With a powerful processor and a large HD display, the Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-383309) makes tasks smooth and fast. The lack of a powerful graphics card can make the device inappropriate for heavy gaming. However it is justified by the price. The gadget even has Dolby powered speakers, advanced connectivity features, a quality webcam and responsive input options.
Display and design
The Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-383309) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. One of the key aspects of this device is its slim outfit which has a thickness of just 23.9mm and a weight of 2.4kg enabling you to carry it around easily.
CPU and platform
At the heart of the laptop, there is an upgraded Intel Core i5 processor from the 4th generation family clocked at 1.5GHz and paired with HM86 Express chipset. It is supported by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB through the two user accessible slots. Since the laptop does not house any external graphics card, rich videos and games are handled by the inbuilt Intel HD 4600 GPU. It runs Windows 8 OS.
Camera, storage and multimedia
The presence of a 1MP webcam integrated with an array microphone lets you enjoy video calls at high resolution without getting disturbed by background noise. For the storage needs of the user, the notebook has a 500GB SATA HDD. You can even utilize the DVD RW Drive for storing info on disks.
If you are watching movies or listening to your favourite songs, then you would surely love the audio quality offered by the stereo speakers as they run on Dolby Advanced Audio. An AccuType keyboard and a touchpad with zoom and scroll functions along with gesture support make up the input devices.
Battery and connectivity
The Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-383309) claims to deliver up to hours of uninterrupted service with its 4 cell Li-ion battery. The ports spotted in the device are HDMI out, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports, RJ45 Ethernet port, digital media reader and VGA port. Wireless connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.