Lenovo IdeaPad S205

  • Lenovo IdeaPad S205
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  • 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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Expert Reviews on 100

The next evolution of the netbook - it might lack the visual flair of its rivals, but the IdeaPad S205 gets everything else right...

By TechRadar on 60

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...

By PC Advisor on 80

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...

By PCWorld on 80

With its large hard drive and stylish design, the IdeaPad S205 offers a consumer-focused (but equally appealing) alternative to the excellent ThinkPad X120e....

By NotebookCheck on 82

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...

By PC Mag on 70

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. ...

By Fudzilla on

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 68

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....

By LaptopMag on 60

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...

By tlbhd.com on

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...

International Review By notebook-center.ru on

Нетбук Lenovo IdeaPad S205 приятно выделяется на фоне...

International Review By Computer Bild on

Es misst 11,6 Zoll und hat einiges unter der Haube: Das Lenovo IdeaPad S205 besitzt einen leistungsfähigen Prozessor, viel Speicherplatz und vier Gigabyte Arbeitsspeicher. Der Test zeigt weitere Vorzüge des...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Das Lenovo IdeaPad S205 Fusion beherbergt, wie der Name schon sagt, AMDs neue Fusion-Plattform, die auf eine in die CPU integrierte GPU setzt – woraus AMD dann schlichtweg die APU macht. Dieses Bundle garantiert einerseits eine akzeptable...

International Review By notebook-center.ru on

Разумная стоимость, небольшой вес,...

International Review By Betabuzz on 58

Das Lenovo IdeaPad S205 vereint endlich ein reisetaugliches Format mit einer tollen Arbeitsleistung. Leider hat der Hersteller dabei die Feinheiten außer Acht gelassen und vor allem beim Bildschirm gepatzt. Der attraktive Preis schwächt dieses...