Lenovo IdeaPad 520s i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey

MPN: 81BL008KUK  |  EAN: 0192158369068  |  Model: IdeaPad 520s

Price Information

£679.99

as at 16 Sep 19 | 1:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo IdeaPad 520s i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL008KUK Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Long Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Look
Outstanding
13 to 14 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Great for photo editing

The Lenovo powerful Intel Core i5 processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 14 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.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity.

Videos for fun

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 8 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i5 CPU, the IdeaPad 520s delivers great results.

Music and Audio

The IdeaPad 520s provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 256 GB. Also, the Intel Core i5-8250U processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the IdeaPad 520s is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the IdeaPad 520s is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the IdeaPad 520s

Surf comfortably as all components of your Lenovo will easily handle the web

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the IdeaPad 520s.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 1.60 GHz processor is ideal. With 8 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 8 hours battery life, the IdeaPad 520s offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 8 hours, the IdeaPad 520s can go the distance for you while working on the move.

Lightweight and compact, the IdeaPad 520s boasts 8 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With a great run time of approximately 8 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The IdeaPad 520s offers 8 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Get straight to work on site with the IdeaPad 520s. A 8 hours battery life means you don’t have to start the day hunting for a free power socket.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 1.7 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The IdeaPad 520s works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Slick package

The IdeaPad 520s combines style and power to create a laptop that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this machine will turn heads.

Lively and charming package

It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style. 

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad 520s i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL008KUK Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Grey
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 220 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 14 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i5
Processor Model Intel Core i5-8250U
Processor Speed 1.60 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 1
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 8 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.65 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.93 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 32.74 cm
Weight 1.7 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Silver
RoHS Compliance 1