Lenovo Ideapad 530S i5 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver

MPN: 81EV009WGE  |  EAN: 0193268085626  |  Model: Ideapad 530S-15IKB

Price Information

£699.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Lenovo Ideapad 530S i5 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver - 81EV009WGE Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
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
Social Media
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Very Good
Long Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Very Good
Use At the Client's
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Very Good
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

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 3569.5.

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.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Ideapad 530S-15IKB is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

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

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 530S-15IKB delivers great results.

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

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 1.60 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

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 's 8 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 8 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's 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 530S-15IKB packs a decent Intel Core i5-8250U processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The Ideapad 530S-15IKB makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the Ideapad 530S-15IKB.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Ideapad 530S-15IKB will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 10 hours battery life, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The Ideapad 530S-15IKB is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 10 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 530S-15IKB boasts 10 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

A long journey doesn’t mean wasted time with the Ideapad 530S-15IKB thanks to its massive 10 hours battery life.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The Ideapad 530S-15IKB comes with 10 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Thanks to a 10 hours battery life, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB lets you work and work and work while visiting client sites.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Ideapad 530S-15IKB is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 1.69 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

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 530S-15IKB works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the Ideapad 530S-15IKB allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1.

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

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the Ideapad 530S-15IKB showcases your refined taste in mobile devices. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Looks like your everyday laptop

Whether you want to blend in, or have a laptop that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Ideapad 530S-15IKB fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Lenovo Ideapad 530S i5 15.6 inch IPS SSD Silver - 81EV009WGE Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 250 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 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 - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System HD Audio Harman
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4a
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
Camera
Camera 1
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 10 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Fingerprint Reader Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 24.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.6 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.8 cm
Weight 1.69 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
RoHS Compliance 1