Pros

  • Great software suite for a netbook
  • Some smart nips and tucks

Cons

  • If only it had a bigger touchpad

At A Glance

This retake on the S10 is still a finely-tuned netbook, but this update really could've used a bigger touchpad.

Manufacturer’s Description

New to the whole notebook, netbook, laptop scene? Need a basic, super light and compact laptop for school? Or maybe you need a second computer for the family? The stylish and affordable IdeaPad S10-2 Netbook could be just what you're looking for. This netbook is ideal for web browsing, email, homework, listening to music, and more - all on the go.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 29577DU
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N270
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.2 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 884942469923
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces Mini PCI Port
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 9.9 inches
Depth 7.7 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 3.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.8 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 37.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 5:06:32 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 781.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 591.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 581.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1281.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1153.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 771.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 503.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1137.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0