Our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR)
Inexpensive and versatile laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR) It’s adapted to HD with its 14-inch HD anti-reflective screen that benefits from improved responsiveness through fast 256GB SSD storage, as well as USB-C and Wi-Fi ax connectivity. This slim and light laptop with a sleek silver design runs on the security-focused Windows 11S operating system and delivers good performance in everyday use while allowing you to play light titles with a quad-core AMD Ryzen 3 processor with Radeon Vega 6 graphics and 4GB RAM 8 GB.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR) specifications
|screens)||14″ Full HD LED 45% NTSC 250cd/m² (1920 x 1080, anti-reflective/matte)|
|Healer||AMD Ryzen 3 5300U Lucienne (2.6 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||8GB (4GB soldered + 4GB) DDR4 3200MHz (20GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon Vega 6 integrated into the processor|
|storage||256GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4, 2242) + 1 FREE 2.5″ Slot|
|connectors||1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC|
|network||Wi-Fi 6 Ax (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5.2|
|Sound system||2 speakers (2 x 1.5 W) Dolby Audio|
|The operating system||Windows 11S 64-bit Edition|
|Declared autonomy / battery||6 hours / Li-Polymer 38Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.41 kg / 324.2 x 215.7 x 19.9|
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR) vs. Competition
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR) is currently shown in Sales in my house and in Fnak. It offers an attractive configuration/price ratio for its class as it is one of the cheapest that offers such a powerful processor (quad core) with a Full HD screen but also a Wi-Fi ax and USB-C connectivity.
If this laptop does not fully meet your needs, we invite you to consult our cheap laptop guide, where you will find other similar laptops which can be good alternatives to the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR).
Chassis, Connectors, and Display for Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR)
It has an elegant and discreet look with its slim and light silver design in arctic gray.
This laptop runs on Windows 11S with a focus on security by only allowing apps to be installed from the Windows Store. If you like, you can get out of S mode for free to go to classic Windows 11, but back to S mode.
This versatile laptop is well equipped in terms of connectivity, which rivals much more expensive models. There are already 1 USB-C, wireless Wi-Fi ax modules (Newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac), Bluetooth 5.2 for connections and remote connections, and a practical HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor, for example, an audio port but also two USB ports that are compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, and USB 3.0 ensures transfers up to 10 faster times from USB 2.0 if you connect a USB 3.0 device.
Those who appreciate videos and high-resolution content in general will be pleased that the screen adopts a 16:9 format associated with Full HD definition that is superior to the 1366 x 768 standard. In addition, since it is anti-reflective, the screen is more readable than the glossy panel in a bright environment (eg abroad).
Performance and Battery Life for Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR)
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 14ALC6 (82KT00UTFR) is a slim and lightweight 14″ HD laptop for general purpose use.
It makes use of a good amount of 8GB of RAM which is very useful for multitasking as well as a low-power AMD quad-core APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 3 5300U Lucienne processor, which can be especially appreciated under software that use multiple cores.
Thanks to this basis, good performance is obtained in everyday use, such as office automation and Internet browsing.
As a bonus with the Radeon Vega 6 graphics solution built into the Ryzen 3 Quad Core, you can view photos and videos but also immerse yourself in light gaming while there’s no dedicated graphics card on board.
The storage is entrusted to a silent SSD but also less power than a hard disk drive, much more powerful and much faster.
As a result, the SSD ensures better fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis than a simple hard drive, which in particular means faster start/stop and launch programs, or even faster access to online game cards.
Here we find a 256GB SSD hard drive capable of accommodating light and/or a few files/programs, which is about half of what standard hard drives offer. But of course if you need more space, you can use external storage. Preferring a USB-C / USB 3.0 device is an interesting option for fast transfers. It is also possible to add a second SSD or HDD via the provided 2.5″ slot.
As for the independence of this laptop as portable as an Ultrabook thanks to its small size, accuracy and lightness, bet about 6 hours of battery life in light use.