66points

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

54points

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Comparison winner
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD better than Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has anti-reflection coating
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  • 11.43% bigger screen size
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    15.6"vs14"
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
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    3vs1
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Has an external memory slot
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  • Supports 64-bit
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  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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  • Has NX bit
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Why is Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD?

  • 590g lighter
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    1.2kgvs1790g
  • 11.35% higher pixel density
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    157ppivs141ppi
  • 8h longer battery life
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    16hvs8h
  • 256GB more internal storage
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    512GBvs256GB
  • 5.7mm thinner
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    12.2mmvs17.9mm
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2
  • 2 more Thunderbolt ports
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    2vs0
  • 150nits brighter
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    400nitsvs250nits

Price comparison

Design

1.weight

1.79kg

1.2kg

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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

17.9mm

12.2mm

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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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.Uses flash storage
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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.
3.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.
4.has an external memory slot
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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.
5.Supports 64-bit
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB 3.0 ports

3

1

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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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

16h

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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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 Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 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.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
2.Has NX bit
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
3.Has AVX
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial apps, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
4.Has MMX
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.
6.Has integrated graphics
Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD (Intel Core i5-8265U)
Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-1035G4 1.1GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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