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Lenovo IdeaPad 320 classes up mainstream laptops

Available in two sizes, the budget-friendly laptop promises to handle day-to-day tasks with style.

Joshua Goldman Managing Editor / Advice
Managing Editor Josh Goldman is a laptop expert and has been writing about and reviewing them since built-in Wi-Fi was an optional feature. He also covers almost anything connected to a PC, including keyboards, mice, USB-C docks and PC gaming accessories. In addition, he writes about cameras, including action cams and drones. And while he doesn't consider himself a gamer, he spends entirely too much time playing them.
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The Lenovo IdeaPad 320 stands out a bit more than your average mainstream laptop -- and that's the whole idea.

Available from June in 15.6- and 17.3-inch versions with prices that start low at $440 and $490, respectively, the notebook comes in a handful of two-tone colors with a soft, metallic finish so they look and feel less like the ABS plastic they're made from. Prices weren't immediately available for other regions, but they convert to about £340 and £375 for the UK and AU$600 and AU$660 for Australia.

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Inside you won't find anything too out of the ordinary for their prices and I wouldn't expect the base models to do much more than basics. But Lenovo is offering multiple configurations, so you should be able to find one to meet your day-to-day needs.

Specs and features

  • Up to seventh-generation Intel Core i7
  • Integrated graphics
  • Up To 16GB DDR4 memory
  • Up to 2TB SATA hard drive
  • 1,366x768-pixel display for 15.6-inch with optional touchscreen
  • 1,600x900-pixel display for 17.3-inch
  • HDMI, Ethernet, two USB 3.0, one USB Type-C (non-charging), card reader and a headphone-mic combo jack
  • DVD burner
  • Optional fingerprint reader with Windows Hello login support