• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000, 15W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.87 kg (4.1 lbs)


  • Adequately priced
  • IPS option available, despite the very low price
  • The screen doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (AUO B156HAN02.1)
  • Aluminum lid cover


  • Absurd battery life
  • Wobbly keyboard
  • Just 53% coverage of sRGB (AUO B156HAN02.1)

Lenovo IdeaPad 330S 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #122
  • Intel Pentium 4417U 15.2%
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000 11.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
  • Intel Celeron N3450 17.2%
  • Intel Celeron N4020 26.9%
  • AMD A9-9425 26.9%
GPU Performance #117
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 0.9%
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000, 15W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX130 (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 5 0.9%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 0.9%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
AUO B156HAN02.1
Color accuracy 4.4 -> 3.7
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 slot See photo
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
358 x 244 x 20.9 mm (14.09" x 9.61" x 0.82")
1.87 kg (4.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Dolby Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot



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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN02.1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 290 cd/m2
sRGB 51%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1310:1
dE Color Checker 4.4 3.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Gaming and Movie Nights

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THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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