Weight
1.85 kg (4.1 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
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 1.5W, Dolby Audio
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, TN

Name Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 227 cd/m2
sRGB 54%
PWM frequency 25000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 360:1
dE Color Checker 7.5 2.9
PWM Rating 9.8: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-1035G4

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GPU Performance: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4

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