Lenovo IdeaPad 1 is an affordable 14-inch laptop with ultrathin and ultralight design, a full HD (1920×1080) display framed by narrow bezels and a comfortable keyboard for exceptional typing experience. It is also equipped with the latest AMD Athlon Silver 3050e processor or an optional Intel Pentium Silver N5030 CPU and backed up by the integrated Intel® Graphics and an optional AMD Radeon GPU with up to 4GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 64 GB of non-expandable eMMC memory and 500 GB SATA HDD for hybrid storage which assures seamless multitasking, immersive gaming, and theater-like entertainment.
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This mid-range laptop comes with Bluetooth 4.2 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi standards for wireless connectivity, a dual 1.5W speakers with Dolby Audio support, numerous interface connectors and powered by a 45W Li-polymer battery to give up to 8 hours of usage.
Lenovo Ideapad 1 Key Specs & Features
- Windows 10 Home
- AMD Athlon™ Silver 3050e or Intel Core Processor
- Integrated AMD Radeon™ or Intel Integrated Graphics
- 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, or 14” HD (1366 x 768)
- Up to 4GB DDR4 RAM
- Up to 256 GB PCIe SSD + 500GB SATA HDD + 32GB / 64GB eMMC
- WiFi 2 x 2 AC + Bluetooth® 4.2
- 2 x 1.5 W speakers with Dolby Audio
- Up to 8 hours Battery Life with 45 Whr Battery
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 feature a slim, ultrathin, portable, and sleek body made entirely of plastic material. Although light-weighted, this laptop is durable, strong and tough yet, silky enough to enable a smooth touch experience. The overall design measuring 327.1mm x 235mm x 17.7mm dimension and weighs 1.4kg.
On the lid there is a perfectly inscribed logo at the right top corner of the lid to enhance the premium look. When opened, the flat lid host the 14-inches screen with 2-sided bezels (5.83 mm narrow bezel on the sides, 14.5 mm bezel at the top and 23.17 mm bezel at the bottom) around the display.
Furthermore, the base chassis has a smooth matte surfaces that hide fingerprints well. The base also host a wide keyboard with a dedicated numeric keypad and functional keys at the top to makes your typing experience more enjoyable and comfortable. There is also a large smooth touchpad below the keyboard for control and smooth navigation.
Above all, for peripheral connectivity, Lenovo IdeaPad 1 Laptop has 2 USB 3.1 ports, 1 HDMI, a headphone phone jack, a DC port and MicroSD card reader (TF card) slot on the sides.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 features a 14-inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution that offers stunning images. This FHD antiglare display comes with two display panel option; a TN and an IPS panel which has higher refresh rates, low response times, and decent input lag.
The FHD IPS display panel peaked a 250 nits display brightness, while other model brightness up to 220 nits. Furthermore, all model comes with 45% color gamut which helps delivers clear, colourful and crisp image even in bright daylight. It also has a solid 16:9 screen aspect ratio, hence, resulting into a bigger view of picture.
There is also a model with 14-inch HD display, however, it comes with the same display panel, resolution and brightness panel.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 is equipped with either an AMD chipset or an Intel processor. The AMD model has two CPU options. While the premium model is powered by the AMD Athlon Silver 3050e integrates two Zen cores and 4 threads, it clocked at 1.4 to 2.8 GHz at turbo frequency. The base AMD model comes with the AMD 3020e CPU which has 2 cores, 2 threads and clocked at t 1.2 to 2.6 GHz.
This Lenovo IdeaPad 1 AMD based laptop is backed up by an integrated AMD Radeon graphics card to offer great multitasking performance.
On the other hand, there is an integrated intel model which is available in three model. The highest variant is equipped with the Intel Pentium Silver N5030 CPU, a quad core SOC with 4 thread which runs at 1.1 GHz-3.1 GHz at a single core boost.
In addition, the mid-range model is packed with the quad-core Intel Celeron N4120 which clocked at 1.1-2.6 GHz at turbo boost while the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 base model is powered by Intel Celeron N4020 processor. The dual core CPU has 2 threads with an increased level 2 cache and clocked at 1.1-2.8 GHz. All these integrated Intel CPU is backed up by an Integrated Intel Graphics card
Above all, the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 laptop offers up to Hard disc 500GB storage, 256 GB SSD with eMMC 32G and 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. It also runs on Windows 10 Home version operating system out-of-the-box.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 comes with a built in dual 1.5W stereo speakers with support for with Dolby Audio system which delivers a resonant sound effect, and captures details to create a immersive audio experience from all angles.
Furthermore, the laptop is powered by a rechargeable 45Wh lithium-polymer battery rated to last up to 8 hours of light usage at a charge, with full-function USB-C interface for fast charging.
This laptop also comes with Bluetooth 4.2 technology and a dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac which is nearly three times faster than its predecessor, hence enhancing better access for streaming video, communication, and other, smooth online experiences.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 Price and Availability
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 Laptop price starts at around $325 and is available at leading global online stores like AliExpress, Amazon, Gearbest, and many more. The IdeaPad 1 Laptop costs around 173,000 Naira in Nigeria, 5,600 EGP in Egypt, and 36,500 KES in Kenya. The laptop is available at leading retailers.
Lenovo IdeaPad 1 Laptop Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo IdeaPad 1:
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: Up to Intel® Pentium® Silver N5030 or AMD Athlon™ Silver 3050e
- GPU: AMD Radeon GPU or Integrated Intel GPU
- Memory: Up to 4GB RAM
- Colours: Platinum Grey, Flame Orange, Ice Blue
- Dimension: 327.1mm x 235mm x 19.9mm / 12.88″ x 9.25″ x 0.78″
- Weight: Starting at 1.4kg / 3.08lbs
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) TN, 14″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, Anti-Glare, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
- Keyboard: Full-sized keyboard
- Pointing Device: Yes, Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 256 GB SSD
- Optical Storage: 500 GB HDD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: –
- USB Ports: 2 x USB 3.1, 1 (Gen 1)
- HDMI:- Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes, Microphone, 1 x 3.5mm jack
- WLAN: WiFi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, 4.2 version
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Built-in two stereo speakers
- 3.5mm Earphone / Mic
- IPS Panel
- 45% colour Gamut
- 170-degree viewing angle
- 1M Webcam with Dual Microphone
- Battery: 45Wh Lithium- Polymer Battery
- Use Time: Up to 8 hours