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Lenovo IdeaPad U1

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U1
Lenovo IdeaPad U1 (IdeaPad U Series)
Display
11.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.7 kg ( = 59.97 oz / 3.75 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
800 Euro

 

Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 40%, performance: 70%, features: 100%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad U1

100% Konterrevolution
Source: Connect - 10/10 German
Comparison, , Medium, Date: 10/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 100% features: 100% ergonomy: 80%
Lenovo IdeaPad U1 hybrid
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2010
Rating: price: 40% performance: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


SU4100: Entry-level dual core processor for slim and light subnotebooks. Due to the Pentium name, the CPU may have less power saving features than Core 2 Duo processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

 

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


100%: This notebook model is regarded by the reviewers to be exceptionally good. There hardly exist laptops, which are rated so good. If this rating can be taken seriously, this is a clear recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-02- 6 (Update: 2012-05-26)