• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Complemented by aluminum in its build
  • Thin and light design
  • Great battery life
  • Features an SD card reader and a backlight to its keyboard
  • One of the highest performing ULV laptops

Cons

  • Has some thermal issues when graphics load is applied (MX230 version)
  • Its base is not very stable
  • Poor color coverage, contrast ratio and viewing angles on the TN panel (Innolux N156HGA-EA3 (CMN15F5))

Lenovo ideapad S340 15″ - Specs

CPU Performance #44
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK 0.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
  • Intel Core i5-8350U 0.3%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700U 0.4%
GPU Performance #96
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 0.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (2GB GDDR5)
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 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
52.5Wh
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
358 x 245 x 17.9 mm (14.09" x 9.65" x 0.70")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • 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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Lenovo ideapad S340 15″ in-depth review

As we promised, this is the last of a bunch of Lenovo devices we were able to get our hands on. However, we have substantial evidence that this laptop is actually going to present great interest in you - especially if you are into somewhat budget entertainment laptops that have decent power and great efficiency. Moreover, now you have a choice - either you go for the Whiskey Lake processors by Intel, or you choose AMD's latest Ryzen low-voltage solutions. Quite frankly, whatever you choose, [...]

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

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GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX Vega 8

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