Desktops and Notebooks: The Lenovo IdeaPad May Change Minds About Netbooks, eWEEK Labs Finds

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2009-03-10
 
 
 

The Lenovo IdeaPad May Change Minds About the Viability of Netbooks, eWEEK Labs Finds

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The Lenovo IdeaPad May Change Minds About the Viability of Netbooks, eWEEK Labs Finds

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The Lenovo IdeaPad S10's display was crisp and bright.

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The IdeaPad S10 is 7.75 inches across and 7.25 inches deep. The unit is a hair under an inch thick.

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Lenovo is known for its great keyboards, and while this is a good one given its cramped form factor, the HP Mini's is the best eWEEK Labs has tested thus far.

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The IdeaPad S10's display is better than the HP Mini's and the Asus Eee PC's.

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The right side of the IdeaPad S10 features an Express Card slot for WWAN (wireless WAN) connections, audio-out and audio-in ports, a USB port, and an RJ-45 jack for cabled Internet.

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The mouse pad buttons are placed horizontally at the bottom of the mouse pad, the ideal location.

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The left side of the IdeaPad S10 features a power connection, a 15-pin display port for attaching a full monitor, an SD memory card reader and a USB slot.

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