Lenovo Ideapad S206 11.6-inch Laptop (White) - (AMD Dual Core E300 1.3GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 8)
- Get online in seconds with Lenovo Quick Start ‘instant on’ function
- Ultra-portable design for easy mobility; from just 20.7mm thick3 & weighing 1.3kg
- Energy Management protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges
- A user friendly Accu type keyboard for great typing experience
- VeriFace™ face recognition – a fun way to log in your PC & Multi-touch touchpad for easy scroll and zoom functions
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The Lenovo IdeaPad S206 - Portable Mini laptop
The affordable portable IdeaPad S206 mini laptop uniquely combines a thin and light design with an 11.6" screen, stylish matte exterior and 4-hour-long battery life.
The IdeaPad S206 mini laptop's stylish exterior with a matte finish is a welcome improvement compared with netbook design. The AccuType keyboard ensures comfortable and accurate typing. Its long battery life gives you the ability to be in touch with your family and friends even while on the go. Plus, the IdeaPad S206 mini laptop comes with an AMD dual core processor, which is great for multitasking and surfing the Web.
Clean and Simple Design
The IdeaPad S206 is the perfect computing solution for the on-the-go user looking for both style and performance at a reasonable price. The choice of simple and clean covers allow you to personalise your IdeaPad S206 to your own personal style. Every model features an attractive matte surface and rounded edges, as well as an ultra-portable design that is both light and thin (20.7 mm at the thickest point) and yet accommodates a full-size AccuType keyboard.
Available in both Graphite Grey and Bright White -- choose a colour that suits your style and personality.
The AccuType keyboard you'll find on the Lenovo IdeaPad S206 is designed to help easy cleaning and maintenance, and avoid the accumulation of dust and crumbs over time. The finger-friendly curved key shape and ergonomic spacebar will work together to make it easier to type and reduce the number of typos, whatever you find yourself working on.
Optimised Portable Performance
Due to its compact size and form factor, the IdeaPad S206 is a great machine to take on-the-go. Loaded with an AMD dual-core CPU and up to 4 GB of DDR3 memory, the IdeaPad S206 is small on size but big on performance. The IdeaPad S206 also comes with integrated DirectX 11 graphics, 320 GB of hard drive storage, and a wealth of connectivity options.
11.6" HD Display
Movies, games and the Internet all come to life on the Lenovo IdeaPad S206. Featuring an 11.6" display, you'll be able to enjoy your favourite films and web videos in HD resolution (1366 x 768) and in glorious 16:9 widescreen.
Wireless Connectivity and Sharing
The Lenovo IdeaPad S206 comes with multiple wireless connection options. The built-in 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter will allow you to enjoy reliable connections to the Internet, whether at home or on a public network, whilst Bluetooth v2.1 makes it easier to connect and share files with other devices.
USB 3.0 for Faster Connections
By connecting the Lenovo IdeaPad S206 to a compatible USB 3.0 device, such as an external drive, 3.0 can offer up to 10 times faster transfer rates than standard USB 2.0. This means that files and folders that took hours to transfer now just take minutes, and you can move whole albums to and from your laptop in just a few seconds, saving you time and making your media much more portable.
Big Screen Entertainment with HDMI
You can also enjoy your multimedia on the big screen by using the built-in HDMI port to hook your laptop up to a HDTV, monitor or projector - ideal for sharing your favourite videos and movies with friends.
OneKey Rescue System
You can rest at ease knowing OneKey Rescue System is there to simplify data backup and recovery, allowing you to focus on using your computer instead of worrying about its maintenance. With the touch of a button, users can restore the system and recover valuable data - the OneKey Rescue System also recovers essential system files in the event of corruption, and can be used to initiate a virus scan before entering Windows.
Windows 8 with Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8
Microsoft's sleekest, most innovative operating system yet. Built around touch technology and tiled applications, Windows 8 takes the PC experience to a new level of customisation, consumption and creation.
Created specifically for the new Windows 8 OS, Lenovo has combined the best hardware and software features to create Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8.
Type - the legendary Lenovo keyboards are now even better. Lenovo has set a new benchmark for the industry and added simplified controls for Windows 8. These award-winning designs are used across the Lenovo ranges, helping you to enjoy comfortable, convenient keyboard input wherever you are.
Click - Many Lenovo laptops feature intelligent touchpads optimised for Windows 8. Designed with one clean, smooth surface for uninterrupted navigation, you'll be able to intuitively control your Windows 8 experience with easy scroll and zoom functions.
Lenovo Cloud - Imagine your files, everywhere. Lenovo's online storage and cloud utilities allow you the freedom to choose your device and location. With 5 GB of free storage, you'll be able to secure and access your files wherever you are, and on whatever machine you find yourself on.
Exclusive Lenovo Content - Discover all the amazing things you can do with exclusive tools from Lenovo. Learn how to get the most from your PC with Lenovo Companion or monitor your system performance with Lenovo Support. Lenovo keeps you up to date and delivers music, game and video content you can get from no one else.
A World of Apps - Discover and download thousands of apps. Choose from Microsoft's Windows 8 store or Lenovo's curated collection of optimised apps.
Perfect Internet Companion
The IdeaPad S206 is the perfect companion for on-the-go computing and Internet access. With integrated WiFi, and an extra-long battery life, the IdeaPad S206 helps users get the most out of their mobile computing experience and do more.
Lenovo Quick Start
Get online in seconds with the Lenovo Quick Start 'instant on' function. Quick Start bypasses the complicated Windows booting-up process to give you access to your PC and the Internet within seconds. Enjoy instant gratification at the touch of a button - be it music, videos, email and social media or simply browsing the web.
Optional HD 720p Webcam*
Take your web chats to the next level thanks to the built-in HD webcam. Your friends and family will be able to see you in clear 720p resolution, which means the picture will look good even on a large TV screen.
*Available on selected models.
Lenovo Energy Management 7.0
The Lenovo Energy Manager on the IdeaPad S206 enables up to four hours battery life with the 2-cell Polymer Lion battery.
With Lenovo Energy Management 7.0, users are able to run their machine in a variety of different modes, depending on their needs. Power-Saver mode allows laptops to run exceptionally quietly with reduced fan noise. Balanced mode auto-detects user behaviour and knows when to run in a lower performance mode, allowing for increasing energy savings. High-Performance mode utilises a combination of high performance and thermal solution to increase performance levels.
Users also can protect and prolong their battery health using features such as battery protection mode, and battery gauge. Lenovo's energy management system can even monitor the laptop behaviour and remind you to choose battery modes that suit their style of usage best.
1x AC Adaptor
1x User Manual
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Top Customer Reviews
But I do need it be fully functional.
This is great. I love my new laptop.
Like: stable, powerfull enough to run Windows 8 (built-in), screen and keyboard are very good, excellent value for money
Dislike: chassis made out of plastic, black finish showing fingerprints, touchpad is getting in a way and is uneasy to operate, non-removable battery
In all, very pleased with it for the price, great value for money.
To turn on it I spend about 5-6 min.
To download the first page in Internet, it takes an other 4-5 min. Very often it doesn't open page from the firs time.
Unfortunately I did expect much more from Lenovo Ideapad S206.
When I saw it in a shop I knew the screen wouldn't be particularly great, but it's poor off axis performance makes using it tiring and frustrating.
The worst aspect is the TERRIBLE battery life. 90 minutes is pretty average on a charge. However that hides an even worse problem, no ability to retain charge. Fully charge it, leave it a week and it's too flat to boot.
I should have returned it immediately.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Good design but let down by poor battery life: it averages less than two hours word processing before I have to put it back on charge.Published 11 months ago by G. Wake
I needed a small note book as I travel a lot and needed to write and network on the move. I didn't want to carry around a big bulky machine with an oversized screen. Read morePublished 23 months ago by N. Gane
The laptop is shocking. I had a Lenovo S205 previously and naturally thought the S206 is a step up. It really is not. Read morePublished on 18 Jan. 2014 by Daass