Lenovo IdeaPad 3 82KT00AMUS 14-inch

Despite its shortcomings, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14-inch laptop is a reliable budget machine which has exceeded many users’ expectations with its, excellent value, snappy performance and solid battery life.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14-inch laptop is an Amazon bestselling budget laptop that has received positive reviews for its great price, its surprisingly powerful performance thanks to the Ryzen 5 5500U processor and onboard AMD Radeon 7 graphics, both of which are supported by a decent 8GB of RAM. The general performance is said to be snappy thanks to the 256GB NVMe SSD Storage. Users were critical of its poor display however, with many suggesting that it is dim, and the build quality felt cheap. The keyboard also had some flex and felt quite cheap. Additionally, it can run hot under load, and the speaker quality isn’t great. All-in-all, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14 is an affordable option for users looking for a machine that packs plenty of power under the hood.


Pros

  • Excellent value for money
  • Lightweight design
  • Great day-to-day task handling
  • Snappy
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Dim display
  • All-plastic design feels cheap
  • Runs hot
  • Flimsy feeling keyboard

Bottom Line

Despite its shortcomings, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14-inch laptop is a reliable budget machine which has exceeded many users’ expectations with its, excellent value, snappy performance and solid battery life.


NINJA SCORE:
90
Positive Reviews
$609.99$509.00
(as of 28-11-2021 19:17 UTC) Details
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Full Specifications

Processor AMD Ryzen 5 5500U [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Amd Radeon R7 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
RAM 8GB DDR4
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight3.11 lbs
Battery Life8 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Display Size14 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution1920 x 1080

By Caydon van Eck

Caydon is a senior buying guide editor at ShopNinja with a focus on laptops and audio gear. He has a keen knack for researching the latest tech trends and gadgets. Other than spending most of his time in front of his computer reading and writing, he enjoys spending his off time immersed in music and games.

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