Lenovo Ideapad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey

MPN: 81BL009WGE  |  EAN: 0192330141567  |  Model: Ideapad 520S-14IKBR

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 3:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo Ideapad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL009WGE 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
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Very Good
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Very Good
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
13 to 14 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 8 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 1124.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

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. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 512 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The Ideapad 520S-14IKBR has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR 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

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 520S-14IKBR packs a decent Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

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

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 12 hours battery life.

The Ideapad 520S-14IKBR is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 12 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

Lightweight and compact, the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR boasts 12 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 12 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The Ideapad 520S-14IKBR comes with 12 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Thanks to a 12 hours battery life, the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The Ideapad 520S-14IKBR works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 1.7 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Looks like your everyday laptop

When you're more concerned about what your laptop does than how it looks, the Ideapad 520S-14IKBR is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 520S i5 14 inch IPS SSD Grey - 81BL009WGE Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Grey, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
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 1.6 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Integrated
Audio
Sound System Dolby Audio
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
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 12 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