Surprisingly good audio for a netbook, Great keyboard and decent performance.
Good performance, Excellent display, keyboard, Plentiful storage space, RAM for a netbook, HDMI port onboard.
Solid build; nice display; decent graphics performance for price; 3G connectivity option
On the pricey side for a netbook, No mobile broadband or 5ghz 802.11n option.
Small touchpad, Unimpressive battery life, Pricey configuration.
Poor keyboard; mediocre battery life; battery juts out from the bottom; cramped touch pad
By Expert Reviews on September 24, 2011
The next evolution of the netbook - it might lack the visual flair of its rivals, but the IdeaPad S205 gets everything else right...100
By TechRadar on September 14, 2011
The Lenovo IdeaPad S205 is a small and light laptop, but in order to keep this machine highly portable, some compromises have been made.At just 1.4kg and with a dinky 11.6-inch screen, the IdeaPad S205 looks more like a netbook than a laptop. It's...60
By PC Advisor on September 13, 2011
Bridging the gap between netbook and laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad S205-1038 comes in at a very competitive price even if it does lack the raw power of some of the competition. If you’re after something highly portable but need to do more than send a...80
By PCWorld on August 22, 2011
With its large hard drive and stylish design, the IdeaPad S205 offers a consumer-focused (but equally appealing) alternative to the excellent ThinkPad X120e....80
By NotebookCheck on August 12, 2011
Lenovo sets up an affordable consumer subnotebook called IdeaPad S205 (M632HGE / FreeDOS version starts at 260 euros). It can score in terms of battery life and workmanship. If you want to avoid Intel Atom (lower HD performance), but don't want to...82
By PC Mag on August 05, 2011
The Lenovo IdeaPad S205 is a speedy, oversized netbook that can serve as primary laptop, but this configuration is a bit pricey compared to others in its class. ...70
By Fudzilla on August 02, 2011
Today we’ll be looking at a rather interesting Lenovo 11.6-incher, and right off the bat it’s worth noting that the IdeaPad S205 is neither a netbook nor a proper notebook, and some may describe it as a subnotebook. There is a good reason...-
By Computer Shopper on August 01, 2011
The Lenovo IdeaPad S205 has a gorgeous display and strong 3D graphics performance, but it ultimately disappoints with an underwhelming keyboard and mediocre battery life....68
By LaptopMag on July 25, 2011
In the low-cost ultraportable space, the Lenovo IdeaPad S205 is a solid middle-of-the-road pick. For more than $400 less than the latest 11-inch MacBook Air, you get a handsome design, spacious keyboard, and cool-running temperatures. However, the...60
By tlbhd.com on March 31, 2011
The S205 is a decent entry for the mainstream notebook market, as it packs AMD's latest Fusion CPU and had HD graphics. The build, although from plastic, is pretty good and the keyboard feels much better than the ones on more expensive machines. But...-