Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the S230u is 17GB. The Lenovo S230u has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S230u have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Lenovo S230u has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo S230u has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S230u which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo S230u has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo S230u supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
At 24 gigabytes, the Lenovo S230u has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S230u is 11GB.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the S230u, the Lenovo S230u has a touch sensitive screen.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The Lenovo S230u has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.
A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S230u.
Across similar types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo S230u is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the S230u have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo S230u has a better storage medium than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the S230u.
The best storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is SSD.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
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Quite Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1,650 megabyte, the Lenovo S230u has a fairly small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the S230u. The on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 510MB to 1.8GB.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This portable PC was released over three years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo S230u has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo S230u has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the S230u.
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Average Battery Life
At 7 hours, the Lenovo S230u has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the S230u.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo S230u has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo S230u has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the S230u.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo S230u has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the S230u.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo S230u has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S230u.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Integrated TV Tuner
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 85
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video