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Lenovo U430 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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Whether you're on the road, at the caf, or on the way to class, at just 1.89kg (4.17 lbs) and 20.8mm (0.82") thick, the U430 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U430 Touch by using... More
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10 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo U430 Touch supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the U430 Touch the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo U430 Touch has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an HDD storage media. 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 media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the U430 Touch.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The U430 Touch has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The U430 Touch has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 52 watt-hours, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch is 45Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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9 Reasons Against

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

The U430 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the U430 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the U430 Touch has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the U430 Touch. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the U430 Touch range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the U430 Touch range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The Lenovo U430 Touch has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the U430 Touch have a full-size keyboard, however the U430 Touch does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The U430 Touch has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the U430 Touch. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the U430 Touch is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

Other 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the DELL XPS 13 which has better reviews.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The U430 Touch has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U430 Touch. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo U430 Touch is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U430 Touch the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. The Lenovo U430 Touch has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U430 Touch

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the U430 Touch has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the U430 Touch.

There are a number of other 8h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP Stream 13.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the U430 Touch has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the U430 Touch.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo U430 Touch has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the U430 Touch.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the U430 Touch has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the U430 Touch.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00888965875600, 00888965875617

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