Our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR)
Thin, lightweight and versatile laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR) Equipped with an efficient 14-inch Full HD display with 8GB of RAM and an AMD Octo Core Ryzen 7 Lucienne processor that integrates Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution for light gaming. This sleek silver design laptop is equipped with a fast 512GB SSD storage that enhances its responsiveness, features USB-C connectivity and runs Windows 11 but does not have a keyboard backlight solution.
Best Known Price: €799
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR) specifications
|screens)||14″ Full HD LED 250cd/m² 45% NTSC (1920 x 1080, anti-reflective)|
|Healer||AMD Ryzen 7 5700U Lucienne (1.8 GHz, 8 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||8GB (4GB soldered + 4GB) DDR4 3200MHz (20GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated in the processor|
|storage||512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4, 2280) + 1 free 2.5″ slot|
|connectors||1 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC|
|network||Wi-Fi ac (2 x 2, Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Sound system||2 speakers (2 x 1.5 W) Dolby Audio|
|The operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Declared autonomy / battery||7 hours / Li-Polymer 38Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.41 kg / 324.2 x 215.7 x 19.9|
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00W5FR) vs. the competition
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR) is now available at Dart It meets many competitors in its class as it is one of the only ones who benefit from such a powerful processor (Octo Core) and works under Windows 11.
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Chassis, Connectors, and Display for Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR)
It has a sleek and lightweight look with its slim and lightweight design in silver gray.
This versatile laptop is equipped with a good connectivity consisting of USB-C, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0 for remote connections and communications, a useful HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor for example, the audio port but also 2 USB compatible with Both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 ensures transmission up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected to it.
However, it’s too bad not to find a more modern and effective Wi-Fi ax or chiclet keyboard backlight solution.
In any case, the screen lends itself well to viewing HD content such as videos due to its Full HD definition and its 16:9 format. Thanks to the anti-reflective treatment, the screen can also be read more than the glossy panel in a bright environment (eg outside).
Performance and Battery Life for Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR)
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00Q0FR) is a thin and lightweight HD laptop designed for everyday general purpose use.
It offers good overall performance that is able to suit a number of users as it is based on a low-power AMD Octo Core APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 7 5700U processor paired with 8GB of RAM.
In addition, Ryzen 7 directly integrates the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution, which is enough for viewing photos and videos, and also for playing light titles when there is no dedicated graphics card on the board.
If the eight cores of the Octo Core Ryzen 7 are particularly noticeable under programs that exploit multi-core (such as image editing and video encoding), to perform work that often requires a processor and/or graphics resources, it is best to switch instead to a PC on A non-low-power processor core and/or a suitable dedicated graphics card.
Best Known Price: €799
In terms of storage, there is an SSD which greatly improves responsiveness and fluidity on a daily basis compared to a simple hard disk. Thus thanks to the SSD, the start / stop, processing and launching of applications are much faster in particular, and we get to the online game cards faster.
It must be said that SSD is much faster than hard disk but also less power consuming, more powerful and silent.
With 512 GB, the SSD offers capacity in line with HDD standards. But of course if you need more space, you can use an external storage like a USB-C/USB 3.0 device to take advantage of fast transfers. There is also the possibility to add a second SSD or hard drive via the available 2.5-inch slot.
As for the autonomy of this versatile laptop that is as easy to transport as an Ultrabook thanks to its lightness, compactness and accuracy, bet about 7 hours of battery life in light use.