Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: In other words, this Ultrabook is just average. However, the battery life could be better, and the display isn’t the brightest. Battery life should last most of a working business day if you’re not using it continuously. It retains the same overall look at the past U series model as well as its excellent keyboard and trackpad. Long ish battery life? Of course, the U still has its issues, but the overall package is good enough to make it my favorite cheap ultrabook right now.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Series

While the HP Folio us holds on as the current Editors’ Choice for ultrabooks for its lighter weight and longer battery life, the Lenovo IdeaPad U holds its own as a smart alternative.

IdeaPad U fan not running and overheating. Single Review, online available, Long, Date: Whistling fan; worse mechanical design. Please share our article, every link counts! I am interested inknowing if its possible to upgrade the ultrabook with a graphic card.

While it does have a very attractive design and all the necessary internals, it faces competition from a crowded market. The changes made to make this laptop affordable do have their drawbacks.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad U is an all-around decent ultrabook videl perfectly priced for back-to-school shoppers, but there are plenty of alternatives with nearly identically prices and features. It isn’t the lightest or the thinnest, vjdeo doesn’t have the biggest screen or the best battery life, and its copycat MacBook Pro style doesn’t make it the most attractive though I suppose that’s arguable. Long ish battery life? Forums Knowledge Base Blogs.


In the same price range, the Sony Vaio T13 is a better deal. The main difference is in appearance.

It would be nice if it weighed a little less than 3. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: Register Sign In Help.

However, a few shortcomings — particularly short battery life — prevent this system from earning an Editor’s Choice. PC World In other words, this Ultrabook is just average. But if you just want a skinny little system to do basic stuff—surfing and e-mailing, preparing documents, viewing videos, looking at photos and maybe editing a few of them—the Lenovo works fine, even better than fine in u3100 anecdotal test.

Benevolently at your service. Lenovo IdeaPad U review: Lenovo IdeaPad U ultrabook review Source: Lenovo U not y i7 hdd upgrade. And there is also no model of U with a discrete gpu and hence it is not possible to add or upgrade graphics on ultrabooks and u With a great keyboard, sturdy build quality and an attractive design, the U has almost all of the right ingredients.

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Good keyboard; impressive set of connectors; quite good speakers; the price; silent cooling system. If you have a bit more budget, the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon or Dell Inspiron 14z both offer more robust performance and other component level upgrades as viddeo.

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At the end of the day, the U will most likely appeal to college students and other young, budget-minded shoppers, since it’s cheaper than comparably stylish computers and it lenoovo in bright, fun colours. See our Sustainability Report.

Message 1 of lenovl. Of course, the U still has its issues, but the overall package is good enough to make it my favorite cheap ultrabook right now.

Above average display with high resolution; equipment and dock connector. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used.