Lenovo IdeaPad 305 Review


The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 combines great performance, a sleek design and value for money, and it is one of the best devices within Lenovo’s IdeaPad 300 Series. Available in range of colours, and with prices starting from only £319.99 (save £60!), the Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is a brilliant choice for a practical and reliable everyday laptop.

Lenovo IdeaPad 305

Lenovo says: “Engineered for on-the-go productivity, IdeaPad 300 Series laptops are designed to fit your needs –and your budget”.


  • Great performance
  • Unique design
  • Home Theatre Technology with Dolby DS1.0
  • Very fast connectivity
  • Customizable Graphics


  • Battery life could be better


  • Intel® Core™ i3 (5th Gen) 5005U / 2.0 GHz Processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
  • **Up to 5.5 hours battery life with standard battery
  • Up to 16GB DDR3L memory
  • Up to 15.6” FHD (1366 x 768) screen resolution
  • Up to 1TB HDD or 1TB SSHD hybrid storage with integrated 8GB cache
  • Up to 802.11 a/c WiFi
  • Integrated Intel® or up to AMD Radeon R7 or NVIDIA GeForce 820 M graphics
  • Starting at 1.15kg (2.5 lbs) without ODD
  • 1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI, 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC), RJ-45
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated Sound System

Screen/ Display:

The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 has a matte 15.6” screen with (1366×768) display resolution, delivering crisp visuals in all different lighting and angles. It features a brightness of 253.8 cd/m² and contrast ratio of 573:1 within the screen, for accuracy and detailed display quality.

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One of the stand-out features of the Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is the unique colour options included in the range: Lime green, purple and midnight blue, designed to make your device stand out from the rest.



Performance / Connectivity:

The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is part of the series of Lenovo’s affordable office laptops, the combination of great value and performance also makes this device perfect for students. It is powered by a Dual-Core Intel Core i3-5005U Processor and 8GB RAM, ensuring great performance and reliability to complete everyday tasks easily as well as effortless use of Office and Internet applications, and small-time entertainment.

The USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 port (with Bluetooth 4.0) included in the Lenovo IdeaPad 305 ensures quick connectivity with other devices, and it also features a HDMI output which allows users to connect to a TV or monitor for large screen entertainment –enhancing user experience whether skyping, watching videos or playing games.


The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is ideal for portable and home entertainment, with premium audio quality to seamlessly watch movies, listen to music, games, VOIP and video conferencing. It features Stereo speakers and Dolby Advanced Audio, delivering high-quality sound for a home theatre experience. The Dolby DS1.0 Home Theatre Technology utilised in the Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is designed to ensure premium sound quality, with an emphasis on clarity and undistorted volume output.

AccuType Keyboard:

The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 features an AccuType keyboard along with gesture and touch control for accuracy and enhanced user comfort. An intelligent touchpad is also included which allows users to easily scroll, zoom, rotate and navigate the screen, and mouse navigation.


  • Lenovo™ OneKey Recovery
  • Lenovo™ Companion 3.0
  • Lenovo™ Photo Master
  • Lenovo™ SHAREit
  • Lenovo™ REACHit
  • McAfee® LiveSafe™


The Lenovo IdeaPad 305 is evidently a great option for a reliable and affordable laptop, whether for work, home or on-the-go. Laptop Outlet has this high-quality device available at great prices and with varied feature options such as Windows 10. We also have this laptop with special offers including a Peanut Wireless Mouse, Bullguard Antivirus and Acme Backpack Case. See the full range of Lenovo Ideapad 305’s at www.laptopoutlet.co.uk.

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