Latest release in the range Winnovo, we’ve been running tests onNotebook…What power? Which operating system? Linux, Windows or Mac OS X? So many points that won’t tell you if you’re making the right choice.
So we ran tests on Winnovo Notebook to find out what it was worth.
So you’ll know what it’s worth at the end of this article.
Notebook adapted to surf the internet?
We can consider that for certain uses, such as surfing the web, it is not necessary to buy a high-powered model. An inexpensive computer such as Notebook may seem to be the solution. Even if the material is not of a very high quality, with plastic materials (at the level of the hull), the components and the internal circuits of the machine are still designed by Winnovo; a manufacturer who has been offering laptops for several years already. In other words, don’t expect to keep it for more than 3 years.
A medium-sized, 14 inches-sized screen that you can slip into a computer bag and take with you on the go. The computer is equipped with a relatively old processor, the Intel Celeron N3350. A technical choice to reduce the final price of the laptop. The compromise could be on a model with a smaller screen size but with a better processor. In the end, you shouldn’t ask too much of this computer, otherwise you’ll get annoyed by its slowness when you launch several applications in parallel. Very clearly, with only 4 Gb ofRAM, this laptop is not the best equipped model. Chances are you’ll have to add some memory over time. In terms of memory, you will be assured of having a machine that is more fluid.
The disk size of this laptop is among the smallest on the market. By offering only 64 Gb, this Notebook is one of the smallest in its category. And if really this point was blocking for you, you can always buy an external hard drive and plug it into the usb port.
In the end, with an autonomy of 6 hours, you won’t have too much time to surf the web. This is standard for this range of laptops, and for the type of battery it is equipped with. It’s annoying, because the interest of a laptop is still to be able to use it everywhere, without it being plugged in.
Is Notebook one for watching movies and listening to music ?
This Notebook is an interesting option for anyone who uses laptops to view movies, photos, or listen to music. It’s easy to find much better ones, although you won’t find any in this price range.
It is sometimes complicated to choose among all the laptops, which ones are specifically designed for this type of use; this section is made to identify if this model is made for you.
Winnovo has chosen a medium size screen to meet everyone’s needs. With its 14 inches and resolution of 1600×900, it can be suitable for a lot of uses including watching films. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. In conclusion, it is a well-balanced product that allows the films to be viewed correctly; and with a contained weight of 2.5 kg, it is easily transportable.
The glossy screen option is not possible on this model; it would have made the display easier to read. The effect is of lower quality in environments with intermediate or even low light levels – often corresponding to the conditions in which a film is viewed. It will be more delicate to perfectly distinguish the images without getting tired.
In fact, in order not to suffer from reflections on the screen, you will need to have full light conditions.
On the sound side, it Notebook has good components: board and integrated speakers. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
Obsolescence has already striken this laptop, equipped with a processor Intel Celeron N3350 that is several years old now. The result will be higher electricity consumption and less quiet than in recent generations. Still, it may be enough for multimedia use, as long as you only run one application at the same time.
Equipped with the Intel HD Graphics graphic card, and with 4 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
Concerning the connections, this model has available 3 ports. That makes it one with the biggest number of ports compared to what’s on the market right now. Speakers, a mouse (wired), an external hard drive and an output to a pocket projector when on business trip or when you travel.
Finally concerning the battery life, you will have time before you have to think about reconnecting the power cable. You have 6 hours of autonomy in unplugged mode, which is in the average.
Notebook the right choice for travelling connected ?
The main interest of the laptop, is how easy it can be taken away. With this in mind, we tested the Notebook. Under what conditions can you take it with you on trips, at weekends or on public transport? Or should this use be confined to going from the living room to your kitchen.
It appears that it is one of the best fulfilling the main criteria for nomadism, which are size, weight, quality of materials, and availability of wifi.
It is one of the heaviest laptops in its class, with 2.5 Kg. It’s unpleasant to carry. Its size will make you regret the format of ultrabooks. The main cause is due to the size of the screen. The explanation mainly comes down to the size of the screen: 14inches.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. Not really necessary.
Good image definition although the slab is not shiny. This laptop displays deep and vivid colors.
It is a product that is easy and pleasant to use. Good image definition and a matt anti-reflective tile that you’ll appreciate when you’re outdoors, with no sun glare.
CPU Intel Celeron N3350 power consumption is a bit high considering the performance of the laptop.
Note that like all manufacturers, Winnovo is optimistic about the autonomy of this Notebook. Furthermore, these figures reflect an estimate of Winnovo; the reality is closer to 70% of this value.
Concerning the battery part, the autonomy is correct with 6 hours before the breakdown.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 64 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. Thanks to this, Winnovo was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who do not have enough space on the disk, it will be necessary to go through the option of a subscription on the cloud; the price decreases regularly.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 14 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
At the connector level, this model provides 3 inputs. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
In conclusion, it can be considered that this Notebook can be used for travel purposes.
The Notebook for audio or video editing ?
Considering that the assembly that you intend to carry out is of the range of leisure, this Notebook can suit you. Even for an amateur level, editing and creating music requires processor speed and sufficient RAM. Of course, there are models with much better performance, but this is already a good model.
The software suite installed by default on this model provides the bare minimum to start working. It is possible to edit, but it is not the task that the processor Intel Celeron N3350 does best. You’ll soon discover that the processor lacks power and memory.
The designers of Winnovo have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. The advantage is the speed of starting and execution, but the disadvantage is the shorter lifetime of the disk. Here with 64 Gb you will have enough space to store everything. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
As far as autonomy is concerned, it’s not extraordinary. Indicated for an autonomy of 6 hours by the manufacturer, it is preferable to keep your charger close by if you need to make changes while on the move or if you use a lot of resources for your audio or video editing. That’s pretty much what the other laptops do.
On the connection side, the Notebooki s equipped with USB 3 technology. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. In addition, this technology offers a better rate of high-speed file transfer between your laptop and external drives.
This is a good product to start doing audio-visual editing. You will also be able to use it every day to browse the internet. In short, an interesting choice in this price range.
The Notebook for online or local games.
Most manufacturers are aware that the use of laptops is not limited to word processing and spreadsheets. The tests we ran showed that the choices of Winnovo in terms of components – the chip, the processor generation, or the quality of cooling – make this an average laptop for gaming. On the other hand, if you have to go through several hours, these same components will seem weak.
With only 1600×900, this model is below standard ones. In fact, the game phases will present lower quality images.
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. Ideal for old design games, it has difficulty restoring the images and colors of the latest online games. Finally, if you want to play often, we recommend a model with more power.
For most games, this model will be suitable for gaming mode. A good compromise that justifies the choice of this model.
When it comes to disk space, this computer ranks low.With 64 Gb it Notebookis below the average of the other laptops of the moment.
No 5GHZ network possible in wifi on Notebook. Too bad, it could have been interesting.
You will limit your travels with this laptop; the cause? Its weight of 2.5 Kg which makes it one of the biggest on the market.
For the autonomy, it is in the average of the other laptops, that is to say about 6 hours.
So it’s a middle ground for gaming; enough performance at the right price. You can also use it for word processing if you need it.
The Notebook for office automation.
Whatever the type of operating system, it is possible today to have an office use on all laptops. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. Perfectly office oriented, this Notebook is efficient.
Winnovo has designed this new laptop for the majority of users. It’s the latest version of Windows 10 that’s running it.
It Notebook is not designed to be transported, but it will do the job in the case of an exclusively fixed use, and little displacement. With a weight of 2.5 Kg, you will limit as often as possible the various movements of this laptop.
This computer was really designed for office use. Hence the good idea to offer a default number pad as a complement.
This Notebook eliminates the problems of light reflection on the screen, as it has a matt finish. But at the same time, the light intensity is low enough so as not to tire the eyes in the dark.
During daytime use, the absence of a backlit keyboard will not be a problem.
With only 64 Gb this model is one of the smaller models. Not really a problem for office use, but perhaps penalizing for some users.
In conclusion, the Notebook is an excellent choice for office use. It combines ergonomics with power, with an interesting price/quality ratio.
Notebook the right choice for the right use
There is no such thing as a perfect laptop for every purpose, unless you put a price tag on it, and keep in mind that it will be too powerful for most of your needs. The Notebook’ is average but will do the job very well.
To be clear enough, we do not recommend this laptop for :
– web browsing
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games
Also, we suggest this laptop on :
– travel use
– office tasks