Lenovo Ideapad 530S Review

Lenovo Ideapad 530S Review: Outstanding Performance and Powerful Portable Laptop

The Chinese multinational company Lenovo has been moving upward since last some years. This company have its business in manufacturing and selling smartphones, laptops, tablets, personal computers, and electronic devices. It has been the most significant private computer seller from last some years. It has multiple ranges of premium laptops in different categories like gaming, profession and software development for those people who want to get the satisfaction from their device within a specific price range as well. Lenovo had made ultralight notebooks like Lenovo Ideapad 710S and Lenovo Ideapad720S which are very affordable and well designed for the professionals and gamers. The Lenovo is now coming in the market while introducing its new concept Lenovo Ideapad 530S.

Lenovo Ideapad 530S

Overview of Lenovo Ideapad 530S

The Lenovo has introduced its new Concept “Lenovo Ideapad 530S” in the June month of 2018 it is a portable notebook laptop which is pitched with the latest technology to make it an all-rounder.  It claims to deliver premium specifications and robust design which provides us more than the other ordinary laptops. The processor, RAM, and graphics are added with the latest technology to make it run with more fluency and also for a long time without hating and hanging. The fingerprint sensor is mated for providing more security to your private data files.

Lenovo Ideapad 530S Features

RAM and Processing Unit

RAM and Processing unit

The processing unit is the heart of every electronic device. The latest version of Windows 10S is configured to add more features. The processing unit of Lenovo Ideapad 530S will receive its power from 3.4 GHz Intel, 8th generation and the Core i7 8250U processor will be able to process at the speed of 1.6GHz. A DDR4 RAM is added inside it with the power of  8GB which can run at the rate of 2400 MHz. The Nvidia MX 150 graphics processor is added to add more flexibility and stealth while processing. The processing unit will be able to process everything which you will install in this device.

Display and Camera


We first think about the screen and camera of every device while buying it from the market. Lenovo Ideapad has mated with the light and sleek display design to add more comfort while carrying or porting it. A LED display with the size of 14 inches is mated on this tablet which provides the resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The LED display including the IPS AG and FHD features can make you feel the better experience of using this portable tablet. A webcam is mated with the authority of shooting videos with the quality of 720P which can make you think memorable and more experienceable.

Connectivity Features

Connectivity Features


This portable laptop is very light in weight as compared to the other mobile tablets coming in the same range. This device is still able to handle the bunch of enough connectivity features. The Bluetooth V4.1, WiFi 2x2AC, 2x USB 3.0, USB Type-C and four in one (SD, MMC, SDHC, and SDXC) are added to keep it up with full connectivity. But, the LAN port is still unavailable on this tablet.

Keyboard and Touchpad

Keyboard and Touchpad

While not as brilliant as those on ThinkPad laptops, the Ideapad 530S’ backlit keyboard is decent in its own right. I was greeted to pleasantly tactile feedback each time I registered a key press, and the keys felt springy, not mushy.

However, with 1 millimeter of key travel (below our 1.5-mm preference), the keyboard is rather shallow. Combine that with an above-average actuation force of 71 grams, and the Ideapad 530 isn’t the most comfortable to type on for extended periods.

With a score of 112 words per minute, I wasn’t able to reach my typical 115 wpm average in the 10fastfingers.com typing test. Also, at 92 percent, my accuracy was below my 95 percent average.

Sound Quality

While is getting a laptop or tablet, and we always go through examining the sound quality of the device. The Lenovo Ideapad 530S has added with two Harman speakers optimized by the “Dolby audio” system to add real video chatting or movie watching experience on this Laptop.

Security Features

Security Features

The company has added windows 10S with the latest security features in Lenovo Ideapad 530S. With the one touch of your finger, you can unlock your tablet and also can make secure payments with the latest security features.  This laptop can wrap your personal information in three layers which are never easy to crack without your permission. So, you can rest easily without getting the stress of losing your data.

Advantages of Lenovo Ideapad 530S

The Lenovo Ideapad 530S has mated with the latest features to get more attention. The Ideapad has added with the loaded edges, some of them are described further.

  1. The Lenovo Ideapad is a portable device. You can port it into the tablet from Laptop; this is the most significant advantage of this laptop. The games with tilt and touch can be better experienced while using it in the tablet mode. You can also use it professionally because it looks more attractive and featuring.
  2. The 4-cell Li-Polymer battery of this tablet has added with the supply of 65W which can last up to 8-hours while working on it with large websites and software. The battery of this tablet can provide you with the non-stop experience of Gaming and work professionally.
  3. The RAM power of 8GB and high processing unit has made to process the large websites and software with a hassle-free experience.
  4. This tablet is mated with the fingerprint sensor on the deck. This tablet is added with the three-layer security system for keeping your files safe. The display cannot be unlocked without the sense of your fingerprint. This tablet also enables you to make payments online with the single touch of your finger.

Disadvantages of Lenovo Ideapad 530S

The company has added this tablet with non-ending features, but while getting these features on the priority, the company has lost some points which can be counted as the disadvantage of this tablet.

  1. This Laptop of Lenovo has added with the bunch of connectivity features like Wifi, Bluetooth and GPS. But, this Laptop can be converted into a tablet, and while working in the tablet mode, the user can feel the absence of the calling feature. So, The company should add the Sim-card port in this tablet to make it call a featured tablet.
  2. This Tablet has mated with the Webcam of 720P which can be the best experience for the users. But the users can expect extended camera quality. With the same price, the companies are featuring their tablets with the rear camera. So the company should add a rear camera on this tablet to get more attention from its users.

Final Verdict and price

The Lenovo Ideapad has all the features which have the potential to bring it in the category of top featuring portable laptops. The processing unit, RAM, internal storage and graphical capacity has the potential to provide a better experience while using this laptop. You can own this portable laptop in the price range of Rs. 74,999/-  in the Indian market.


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