Getting inside of this device is easy. However, you won’t be really happy with what you find there.
1. Remove the bottom plate
This laptop’s bottom panel is held in place by 10 Phillips-head screws. After you undo them, you need to pop the panel with a plastic pry tool.
The battery here has a capacity of about 50Wh.
3. Мemory and storage
Sadly, all of the memory is soldered to the motherboard. On the other hand, you can choose between 8 and 16GB of dual-channel RAM. Storage-wise, you get one M.2 PCIe x4 Gen 3 slot.
4. Cooling system
Last but not least, there is the cooling solution. It employs a single heat pipe, a heat sink, and a medium-sized fan.
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- Adequate price
- Fingerprint reader
- Comfortable backlit keyboard
- Thunderbolt 4 connection and an M.2 slot for storage upgrades
- Good battery life
- Its Full HD IPS panel has comfortable viewing angles and a good contrast ratio (Chi Mei N140HCA-EAC (CNM14D4))
- No aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (Chi Mei N140HCA-EAC (CNM14D4))
- Excellent performance
- Memory is soldered to the motherboard
- Covers only 54% of sRGB (Chi Mei N140HCA-EAC (CNM14D4))
- Slow USB Type-A 2.0 port