As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.
The 15.6 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows
Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor.
Your Lenovo's 8 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance
The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.
Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The Ideapad 100-15IBD packs a decent Intel Core i5-5200U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.
The Ideapad 100-15IBD makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n WiFi connectivity.
Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.
Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Ideapad 100-15IBD will do just fine.
Light and powerful, the 4 hours battery life of the Ideapad 100-15IBD allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.
The 4 hours battery life in the Ideapad 100-15IBD is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.
Lightweight and compact, the Ideapad 100-15IBD boasts 4 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.
The 4 hours battery life in the Ideapad 100-15IBD can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.
As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 2.3 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.
Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The Ideapad 100-15IBD works just as well on your lap or a desk.
When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The Ideapad 100-15IBD includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a laptop that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Ideapad 100-15IBD fits the bill.
Traditional and corporate, the Ideapad 100-15IBD will not be out of place in any office, anywhere in the world.
|Display Resolution||1366 x 768 pixels|
|Display Size||15.6 inches|
|Processor Architecture||64 Bit|
|Processor Cores||2 cores|
|Processor Model||Intel Core i5-5200U|
|Processor Speed||2.2 GHz|
|RAM Size||8 GB|
|HDD Capacity||1000 GB|
|Storage Total Capacity||1000 GB|
|Graphics Card Model - Dedicated||Intel HD Graphics 5500|
|Graphics Card Type||Integrated|
|Optical Drive Type||DVD Burner|
|Network Bluetooth Type||4.0|
|Network Wired Type||10/100 Mbps|
|Network Wireless Type||b/g/n|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Memory Card Reader||1|
|USB 2.0 Ports||1|
|USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports||1|
|Operating System Architecture||64 Bit|
|Operating System Name||Microsoft Windows|
|Operating System Version||Windows 10 Home|
|Battery Life||4 hours|
|Weight & Dimensions|