• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.67 kg (3.7 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequately priced
  • IPS option available, despite the very low price
  • Exceptional battery life
  • Aluminum lid cover

Cons

  • Screen (BOE NV140FHM-N48) uses aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (addressed by our Health-Guard profile)
  • Only 54% coverage of sRGB (BOE NV140FHM-N48)
  • Wobbly keyboard

Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14″) - Specs

CPU Performance #31
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.9%
GPU Performance #153
  • Intel Iris Graphics 540 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400 0.2%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
Display
14.0”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
BOE NV140FHM-N48
Color accuracy 4.4 -> 3.7
HDD/SSD
256GB SATA SSD
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
52.5 Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
323 x 235 x 18.95 mm (12.72" x 9.25" x 0.75")
Weight
1.67 kg (3.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV140FHM-N48
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 157.35 ppi
Brightness 279 cd/m2
sRGB 54%%
PWM frequency 200 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 22 inches (56 cm)
Contrast 1180:1
dE Color Checker 4.4 3.7
PWM Rating 1.1: (harmful)
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Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14″) in-depth review

Lenovo is one of the major players in the laptop domain. Today we are going to inspect one of the pillars in the budget notebook market - the Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14"). This device is aimed straight at students and offers a wide variety of configurations. By having such a device, Lenovo satisfies the needs of pretty much every market share you can think of. Basically, the Lenovo IdeaPad 330s (14") is one of the cheapest notebooks that can offer relatively good CPU in combination with an I[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
32 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
61 fps
35 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
88 fps
40 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
122 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
37 fps
30 fps
20 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144 fps
108 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
31 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
76 fps
28 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
110 fps
88 fps
65 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
76 fps
24 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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