Update Feb. 1 at 3:24 p.m. ET: The Lenovo IdeaPad S540 is now on sale for just under $700.
This week's Lenovo laptop sale takes up to 31% off select laptops with prices starting at $279.99. Choose from Lenovo Chromebooks, IdeaPads, Yoga 2-in-1s, and Legion series gaming machines.
As part of the sale, you can get the Lenovo IdeaPad S540 for $699.99 via coupon, "SNEAKYIDEA3". This laptop usually retails for $1,000, so that's $700 its normal price. This is the lowest price we've seen yet for this Lenovo IdeaPad and of the best laptop deals we've spotted this week.
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This machine packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) display, an Intel Core i7-10510U CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. Although we didn't test this laptop, we find that Lenovo's IdeaPads generally deliver strong performance and have a slim, lightweight design.
Besides 10th Gen Intel Core CPU speed, the IdeaPad S40 employs Lenovo's cooling technology to reduce fan noise. This helps optimize its performance and battery life. Lenovo promises up to 18 hours on a full charge which outlasts even the most power-efficient Chromebook.
Weighing in at 2.9 pounds and 12.1 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches, the IdeaPad S540 is on par with the Dell XPS 13 (2.8 pounds, 11.6 x 7.6 x 0.6 inches), HP Envy 13 (2.8 pounds, 12.1 x 8.3 x 0.6 inches), and MacBook Air (2.8 pounds,12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches). As for ports, you get two USB-C ports, a single USB-A 3.1 port, and a headphone/mic combo.
If you're looking for a compact and fast laptop with long battery life, the Lenovo IdeaPad S540 fits the bill.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.