Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is an affordable 15-inch laptop with up to 8th Gen Intel® Core i7 processor and advanced discrete graphics options from AMD and NVIDIA with up to 16GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and 1 TB SATA HDD for hybrid storage which assures seamless multitasking, immersive gaming, and theater-like entertainment.
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This laptop is designed to deliver powerful performance, security, massive storage, graphics, detailed display, with quality design and comfortable keyboard, at affordable price.
Lenovo Ideapad 330 Key Specs & Features
- Windows 10 Home
- Up to 8th Gen Intel® Quad Core i7-8550U
- Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1050, AMD Radeon 540, Intel Integrated Graphics
- 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, or 15.6” HD (1366 x 768)
- up to 16GB DDR4 RAM
- up to 256 GB PCIe SSD + 1 TB SATA HDD
- Spill-resistant and Backlit Keyboard
- Fingerprint reader
- HD Web camera
- 2 x 2 W speakers with Dolby Audio
- Up to 6 hours Battery Life with 35 Whr Battery
At first glance, the Lenovo IdeaPad 330 looks plain and ordinary, with its rectangle shape with rounded corners, and silver lid with the company’s logo in one corner.
It is made of hard plastic, with matte-like finishing that looks metallic. The laptop is slimmer than its predecessor, measuring a dimension of 14.1″ x 10.2″ x 0.9 inches and weigh 2.2 kgs.
Furthermore, this laptop lid opened to maximum angle 180 degrees, thanks to the flexible hinge. When opened, the lid houses the 15.6” display with thick bezels around the screen.
The base chassis has smooth matte aluminum like surfaces that hide fingerprints well. It also hosts a non-backlit, 6-row chiclet keyboard, with large, curved keycaps made of the same material as the body with a number pad on the right side. They have decent travel distance considering how thin the laptop is, and a large armrest to accommodate the small and large hands alike.
Below the keyboard, this laptop has a large, smooth touchpad, that measures 4.1 x 2.6-inch and fairly responsive.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 comes with numerous ports for interface connection, including a USB 3.1 port, a USB 2.0 input, an HDMI, an RJ45 Ethernet port and a headphone/mic combo jack. There’s also a 4-in-1 card reader so you can upload photos from an SD card.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is the availability of two display screen size option.
The higher model features a 15.6-inch antiglare display with FHD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel built on an IPS panel which offers higher refresh rates, low response times, and decent input lag.
Similarly, this model has a maximum of 220 nits display brightness and 66% colour gamut which helps delivers clear, colourful and crisp image even in bright daylight.
On the other hand, the base model has a 15.6-inch HD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and a peak brightness of 188 nits to produce crisp, and colourful display
The IdeaPad 330 is powered by a 8th Gen Intel Celeron processor up to Quad Core i7-8550U.
This processor is a power-efficient quad-core SoC built on the 14 nm architecture offering 4-cores, 8 threads, and clocked at 1.8 GHz – 4.0 GHz using Turbo Boost. This CPU is paired with advanced graphics options including, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1050, AMD Radeon 540 and Intel Integrated Graphics options.
Furthermore, for better user’s experience, these Lenovo IdeaPad 330 comes with Up to 12GB of RAM with Up to 1TB SATA HDD and 256GB PCIe SSD card storage.
Similarly, the budget laptop runs on Windows 10 Home operating system. Therefore, offering smooth user experience and better interface.
One of the biggest setback of this Laptop is the battery capacity. The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 function on a 2-cell ion battery. This battery offers a 35Wh unit that will last you through no more than 6 hours of uninterrupted usage at a charge.
It also comes with Rapid Charge which can charge the device to deliver 2 hours of usage in just 15 minutes.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 features 2 x 2W Speakers which is positioned on its lower front lip with Dolby Audio™ which produces immersive audio experience.
Furthermore, for connectivity, Lenovo 330 comes with Bluetooth 4.2 and 802.11 AC 1×1 wireless network which delivers high speed connection.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 comes with a 720p integrated webcam with 640 x 480 lens for videoconferencing.
This Laptop also supports Windows 10 gestures, like pinch-to-zoom and three-finger swipe to switch windows.
Lenovo IdeaPad 330 Price and Availability
Lenovo IdeaPad 330 price starts at around $300 for the base model and $399 for the higher variant and goes higher based on your RAM, Storage and Performance configuration.
This laptop is available on Lenovo’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Lenovo IdeaPad 330 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo IdeaPad 330:
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Processor: Up to 8th Gen Intel® Quad Core i7-8550U
- GPU: Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1050, AMD Radeon 540, Intel Integrated Graphics
- Memory: Up to 12GB
- Colours: Platinum Grey, Blizzard White, Midnight Blue, Chocolate, and Onyx Black colours.
- Dimension: 378 mm x 260 mm x 22.9 mm / 14.1″ x 10.2″ x 0.9″
- Weight: Starting at 2.2 kg / 4.85 lbs
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, or 15.6” HD (1366 x 768)
- Keyboard: Standard keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: Up to 256GB PCIe SSD
- Optical Storage: Up to 1TB SATA HDD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Camera
- USB Ports: 2 USB 3.0 (one charging), 1 USB Type-C 3.1
- HDMI: Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: Yes, 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: 802.11 AC 1×1
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 4.1
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- 720p webcam
- AC power in
- 3.5 mm audio combo jack
- 2 x 2W, Dolby Audio™ speaker system
- Microsoft Office
- Battery: polymer 35 Whr
- Use Time: Up to 6 hours