Lenovo N100 0768

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Lenovo N100 0768

The Lenovo N100 is a stylish and functional widescreen notebook combined with popular features at a great price. This notebook is designed specificall...

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Review of "Lenovo N100 0768"

published 15/02/2007 | pomeroy784
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Excellent
Pro Great Value, Nice Features, Great build quality.
Cons Only 512MB RAM
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"Highly Reccomended."

I bought this laptop after a lot of deliberation over which model, which brand etc, that i considered over about a month. In the end, a lot of good reviews, and a great spec. fo rthe money made me go for this one. I Paid £536 on www.dabs.com, and is one of teh best value things i have ever bought.

The build quality is amazing. The laptop looks nad feels like a much more expensive model; the cahssis is strong, and firm, and it makes you really have confidence in its quality.

The 2 "Gadgets" the laptop has are both preactical and fun. The fingerprint reader is useful, as you can store all your passwords on it- for internet sites and such, which auto type in if you log in using your fingerprint. The reader hasn't failed me- it's very reliable. Also, the webcam is very useful aswell, as i don't need an extra one. I don't use it much, but having uit there is useful. The pictrue quality is similar to a £30-£40 webcam too.- Not bad for a feature that is standard, whilst many manufacturers go over the top about a webcam on laptops.

The model runs nicely, no crashes in 5 months for me, but it could benefit from an extra 512Mb of RAM, which can be added to the spare RAM Slot in the machine. At present, it is suitabel for gaming- i run FIFA 07 on it, but the game does lag at times, and i will be investing in this, for about £40.

I would strongly recommend thsi laptop- easily the ebst value laptop i found, and strongly recommended by laptop magazines.

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  • RichPrice published 15/02/2007
    Sorry for the low rating, but I think that your Review needs a lot more information and detail to justify a higher rating. It helps if you write every product Review as if you’re writing for someone who has virtually no knowledge of what you’re reviewing, in clear non technical language. You might find it helpful if you read and rate some other peoples’ reviews (especially those that have been rated VH or E). It might give you an idea of the sort of things you need to include. It might also be helpful if you had a look at the Ciao guides to writing Reviews and Rating I found them really useful. If I can be of any help feel free to put a note in my gb. Rich
  • darren1982 published 15/02/2007
    Sorry about the low rating but your review needs alot more info on the laptop and what it can do. If you decide to update your review at all, leave me a message in my guestbook and I will come back for another read and re rate it for you. Feel free to ask any questions if you need help... Darren
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Product Information : Lenovo N100 0768

Manufacturer's product description

The Lenovo N100 is a stylish and functional widescreen notebook combined with popular features at a great price. This notebook is designed specifically to meet the needs of growing small businesses, and comes with software and multimedia tools that make it useful at home, too.

Product Details

Product Description: Lenovo N100 0768 - 15.4" - Core 2 Duo T5500 - Win XP Home - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD, Lenovo N100 0768 - 15.4" - Core Duo T2300 - Win XP Pro - 512 MB RAM - 80 GB HDD

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Win XP Home, Win XP Pro

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 / 1.66 GHz / 2 MB Cache, Intel Core Duo T2300 / 1.66 GHz / 2 MB Cache, Intel Core Duo T2300E / 1.66 GHz / 2 MB Cache

Memory: 512 MB DDR2

Storage: 80 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Optical Drive: DVD-Writer

Display: 15.4" 1280 x 800 / WXGA

Graphics: Intel GMA 950

Networking: Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g , 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 6-cell - up to 3.1 hours, 6-cell - up to 3.3 hours

Security: Fingerprint reader

Colour: Silver

Dimensions (WxDxH): 36 cm x 26.7 cm x 3.9 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Localisation: French / France, Norwegian / Norway

Manufacturer Selling Program: TopSeller

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: TY0B9FR, TY04ANO, TY06UNO

Product Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 / 1.66 GHz, Intel Core Duo T2300 / 1.66 GHz, Intel Core Duo T2300E / 1.66 GHz

Number of Cores: Dual-Core

Cache: L2 - 2 MB

64-bit Computing: Yes

Front Side Bus: 667 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel 945PM Express, Mobile Intel 945GM Express

Platform Technology: Intel Centrino Duo

Features: Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Execute Disable Bit capability, Enhanced Intel Deeper Sleep with Dynamic Cache Sizing, Intel 64 Technology, Intel Advanced Digital Media Boost, Intel Advanced Smart Cache, Intel Dynamic Bus Parking, Intel Dynamic Power Coordination, Intel Intelligent Power Capability, Intel Smart Memory Access, Intel Wide Dynamic Execution

Memory

RAM: 512 MB ( 1 x 512 MB ), 512 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR2 SDRAM

Speed: 667 MHz / PC2-5300

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 80 GB HDD / 5400 rpm

Interface: SATA 1.5 Gb/s

Optical Drive: DVD-Writer - fixed

Display

Type: 15.4"

Resolution: 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )

Widescreen: Yes

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Features: VibrantView, glossy

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: Intel GMA 950

Memory Allocation Technology: Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

Max Allocated RAM Size: 128 MB

Camera: Integrated webcam

Sound: Stereo speakers , microphone

Codec: AD1986A

Compliant Standards: SoundMAX

Audio Features: High Definition Audio

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Communications

Wireless: Bluetooth, 802.11a/b/g

Wireless Controller: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.90

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Features: V.92 upgradable

Battery

Technology: 6-cell Lithium Ion

Capacity: 4400 mAh

Run Time: Up to 3.1 hours, Up to 3.3 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 2 x memory ( 1 free ) ¦ 1 x CardBus ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x display / video - S-video output - 4 PIN mini-DIN ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) - 4 PIN FireWire ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x headphones - output - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm

Memory Card Reader: 4 in 1 ( SD Card, Memory Stick, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card )

Software

Software Included: Adobe Acrobat Reader, PC Doctor, Intervideo WinDVD, ThinkVantage Access Connections, InterVideo WinDVD Creator, Google Toolbar, ThinkVantage Rescue and Recovery, Lotus Notes Stand-alone Client licence, Lotus SmartSuite Millennium licence, ThinkVantage System Update, Diskeeper Lite, Google Desktop, Lenovo Care, Norton Internet Security (90 days subscription) (OEM), Roxio DigitalMedia Basic Edition, Google Picasa 2, OmniPass Fingerprint and Password Manager

Miscellaneous

Colour: Silver

Security: Fingerprint reader

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), administrator password, hard drive password, power-on password

Compliant Standards: FCC Class B certified, MPR II, BSMI, VCCI Class B ITE, CISPR 22 Class B, NOM, SASO, IEC 60950, CSA 22.2 No. 950, UL 60950, FCC Part 15 B, CER, CCC, RoHS

Localization: French / France, Norwegian / Norway

Manufacturer Selling Program: TopSeller

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 36 cm

Depth: 26.7 cm

Height: 3.9 cm

Weight: 2.8 kg

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in ¦ Limited warranty - battery - 1 year

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission: 40 dB

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