The Lenovo Ideapad 310 is the perfect team if you are looking for a laptop for both leisure and work. This model offers an aluminum design with a backlit keyboard and a 15.6-inch panel with up to Full HD resolution. Inside there is room for a processor up to 7th generation Intel Core i7 accompanied by a RAM of up to 12 GB. The IdeaPad also has Dolby sound, a battery for up to 5 hours playing video, or a built-in DVD drive (optional).
Although this model has been on the market for some time and has been replaced by computers with a better screen and processor, it is still a good option for those looking for something affordable without breaking the bank in the attempt. Read on if you want to know its five key features.
Lenovo Ideapad 310
|screen||15.6-inch resolution up to Full HD (1920 x 1080) (with LED backlight)|
|Measurements||379 x 260 x 22.9 mm|
|Processor||Up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor / NVIDIA GeForce 920MX Graphics (optional) 2GB|
|Memory and storage||DDR4 up to 12GB / HDD up to 2TB or SDD up to 512GB|
|Battery||30 Wh or 39 Wh (up to 5 hours of video playback)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 Home|
|Connections||BT 4.1, 2 X USB 2.0, USB 3.0, 3.5 mm jack headphone output, WiFi, HDMI, 4-in-1 card reader, VGA, 1 Gigabit RJ45 LAN|
|Added||Integrated DVD drive (optional)|
|Camera||0.3 MP or 1 MP or 3D camera, with microphone|
|Sound||2 stereo speakers with Dolby Audio|
|Price||From 600 euros|
1. Aluminum cover with backlit keyboard
At first glance, the Lenovo Ideapad 310 is a sleek and modern laptop thanks to its aluminum cover. In any case, it is not one of the company's slimmest and lightest laptops, like those in the Yoga series, something that will have to be taken into account if you want to be moving it around. It has a thickness of 22.9 millimeters and a weight of 2.2 kilos, very much in the line of other more current sister models , such as the Lenovo IdeaPad 320 or Lenovo Ideapad 520. At the design level, we must also highlight a clean and minimalist, with the company's seal presiding over one of the corners, as well as a backlit keyboard and a comfortable and wide trackpad.
For its part, the screen of the Ideapad 310 has a size of 15.6 inches with a resolution up to Full HD (1,920 x 1,080).
2. Large storage capacity
If you are looking for a computer with enough storage capacity so that you do not have to go to the cloud every two by three to save files, the Lenovo Ideapad 310 will not disappoint you in this regard. It is possible to purchase it with a space of up to 2 TB. This is accompanied by a processor up to 7th generation Intel Core i7 and up to 12 GB of DDR4 RAM. In terms of graphics, the IdeaPad 310 includes an NVIDIA GeForce 920MX (optional) of 2 GB.
3. Audio with Dolby technology
Another of its main keys is found in sound. The Ideapad 310 offers Dolby technology and 2 stereo speakers (1.5 W). In this way, there will be no problem when listening to music through Spotify, when playing action movies and series, or when we want to pay attention to all the audio details while playing a simple game.
4. Optional optical disc drive
The Lenovo Ideapad 310 comes as an option with a built-in DVD / CD-RW drive for loading programs, listening to CDs, or watching movies offline. It is true that it is a somewhat outdated feature, which is no longer present in current models, although it never hurts to have it if you are nostalgic and still have a large number of DVDs or CDs at home that you do not want to output. In any case, if you are not really going to take advantage of this function, it is possible to acquire this model without it.
Regarding the connection section, the Ideapad 310 also includes Bluetooth 4.1, 2 USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port, 3.5 mm headphone jack, WiFi, HDMI, 4-in-1 card reader, and VGA output .
5. Windows 10
Like the rest of Lenovo laptops, the Ideapad 310 is governed by the latest version of the Microsoft platform: Windows 10. This version of the system has outstanding functions, among which are the Cortana assistant and the Microsoft Edge browser. , faster and safer. Thanks to Cortana it is possible to perform certain tasks faster and streamline requests, such as requesting information on certain issues, be it the traffic state, weather forecast or various data.
And what about the battery in this model? As far as we know, according to company data, the Ideapad 310 is prepared to last up to 5 hours watching videos. Logically, this figure will depend a lot on the settings established, such as brightness level or active tools.
If you are interested in this laptop and are willing to buy it, you can find it at different authorized dealers or from Lenovo's own page. For example, this website sells it for only 370 euros with an AMD processor, HD resolution, 1 TB of hard disk and 8 GB of RAM. If you want a higher version, with a sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor, PC Components has it in its catalog at a price of 815 euros.