Intel Core i3-1115G4 (11th Gen), Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen), Intel Core i7-1165G7 (11th Gen)
3 to 4.1 GHz Dual-Core, 2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core, 2.8 to 4.7 GHz Quad-Core
Intel UHD Graphics, Intel Iris Xe
|Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i Laptop (Arctic Gray)||Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i Laptop (Arctic Gray)||Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i Laptop (Arctic Gray)|
It comes with 256 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) (In Use)||1 x M.2 2242 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)|
|256 GB||256 GB|
Solid State Storage
|1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe||1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe|
It contains a 3 to 4.1 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i3-1115G4 (11th Gen) processor with 6 MB of L3 Cache.
It contains a 2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen) processor with 8 MB of L3 Cache.
It contains a 2.8 to 4.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7-1165G7 (11th Gen) processor with 12 MB of L3 Cache.
With an 11th gen Intel CPU you can be assured that the laptop has a recent CPU. Whilst not the latest, due to the release of the Intel 12 Series CPUs, it is still recent. However, with the release of the 12th gen you may wish to choose that instead to ensure the longevity of your new laptop.
There's a Integrated graphics card which is a Intel UHD Graphics.
There's a Integrated graphics card which is a Intel Iris Xe.
An integrated card tends to not offer as much graphics processing power as a dedicated video card.
The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.
Because at least one of the ram slots in the Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.
|6 MB||8 MB||12 MB|
|3200 MHz DDR4||3200 MHz DDR4|
|3 to 4.1 GHz Dual-Core||2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core||2.8 to 4.7 GHz Quad-Core|
|4 GB (Onboard) 1 x 4 GB (User-Replaceable)||4 GB (Onboard) 1 x 4 GB (User-Replaceable)|
Graphics Card Type
|8 GB||8 GB|
|Intel UHD Graphics||Intel Iris Xe||Intel Iris Xe|
|1 (0 Available)||1 (0 Available)|
Memory Slot Type
|260-Pin SO-DIMM||260-Pin SO-DIMM|
|Intel Core i3-1115G4 (11th Gen)||Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen)||Intel Core i7-1165G7 (11th Gen)|
Whilst the model comes with a glossy screen, you won't have to worry too much about the glare produced as there is an anti-reflective coating applied.
It's offered in a Glossy with Anti-Reflective Coating finish.
A brightness of 250 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.
A brightness of 300 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.
|TN LCD||IPS-Type LCD||TN LCD|
|1600 x 900||1920 x 1080||1600 x 900|
|250 cd/m2||300 cd/m2||250 cd/m2|
|60% NTSC||72% NTSC||60% NTSC|
|Glossy with Anti-Reflective Coating||Glossy with Anti-Reflective Coating|
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.
MU Mimo Support
|2 x 2||2 x 2|
|Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)|
|Ports & Peripherals|
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.
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.
USB Type C
|1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1||1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1|
|HDD User Password Protection, Power-On Password, Dedicated TPM Security Chip, Webcam Blocker||HDD User Password Protection, Power-On Password, Dedicated TPM Security Chip, Webcam Blocker|
|Number Pad||Number Pad|
Built in Mic
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output||1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
|1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0)||1 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) 1 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0)|
Media / Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC||Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC|
|User-Facing: 1 MP (720p)||User-Facing: 1 MP (720p)|
Build in Speakers
|2 x 1.5 W||2 x 1.5 W|
It comes in at a weight of 4.63 lb / 2.1 kg, and total dimensions of 15.7 x 10.8 x 0.8" / 399 x 274 x 19.9 mm.
It comes in at a weight of 6.435 lb, and total dimensions of 22.6 x 13.5 x 2.8".
|15.7 x 10.8 x 0.8" / 399 x 274 x 19.9 mm||15.7 x 10.8 x 0.8" / 399 x 274 x 19.9 mm||22.6 x 13.5 x 2.8"|
|Windows 11 Home||Windows 11 Home|
|4.63 lb / 2.1 kg||4.63 lb / 2.1 kg||6.435 lb|
The power supply for the Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i is a 65 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|65 W with Barrel/Proprietary||65 W with Barrel/Proprietary|
The Lenovo 17.3" IdeaPad 3i has an estimated battery life of 6.5 Hours.
The battery life is achieved via a 3-Cell: 45 Wh capacity battery.
|3-Cell: 45 Wh||3-Cell: 45 Wh|
|Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)||Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)|
Est. Battery Life
|6.5 Hours||6.5 Hours|