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Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and screen. The price and portability also get good opinions. There are some less positive reviews about the image quality. There are some mixed views about the size.

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Expert review by : Nathaniel Mott (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad 530S

 

Lenovo's IdeaPad 530S is a meat-and-potatoes, middle-of-the-road laptop that's elevated by a slim chassis and long battery life.

Lean chassis. Long battery life and fast recharge. Dependable (if not hair-swept-back) performance.

Dim display, even at the brightest settings. Fan kicks on at unpredictable times. Intrusive bloatware, security trials.

Bottom Line: Lenovo's IdeaPad 530S is a meat-and-potatoes, middle-of-the-road laptop that's elevated by a slim chassis and long battery life.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD) Laptop Review

 

Premium for less? With the IdeaPad 530S, Lenovo has further slimmed down and improved the model in addition to adopting the latest generation of components: a Core i5-8250U, 8 GB RAM, and an FHD anti-glare display. Is this the XPS for the rest of us?

sleek design with great build quality that belies its price point ; relatively stable chassis ; very good general system performance ; mostly straightforward maintenance ; nearly silent operation in most cases ; good temperatures under load ; decent...

somewhat disappointing CPU and GPU performance ; port selection is a bit thin (and ports are somewhat crowded) ; case rigidity pales in comparison to pricier rivals ; only a single internal storage port ; no options for dual-channel RAM ; slow card...

For those interested in an attractive, relatively sturdy, mostly well-rounded entertainment laptop that won’t empty the wallet, the $699 IdeaPad 530S is absolutely worth a look. Thanks to its capable quad-core i5-8250U CPU, plenty of RAM, and fast NVMe...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Robert Ladenthin (computerbild.de)

Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15 im Test: Was kann das schicke 15-Zoll-Notebook?

 

Das Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15 möchte mit einem schnellen i5-Prozessor und einer großen SSD überzeugen. Ob das dem Notebook gelingt, verrät COMPUTER BILD im Test.

Lange Akkulaufzeit ; SSD mit 475 GB Speicher ; Schnell bei Office-Programmen ; Leise

Kein Touchscreen ; Etwas blasse Farben ; Spiegelt stark

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.nl)

Kort testrapport Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD) Laptop

 

Premium voor minder? Met de IdeaPad 530S heeft Lenovo het model nog verder afgeslankt en verbeterd door de nieuwste generatie van de componenten te gebruiken: een Core i5-8250U, 8 GB RAM en een FHD anti-glans beeldscherm. Is dit de XPS voor de rest?

slank ontwerp met fantastisch vakmanschap voor deze prijs ; relatief stabiele behuizing ; erg goede algemene prestaties ; grootste deel simpel onderhoud ; stil in de meeste situaties ; goede temperaturen bij belasting ; fatsoenlijk anti-glans IPS...

ietwat teleurstellende CPU en GPU prestaties ; aanbod poorten is wat mager (en poorten ietwat dicht op elkaar) ; stevigheid behuizing legt het af tegen duurdere rivalen ; slechts een aansluiting opslagmedium ; geen mogelijkheid voor dual-channel RAM ;...

Dit is de verkorte versie van het originele artikel. Het volledige, Engelse testrapport vind je hier. Wat de IdeaPad 530S bewerkstelligd is behoorlijk waardevol. Op zijn minst wordt een perfect acceptabele optie getoond die zich een stap onder de...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.it)

Recensione di Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD)

 

Premium economico? Con l' IdeaPad 530S, Lenovo ha ulteriormente rimpicciolito e aggiornato il modello adottando componenti dell' ultima generazione: un Core i5-8250U, 8 GB di RAM, e un display FHD anti-riflesso. Sara' l' anti XPS giusto ?

design elegante con grande qualità costruttiva che smentisce il suo prezzo ; chassis relativamente stabile ; buone prestazioni generali del sistema ; manutenzione agevolata ; funzionamento silenzioso nella maggior parte dei casi ; buon controllo della...

prestazioni CPU e GPU un po' deludenti ; dotazione di porte ridotta (e quelle disponibili sono troppo ravvicinate fra loro) ; case non e' sufficientemente rigido ; singolo slot SSD ; un solo slot per le RAM (quindi niente dual-channel) ; Lettore SD...

Per coloro che sono interessati a un computer portatile attraente, relativamente robusto, abbastanza completo e che non svuota il portafoglio, l'IdeaPad 530S da 699 $ merita assolutamente una considerazione. Grazie alla sua efficiente CPU quad-core...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.info)

Breve Análise do Portátil Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD)

 

Premium por menos? Com o IdeaPad 530S, a Lenovo afinou e melhorou ainda mais o modelo, além de adotar a última geração de componentes: um Core i5-8250U, 8 GB de RAM e uma tela anti-reflexo FHD. Este é o XPS para o resto de nós?

Design elegante com excelente qualidade de construção que desmente seu preço ; Chassi relativamente estável ; Muito bom desempenho geral do sistema ; Manutenção relativamente simples ; Operação quase silenciosa na maioria dos casos ; Boas temperaturas...

Desempenho um pouco decepcionante da CPU e GPU ; Seleção de portas um pouco escassa (e as portas estão um pouco abarrotadas) ; A rigidez da carcaça empalidece em comparação com a de rivais mais caros ; apenas uma única porta de armazenamento interno ;...

Para quem estiver interessado em um portátil de entretenimento atraente, relativamente robusto e muito versátil, que não esvazie a carteira, vale a pena dar uma olhada no IdeaPad 530S de $699. Graças à sua capaz CPU quad-core i5-8250U, muita memória...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.com)

Test Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, Full-HD) Laptop

 

Mehr für weniger? Das bereits für rund 800 Euro erhältliche IdeaPad 530s ist nicht nur schlanker geworden, es hat auch ein Upgrade auf die neueste Generation an Hardware verpasst bekommen. Neben einem Core i5-8250U und 8 GB RAM steckt ein antireflektiv...

schickes Design mit großartiger Verarbeitung ; verhältnismäßig robustes Gehäuse ; sehr gute allgemeine Systemleistung ; recht einfache Wartung ; fast lautlos in den meisten Szenarien ; niedrige Temperaturen unter Last ; gutes antireflektives...

ein wenig enttäuschende CPU- und GPU-Leistung ; Auswahl an Anschlüssen und deren Verteilung könnte besser sein ; Festigkeit des Gehäuses kann es nicht mit teureren Konkurrenten aufnehmen ; nur ein einziger interner Storage-Anschluss ; kein...

All jene, die an einem attraktiven und verhältnismäßig robusten Entertainment-Notebook interessiert sind, das noch dazu das Bankkonto nicht allzu sehr überstrapaziert, sollten das IdeaPad 530s definitiv in die nähere Auswahl einbeziehen. Dank seiner...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.org )

Review del Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD)

 

Premium a menor precio? Con el IdeaPad 530S, Lenovo ha adelgazado aún más y mejorado el modelo además de adoptar la última generación de componentes: un Core i5-8250U, 8 GB de RAM y una pantalla antideslumbrante FHD. ¿Es el XPS para el resto de nosotros?

diseño liso con la gran calidad de la construcción que contradice su punto de precio ; chasis relativamente estable ; muy buen rendimiento general del sistema ; mantenimiento en la mayoría de los casos sencillo ; funcionamiento casi silencioso en la...

rendimiento de CPU y GPU algo decepcionante ; la selección de puertos es un poco delgada (y los puertos están un poco llenos) ; la rigidez de la caja palidece en comparación con sus rivales más caros ; un solo puerto de almacenamiento interno ; no hay...

Para aquellos interesados en un portátil de entretenimiento atractivo, relativamente robusto, en su mayoría bien redondeado, que no vacíe la billetera, el IdeaPad 530S de $699 vale la pena echarle un vistazo. Gracias a su CPU i5-8250U de cuatro...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.biz)

Courte critique du PC portable Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD)

 

Premium pour moins cher ? Avec l'IdeaPad 530S, Lenovo a encore plus afiné et amélioré son modèle, tout en adoptant la dernière génération de composants, avec un Core i5-8250U, 8 Go de RAM, et un écran FHD anti-reflet. S'agit-il là du XPS pour le commun...

design élégant de très bonne facture qui surpasse son prix ; châssis plutôt robuste ; très bonnes performances globales ; maintenance plutôt aisée ; silencieux dans la plupart des cas ; bonne maîtrise de la chauffe en cas de sollicitations ; écran IPS...

performances CPU et GPU un peu décevantes ; sélection de port légèrement limitée (et ports trop proches les uns des autres) ; rigidité du châssis en berne par rapport aux concurrents plusc hers ; seulement un unique emplacement de stockage ; pas de...

Pour ceux qui recherchent un portable élégant, plutôt rigide et équilibré qui ne vide pas le portefeuille, alors l’IdeaPad 530S à 699 $ vaut le coup d’œil. Grâce à son CPU tout à fait capable i5-8250U, à une RAM abondante, et à son stockage NVMe...

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.se)

Test: Lenovo Ideapad 530S-15IKB (i5-8250U, FHD) Laptop (Sammanfattning)

 

Lyx till lägre pris? Lenovo har gjort sin IdeaPad 530S för 7.000 kronor ännu bättre och tunnare samt lagt till den senaste generationen av komponenter: en Core i5-8250U, 8 GB RAM och en antireflekterande FHD-skärm. Är detta en XPS för resten av oss?

elegant design med utmärkt konstruktionskvalitet som inte avslöjar prisnivån ; ganska stabilt chassi ; den genomsnittliga systemprestandan är riktigt bra ; i huvudsak enkel att underhålla ; i de flesta fall helt tyst drift ; bra temperatur vid...

CPU- och GPU-prestandan besviker en aning ; portutbudet är en aning tunt (och portarna sitter lite tätt) ; höljets stabilitet bleknar i jämförelse med dyrare rivaler ; endast en intern lagringsplats ; inget alternativ för dualkanals-RAM ; långsam...

Läs den fullständiga versionen av den här recensionen på engelska här. Det som IdeaPad 530S åstadkommer är ganska värdefullt. Om inte annat så representerar den ett fullt lämpligt steg nedåt från dagens ultra-lyxiga maskiner till en aningen blygsammare...

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Audio Premium
Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in subwoofer:N
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Quick Charge:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:N
Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Product colour:Grey
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:250
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Antenna type:1x1
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN:N
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N
Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.40
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:1.60
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8250U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:8
Stepping:Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:124967
Processor code:SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:HDD,Power on,Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256
SSD capacity:256
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:244.9
Height :16.8
Weight:1.95
Width:358.9