Our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR)
Comes without Windows, the affordable versatile laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR) with a 15-inch Full HD anti-reflective screen benefits from improved responsiveness thanks to its fast 512 GB SSD, its good amount of 16 GB RAM and its Intel Tiger Lake Quad Core i5 processor with Iris Xe graphics capable to run modest games.
Best known price: €549
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR) specifications
|screen(s)||15.6” Full HD LED 250cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Tiger Lake (2.4 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||16 GB (8 GB soldered + 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (occupied)|
|Graphics card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4) + 1 free 2.5 inch slot|
|plug||1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, 4-in-1 SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC card reader|
|Network||Wi-Fi 6 axis (2×2), Bluetooth 5.1|
|Sound system||2 speakers (2 x 1.5W)|
|Advertised autonomy / battery||5 hours / Li-Ion 38Wh|
|Weight/dimensions (mm)||1.65 kg / 359.2 x 236.5 x 19.9 mm|
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR) against the competition
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR) is currently displayed in promotion at Cdiscount and is positioned as one of the cheapest in its category, but does not come with Windows.
Chassis, connector, screen on Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR)
It has a sober and elegant look with its thin and light silver Arctic Gray design.
To take advantage of the full capabilities of this laptop, it is necessary to install a full system such as a Linux or Windows distribution.
This versatile Ultrabook is well equipped in terms of connectivity, competing with many more expensive models in this area. There is actually a USB-C, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this computer to a TV or monitor, for example Wi-Fi ax wireless modules (newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac) and Bluetooth 5.1 for remote connections and communication, an audio port or even 2 USBs, USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is connected to it.
Those who like to watch videos and wider High Definition content will be pleased that the screen uses a 16:9 format coupled with a precise Full HD definition. Thanks to its anti-reflective treatment, the screen is also more readable than a shiny panel in a bright environment (e.g. outside).
Performance, battery life for Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR)
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ITL6 (82H802R8FR) is a thin and light 15-inch High Definition laptop intended for general daily use.
Many users will be seduced by the overall performance of this versatile Ultrabook, as it incorporates a good amount of above average 16 GB of RAM, which is very remarkable in multitasking as well as an Intel low-power Quad Core i5-1135G7 processor, as the heart that implements its full potential under not too greedy software that takes advantage of RAM and multicore.
The Iris Xe graphics solution (which we tested) is directly integrated into the Core i5, enough to view photos and videos, but also to play modest titles despite the absence of a dedicated onboard graphics card.
Best known price: €549
On the storage side, there’s an SSD, which clearly improves responsiveness and fluidity on a day-to-day basis compared to a simple hard drive.
It must be said that an SSD is much faster than a hard drive, but also requires less energy, is more robust and silent.
In practice, the SSD in particular ensures much faster start/stop, as well as processing and launching of applications, or even a faster arrival on the cards in online games.
With its 512 GB, the SSD offers a capacity in line with the standard for hard drives. Good point, a 2.5 inch slot is free to add an extra SSD or hard drive if needed. Of course, if you need more space, you can also use an external storage device such as a USB 3.0 / USB-C device to achieve fast transfers.
As for the autonomy of this versatile Ultrabook, whose transport is facilitated by the controlled weight and finesse, you can expect about 5 hours of battery life with light use.