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Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API Computer

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IdeaPad S340-15API
A 15.6-inch laptop that came installed with Windows 10 Home in S Mode, but was tested with Windows 10 Home, an AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 2.1GHz processor, 12GB of memory, AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics, a touchscreen, and a 1TB hard drive.
Description
A 15.6-inch laptop that came installed with Windows 10 Home in S Mode, but was tested with Windows 10 Home, an AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 2.1GHz processor, 12GB of memory, AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics, a touchscreen, and a 1TB hard drive.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Portability

Portability

Based on battery life under a mix of light and heavy tasks, size, and weight including the keyboard dock for detachable laptops.

 /  5
Performance

Performance

Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, web browsing, and 3D games.

 /  5
Display

Display

Covers display size, clarity, color, contrast, brightness, and glare.

 /  5
Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Represents the quality of the keyboard and pointing device, and accessibility of features.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Includes hardware such as memory-card slots and AV connections, software such as security programs, and tech support and warranty provisions.

 /  5
Battery Life - web

Battery Life - web

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the laptop loads a sequence of web pages over WiFi. Bluetooth and 3G/4G are disabled and the screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Battery Life - video

Battery Life - video

The time it takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the laptop loops a 4K video. Bluetooth and 3G/4G are disabled and the screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5
Weight

Weight

The weight of the laptop as you would carry it around, including the battery but without the power adapter or a removable CD/DVD drive. Detachable laptops include the weight of the keyboard.

 /  5
Battery life

Battery life

The time to takes to deplete a fully charged battery while the laptop loads a sequence of web pages over WiFi. Bluetooth and 3G/4G are disabled and the screen is set to a specific brightness that's usable indoors or outdoors.

 /  5

About

The Lenovo IdeaPad S340-15API is part of the Computers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Laptop computers models like the IdeaPad S340-15API are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Portability Based on battery life under a mix of light and heavy tasks, size, and weight including the keyboard dock for detachable laptops.

Performance Based on performance while running productivity applications, multimedia applications, web browsing, and 3D games.

Display Covers display size, clarity, color, contrast, brightness, and glare.