Lenovo has the least expensive AMD Ryzen 5 laptop available

At $359 from Walmart, the Lenovo Ideapad 330S is the least expensive Ryzen 5 laptop right now available.

People won’t locate a superior AMD laptop deal anyplace right now, and the Ryzen 5-powered model (but the older 2500U model with an integrated Vega 8 GPU) is by all accounts elite to Walmart. The only 330 models on sale from Lenovo are Windows-based Intel laptops.

Regardless of the price, this is a quad-core model that packs 8GB of DDR4 memory and a 256 PCIe SSD. It has a noteworthy defect however: a 15.6-inch HD display, which in view is quite an anachronism, as right now age, most top products ought to at least be full HD.

That being stated, having a lower resolution screen implies lower costs and in theory better battery life. Lenovo claims the gadget will have the option to run for as long as seven hours.

The Ideapad 330S likewise includes two speakers with support for Dolby Audio Premium and a front-facing camera with incorporated double array microphone. There are no optical drives (as is generally the situation with laptops of this size), which additionally implies the gadget has a lightweight feel, weighing in at less than 4lbs.

A fast look on Lenovo’s site raises the L340, which seems to be the rather underwhelming successor to the 330S. It has a 1TB hard drive (not SSD), a more slow processor and an optical drive. To make an already difficult situation even worse, it carries a 50% premium.

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