Little by little, the first laptops appears in the stores with the new AMD 4000 series APUs , now with Zen 2 cores manufactured in 7nm. Today we find the new Lenovo IdeaPad 3 laptop with a 17-inch screen and that integrates an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U Octa Core APU as a point of attraction.
This laptop has a fairly conventional external design but inside we find the new AMD Renoir APU with a power that leaves Intel processors far behind, especially in the graphics section. As for its hardware, it is worth highlighting the high-speed M.2 NVMe disk that it integrates and the 8 GB of RAM.
Processor, RAM and storage
In this laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 3 17 we have an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U APU that has 8 physical cores and 8 threads capable of reaching 4.1Ghz in turbo mode, which has a base frequency of 2.0Ghz and a TDP of 15W. The GPU is an AMD Radeon Vega 7 that reaches 1600Ghz, the same GPU that we had in the previous generation but that is much faster thanks to 7nm. The RAM is 8GB DDR4 2667 with a free SODIMM slot and for storage we have a 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD.
Screen and other specifications
The screen of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 is a 17 inch with HD+ resolution of 1600×900 pixels, with a brightness of 250 nits, at the top it includes a 0.3 Webcam with microphone and also has a reader of footprints. It also includes WiFi ac 2×2, Bluetooth 5.0, have two USB 3.1 ports, one USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4b connector, SD card reader and a 3.5mm audio jack. It also has two 1.5W speakers with Dolby Audio, it also integrates a 56 Wh lithium polymer 3-cell battery. The system installed is Windows 10 by default.
Price and availability
- The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 17 laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 4700U APU can be purchased at the Lenovo Store only for $729.