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Lenovo IdeaPad 530s 14

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the battery and screen. The usability and performance are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo IdeaPad 530s 14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Nathaniel Mott (

Lenovo IdeaPad 530S


Lenovo's IdeaPad 530S is a meat-and-potatoes, middle-of-the-road laptop that's elevated by a slim chassis and long battery life.

Lean chassis. Long battery life and fast recharge. Dependable (if not hair-swept-back) performance.

Dim display, even at the brightest settings. Fan kicks on at unpredictable times. Intrusive bloatware, security trials.

Bottom Line: Lenovo's IdeaPad 530S is a meat-and-potatoes, middle-of-the-road laptop that's elevated by a slim chassis and long battery life.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (

Lenovo Ideapad 530s


The Ideapad 530S is a laptop with premium looks and good performance for a not-so-premium price.

Elegant, premium design; Slim display borders; Thin and lightweight; Strong performance; Good value

Display could be more colorful; Speakers aren't great

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Sebastian Bade (

Lenovo IdeaPad 530s-14IKB (i7-8550U, MX150, WQHD, IPS) Laptop Review


Nice concept! The IdeaPad 530s is more than a simple performance upgrade, and it features a slightly redesigned base. We have had the chance to put the top model through its paces - find out how well it did in our extensive review.

classy design ; rigid case ; good port distribution ; GeForce MX150 with 2 GB GDDR5 ; acceptable battery life ; bright WQHD display ; wide viewing angles and no PWM or clouding ; generous 512 GB NVMe SSD ; comfortable backlit keyboard ; spacious...

average Wi-Fi performance ; slow SD card reader ; poor CPU turbo performance ; reflective display ; no support for dual-channel mode ; audible under load

Lenovo’s IdeaPad 530s-14IKB is a good-looking subnotebook with plenty of CPU and GPU performance thanks to its dedicated GeForce MX150 graphics card. Our particular SKU of this 14-inch notebook featured a WQHD display and a 512 GB SSD, and it sold for...

Jul, 2018

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Lenovo Ideapad 530s (14″) review – not bad but still trailing the competition


Recently, we tried out the budget Ideapad 330s series. After that, we were able to get our hands on the Ideapad 730S (Yoga S730 in some regions) and we were astonished by the physical differences b…

Fairly good price;Doesn’t use PWM to adjust screen brightness (LG LP140WF8-SPP1 (LGD0599));Relatively cool on the outside;Fast fingerprint scanner;First class input devices;QHD display option

Glass-equipped model is back-heavy, which results in disbalance of the laptop;Covers only 54% of sRGB (LG LP140WF8-SPP1 (LGD0599));Low maximum brightness

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Brad Linder (

Lenovo IdeaPad 530S 14 inch thin-and-light laptop coming soon


If you visit the laptops you'll find pages for the 15 inch and , and a page for the 14 inch .

Lenovo hasn’t announced pricing or release date for the new model yet, but a

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

Lenovo IdeaPad 530S is a premium laptop for less


But it's still not exactly cheap.

May, 2018

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Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-14IKB laptop review

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The latest 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad promises ‘effortless multi-tasking' and a portable design thanks to its latest Intel Core i5 processor and 1.5kg weight. With a tempting price and attractive design, this could be an ideal workhorse for students or...

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Shruti Dhapola (

Lenovo Ideapad 530S review: Minimalistic design, big on features


Lenovo Ideapad 530S review: Overall, the Lenovo Ideapad 530S is a good value-for-money device for those in the market for a good laptop to get things done.

Sep, 2018

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LENOVO IdeaPad 530S 14" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Grey


I have been using the laptop for one month and I'm surprised how light it is. Easy to carry everywhere and the battery last for long hours. I bought this laptop to run programs while I'm working from home and It has been great!

Sep, 2019

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LENOVO IdeaPad 530S 14" Intel® Core™ i5 Laptop - 256 GB SSD, Grey


great start up speed

Sep, 2019

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