Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook Review- Great entry Ultrabook
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a uniquely designed ultrabook from Lenovo. Shaped and styled as thin as a small paperback book, the 13.3-inch U310 measure only 0.7-inch (18mm) thick and weigh just 3.74lbs (1.7kg). Even with a thin and light frame, these Ultrabook devices offer the performance to handle any mobile computing task with 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i3, i5 or i7 processors, up to 1 TB of storage; with either Intel or NVIDIA GeForce graphics chips. Full tested system specs listed below.
Available with 320GB/500GB configuration is 32GB solid state drives (SSD) to cache data, Lenovo’s latest Ultrabooks put a stop to slow wait times. Thanks to Lenovo’s new Enhanced Experience 3 optimization for Windows 7 PCs, the new Ultrabooks achieve ultra-fast boot up and quick resume from sleep that’s up to 40 percent faster than non-optimized devices.
Performance & Features
The Lenovo U310 ultrabook sports an AccuType keyboard, that presents a clean layout. The keys are designed with ergonomics in mind to give users improved typing accuracy over typical keyboard layouts. The touchpad has a smart sensor that implements palm rejection to prevent users from accidentally moving the cursor while typing, with support for 5-finger gestures, Optimization for Windows 8 functions
Lenovo has included 2.0 stereo speakers with Dolby certification with the U310, so you can bring the Dolby cinematic sound experience to your PC. Dolby’s software will give you total control over your audio settings. The software has 3 presets form Movie, Music and games, which users can choose from or you can customize your EQs had had up to six custom EQ saves.
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 at the configuration tested is a great entry into the Ultrabook market. It feature set allows for solid performance in terms of battery life at around 5 1/2 hrs, good graphical performance and overall use. The fast boot up times with its 32GB SSD cache does to ensure you apps open up faster and you have a solid overall performance. Honestly I am impressed with this ultrabook, especially at its test price range you get a solid super light ultrabook that functions just as good as any mid to high range laptop on the market and did i mention it also runs very cool. SO the Lenovo IDeaPad U310 is a solid buy!!
KEY SPECIFICATIONS of the IdeaPad U310
– 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor
– Windows® 7 Ultimate
– 13.3” HD display, 16:9 widescreen
– Intel® GMA 4000 HD graphics
– 4GB DDR3 memory, up to 500GB HDD storage & 32GB SSD cache
– Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre V4 audio enhancement
– Integrated Bluetooth®1, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
– USB2.0, USB3.0, HDMI connectors & 2in1 card reader
– Integrated 720p HD webcam