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LG S1 Series Laptop Computers

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of LG S1 Series Laptop Computers. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The usability and design also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the price. The energy efficiency and durability get negative reviews.

performance, design, usability, size, portability

screen, battery, durability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the LG S1 Series Laptop Computers is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (

Review LG S1 Pro Notebook


Red Dot Winner. The LG S1 Notebook is really well designed and im ...

Challenging Design, Good workmanship, Robust case, User-friendly input devices, Bright display with excellent contrast, Acceptable noise and temperature emissions

Case is partly hardly pressure resistant, Missing transport hook, Reflecting display

The noise of the DVD drive is alright during playback, but, during copying data or playback of Mpeg movies it is rather loud

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : lewdvig (

LG S1 with Core 2 Duo Review (pics, specs)


Today we look at the updated S1. Because of an almost identical spec save for the updated  Core 2 Duo CPU, we get a nice look at what Intel's latest brings to the table in terms of increased performance and improved power usage

Very fast at all tasks ; Great build quality ; TPM and Biometric security ; Clean Windows install ; LG value added software ; Small AC adapter

No DVI port ; A faster or larger drive would be better ; Bigger battery please

LG is frustratingly close to a perfect notebook, but it is close enough to the mark to put ahead of many notebooks in the same price range

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Andrew (

LG S1 Review


The LG S1-M001A9 is a great laptop and I would consider it as a portable desktop replacement. It features a great high resolution 15.4" screen that consists of a X1600 256MB video card. The laptop also features a glossy piano black paint on the lid and...

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Randolph Ramsay (

LG S1 Express Dual


The LG S1 Express Dual sits at the high end of the new range of Intel Centrino Duo powered notebooks, and it features some decent specs to match its high price.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

LG S1 Express Dual


No bios update, only 120GB hdd.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review (

LG S1 Express Dual


Nice machine, i own it for 2.5 years now and still excellent

May, 2008

Consumer review (

LG S1 Express Dual


I have bouth the s1 pro dual express 4 moths ago and each i look at it till now i just feel proud

So fast, sleek, great performance, elegant

the black colour easiley displays dust and fingerprints if you touch it

Oct, 2007

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LG S1 Express Dual


Very good and paino design

Jul, 2007

Consumer review (

LG S1 Express Dual


I have the s1 t2500/1Gb/512Mb/120Gb hdd, its really a good machine

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (

LG S1 Express Dual


Very fast, and looks very attractive.

Shiny case looks attractive

Shiny case gets scratchs and dirty very soon

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

The S1 EXPRESS DUAL's styling is the result of LG's passion for aesthetic excellence and continues LG's rich tradition of award-winning notebooks.


Audio system:5.1 Dolby Digital / HD Audio
Speaker Power:3
Supported audio standards:Dolby Digital 5.1, High Definition Audio, SRS TruSurround XT

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:5200
Battery life (max):3 / 3.5
Battery performance:5200
Number of battery cells:6
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB


Front Camera:N

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display Diagonal:15.4
Display Resolution:1280 x 800 / 1680 x 1050

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800/1680 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:90


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.25
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Mobility Radeon X1600 / AMD Radeon X1600
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.256 / 0.5


Country Kits:Denmark/Finland / Sweden
Localization:Danish/Finnish / Swedish
Manufacturer:LG Electronics
Model:S1-J2EPV Express Dual/S1-J2EPV3 Express Dual/S1-M2STV Express Dual/S1-M2STV3 Express Dual/S1-QB01A9 Express Dual/S1-QP01A9 Express Dual
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:LG

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Scroll button / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad


Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Internal memory:1 / 2
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Memory clock speed:667
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 2 x 0.5 / 2 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 2 x 0.5 / 2 x 1


Color:Soft black


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Networking features:Ethernet 10/100/1000B-TX / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Wireless LAN / WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Business/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Other Features

Audio system:5.1 Dolby Digital / HD Audio
Compliance industry standards:802.11 a/b/g / 802.11a/b/g
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port:No / Yes
Internal modem: Yes
Modem Speed:56
TV in port: No
Wireless Technology:IEEE 802.11 b/g/a / WLAN 802.11g, WLAN 802.11b, WLAN 802.11a

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:No / Type II
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:Y
TV out port:S-Video
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:90


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel 945PM Express
Clock Speed:2.16GHz/2GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 12 / 13
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:Intel 945PM Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:291
Processing die size:143
Processor:T5600 / T7200 / T7400
Processor cache:2 / 4
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Merom
Processor core voltage (AC):1.0375 - 1.30
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core Duo / Intel® Core™ Duo / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.66 / 1.7 / 1.73 / 1.833 / 2 / 2.16
Processor front side bus:533 / 667
Processor lithography:65
Processor model:T5600 / T7200 / T7400
Processor Number:T7200/T7400
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T5000 series / Intel Core 2 Duo T7000 series
Processor socket:Socket 478 / Socket 479
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):34
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:27254 / 27255 / 27256
Processor package size:35
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


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


Fingerprint reader: Yes

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty /3 years warranty


Bundled software:Norton AntiVirus, CyberLink Power2Go, LG Intelligent Update, CyberLink InstantBurn
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Vista Business / Windows Vista Home Premium / Windows XP Home Edition / Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:100 / 120 / 160

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:100GB/120GB/160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB/256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X1400/ATI Mobility Radeon X1600

Weight & Dimensions

Height:1.25 / 1.26
Weight:6.13 / 6.17 / 6.22