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Lenovo 3000 V200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the screen and build quality are on the whole positive. The value for money and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the battery, and the touchpad and energy efficiency get less positive views.

design, portability, value for money, build quality, screen

performance, energy, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo 3000 V200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Lenovo 3000 V200 Review

 

The Lenovo 3000 V200 is both powerful and affordable, making it a great choice for travelers on a budget.

Bright screen ; Instant-on multimedia button

Power port crowds a USB port

If you've been looking for a nice travel notebook that won't drain your bank account, the light, comfortable, and capable V200 fills the bill

EDITORS' CHOICE

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

If you want the power and durability of a ThinkPad with a bit more style and sophistication, look no further than the Lenovo 3000 V200. This 4.4lb ultra-portable notebook sports everything a power user could want, including a luscious 12.1″ widescreen...

Perfect weight-to-size ratio; fast performance; gorgeous display

Very few pre-sale customization options; confusing backup software

The Lenovo 3000 V200 is ultra-portable, ultra-powerful, and downright sexy.

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Lenovo 3000 V200 Review

 

Overall the look is quite plain and isn't likely to excite buyers as much as the latest generation of light and thin business notebooks. That said, looks may not be everything since Lenovo intends to sell this to small business consumers

Solid performance thanks to Santa Rosa processor ; Excellent keyboard ; Runs very quiet and cool ; Optional web camera provides excellent image quality ; Integrated optical drive in a 12.1" form factor for a cheap price ; Built-in media card reader and...

Design is thick and “old fashioned” compared to competing 12.1" notebooks ; Touchpad is poor and buttons are springy ; Not as rugged or well built as the Lenovo ThinkPad X series notebooks ; Tipping the scales at 4.4 lbs and with a thickness of 1.3"...

The bottom of the V200 obviously doesn't feature any ports, but it does provide access to RAM upgrades

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Lenovo V200 Ultraportable First Thoughts Review (Video)

 

The Lenovo V200 is basically the same as the proceeding V100 in terms of build and design. The rear of the V200 has a rounded shape that's different and I think fair to say stylish in its look

You can configure up to a 2.20GHz Core 2 Duo T7500 processor with the V200 and it comes with the new Intel X3100 integrated graphics solution

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

The V200 doesn't look anything like a ThinkPad, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. The V200's silver chassis is generic in many ways and doesn't have the sturdy magnesium alloy that surrounds the ThinkPad X60. But for a cash-strapped small...

Affordable small-business laptop. Integrated optical drive. Good performance scores

Design is a little plain. Features are ho-hum

It's a nice, affordable alternative to the Lenovo ThinkPad X60 (Vista). For those who aren't infatuated with the Lenovo brand, there are better ultraportables with better features.

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

Decent machine if you are in for the long haul. A bit like a VW - it will last forever, but you'd better have a good mechanic.

Durable machine. Two years old and she works like a charm after a few fixes. Easy to work on. Quality parts (mostly)

As it ships, the machine is worthless. One must upgrade from 1GB to 2GB RAM, and probably install XP or 7. Vista is a joke on 1GB of RAM. Also, the fliptop is flimsy, exposing the LCD to possible damage which Lenovo will not fix. (Believe me.)

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

I bought this laptop with a 1.5 GHz T5250 Core 2 Duo processor, 1GB RAM and Win XP. I bought it online from Lenovo site.

Inexpensive, feature rich

poorly built, worst tech/sales support

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

It runs SO slow under Vista, incredidble! This is back to Windows 3.10 from a speed perspective!

It looks good, good screen

Slow, slow, slow and very slow. Besides that, all the 'pre-settings' make that the harddisk runs full quickly

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

Lenovo offered to "downgrade" the machine to Windows XP to try to speed it up. I declined and returned the machine, not wanting to spend my time doing their work. They charged me a 15% "Restocking" Fee that was not disclosed in the order.

Looks great and very light

Very Slow and difficult to use

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Lenovo 3000 V200

 

Other parts of the series Lenovo ThinkPad and IdeaPad, 3000-series includes products, a price that is very interesting, the specifications of the coast. Here are some descriptions of properties are unique, because it seems to me. With the compact...

Product Specifications

Stylish Lenovo V200 notebooks are designed to meet the needs of very mobile professionals seeking an ultraportable widescreen notebook. These systems offer a 12.1" widescreen display with a premium silver exterior and light weight, providing ultimate mobility at a great value. Whatever your small business and multimedia needs, Lenovo has got a system for you.

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):2.2hour(s)/2.2hour(s) / 4.5hour(s)/4.2hour(s)/4.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.9in/8.9in / 9.7in/9.7in/9.7in / 8.9in
Height:1.3in
Weight:4.4lbs/4lbs
Width:12in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Lenovo
Model:0764
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo 3000 V200 / Lenovo V200/Lenovo V200

Input Device

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz/800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Silver/Black / Silver/Silver / Black

Modem

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

Networking

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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:DVD/DVD / CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD / DVD-Writer/DVD-Writer

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Business/Windows Vista Home Basic
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium / Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate/Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.5GHz/1.8GHz/1.8GHz / 2GHz/2GHz/2GHz / 1.8GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T5250/T7100/T7100 / T7300/T7300/T7300 / T7100
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

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:160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100
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