• CPU: Intel Core i5-8265U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR3
  • Weight: 1.10 kg (2.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Long lasting battery
  • 11.9 mm thin chassis
  • Surprisingly long key travel
  • Very high contrast, 98% sRGB coverage and accurate default settings (AUO B133HAN05.1 (LEN8190))
  • It doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness + it has decent maximum brightness (AUO B133HAN05.1 (LEN8190))
  • Good benchmark scores, despite the tight cooling
  • Thunderbolt Type-C connection

Cons

  • Lacks essential I/O ports
  • Heats up under pressure
  • The fan kicks in during simple load

Lenovo ideapad 730S 13″ - Specs

CPU Performance #44
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700U 1.3%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U
  • Intel Core i7-4720HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-4700MQ 0.8%
GPU Performance #154
  • 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
13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
AUO B133HAN05.1
Color accuracy 2.7 -> 1.2
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB LPDDR3
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
42Wh
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
307 x 210 x 11.9 mm (12.09" x 8.27" x 0.47")
Weight
1.10 kg (2.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, Sleep and Charge, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 13.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B133HAN05.1
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 165.63 ppi
Brightness 330 cd/m2
sRGB 97%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 21 inches (53 cm)
Contrast 1520:1
dE Color Checker 2.7 1.2
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8265U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 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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