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IdeaPad 1 15"VS
IdeaPad Gaming 3
$741Out of stock
$830New
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Key differences

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Gaming and 3D

6.3
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
7.1
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is good for gaming and 3D, while the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" is only fair.

Engineering and Design

6.8
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
7.5
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is good for engineering and design, while the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" is only fair.

Performance

6.8
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
7.8
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 performs better than the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Screen Quality

6.4
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
7.2
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 has a better screen than the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Battery

10.0 Hours
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
8.0 Hours
The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" has 10 hours of battery life. The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 has 8 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
Good
15.6in
SIZE
15.6in
3.5 lbs
WEIGHT
5.1 lbs
0.7in
THICKNESS
0.8in
The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" and Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 both have good portability, though the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" has somewhat better portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

6.0
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
7.2
The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 has good build quality, while the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" has only fair build quality.

Cost

$741
IdeaPad 1 15"
IdeaPad Gaming 3
$830
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The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" has a price of $741 and the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 costs $830.
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How the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" and the Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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GENERAL

Price
$741
$830
Brand
LenovoLenovo
Release Date
January 03 2022January 02 2023
Operating System
Windows 11 HomeWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
14.2'' x 9.3'' x 0.74''14.2'' x 10.5'' x 0.86''
Weight
3.57 lbs5.1 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 5700UAMD Ryzen 7 7735HS
Overall CPU Score
5.8/108/10
Graphics
Vega 8 RTX 4050 (85 W)
Overall GPU Score
2.4/105.6/10
RAM
12 gb16 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1080
General Use Screen Score
6.6/107.4/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
6.2/107/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
6.4/107.4/10
Diagonal Size
15.6"15.6"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
22
USB-C ports
11
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
11
USB-C Charging
NoYes
Display Outputs
22

BATTERY

Battery Life
10 hours8 hours
Battery Capacity
42 wh60 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
720p720p
Keyboard Quality Score
6.5/108/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesNo
Number Pad
YesYes
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
6/107.2/10
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better BatteryLenovo IdeaPad 1 15"
More portableLenovo IdeaPad 1 15"
Better for GamingLenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3
Better keyboardLenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3
Better for creative useLenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3

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Alex Iliev | April 2023
"The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 15" is affordable and pretty efficient. At the end of the day, the Lenovo IdeaPad 1 (15″, 2023) is one of the better affordable laptops money can buy right now. It has a decent performance, albeit coming from a CPU that is based on old architecture. Playing low-intensity games is possible but at low to medium settings. We are really happy with the cooling setup, but the main event here is the battery life. We got 9 hours of either Web browsing or video playback, which is a great result. Especially if you compare this device with the ASUS E410."

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Florian Glaser | October 2022
"The Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is one of the most powerful RTX 3050 Ti laptops. If you disregard the mediocre quality of the case in terms of the material and workmanship, Lenovo has created a successful budget gaming laptop with the IdeaPad Gaming. Thanks to high TDPs and constant performance development, the Core i5-12500H and GeForce RTX 3050 Ti are able to show their full power, while in contrast, the (mostly slower) competitors deliver a better battery life. However, hardly any of the alternative laptops are able to reach the image quality of the Gaming 3. Most of the competitors are left behind in terms of the color space and brightness."

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a Chinese technology company, and the largest personal computer vendor. They are well known for a variety of technology products, including laptops. Their consumer series include their entry level IdeaPad and LOQ series and mid-to-high-end Yoga and Legion series. On the business-oriented side, their series include their entry-level ThinkBook series and mid-to-high-end ThinkPad series. Lenovo laptops offer strong performance for reasonable prices, and are often on sale.

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