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Lenovo 3000 N200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 163 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the build quality and keyboard. The screen and design also get good opinions, whereas there are some negative reviews about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo 3000 N200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review Lenovo 3000 N200 Notebook

 

Beginner. The Lenovo 3000 N200 should be a 15.4 inch notebook wit

Reasonable starter price; Good workmanship; Solid input devices; Switch for Bluetooth/WLAN; Fingerprint reader; Built-in web cam; Bluetooth; Brilliant display; Homogeneous distribution of brightness; Passable office performance; A lot of hard disk...

Sensible coating of the lid; Pos1 and End are missing; Low RAM capacity; No Twain compatible web cam driver; No Gigabit LAN; Loud noise emissions; Loud DVD drive; No recovery media; Slow HDD recovery

The reviewed Lenovo 3000 N200, model number TY2BBGE, costs in Germany 490.- Euro plus shipment fee at the time of writing. If you immediately upgrade the RAM capacity to 2 GByte, you'll get a notebook with great price-performance ratio.

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Lenovo 3000 N200

 

With lively performance, a fairly light weight, and several popular features, the Lenovo 3000 N200 would be a good business notebook, but its mediocre battery life won't please frequent travelers.

Big screen, Comfortable mouse buttons

Tinny-sounding stereo speakers, Slow-working volume buttons

The peppy Lenovo 3000 N200 laptop has nice features but mediocre battery life.

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Lenovo N200 Review

 

The N200 is a very solid laptop with minimalistic design features. The basic silver paintjob and dark grey plastic inside don't automatically stick out from the crowd in terms of looks. Where it really shines is build quality, ease of upgrading, and...

Sturdy build quality and very easy to upgrade components ; Bright and Vibrant screen ; Comfortable Touchpad with great tactile feedback from the buttons ; ThinkPad style keyboard

Vertical viewing angles could be improved ; Cooling fan with ADHD

An odd power management quirk with this laptop is it gives no estimation of how much battery time you have left. It will show the percentage of charge left in the battery, but no countdown of time remaining. I noticed this in the Lenovo C200 as well

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Review: The Lenovo 3000 N200

 

Lenovo garnered worldwide headlines with its higher-end, ThinkPad X300. The Test Center now looks at the value end of its product line, and reviews the Lenovo 3000 N200.

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Lenovo 3000 N200 Laptop

 

Thanks to its solid performance and quality feature set, you might be able to overlook the Lenovo 3000 N200's complete lack of visual appeal.

Decent performance; gorgeous high-res screen; plenty of features

Bland styling; cheap-feeling construction; DVD playback in Media Center is problematic

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Piece of crap.

 

Good laptop, but just not durable. Not recommended.

Works fine as a computer

Falls to pieces as soon as warranty expires. Hinges, keyboard, charger, just too flimsy in construction

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Don't buy!

 

Good computer but too flimsy contruction for normal use.

Good as computer

Falls to pieces as soon as warranty expires. Hinges, keyboard, charger, just too flimsy in construction

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Amazing performance, breathtaking screen

 

Great! Preformace+Visibility. For full productivity. No redundant games.

I have a 1680x1050 screen (15'4). The Lenovo N200-3000 has a truly amazing picture. The performance is also impressive (2.2GHz machine + 2GB RAM)

redundant fingerprint device. Keyboard is designed so that end/home need Function key hold

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Lenovo 3000 N200

 

Quality like all the IBM LTs I used

Synaptic Pointing Device - I tried for a week to get used

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Don't BUY!!!

 

Purchased new, unboxed placed next to router. Powered up, setup & clicked on Register. Waited, then nothing. No wireless connection. I called ATT, passed on to Linksys & after both identified the problem as a hardware config issue. Lenovo confirmed the...

none no none

Wireless radio refuses talk to Linksys router

Product Specifications

Storage Foundation for Windows supports clustered environment set up under the Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS) software for up to eight nodes under Windows Server 2003. With Storage Foundation for Windows, you can create mirrored, RAID-5 and other advanced dynamic volumes on MSCS clustered storage thus providing minimum downtime for applications. SYMANTEC BUYING PROGRAMS: EXPRESS Symantec Buying Programs are designed to streamline the purchase of Symantec security and availability software as well as support and maintenance services. Aligned to a variety of business requirements, Symantec Buying Programs offer enterprise customers the ability to earn greater discounts and to effectively track and manage software licenses. The Symantec Express program is designed especially for small to mid-sized companies that need an easy way to purchase small license quantities for use within a single country - without the time-consuming negotiations and complexity of signing contracts. Small and mid-sized business customers can use this program to purchase all Symantec security and availability software products, as well as support and maintenance service options. Ordering additional licenses on a given transaction can qualify the purchase for a different pricing band, making the customer eligible for greater incentives. BASIC MAINTENANCE SERVICES Every computing environment requires reliable technical support and timely version upgrades and content updates. Symantec Basic Maintenance is an ongoing investment in Symantec software technologies and customer's business. This package is designed to help keep non-essential systems current with the latest Symantec version upgrades and content updates.

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3.3hour(s)/3.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/2MB/2MB / 4MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.5in/9.7in
Height:1.4in/1.5in
Weight:5.5lbs/6.2lbs/6lbs
Width:13.2in/14.2in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in/15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm/39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800/1280 x 800 / 1680 x 1050/1680 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada
Localization:English/English / French/French
Manufacturer:Lenovo/Symantec
Model:0687/0769/Cluster Option for Microsoft Cluster for Windows Enterprise Edition
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo 3000 N200/Lenovo 3000 N200 / Lenovo N200/Lenovo N200/VERITAS Storage Foundation

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz/667MHz/677MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver
Manufacturer Selling Program:TopSeller

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / Bluetooth 2.0/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Fast Ethernet/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.0/IEEE 802.11g /
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth/802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / Bluetooth/Bluetooth / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:24x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD/DVD-Writer
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business/Windows Vista Home Basic/Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:DOS license/Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.46GHz/1.5GHz/1.6GHz/1.73GHz/1.86GHz/1.8GHz/1.8GHz / 2.2GHz/1.8GHz / 2GHz/2.2GHz/2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:530/540/550/T2310/T2330/T2370/T2390/T5250/T7100/T7100 / T7300/T7100 / T7500/T7300/T7500
Type:Celeron/Celeron M/Core 2 Duo/Pentium

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/1GB / 2GB/2GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /New releases update

Software

Category:Networking applications
License Category:Maintenance
License Pricing:Volume
License Type:Basic Maintenance
License Validation Period:1 year
Licensing Program:Symantec Buying Programs : Express
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Subcategory:Network - storage management
Version:5.1
Volume Pricing Level:Level S

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB/160GB/80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo/Intel Centrino Duo / Intel Centrino Pro
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

System Requirements

Platform:Windows

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100/Intel GMA X3100 / NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300/NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300
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