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Lenovo IdeaPad U1

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U1Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U1 (IdeaPad U Series)
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core SU4100
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.7kg
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 Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Lenovo reviews


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.

Devices with the same GPU

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Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 10.1", 1.5 kg
M&A Technology Inc. Companion Touch
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 8.9", 1.3 kg
CTL 2Go Convertible Classmate PC
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 8.9", 1.3 kg
Gigabyte Touch Note T1028X
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 10.1", 1.5 kg

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