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Lenovo U410 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 1TB HDD+SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 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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10 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the U410 is 26GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 16GB to 32GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average Lenovo laptops are rated 78 out of 100, which is in the top 62% of all portable PC brands that we have looked at.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo U410 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (350 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the U410. Across all the portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo U410 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the U410 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,024 gigabyte, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410. Across all the ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the U410 the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 450GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U410 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook 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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the U410.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the U410. The hard drive capacitys of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the U410 range from 500GB to 1TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo U410 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs of this type and age. This portable PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U410.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo U410 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo U410 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the U410.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo U410 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U410 have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of this type and age do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo U410 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most laptops of a similar age and spec to the U410 have between 24 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Lenovo U410 which has 24 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 300 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U410 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the U410. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the U410 have maximum internal memorys of between 8GB and 16GB.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops of this age and type have processor boost frequencys of between 2.6GHz and 3.3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo U410 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo U410 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

An Intel Core i5 processor family is in fact the worst processor family across all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U410.

The best processor family amongst similar types of portable PC is Intel Core i7.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U410

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Lenovo laptop was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo U410 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo U410 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Lenovo U410 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo U410 has an HDD storage media which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most laptops of a similar age and type to it have an SSD storage media. 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

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(50)
14 August 2013

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

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

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...

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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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Product Identifiers

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