• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
  • Display: 13.3”, WQXGA (2560 x 1600), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 1.30 kg (2.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Thin and light all-aluminum body with a premium feel and great hinge mechanism
  • 16:10 QHD crisp display with a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (MND307DA1-2)
  • Covers 94% of sRGB (MND307DA1-2)
  • Good battery life
  • Doesn't use PWM (MND307DA1-2)
  • Performs good and remains cool even in extreme loads
  • USB Type-C charging

Cons

  • Modest I/O selection with no Thunderbolt support and lack of an SD card reader
  • Poor upgradability

Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13 - Specs

CPU Performance #37
  • Intel Core i5-8265U
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 0.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • Intel Core i5-10210U 3021.2%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 1%
GPU Performance #56
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.6%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M2200 (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
Display
13.3”, WQXGA (2560 x 1600), IPS
panel 1
MND307DA1-2 (CSO076D)
Color accuracy 5.0 -> 2.2
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD NVMe
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
56Wh
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
296.9 x 208.6 x 15.9 mm (11.69" x 8.21" x 0.63")
Weight
1.30 kg (2.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W, Dolby Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 13.3-inch, 2560x1600, IPS

Name MND307DA1-2 (CSO076D)
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 226.98 ppi
Brightness 313 cd/m2
sRGB 94%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 2560x1600
Becomes "Retina" from 15 inches (39 cm)
Contrast 1460:1
dE Color Checker 5.0 2.2
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Lenovo IdeaPad S540 13 in-depth review

One of the strongest lineups from the Ideapad brand is surely the S540. The 15-inch version is very quick, has some great dedicated graphics options, and doesn't drain your wallet at the same time. Now, the 13-inch model is very similar, but yet, a slight diversion from the others. It looks astonishing with the all-aluminum build and 1600p 16:10 display. Actually, it is very reminiscent of some Apple devices, and it surely aims to beat the MacBook Air for your love. With that said, there are[...]

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

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