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Lenovo IdeaPad S12

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Lenovo IdeaPad S12 Netbook Review

8 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Lenovo IdeaPad S12 Prisbillig og Bærbare Lenovo IdeaPad S12 netbook computer er den største netbook, at Lenovo tilbyder ligner en 12,1''widescreen skærm. Den S12 leveres med alle de netbook væsentlige med en Intel Atom processor og et udgangspunkt prisseddel på under 450 dollars. Lenovo Batteri Recall Faq  Q1. Hvilken ThinkPad notebook pc-modeller er berørt af tilbagekaldelsen?
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Overall 8

Lenovo IdeaPad S12

PC Magazine
2 June 2010
  • Conclusion: With the IdeaPad S12, Lenovo produces its best 12-inch netbook yet, but there's a price premium above your average netbook.
  • Pros: Great looking 12-inch widescreen. 1,280-by-800 resolution. Best keyboard on a netbook. ExpressCard slot is present. Very good battery life.
  • Cons: Pricey compared with other netbooks. A bit heavier than its peers.
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Overall 7

Lenovo IdeaPad S12 (Ion)

PC Magazine
2 June 2010
  • Conclusion: The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 (Ion), Lenovo's Ion netbook, finally ships with full support for 1080p, though battery life and speed take a hit.
  • Pros: Played back all types of 1080p videos flawlessly. HDMI-Out port included. Large screen for a netbook. 3GB of memory. Big hard drive. Benefits in 3G gaming. Best netbook keyboard.
  • Cons: Priced out of netbook range. Performance hit in both speed and battery life. Sacrificed the ExpressCard slot. Heavy for a netbook.
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Lenovo IdeaPad S12 (NVIDIA ION) review

13 March 2010
  • Summary: The Lenovo IdeaPad S12 with NVIDIA ION graphics costs about $170 more than the version with integrated graphics. Is it worth the extra price? That depends on how important the extra graphics capabilities are to you. In terms of everyday performance, you probably won’t notice a difference between the two machines.
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Overall 5

Expert Review

4 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Lenovo's top-of-the-line S12 model displays high-def content handily and features some ultraportable-grade hardware, but its performance parks it in the netbook camp.
  • Pros: Robust components, Better-than-average graphics, Powerful speakers, Gorgeous display
  • Cons: Expensive, Subpar CPU performance, Cramped touch pad, Short battery life, Streaming video lags
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Lenovo IdeaPad S12-2959 – Good For Light Gaming But A Bit Expensive

25 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Nvidia announced that it would be making GPU for netbooks and we have been since waiting eagerly to see them. They are finally here and Lenovo is the first netbook to carry them. Nvidia is known to make graphic cards (great graphic cards, infact) so we expected this netbook to be good on graphics. This machine has a 3 GB of RAM, 320 GB hard drive and 256 MB discrete graphics card. On the software front, the bundled OS is Windows 7 Home Premium and Bluetooth.
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Lenovo IdeaPad S12-2959 – Good For Light Gaming But A Bit Expensive

25 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Great keyboard, graphics are improved and HD videos look great. Low performance Atom N270 processor. Power cables and software. The processor of the S12-2959 is Intel Atom N270 / 1.6 GHz, which has data bus speed of 533 MHz. Chipset type is NVIDIA ION has L2 cache of 512 KB, RAM 3 GB (not expandable) DDR2 SDRAM 667 MHz, hard drive is 320 GB SATA of 5400 rpm.
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Overall 6

Lenovo IdeaPad S12 with Ion

LAPTOP Magazine
7 December 2009
  • Summary: There’s certainly a lot to like about the Lenovo IdeaPad S12-29595GU, including Ion graphics, a relatively large keyboard, ample RAM, OneKey backup, and lots of storage. However, the $649 asking price for this netbook on steroids is considerably higher than the similarly configured $574 HP Mini 311, which offers an hour of additional battery life.
  • Pros: Good graphics performance, Crisp colorful display, Spacious keyboard, Instant-on functionality, Loud speakers,
  • Cons: Short battery life, Expensive for a netbook, Dark webcam visuals,
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Overall 9

Lenovo IdeaPad S12

maximum pc
28 October 2009
  • Summary: How big can a netbook get before it stops being a netbook?
  • Pros: Nice 1280x800 screen; excellent keyboard; good battery life; mostly solid construction.
  • Cons: Battery connector is a bit wobbly; midrange netbook performance; fingerprint-magnet lid.
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Review: Lenovo IdeaPad S12 netbook

24 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The 12-inch netbook is a strange beast. It’s a netbook (at least in terms of its Atom processor and a sub-$600 price tag), but sized like an ultraportable notebook. We haven’t seen many of them and we’ve seen a lot of indecision from the companies that have released them. Case in point, the short-lived Dell Mini 12, which was the focus of much speculation throughout its life (and before it), but was unceremoniously replaced by an 11.6-inch model, the Inspiron 11z.
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