as.eirinn Registered User
#1

Hi All, looking for similar, this was the best i could come up with for my budget at moment...any advice would be welcomed on this one.  If I'm in the wrong section feel free to move.
http://www.currys.ie/Product/lenovo-ideapad-320s14ikb-14-laptop-grey/346509/409.21

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Kenny Logins Registered User
#2

Looks like a good deal to me. I paid close to this for a 510 with 15.6" screen and this has a better processor and HD.

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zith-ie Registered User
#3

as.eirinn said:
Hi All, looking for similar, this was the best i could come up with for my budget at moment...any advice would be welcomed on this one.  If I'm in the wrong section feel free to move.
http://www.currys.ie/Product/lenovo-ideapad-320s14ikb-14-laptop-grey/346509/409.21


I was looking during the day for a replacement laptop for somebody and I came across those lenovos on currys too.. couldnt find them cheaper anywhere else inc the uk currys site

this also looks pretty good.. and i5 for an extra 50
seems to be a very nice i5 aswell

http://www.currys.ie/Product/hp-15bs158sa-156-laptop-silver/346511/409.21

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TerrorFirmer Registered User
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zith-ie said:
I was looking during the day for a replacement laptop for somebody and I came across those lenovos on currys too.. couldnt find them cheaper anywhere else inc the uk currys site

this also looks pretty good.. and i5 for an extra 50
seems to be a very nice i5 aswell

http://www.currys.ie/Product/hp-15bs158sa-156-laptop-silver/346511/409.21


Way better and a great in-store bargain. The latest gen i5 is quad core, previous 'U' versions were dual core.

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LC2017 Registered User
#5

A family member works in Currys and he says these 'bargain laptops' are the worst machines you can buy quality wise. They are made specifically to be sold at that price and his store will get 200+ of each of these 'bargain laptops' and a huge percentage of them come back with one fault or another. I'd stay clear as apparently non insurance repairs take 7/8 weeks.

AlmightyCushion Moderator
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LC2017 said:
A family member works in Currys and he says these 'bargain laptops' are the worst machines you can buy quality wise. They are made specifically to be sold at that price and his store will get 200+ of each of these 'bargain laptops' and a huge percentage of them come back with one fault or another. I'd stay clear as apparently non insurance repairs take 7/8 weeks.


I agree they're made to be sold at that price (the save 1 million euro on these promotions are so stupid but they actually work) but that doesn't mean it's crap. Most products get made to hit a certain price point. I used to work for them as well, and even the cheapest laptops didn't have especially high faulty rates. The higher return rates usually came from the really cheap, low performance models. Those usually got returned for being too slow as opposed to actually being faulty. This laptop does not fall into that category for most people. It's pretty good bang for the buck and suits most people who don't really need anything more powerful so why spend more?

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Kenny Logins Registered User
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TerrorFirmer said:
zith-ie said:
I was looking during the day for a replacement laptop for somebody and I came across those lenovos on currys too.. couldnt find them cheaper anywhere else inc the uk currys site

this also looks pretty good.. and i5 for an extra 50
seems to be a very nice i5 aswell

http://www.currys.ie/Product/hp-15bs158sa-156-laptop-silver/346511/409.21


Way better and a great in-store bargain. The latest gen i5 is quad core, previous 'U' versions were dual core.


I would still check them out in person. HPs generally have horrible TN screens but Lenovo have IPS. The Lenovo also has SSD.

Kenny Logins Registered User
#8

LC2017 said:
A family member works in Currys and he says these 'bargain laptops' are the worst machines you can buy quality wise. They are made specifically to be sold at that price and his store will get 200+ of each of these 'bargain laptops' and a huge percentage of them come back with one fault or another. I'd stay clear as apparently non insurance repairs take 7/8 weeks.


These aren't the bargain laptops. The specs go a lot lower than this.

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beauf Registered User
#9

as.eirinn said:
Hi All, looking for similar, this was the best i could come up with for my budget at moment...any advice would be welcomed on this one.  If I'm in the wrong section feel free to move.
http://www.currys.ie/Product/lenovo-ideapad-320s14ikb-14-laptop-grey/346509/409.21


Check out the reviews.
https://www.ultrabookreview.com/15874-lenovo-ideapad-320s-review/
https://www.notebookcheck.net/Lenovo-IdeaPad-320s-4415U-HD610-Laptop-Review.258604.0.html

Nothing wring with it. Just be aware you are not getting the best quality screens at this price point. HD is better then not HD but its still not always a great screen. If you aren't fussy it will be probably grand.

perrier Registered User
#10

Bought this laptop a couple of weeks ago for the same price so im not sure about the reduction mentioned in the ad. The laptop is worth the money but not really anymore than that. The SSD is fast but the OS takes up a nice chunk of space. The screen is ok, nothing special.

autumnalcore Registered User
#12



The €339 model uses 4415U cpu which is a cheaper processor only a few percent difference in speed in benchmarks, probably not noticable in normal day to day use. The i3-7100U might be a little better on battery as it supports a lower tdp-down 7.5w vs 10w but again in the real world where your actually using it may be a very small difference.

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cronos Registered User
#13



Anyone tried using the Lenovo 20% off code we all got when we tried to buy the all in one Lenovo desktop?

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cronos said:
Anyone tried using the Lenovo 20% off code we all got when we tried to buy the all in one Lenovo desktop?


If anyone has that code going spare I'd be delighted to give it a shot!

cronos Registered User
#15

Klinkhammer said:
If anyone has that code going spare I'd be delighted to give it a shot!


There is no code. You have to call them up with your order number. I suspect they will also validate you match the person who made the order. But I could be wrong.

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