66points

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

76points

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD vs Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD better than Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has anti-reflection coating
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  • 11.43% bigger screen size
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    15.6"vs14"
  • Has a touch screen
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  • 0.5MB/core more L3 cache per core
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    1.5MB/corevs1MB/core

Why is Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD?

  • 390g lighter
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    1.4kgvs1790g
  • 1866MHz higher ram speed
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    4266MHzvs2400MHz
  • 9.5h longer battery life
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    17.5hvs8h
  • 11.35% higher pixel density
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    157ppivs141ppi
  • 256GB more internal storage
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    512GBvs256GB
  • 2.5x faster CPU speed
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    8 x 2GHzvs4 x 1.6GHz
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
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    4vs3
  • 3mm thinner
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    14.9mmvs17.9mm

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Design

1.weight

1.79kg

1.4kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

17.9mm

14.9mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.Uses a fanless design
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

141ppi

157ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.has anti-reflection coating
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
4.screen size

15.6"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.has a touch screen
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.RAM speed
It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
3.Uses flash storage
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this, they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
4.internal storage

256GB

512GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.CPU speed

4 x 1.6GHz (Intel Core i5-8265U)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
6.has an external memory slot
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB 3.0 ports

3

4

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
4.has an HDMI output
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1.Battery life

8h

17.5h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.has a front camera
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
4.Stylus included
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Miscellaneous

1.clock multiplier
The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.
2.Has MMX
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (AMD Ryzen 7 4700U)
MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
3.Geekbench 5 result (multi)
Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2020)
4.Has FMA4
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (AMD Ryzen 7 4700U)
FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 14" AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 2GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD (AMD Ryzen 7 4700U)
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
6.PassMark result (single)
This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

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