• CPU: Intel Core i5-8265U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • 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 #24
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 0.4%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.5%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 1.1%
GPU Performance #159
  • 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 NVMe SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
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)

 

Lenovo ideapad 730S 13 in-depth review

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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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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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