Our review of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR)
Versatile thin and light multimedia-oriented laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR) which benefits from a very noticeable fast SSD storage of 1 TB, boosting responsiveness, is efficient in everyday use and at modest multimedia processing with its 8 GB RAM and its AMD Octo Core Ryzen 7 5700U processor with Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution able to support light games. This elegant silver-colored laptop PC that runs on Windows 11 and features a 15-inch Full HD anti-reflective screen, also features an illuminated keyboard, an Infrared webcam for authentication by facial recognition as well as connectivity with Wi-Fi ax and USB- c.
Most famous price: € 769
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR) Specifications
|Screen(s)||15.6″ Full HD LED 250cd/m² 45% NTSC (1920×1080, anti-glare/matte)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 5700U Lucienne (1.8GHz, 8 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max.)||8 GB (4 GB soldered + 4 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)|
|Graphics Card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||1 TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4, 2280) + 1 available 2.5-inch slot|
|connectors||1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC|
|Network||Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1|
|Windows Hello||Yes, via Infrared webcam|
|audio system||2 speakers (2W) Dolby Audio|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced runtime / Battery||6 hours / Li-Polymer 2 cells 38Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.65kg / 359.2 x 236.5 x 19.9″|
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR) against the competition
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR) is currently shown in promotion at Cdiscount and offers an interesting configuration / price ratio for its category where the competition is very limited and where it is one of the few to offer such a large SSD with such a powerful processor (Octo Core), all under Windows 11 with an infrared webcam .
Chassis, connectors, display of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR)
It has an elegant and discreet design with its thin and light Arctic Gray silver brushed metal housing.
The connectivity integrated into this versatile laptop PC is good, consisting of 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi ax wireless modules (newer and more efficient than wifi ac) and Bluetooth 5.1 for external connections and communication, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this computer to, for example, a TV or monitor, an audio port or even 3 USBs, all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 when a USB 3.0 device is connected.
The webcam uses infrared technology that enables biometric authentication through facial recognition via Windows Hello technology.
The chiclet keyboard benefits from a very practical lighting solution for the keys to better distinguish them in the case of limited ambient light.
Those who enjoy watching videos and more generally High Definition content will be pleased that the screen uses a 16:9 format coupled with an accurate Full HD definition. In addition, because it is anti-glare, the screen is more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a glossy panel.
Performance, battery life of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR)
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15ALC6 (82KU002HFR) is a thin and light 15-inch high-definition laptop PC designed for everyday general use.
Storage is an undeniable asset of this configuration as it is entrusted to a large capacity SSD of 1 TB, comparable to what hard drives offer in this area, enough to accommodate multiple files and software.
In addition, keep in mind that an SSD offers several advantages over a simple hard drive: greater resistance to shocks, lower energy consumption, quiet operation or even higher speed.
As a result, the SSD offers much better fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis than a simple hard drive. Thanks to the SSD, the start/stops are much faster, especially the processing and launch of software, and we get to the map of online games faster.
Although there is no dedicated graphics card on board, you can still view photos and videos, as well as play light games thanks to the Radeon Vega 8 graphics solution integrated into the processor.
Most famous price: € 769
This is an AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Ryzen 7 5700U Lucienne Octo Core with low consumption, which provides good overall performance and is able to satisfy many users, coupled with 8 GB of RAM.
Those who occasionally perform modest multimedia processing using multi-cores will be pleased with the Ryzen 7, especially because of its 8 cores, which are mainly used in this type of work, such as photo editing or video conversion.
As for the autonomy of this versatile laptop, which is as easy to transport as an Ultrabook thanks to its finesse and controlled weight, expect about 6 hours of battery life with light use.