With the Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i Laptop, you're getting a high-performance laptop with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and Intel Core i5-10300H processor to tackle your daily computing needs. With up to 8 GB of RAM and 1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe storage, this laptop can handle everything from gaming to school work with ease. The 15.6" screen provides 1920 x 1080 resolution, giving you clear visuals for all your favorite media. Weighing in at 4.85 pounds and measuring 14 x 9 x 0.98 inches (WxDxH), this laptop is perfect for taking on the go or setting up in your home office.
|Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i Laptop|
It comes in at a weight of 4.85 lb / 2.2 kg, and total dimensions of 14.13 x 9.83 x 0.98" / 359 x 249.6 x 24.9 mm.
|Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)|
|14.13 x 9.83 x 0.98" / 359 x 249.6 x 24.9 mm|
|4.85 lb / 2.2 kg|
It contains a 2.5 to 4.5 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5-10300H (10th Gen) processor with 8 MB of L3 Cache.
There's a Dedicated graphics card which is a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM.
A dedicated graphics card usually offers a little bit more graphics power so could be better suited towards gaming and/or graphics processing work like image or video editing.
The maximum memory capacity is 16 GB via the 2 (1 Available) memory slots.
The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.
Because at least one of the ram slots in the Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.
From the factory, there is a single free slot you can use. You'd be able to take this home and throw in an extra stick of ram straight away, or even ask them at the shop to help you out and possibly install it for you.
|Intel Core i5-10300H (10th Gen)|
|2.5 to 4.5 GHz Quad-Core|
Graphics Card Type
|NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 with 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM|
|2933 MHz DDR4|
|1 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)|
Max. Memory Capacity
Memory Slot Type
|2 (1 Available)|
The screen has a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
The 60Hz refresh rate option will offer a perfectly good refresh rate for day-to-day work, but if you're looking at gaming or video editing work then a higher refresh rate would be recommended.
It's offered in a Matte finish.
A brightness of 250 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.
|1920 x 1080|
It comes with 1256 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.
|1 x M.2 2242 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) x4 (In Use)|
Solid State Storage
|1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe|
The Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i has an estimated battery life of 9.7 Hours.
The battery life is achieved via a 45 Wh capacity battery.
|Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)|
Est. Battery Life
|Ports & Peripherals|
When it comes to ports, it's offered with 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports. 2 Type-A ports is usually enough for regular laptop users, giving you enough freedom for the peripherals you need.
There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.
With a backlit keyboard, you'll clearly see your keys and ensure minimal mistakes when you're typing what you need to type.
The numpad inclusion on the laptop ensures optimal access to number keys, so if that's what you're after then this laptop has it for you.
HDD User Password Protection offers you the chance to put a password directly on your hard drive, and ensure that even if someone cracks open your laptop they can't access your data without the password.
Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.
|2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)|
USB Type C
|1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1|
|1 x HDMI 2.0 Output|
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
Build in Speakers
|2 x 1.5 W|
Built in Mic
|User-Facing: 1 MP (720p)|
|Notebook Keyboard with Backlight, Number Pad|
|HDD User Password Protection, Power-On Password, Dedicated TPM Security Chip|
You'll find Wifi 6 inside the laptop, which is the current generation. This gives you a small step up in terms of future-proofing your tech, yet may not give you much of an advantage over wifi 5 unless your router and the rest of your setup is up to scratch.
With the latest standard of Bluetooth included, Bluetooth 5, you'll be set for a few more years of ensuring any new peripheral purchased is fully compatible.
|1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)|
|Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)|
MU Mimo Support
|2 x 2|
The power supply for the Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i is a 135 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|135 W with Barrel/Proprietary|
The lowest price is $734 for the Lenovo 15.6" IdeaPad Gaming 3i, available from multiple sites. The 5 purchase links we have analyzed have revealed an average price of $758.
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