Snynet Solution Logo
MON - SUN: 10 AM - 6 PM
+60 11 5624 8319


AMD ‘Ryzen Lite’ processors make debut in ultracheap rugged Lenovo laptops

Image Description

Lenovo has unveiled the second generation of the 100e notebook, the firm's popular laptop range aimed primarily at the education market.

This aggressively-priced piece of kit is powered by two new processors from AMD, announced at CES earlier this year. The AMD 3015e and the AMD 3020e do not belong to any specific family (e.g. Athlon, Ryzen or Sempron), but feature the smallest (and probably cheapest) Zen-based parts.

Given the 6W TDP, we don't expect much from these tiny Ryzen-like processors. They have two cores, either two or four threads and a base frequency of 1.2GHz, boosted to either 2.3GHz or 2.6GHz. They also feature a Vega 3 GPU with a clock speed of 0.6GHz.

The new 100e comes with 4GB of DDR4 memory, 64GB eMMC, a 42WHr battery (which Lenovo claims can power the laptop for more than 14 hours), Windows 10, Wi-Fi 6 and an 11.6-inch screen with an anti-glare coating and a disappointing HD+ resolution.

The device also boasts water-resistance, a non-backlit keyboard with touchpad and mechanically-anchored keys, MIL-STD-810G certification (covering falls from 75cm), and a plethora of ports: two USB Type-A, one Type-C, HDMI, card reader and audio jack.

The 100e also comes with AMD Memory Guard, which provides full memory encryption to help protect sensitive data if the device is ever lost or stolen.

The laptop will go on sale for $219, while a second model with the more powerful 3020e and touchscreen capability will sell for $299. Pricing for non-US territories is yet to be confirmed.


06 Aug 2020



Other Blog

  • Arm expands access to endpoint AI for IoT devices

    Arm has updated its Roadmap Guarantee while offering access to more of its chip designs in order to help drive the IoT revolution.

    Read More
  • Meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin is outperforming all its big name rivals

    Dogecoin’s loyal following hopes to drive the cryptocurrency to new heights.

    Read More
  • Six acquisitions for Byju's in a year so far - Great Learning and Toppr in its kitty now

    Byju’s is expected to come up with $600 million for acquiring Great Learning and $150 million for Toppr. Byju’s has expended more than $2.2 billion in 2021 for its various buyouts.

    Read More
  • Nvidia reveals the next PC games to get ray tracing, including World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

    A dozen games will benefit from either ray tracing, DLSS, or both in the near future.

    Read More

Find Out More About Us

Want to hire best people for your project? Look no further you came to the right place!

Contact Us