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Lenovo Ideacentre B305

Lenovo Ideacentre B305
alaScore 86

64 reviews

Oct, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and design. The value for money and usability also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo Ideacentre B305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 26 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre B305 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktop Computers on

design, value for money, size, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo IdeaCentre B305 21.5 inch All-in-One PC (AMD Athlon II X3 400e 2.2GHz, 4GB RAM, 640GB HDD, DVDRW, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit)

Consumer review by: review summary for Lenovo Ideacentre B305


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Lenovo Ideacentre B305 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on

usability, value for money, design, size

93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Ideacentre B305 Series 40313CU Desktop (Black)Lenovo Ideacentre B305 4031-1HU 21.5-Inch Desktop (Black)Lenovo Ideacentre B305 Series 40313BU Desktop (Black)

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Lenovo IdeaCentre B305 40311PU (Athlon II X4, 2.20GHz)


This $949 variation of Lenovo's 21.5-inch IdeaCentre B305 is a reasonable effort at a sub-$1,000, multimedia-oriented all-in-one desktop. We might even recommend it if it weren't for the growing number of 23-inch all-in-ones in the same price range. A...

Low-end gaming capability and strong HD video playback thanks to discrete graphics card

Underfeatured for its price; slow general performance; no HDMI input

Lenovo's 21.5-inch IdeaCentre B305 is a mainstream home entertainment all-in-one that can't quite overcome its small screen and underwhelming features. You might have interest in this system if you want a self-contained budget gaming PC, but it has...


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Lenovo's New Monolith Is an All-Powerful Immovable...


Is Lenovo's newest all-in-one PC powerful? Yes. Cheap? Mmm hmm. Easily portable? Oh my, no.

More than capable, with eyebrow-arching performance. Sophisticated design and a full passel of features. Even includes the TV remote

Touchscreen tech has taken its toll on screen brightness. No real touchscreen features built in. Concerns about tipping over (forward)

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Lenovo IdeaCentre B305


The system comes with a 640GB, 7,200rpm hard drive, which is better than the 500GB capacity of rivals, but I'd like to see at least 750GB on a TV tuner-equipped model, since those users are more likely to record shows. HD shows notoriously take up lots...

Compact all-in-one. Discrete 3D graphics. Multi-touch screen. 1080p HD panel. HDTV tuner. Wall mount

Uses IR dongle for remote. Office 2007 Trial. No Blu-ray. Wireless keyboard and mouse optional. No HD inputs aside from Tuner. Tinny speakers

The Lenovo IdeaCentre B305 comes loaded with plenty of forward-looking technology: touchscreen, 3D graphics, HDTV tuner. It's a decent multimedia-oriented PC, with a price below $1,000.

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Lenovo IdeaCentre B305 (40311PU)


This all-in-one PC is an average midrange model with a 1080p screen and a TV tuner, but it gets thoroughly outclassed by at least one major-maker competitor.

21.5-inch LCD with multi-touch support; smooth 1080p HD playback; runs quietly

No Blu-ray or HDMI; advantages of the quad-core CPU won't be felt by mainstream users; bundled keyboard is poor

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Stuff magazine


A reasonably priced all-in-one with a 21.5in multitouch monitor and a triple-core CPU. It that enough to love the Lenovo?

A far from cutting-edge looker, but a fair compromise between size and performance for the price

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Lenovo Ideacentre B305


This all-in-one PC doesn’t quite hit a hole in one The idea of an all-in-one computer, such as the Lenovo B305, is simple: it’s a PC that can be used by the whole family and takes up less ...

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Lenovo IdeaCentre B305


With Apple's 21.5in iMacs starting at over £850 exc VAT, Lenovo's identically sized IdeaCentre B305 looks a bargain. Indeed, despite the much lower price it trumps Apple's offering in a few departments: you get a larger 640GB hard disk and a multitouch...

A dull all-in-one, but serviceable if all you demand is regular desktop computing

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We love this all in one and have had no problems with it at all. Super Computer in all aspects. Love it so much I just ordered the Lenovo Laptop from Shop NBC tonight! If the laptop is 1/2 as good as this all in one, I will be writing another review in...

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This isa good desk top computer that can be moved any where in the can be like a laptop also.they had a rebate but the company filed for bankruptcy so we will not get our money but other then that i would recommend this computer to anyone that...

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Love it!!!!


This I have to say is my first Lenovo purchase and it's the best all in one I have had. I have had several different computers, but not like this one. Everything is so simple and nothing complicated. Love the touchscreen, makes it easier. The screen is...

Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Firewire: Yes
TV Output: No
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
True Resolution:Full HD

General Features

Digital Entertainment Platform:Not Applicable
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
Product Type:AIO


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Radeon HD 5450
GPU TYPE:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:Dedicated GPU / OnBoard Graphic


Chipset Brand:AMD / Unknown
Chipset Type:760G / Unknown
Hyper Threading: No
Processor:ATHLON II X3 / Athlon II X4
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor Number:400E / 600E