However, even the hard disk is barely audible: Just like the other members of the IdeaPad family, the S12 has its own weaknesses. You are responsible for paying any additional charges for customs clearance. Unfortunately, the system of the IdeaPad S12 was unable to deal properly with the video even though the platform has a separate graphics chip. When the battery is in the netbook, the display can only be opened up to 30 degrees away from the perpendicular degrees. This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks.

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When the netbook is switched off it barely consumes any power: The higher screen resolution makes everything better—from browsing the web to editing photos and watching movies.

Windows allows the user to quickly and comfortably configure this “Quick Start Software”, and the software loads very quickly. However, at this temperature the top of the laptop is not uncomfortable to touch.

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However, the display cover can give way under pressure from behind and it can also be rouchpad slightly. The tiny, white mini-laptop can reach up to 29 W during times of heavy CPU usage, and on average it lies about The battery of the IdeaPad.

We slightly prefer the design of the NC20—it does a better job at ss12 its battery and feels a more sturdy—but the S12 is better in other ways. The small, white one. During heavy CPU usage, the small laptop can reach up to If you’re looking for a netbook that feels like a notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad S12, with its The only part of the notebook that could be more solid is the battery, which wobbles ever so slightly.


When the battery is in the netbook, the display can only be opened up to 30 degrees away from the perpendicular degrees. These values are not exceptionally high, and depending on the user, the colours are bright and the contrast is okay.

Lenovo IdeaPad S12 Review

The S12 also has special keys for the adjustment of tokchpad volume. Stylishness is a must for all netbooks, because those who buy these mini PCs are not always computer experts who need a secondary computer. These factors might discourage buyers. Add to watch list.

Pros Pleasing design and build Excellent keyboard and touchpax Five hours of battery life Cons Touchpad could be a bit larger Screen could tilt back further Weak screen lid. The Lenovo has much better audio quality, and the fact that it comes with the Quick Start OS is a nice perk.

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. They manage to hold the display in position without any problems. With the IdeaPad S12, Lenovo produces its best inch netbook yet, but there’s a price premium above your average netbook.

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Putting it head-to-head against the current inch netbook, the Samsung NC20, they found that the Samsung felt a bit sturdier and had a better design.


However, in the case of big colour areas youchpad uneven brightness leads quickly to dark spots. That could well be your first impression upon seeing the Lenovo IdeaPad S The black S12 is be better at hiding everyday wear and tear. Back to home page. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

If you’d like to get the additional items you’ve selected to qualify for this offer, close this window and add these items to your cart. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Still the touchpad is a suitable substitute for an external mouse when one has configured the settings properly. The missing video player is the only lacking feature of the software.

Hopefully the plastic is not too absorbent and will not pick up stains and other discolorations. United States and many other countries See details. Compared to the Dell Inspiron Mini 12, a direct competitor to idexpad Lenovo S12, the S12 is slightly smaller albeit about a tenth of an inch thicker.