• CPU: Intel Core i5-8265U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
  • 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
  • The TN panel is uncomfortable

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15 - 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 #92
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX 550 (Laptop) (64-bit, 2GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 1.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB (2x 4096MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
No OS
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”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

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: Intel Core i5-8265U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
price
790.00+7.3%
performance
738.00+0.3%
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
0.00-100%
performance
13986.00-100%
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
price
9.30-14.7%
performance

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
price
2736.00+0.3%
performance

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