Pros

  • Tablet with a physical keyboard -- nice!
  • Touchscreen interface is pretty good

Cons

  • Cover is a fingerprint magnet
  • No virtual keyboard for tablet mode

At A Glance

This half-netbook, half-tablet would have probably been better if it had just stuck with one genre or the other.

Manufacturer’s Description

The IdeaPad S10-3t is a multitouch convertible tablet that functions equally well as a netbook or a tablet, with its 180-swivel screen and ultra-slim design under an inch thick. With the Lenovo NaturalTouch Panel, the S10-3t responds to the lightest of touches, making it fun and easy to use the range of NaturalTouch multimedia touch-optimized applications.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 065185U
Processor
Processor type Atom N450
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 250.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
General Information
UPC Code 885600659014
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
Memory Stick PRO 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SD Card
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Dimensions
Width 11.0 inches
Depth 7.9 inches
Height 1.3 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.9 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
Included Software Adobe Reader 9; Lenovo: Natural Touch, VeriFace 3.6, VeriTouch, Direct Share
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 33.0
Battery
Battery Life 9:24   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 987.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 672.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 677.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1322.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1328.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 764.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 528.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 1369.0