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Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch

Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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Whether you're on the road, at the caf, or on the way to class, at just 1.7kg (3.74 lbs) and 19mm (0.74") thick, the U330 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U330 Touch by using simple,... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The IdeaPad U330 Touch supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaPad U330 Touch.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The IdeaPad U330 Touch has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of 10 hours, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the IdeaPad U330 Touch.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X230[plb_2862187_price] (10.3h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The IdeaPad U330 Touch has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the IdeaPad U330 Touch also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch also have a front camera.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the IdeaPad U330 Touch the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. At only 1.7 kilograms, the IdeaPad U330 Touch is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a touch sensitive screen.

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Narrow

The IdeaPad U330 Touch is quite narrow (only 322 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch. The narrowest portable PC of this spec and age is 38mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the IdeaPad U330 Touch which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the IdeaPad U330 Touch. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad U330 Touch the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the IdeaPad U330 Touch is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average screen size is 15". The IdeaPad U330 Touch has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaPad U330 Touch is 2.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the IdeaPad U330 Touch has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo IdeaPad U410[plb_2650433_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The IdeaPad U330 Touch is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the IdeaPad U330 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 12GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. The Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The IdeaPad U330 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad U330 Touch. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad U330 Touch is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad U330 Touch have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity, including the IdeaPad U330 Touch which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad U330 Touch

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaPad U330 Touch over two years ago.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
3 March 2015

Im Test schafft das Lenovo IdeaPad U330P über 12 Stunden im Video-Laufzeit-Test, was mit dem geringen Gewicht eine sehr gute Mobilitäts-Wertung ergibt. Die Performance ist dank der großen SSD...

Highquality aluminum case
Large touchpad
Matte display
Botier de haute qualit, en aluminium
Grand touchpad
Very low display brightness
CPU and GPU cannot use their full potential under combined load
Mediocre WLAN performance
Bad speakers
No maintenance cover

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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