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Lenovo U410 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 2GHz 8GB Mar 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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19 Reasons For

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo U410 is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the U410 only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1,100MHz. The Lenovo U410 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo ultrabooks have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U410. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the U410 the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X240 (£368.40) (2.1GHz).

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,024 gigabyte, the Lenovo U410 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Laptops of this age and type have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo U410 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the U410 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U410 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the U410 have internal memory of between 4GB and 16GB. The Lenovo U410 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the U410.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook U904 (£1,553.21) (10GB).

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Quite Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9 hours, the Lenovo U410 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U410. The average battery life of ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the U410 is 8.5h, and the battery lifes range from 3.1h to 18h.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£971.09) (9.9h), or the Fujitsu LifeBook U772 (£1,096.65) (10h).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the U410 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo U410 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440s (14.1").

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz. At 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the U410.

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Very Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the U410 the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo U410 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo U410 is a six battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and seven battery cells.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The L3 caches of portable PCs of this age and type range from 2MB to 6MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.3MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo U410 has a quite big L3 cache compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the U410.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. The Lenovo U410 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the U410.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo U410 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most common memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for a comparable time to the U410.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo U410 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the U410, the Lenovo U410 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Heavy

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo U410 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this age and type amongst portable PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC of a comparable age and spec to the U410 is 870g heavy, the heaviest is 3.3kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the U410, the Lenovo U410 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo U410 is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Thick

When compared to other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410 that we have checked, the Lenovo U410's height of 0.8 inches is one of the thickest. The heights of portable PCs that are a similar age to the U410 range from 0.57" to 0.8".

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Quite Small Megapixel Count

The smallest megapixel count of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 0.3MP and the biggest is 1.3MP. The Lenovo U410 has one of the smaller megapixels counts (only 1 megapixel) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U410

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Lenovo released the U410.

HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo U410 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an SSD storage medium. 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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Specification

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L3 Cache
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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Processor
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Megapixel Count
Front Camera Resolution
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery Life
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Power
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Security
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(47)
14 August 2013

A beautifully made Ultrabook with powerful dedicated graphics, but its screen could be better...

27 July 2013

Lenovo U410: Stylish but hardly suitable for outdoor use Is there such a thing as the perfect ultrabook? Maybe, but it is not the IdeaPad U410 Touch. The manufacturer has eliminated a few points...

10 July 2013

Lenovo has produced a really solid portable gaming machine, but it does feel like its focus on a strong GPU, RAM and hard drive have taken a toll elsewhere. The overall balance is definitely still...

10 July 2013

You might also like... Best Ultrabook: top thin and lights The Lenovo U410 Touch almost seems a bit too good to be true on paper. Decent processor, stonking graphics, acres of RAM, huge storage...

3 January 2013

When I first received the IdeaPad U410 I was extremely excited and eager to start using it. At first glance this Ultrabook does impress. The Ruby Red chassis really stands out among other...

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User Reviews

(82)
Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Pshamo
(Verified Purchase)

Screen making noise while opening and close, and it's now almost imposible to close it or open without screen broke it.

Reviewed 1 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Worked well for a year, after which it promptly broke (broken hinge cracked the screen from behind).

Reviewed 20 May 2016 by Brendan Burke
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with my purchase...

Reviewed 19 February 2016 by Jorge Oliveira
(Verified Purchase)

We had a few problems with it...the touchscreen started to break at the bottom screws and now its a nightmare because the touchscreen is malfunctioning...

Reviewed 19 February 2016 by B. Milne
(Verified Purchase)

Last slightly longer than the warranty, then the hinges broke, the screen then broke a few days later. Couldn't get parts so a waste of money!

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