Budget notebook with standard efficiency
Display and Outfit
The Lenovo IdeaPad B40-70 (59-433780) sports a 14.1-inch HD LED backlit display which not only provides decently sharp visuals with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, but also helps in keeping the laptop's size compact. The simply designed black colored outfit looks robust, has a thickness of 35.6mm and tips the scale at 2.5kg.
Processor and Software
The processor ticking on the inside is 4th generation Intel Core i3 with a processing speed of 1.9GHz. It is assisted by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM whose capacity can be further expanded up to 8GB through 2 user accessible DIMM slots. The preloaded Intel HD GPU takes the responsibility of managing rich graphics without much lag. It lacks any pre-installed user friendly OS.
Camera, Memory and Multimedia
The Lenovo IdeaPad B40-70 (59-433780) carries a 0.3MP webcam and in-built microphone for supporting online video calls. It has a regular 500GB of Serial-ATA hard disk which can be used for storing numerous number of files and folders. And in case, you wish to transfer data through disks, the laptop has a DVD RW Drive. The stereo speakers render HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
Powered by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the Lenovo IdeaPad B40-70 (59-433780) impresses with the capacity to deliver up to 4 hours of backup. Coming to the connectivity and networking features, the machine is loaded with Ethernet 10/100/1000 BASE-T, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, HDMI out and four USB 2.0 slots.
If you are looking for a notebook that can meet all your standard computing needs without emptying your wallet, the Lenovo IdeaPad B40-70 (59-433780) is worth considering. It has a standard Intel Core i3 CPU and 4GB RAM. In order to keep the price under control, Lenovo has skipped any preloaded OS and a good webcam.