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Lenovo U310 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 524GB HDD+SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2013
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Whether you're making a statement with its stylish design or making progress with its responsive technology, this Ultrabook from Lenovo is mobile enough to go wherever you want, powerful enough to... More
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9 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo ultrabooks have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo U310 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the U310 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo U310 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U310 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U310 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC 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 laptops of a similar age and spec to the U310.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 524 gigabytes, the Lenovo U310 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years range from 16GB to 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo U310 has one of the bigger maximum internal memories amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Lenovo U310 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the U310 is 800MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Lenovo U310 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,050 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on ultrabooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo U310 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the U310 is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus UX301LA (£843.02) (8GB).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago, the Lenovo U310 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo U310 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the U310 is Intel Core i3-2xxx and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo U310 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the U310. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U310 is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo U310 is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo U310 has one of the dimmest display brightnesss amongst notebook PCs of this age. Ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U310 is 2.9GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz. The Lenovo U310 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Lenovo U310 has a quite small processor cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest processor cache of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U310 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the U310 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,200 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo U310 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Small L3 Cache

At only 3 megabytes, the Lenovo U310 has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average L3 cache of laptops of a comparable type and age to the U310 is 3.3MB.

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Quite Small Megapixel Count

The Lenovo U310 has a quite small megapixel count (only 1 megapixel) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U310. The megapixels counts of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the U310 range from 0.3MP to 1.3MP.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U310

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7.5 hours, the Lenovo U310 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the U310.

If this Lenovo portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (8.2h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo U310 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the X1 Carbon (£854.20) (1.9GHz), or the T440s (£410.78) (1.9GHz) both from Lenovo.

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HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo U310 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo U310 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U310.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 6430u (£349.99) (1.7kg).

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo U310 has a relatively typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 13.3" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer Aspire S7-392 which has better reviews.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(89)
12 August 2013

Lenovo's 13.3-inch ultrabook is no testbench titan, and we'd like to get longer battery life. But it's easy on the eyes, shoulder, and wallet, a pleasure to use, and comes with outstanding...

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15 July 2013

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Ultrabook offers Windows 8 shoppers a sexy aluminum design, a responsive touch screen, very good sound and excellent ergonomics for an affordable price.

1 July 2013

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User Reviews

(51)
Reviewed 13 July 2013 by Michael S.
(Verified Purchase)

This ultrabook is fantastic for anyone on a budget. With an i5, 8GBs of RAM, and the SSD cache this thing flies through everything I've thrown at it. The build quality is fantastic and the touch... Read more…

Reviewed 2 May 2013 by Kevin H.
(Verified Purchase)

Be proactive and set the wifi adapter to never sleep and dont let Windows shut it off to save power. Worst case you can always upgrade it. I use this unit primarily at home and after applying... Read more…

Reviewed 22 April 2013 by James W.

This laptop looks fantastic and is basically a windows version of a MacBook Pro as far as dimensions, weight, and all around feel of the laptop. The touch screen was a very nice addition to... Read more…

Reviewed 18 November 2012 by Steve W.

I got the U310 to use as a dedicated Linux laptop; the stock Win 7 install was every bit as full of bloatware as the others say, but that was immediately formatted (if I do install Windows it will... Read more…

Reviewed 4 October 2012 by Philip C.

I got this for my wife to replace a dying HP. As soon as I got it home, I opened it up and took out the hard drive and replaced it with a 120 gig ssd. I loaded windows 7 professional and office as... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59387078, 59387081, lenovo 3217, lenovo mag8, lenovo 3217u, lenovo mag8l, lenovo mag8lu, lenovo mag8luk
Barcodes 00887456035745, 00887456402240, 00887619658088, 00887942687038, 00887942687076, 00887942687083

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