One of the most affordable 14 inch Touch laptop from Lenovo, called as Lenovo IdeaPad S400 59385916 has been released. Designed for budget conscious costumers who need a decent light and thin touch machine to handle everyday jobs, the IdeaPad S400 – 59385916 14 inch laptop is one of the best multi touch display that you can get for price under $400. Powered by Intel Ivy Bridge ULV processor as the heart, the newest Lenovo IdeaPad S400 provides enough performance for daily multimedia and productivity tasks.
Like common sub-$400 laptop from other brand, Lenovo IdeaPad S400-59385916 Touch laptop also made from high quality plastic material. On the lid exterior, the silver gray plastic with Tactile metallic finish design and metallic Lenovo logo looks more solid and expensive than they are. Similar to Lenovo IdeaPad S400 59371476 laptop, this model also brings Lenovo’s AccuType black keyboard that offers fast, accurate and comfortable typing experience, along with Touchpad that optimized with Intelligent Touchpad software.
In term of size, the 4.6 lbs laptop which has dimension in 13.25 x 9.5 x 0.86 inches brings more portability and light profile than other 14 inch laptop on its price, such as the 4.85 inch Aspire V5-471P-6662 laptop which has dimension in 9.6 x 13.5 x 0.95 inches. Its mean the IdeaPad S400 feels light and easy for travel companion, even for ladies or student. For power supply, the 4 cell Lithium Cylinder 2200 mAh battery promises more than 5 hours of battery life on very light usage or around at 3 hours and 30 minutes for light multimedia task.
Under the hood, the Intel Core i3-3217U ULV dual core processor that clocked around at 1.8GHZ and features a 3 MB L3-Cache is not the support Intel Turbo Boost technology, but still gives more than enough performance that you will need for light multimedia and office tasks. Inside, there is a 4GB of DDR3 1600MHZ SDRAM that promises user fast and seamless mobile computing performance without lag, even for handle multithread applications. Yeah, there is also Microsoft Widows 8 64-bit version for operating system. This is not only gives stable platform for daily use, but also ensures user can installs almost all productivity and multimedia Windows applications.
Lenovo IdeaPad S400 59385916 laptop sports 14 inch High Definition Touchscreen display and support 10-point touch capabilities. Like its predecessor, this model also integrated with Intel HD graphics 4000 provides very bright, crisp and good color for multimedia and Power Point presentation. Reportedly, the widescreen display can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels and up to 200 cd/m² brightness. Like its predecessor, there is also a 500GB of Serial ATA-300 Hard Disk Drive that offers spinning speed of 5400 rotate per minutes.
Yeah, the laptop has a small screen but if you preferred to watch video or play games on bigger display, the HDMI port that located on the left side allows user to connect the machine into external HDTV. Built into center of bezel, the integrated HD web camera that preinstalled with CyberLink YouCam 3.0 and internal digital microphone offers crisp and clear face to face video communications, along with loud audio chats. Furthermore, Lenovo S400 – 59385916 laptop also equipped with 3.5mm audio combo jack, single USB 3.0 port, pair of USB 2.0 port, multimedia card reader slot, RJ 45 port as 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN connector, high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and two stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio v2 software to increase audio experience.
Other preinstalled applications are Evernote, Trial version of Microsoft Office, Nitro PDF, Windows Live Essentials, OneKey Recovery System, Lenovo EE Boot Optimizing technology and more. Yeah, this laptop lacks optical drive and also not supported for play 3D modern games in high resolution. But if you are really want to buy a touch screen laptop and did not want to spend much money, the $399 Lenovo IdeaPad S400 59385916 laptop is still the best choice and gives a great value for your money. Need a convertible 14 inch laptop? If you are concern about quality, we think you should take a look at Sony VAIO Fit 14A SVF14N11CXB.