Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptop review, price, performance: If you are looking for an honest review on Lenovo Ideapad 330s 15.6-inch laptop then you are on the right site. This is Marcos today I am going to share all the pros and cons, price, specifications, and more in detail. Hope you will enjoy the depth review on the Lenovo Ideapad 330s laptop.
First of all, if you are looking fora midrange laptop, you can go ahead with the Lenovo Ideapad 330s. You can configure up to an Intel Core i7 processor and up to 12 of RAM, up to 2TB of hard disk, 256 GB of PCI SSD storage and even choose between the Radeon 450 or the 535 GPU for graphics. Well, you can ask me about the battery life. Don’t worry about it. We discussed the battery life end of the article.
Lenovo Ideapad 330s 15.6 Laptop Design
You may be read or watch many reviews on the Lenovo Ideapad 330s laptop. Someone says it is not well designed and someone says it’s the laptop is good enough. But I will say in this budget segment the laptop is pretty minimalistic.
The best part of the laptop’s look is its back. You got a plane back with the Lenovo hiding of the sides. The budget-friendly laptop is also lightweight enough. The Lenovo Ideapad 330s laptop’s weight is only 1.7 KGS.
So what about the LID. Well, once you open up the LID you will find a thin bezel and it makes the laptop more attractive. You may be concerned about the massive chin down but I can assure you will be getting used to it after some days and also for the price point. The laptop features a streamlined chassis with a polished aluminum cover that makes it more attractive and available in five different colors.
First of all the laptop got a thin bezel and I can assure you, you won’t find it on most midrange or budget-friendly laptops. The Lenovo Ideapad 330s laptop comes with a 14-inch Full HD display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution IPS and 1366 x 786. It peaked at only 215 nits of brightness.
Keyboard and touchpad
Let’s talk about the keyboard and touchpad of the Lenovo Ideapad 330s laptop. If you compare this laptop to Lenovo’s ThinkPad then I will say it is not much brilliant as that. But as a mid-range laptop, the touchpad and keyboard are good enough. For the first time, you may think it is a little mushy and low but I hope you will be used to it within a couple of days.
IdeaPad 330s 15.6 Inc Laptop Webcam
Nowadays webcam is one of the most important features of the laptop, especially in this Covid situation. Many people are working from home and they have to attend virtual meetings, online classes, and more. And if you stram gameplay then the value of webcam you know well. The Lenovo IdeaPad 330s comes with a 720-pixel webcam and located on the thin bezel of the IdeaPad 330s. The webcam is able to capture a decent image.
Ports of The Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6 Laptop
The midrange and budget laptop comes with a good selection of ports. You getting an SD card slot, a USB 3.0 Port, and also a lock slot. Besides this, you are getting a headphone jack, an HDMI port, a USB-C port on the left side. I think it’s good enough but if you need extra ports you can add a USB-C hub. Take a look at the best USB-C hubs.
Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6 Inc Laptop Battery Life
Let’s talk about the battery life of the Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptop. Lenovo claims that the laptop can serve up to 7 hours with a full charge. But I will say it can go up to 5 hours with a full charge. Aging if you think about the price plan then I think it’s not bad at all. But I think it could be a little good, like up to 8-10 hours.
The most important part of an electronic device is its performace. I think like me you are also excited to know about the IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptop’s performance. The IdeaPad we got comes with an Intel Core i5-8259 CPU and an 8 GB of RAM in our review we found the laptop is good enough for multi-tasking. But definitely, you can not expect a gaming laptop. No worries we will discuss the gaming performance below.
If you expect better performance then you can go ahead with a 240 SSD. An SSD is faster than a hard disk. When we put it on the benchmark it scored 12,308 on Geekbench 4.1 overall performance test.
Let’s talk about the gaming perfoamace of 330s 15.6-inch laptop, 15.6 laptops with an Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphics card and Core i5-8250U CPU, and if you add a 24GB of Ram.
The best game for Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptops are Dota 2, Team Fortress 2, GTA 4, Sid Meier’s Civilization V, Half-Life, Half-Life 2, BioShock, Hades, HIRAM, RIFT, Forec Of Empires, Raid, and more.
Downsides of Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch Laptop
Let’s talk about the things I didn’t like about the 330s 15.6-inch laptop. Though the laptop realized in 2019 and it is 2021 now. I didn’t like the battery performance and the poor display.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptop priced at 102454 Rupees in India. The Lenovo IdeaPad 330s 15.6-inch laptop is priced at US 47 479.99 in the US.
Is The Lenovo IdeaPad 330s Worth Buying?
The answer is yes. Because first of all, you should think about the price point. And if you really don’t need much power and looking for a laptop with a premium look you can go ahead and purchase the laptop.
The IdeaPad 330s could be a good selection for average users, especially if you are looking for a good performance, stylish laptop under 500 Dollars. FirstSpot says it is not only a great laptop for the price but also for its great look.