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Review: Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ADA05 14″ Laptop AMD Ryzen 5

by FiveTech Team
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The Lenovo Ideapad 3 is nothing short of a strong performance, sturdy and durable build, comfortable keyboard, and an excellent display. This AMD Lenovo Ideapad delivers an impressive performance with its mentioned specs and variety of features.  

The Lenovo’s range of Ideapads was produced for reasonable as well as travel-friendly audience. You can hop on with your ultraportable Ideapad anywhere and anytime. To put it simply, this laptop becomes an easily entry-level laptop for basic computing efficiency and everyday modern users. There are couple of extra security features added in this laptop for privacy users, so it can be a good laptop for work as well. 

Today, we are getting right into the specs of this device to showcase a complete Lenovo Ideapad 14ADA05 review. 

Specs 

  • AMD Ryzen 5 Processor 
  • 14 in Display 
  • Integrated/On-Board Graphics 
  • Windows 10 S Mode 
  • 2.1 GHz Processor Speed 
  • 8 GB RAM  
  • 256 GB SSD 
  • 1920 x 1080 Screen Resolution 

Design & How great is the Build? 

There are not many things different in the outer look of the Lenovo Ideapad 3, and it seems like most of the typical laptops. But what is more unique in this laptop is its Abyss blue colour combination with a medium sized lid. The body is not thick, but not thin at all for what it feels, and you may call it in between of both.  

The material can be easily found out as plastic, but it is quite robust and sturdy for accidental drop or bumps. The entire shape of the laptop is rectangular, but the rounded corners make it more common like many others. There are number of ports that are added in this laptop including USB Type C port as well. For security, Lenovo has added webcam shutter so there is zero chance of any hacker to get into your private space. 

On the ports side, there are HDMI, USB Type A and B ports as well as Ethernet jack and SD card for expandable storage option. 

Display – Average or Above? 

There are some factors in the display that can be criticized in detail but if we compare them with the price factor, there shouldn’t be much to complain. The 1080p pixel display is enough for full HD Resolution and 14-inch screen is a medium size for most of the people. The maximum brightness of the screen rounds up to be approximately 250 nits, which isn’t worse. It wasn’t the best, but many average laptops in this cost have even the lowest levels of brightness. 

Battery – Best in Budget 

Being a budget laptop, the Lenovo Ideapad 3 carries a steady level of battery life throughout the day. You can use your laptop for around 7 to 8 hours, with continuous Wi-Fi usage. Considering this, this laptop impresses pretty much in regard to its battery life. But we have lots of laptop in the same line that can deliver a bigger battery capacity. 

Performance – Reasonably Power-efficient  

The Lenovo Ideapad 3 powers an AMD Ryzen 5 processor which is known for its good creative workflow speed and good versatility. The Ryzen 5 processor attached here delivers the base speed of 2.1 GHz and a maximum turbo speed of 3.7 GHz. We opened several Google tabs and surfed throughout the day, and also ran Netflix, Adobe Photoshop software in the background. The laptop worked fine and there were very few minor lags that were insignificant.  

The RAM of 8GB integrated in this Lenovo Ideapad is an adequate inclusion with a concrete combination of solid-state drive storage. The 256 GB SSD storage allows to create, edit, upload and execute multiple applications and files at one time. Plus, the graphics to be seen in this Ideapad are the regular Integrated/On-board graphics which are good for regular video watching. 

Verdict 

On the whole, the Lenovo Ideapad 3 is quite a good machine for the casual as well as working folks, especially those in the field of creativity. Well, the solid, rock-hard chassis makes its build very strong with lesser chances of breakage. Along with that, a comfortable keyboard, good display and right combination of storage and RAM keeps it on a satisfactory side. Few minor setbacks to be ignore and voila, this laptop is a good contender in the range of AMD Lenovo laptops in UK. 

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