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Lenovo IdeaPad 320-17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 267 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad 320-17. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the price and size are generally positive. The usability and performance are also appreciated, but there are some negative views about the durability and battery. Comments about the touchpad and reliability are mixed.

screen, performance, usability, size, price

battery, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Lenovo IdeaPad 320-17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo IdeaPad 320-17AST (E2-9000, HD+) Laptop Review

 

Simple office notebook. Lenovo's new IdeaPad is a 17.3-inch notebook that works silently and hardly heats up. These features are accompanied by a lot of available storage and a decent keyboard. The screen, however, is not particularly exciting.

matte display ; works silently ; hardly heats up ; AC Wi-Fi

Fast Ethernet only ; no Type-C-USB ; no maintenance hatch

Lenovo's IdeaPad 320-17AST is a 17.3-inch office notebook for your desk at home. The APU it contains is suitable for simple applications in the areas of office and Internet. Potential buyers should be aware that the APU quickly reaches its limits. For...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Charles Jefferies (computershopper.com)

Lenovo Ideapad 320 (17-Inch) Review and Ratings

 

The big screen could use an upgrade, and we'd like the option for a solid-state boot drive, but the 17-inch version of the Ideapad 320 gains you lots of working space and good battery life for under $500.

Affordably priced ; Nearly 7 hours of battery life, as tested ; Built-in fingerprint reader ; Runs quietly

Large but washed-out screen ; Keyboard layout awkward in places ; Sluggish hard drive, with no SSD option

For a budget big-screened notebook, the Ideapad 320 brings an acceptable measure of value to the table. The $479 model we tested was the least-expensive configuration of Lenovo's lot; the $579 and $779 models respectively bump to a Core i5 or a Core i7...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

Great big screen

Rubbish mouse

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

The laptop freezes all the time, the battery life is really short and overall it isn't as good as I expected it to be.

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

After only a fortnight it became impossible to use the machine. |The shut down button was unresponsive, the battery ran down very quickly and the display was unstable

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

Nothing

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

This is only of use if doing the most basic of tasks. Everything takes much longer than the old laptop it replaced. Very disappointed and gone back to using old laptop.

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

I LIKE THE KEY BOARD TOUCH and the size I also like the processing speed and screen

No inbuilt remote mouse connection Only two usb ports my old Sony va 10 has a remote mouse built in plus 3 ports which i didnt realise when i bought it 1 of which is now used by a remote mouse meaning i only have 1 usb port !! The quality of the casing...

May, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

Even on/off switch is faulty

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

LENOVO Ideapad 320-17IKB 17.3" Laptop - Onyx Black

 

dvd writer, disk size and screen size

rather slow compared to other laptops

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Beats Audio / Dolby Audio
Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in subwoofer:N
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:1
Speaker power:1.5
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery Capacity:2200
Battery capacity (Watt hours):30 / 35
Battery life (max):4 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:2

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Colour name:Black / Onyx Black / Platinum Grey
Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Grey / Grey, Platinum / Platinum, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Plastic, Polycarbonate / Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Polycarbonate / Glass fiber, Plastic
Product colour:Black / Black, grey / Grey / Grey, Platinum
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200 / 300
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / Full HD+ / HD / HD+
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS / TN
Screen shape:Flat
Touchscreen:N / Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon 520 / AMD Radeon 520M / AMD Radeon 530 / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 920MX / NVIDIA GeForce 940MX / NVIDIA GeForce GT 920MX / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R / AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R3 / AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / Intel UHD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® UHD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5906 / 0x5916 / 0x5917 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R3 / AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R7 / Intel HD Graphics 610 / Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel UHD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 610 / Intel® HD Graphics 620 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:N
Keyboard language:German
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 20 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1866 / 2133
Memory form factor:On-board + SO-DIMM / SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000 / 100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Package depth:347 / 68
Package height:347 / 68
Package weight:3.61
Package width:576
Power cord included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4b
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):1
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.2 / 2.5 / 2.9 / 3.10 / 3.4 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 3.6 / 4.00
Processor cache:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R / Skylake
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / AMD A / AMD E / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.60 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 2.00 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7 / 2.70 / 3
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:4415U / A10-9620P / A12-9720P / A4-9120 / A6-9220 / A9-9420 / E2-9000 / i3-6006U / i3-7100U / i3-7130U / i5-7200U / i5-8250U / i7-7500U / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6000 Mobile Processor Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:D1 / H0 / Y0
System bus rate:1 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:N / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 124977 / 91157 / 95442 / 95443 / 95451 / 96508
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR2ZW / SR3LA / SSSR2UW
Processor package size:42 x 24 / 42 x 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:N / Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS, User / HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):N

Software

Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA II / SATA II,SATA III / SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
HDD Capacity:1000
HDD interface:SATA III
HDD Size:2.5
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1 / 2
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:E-SATA, Serial ATA III / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 128 / 2000 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:260 / 292 / 292.6
Height :22.9 / 24.9
Weight:2.2 / 2.8
Width:378 / 418