Lenovo 100e Gen 2 81M80089US 11.6″ – $99 Black Friday Laptop
This is an overview of the Lenovo 100e Gen 2 11.6″ 81M80089US entry-level ultraportable laptop, which is the cheapest Lenovo Black Friday 2023 laptop deal. The Black Friday price is only $99.
Specifications of the Lenovo 100e Gen 2 81M80089US
Here are the specs of the Lenovo 100e Gen 2 81M80089US with descriptions of its features. For comparison against other laptops, you can use the "Compare Specs" button.
|Standard non-convertible laptop
This laptop features a clamshell-only design, without ability to convert itself into a tablet.
Ultraportable (small laptop)
The light weight and small dimensions make this ultraportable laptop easy to carry around or travel with.
It is usually priced at below $500, making it an affordable laptop PC.
This notebook provides a basic computing power. It can be used for the daily home and office tasks, but operation won't be as smooth as on the mid-range or high-performance laptops. On the positive side, entry-level laptops tend to be very power efficient. Read more about performance of the laptop in the CPU, GPU, RAM, and Storage sections below.
This is a very small display size, given the most frequently used laptop screen size is 15.6".
|1366x768 pixels HD
This is an entry-level screen resolution, oftentimes found on budget laptops. It doesn't deliver picture sharpness and space on the screen like the Full HD or higher resolution laptop displays do.
This laptop doesn't support touchscreen input.
|Other Display Specs
Displays based on the old TN technology lack wide viewing angles you can find on IPS screens. The colors may look washed out or inverted at certain viewing angles.
Anti-glare coating reduces ambient light reflections, as opposed to the glare-type displays with more vivid colors.
|About Laptop Display
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|Intel Celeron N4020 (decent for daily computing, but not fully smooth)
|The laptop's processor (CPU) is the main chip of the system and a very important computing performance factor.
|Intel UHD graphics of entry-level Intel processors
The entry-level processors by Intel, such as the N series, Celeron, and Pentium, usually feature the UHD series graphics. It is a very basic graphics processing unit, suitable only for the lightest PC games. Depending on the processor model, performance of the included UHD graphics may vary slightly.
|About Graphics Processors
|Graphics processor (GPU) is the main factor for 3D gaming performance. It also affects performance of other graphics intensive tasks like some image and video editing operations.
|System Memory (RAM) Size
4GB is a small RAM size for computing in 2023. For smooth operation of a laptop during everyday tasks, at least 8GB is recommended.
|System memory (RAM) size determines multi-tasking capability of a laptop - how many tasks and programs you can run at the same time. Some programs and games may require large RAM to run properly.
Learn about RAM of laptop PCs here.
128GB is a relatively small storage space. However, it is usable if you don't store a lot of large files like movies and don't install a lot of programs.
|About Data Storage
|Storage capacity determines how much data you can store on your laptop.
SSD storage provides better data reading and writing performance than eMMC.
Learn about laptop PC data storage here.
|Keyboard & Input
|Keyboard without dedicated number pad
The laptop has no separate numeric pad you can typically find on the right side of the keyboard on many laptop models.
Touchpad with click buttons built into the surface
The left and right click buttons are built into the surface of the touchpad, as opposed to separate physical buttons.
|Speakers & Audio
As usual, the device features a pair of built-in stereo speakers.
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
This laptop has the ordinary 3.5mm combo audio jack that supports both headphone output and microphone input simultaneously.
|Front-facing web camera
Laptops usually feature a frontal webcam located on the display bezel. This laptop is no exception.
HD 720p resolution
This is the most common web camera resolution in laptops. However, it's low in comparison to camera resolutions of modern smartphones, so it can't produce as sharp picture.
|Wireless & Networking
|Wi-Fi 5 802.11AC wireless
The 802.11AC is the previous-generation wireless networking standard. It’s also known as Wi-Fi 5. 802.11AC is succeeded by 802.11AX Wi-Fi 6 with data transfer speed and multi-device connectivity improvements.
This laptop has a built-in Bluetooth module. It enables you to wirelessly connect the computer to Bluetooth peripherals like Bluetooth mice and keyboards, as well as to smartphones, and other compatible devices.
|1 x USB-C
A compact type of USB port, commonly found in modern laptops and phones.
2 x USB Type A
A pair of full-size USB ports.
|Video Output Ports
|1 x HDMI
HDMI is a widely used digital video output port. You can find HDMI-in ports on most computer monitors and TVs.
Video out via USB-C
The laptop can deliver digital video output via USB-C.
|Media Card Reader
|MicroSD card reader
The laptop has a slot for MicroSD memory cards. These are small SD cards commonly used in smartphones.
The chassis of the laptop has an improved build to better withstand physical shocks.
|42 WHr capacity
|The battery capacity is relatively low. On the positive side, the notebook features low-power components that don't consume a lot of battery juice.
The battery life varies depending on usage, settings, and other factors.
|Windows 11 Pro
Windows 11 Pro version adds some business-specific features in comparison to the standard Windows 11 Home.
A typical laptop warranty.
|Year of Release
|Country / Region
The device under this particular SKU name is sold on the US market. It may be also available under different SKU names in the US and other regions.
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