Laptop for Work From Home – Lenovo IdeaPad S340
Work From Home
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us started Work From Home nowadays. Also Online schooling is started for students. Hence its good to have a laptop for normal use which also supports day to day activities and casual gaming as well. But having secondary laptop means clear No to big budget, right? But we also need good specs and don’t want to compromise on that as well. So Lenovo Ideapad S340 is here to get us this balance.
- Intel Core i3 10th Gen
- Intel Integrated Graphics
- 14 inch FHD Anti-glare Display
- 1.55Kg Thin and Light Laptop with Platinum Grey Color
- 256GB SSD
- Windows 10
- MS Office
- Camera : 720p HD with Physical WebCam Shutter
Build & Design
Build quality of Lenovo Ideapad S340 (81VV00ECIN) is descent, it does not come with metallic body but made out of good quality plastic with metallic finish. Keyboard shows little flex, but it’s acceptable considering the price point.
It comes with 2 USB 3.1 port, 1 USB C port, 1 HDMI port, 4-in-1 SD Card reader slot & 3.5 mm audio jack slot.
Lenovo Ideapad S340 offers 14” Full HD IPS display (60 hertz frequency) with anti-glare coating. It offers thin bezels on the 2 sides. Top side hosting 720p HD webcam with physical webcam shutter for better privacy. Display quality is very good for day-to-activities with Vibrant colors & better viewing angles.
It comes with 65 Wh battery which provide up-to 10 hours of battery life as per claim from Lenovo. So here we can expect around 7-8 hours of battery life.
Keyboard & Track-pad
Laptop features white back-lit keyboard with good key placement for pleasant typing experience. Track-pad provided is full size which supports all Windows gestures.
IdeaPad S340 offers dual 2W Speakers with Dolby Audio Premium. Sound quality is above average but not best as compare to other models in same segment.
Laptop comes with latest 10th gen Intel chip (i3 family) with 4 MB cache and AI hardware integration. Also it offers 8 GB DDR4 RAM & 256 GB SSD which give faster boot-up and quick application launch. Windows 10 and MS Office Home (Student 2019 Edition) is pre-installed on the laptop with lifetime license. It offers Intel integrated graphics, which supports casual gaming as well.
Due to the availability of 10th Gen chip, day-to-day activities are no issue for this laptop. Hence its best suited for students, frequent travelers due to its light weight and for Office guys for the features it offers.