New notebook versatile thin and responsive, the Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API-656 (81NC004AFR) 15-inch Full HD anti-glare display is lightweight. It is based on a Quad Core AMD Ryzen 7 Picasso processor, fast SSD storage with large capacity with 256 GB fast SSD, a USB 3.1 Type-C connection or a webcam with Privacy Shutter, all in a silver frame.
Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API-656 Specifications (81NC004A)
|Slab||15.6 ” Full HD LED 220nits (1920×1080, matte / anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 3700U Picasso (2.3 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB (4 GB soldered 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (busy)|
|Storage space||256GB SSD M.2 (NVMe PCIe 3.0×2, 2242) 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 integrated into the processor|
|Audio system||2 speakers (2x2W) Dolby Audio|
|webcam||Yes, 720p with microphone with Privacy Shutter|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Card reader||SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC|
|Video output (s)||HDMI 1.4b|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||2 USB 3.0 (1 chargeable) 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||Li-Ion 3 cells 52.5 Whr|
|Autonomy announced||7 hours|
|Dimensions (mm)||358 x 245 x 17.9|
|Weight||1.8 Kg (with battery)|
|Other||AccuType chiclet keyboard, multi-touch touchpad; TPM 2.0 security chip|
Chassis, Connectivity, Display Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API-656 (81NC004AFR)
Its light silver Platinium Gray design gives it an elegant and discreet look.
It has an original and yet relatively discreet appearance with its Abyss Blue design. It can be recharged for 2 hours in 15 minutes.
This thin and lightweight computer has good connectivity including 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, Wi-Fi wireless ac modules and Bluetooth 4.2 for remote connections and communications, a convenient HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or a monitor for example, an audio port as well as 2 USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 devices are connected.
With its Full HD definition, the screen is accurate and well suited for displaying High Definition content such as videos in its 16 / 9th format. As it is anti-reflective treatment, it is more legible in bright environment (ex: outside) than a glossy slab.
Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API-656 (81NC004AFR) performance and battery life
The Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API-656 (81NC004AFR) is a compact 15-inch High Definition notebook designed for versatile everyday use.
It stands out for its hybrid storage offering both a large capacity thanks to the hard disk of 1000 GB and a great reactivity thanks to the SSD. With 256 GB, the SSD is intended to host the main software in addition to the system, the rest being housed on the hard drive.
In practice the SSD guarantees a better fluidity and responsiveness than a hard disk, with startups / stops and launches applications much faster.
It therefore accompanies very well the heart of this thin and light computer that delivers good overall performance able to satisfy many users. It consists of an AMD APU processor (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 7 3700U Low Power Quad Core Picasso (close to a low-power Intel Quad Core) and 8 GB of RAM.
But while it does not include a dedicated GPU, this computer nevertheless manages to run graphics-intensive games thanks to the benefits of the Radeon RX Vega 10 solution. Housed in the Ryzen 7, it is significantly more powerful than the Intel UHD 620 part of the Intel Quad Core.
Of course, this notebook also allows you to watch photos and videos.
As for the autonomy of this computer which sees its transport facilitated by its controlled weight and its compact dimensions, plan about 7 hours of battery operation in light use.