Budget 31-40k Is this lenovo 330S worth it?

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RAM is only 4Gb and soldered to the board.
Try getting something with at least 8 GB.
 

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Sounds good, would suggest to opt for the SSD model only if it has an M2 NVMe SSD and not a SATA one (never know). Else the HDD option is better, throw in a 970 EVO and you are good to go. RAM - expand to 8GB and should be good to go.

Where I would not suggest for this laptop is the Lenovo brand. Too many problems seen.
 
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Yes I would suggest stay away from Lenovo unless it's your last resort or too tight on budget.
Explore Acer.
Few yrs ago someone in my whereabouts had such laptop with soldered ram and she installed additional 4gb. The soldered ram went bad after 2 yrs or so and the only option was to get the whole mobo replaced that too off warranty. She trashed the laptop except for that additional ram and hdd.
So I will always suggest stay away from soldered stuff. It kills the complete package. Rest its your call.
 
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Ok, i will wait for big billion day offers then from a better brand. Coincidently my relative bough the 8th gen core i5 with radon graphics version of this model. the laptop does look sleek and good. No idea how it performs though.
 

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Yes I would suggest stay away from Lenovo unless it's your last resort or too tight on budget.
Explore Acer.
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What about ThinkPad series? Lenovo owns it, is it still worth the premium? Used to built like tanks.
 

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What about ThinkPad series? Lenovo owns it, is it still worth the premium? Used to built like tanks.
I saw the latest one in shop and it did look very well built however cant say about internals. However even the cheaper 330s also looks well built with no flexing etc or loose parts.
 

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ended up buying this after checking it out in store today. screen was quite good and the price on flipkart is pretty good too. only bummer is just 1 year warranty on offer.
https://www.flipkart.com/asus-vivobook-core-i3-8th-gen-8-gb-1-tb-hdd-256-gb-ssd-windows-10-home-s430ua-eb091t-thin-light-laptop/p/itmf9egsfjugaz2m?pid=COMF9EGSJAGMW5XC&fm=SEARCH&ppt=Read Review&ppn=Read Review&ssid=6598f8k5340000001557936448479
All good except battery which is just 3 cell. Al the best
 

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