Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Series

Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59365023 TouchProcessor: Intel Core i3 2377M, Intel Core i5 3317U, Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 700, 750 euro
Average Score: 70.93% - average
Average of 27 scores (from 39 reviews)
price: 87%, performance: 74%, features: 58%, display: 58%
mobility: 69%, workmanship: 69%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 77%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U310Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 70.09% - average
Average of 22 scores (from 34 reviews)

 

83% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Affordable Ultrabook. Lenovo updates their sleek IdeaPad U300/U400 Ultrabook lineup with new Ivy Bridge-equipped IdeaPad U310/U410 models to take on the rest of 2012. Do the upgrades go beyond just the CPU and GPU changes?
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Boasting an excellent keyboard and clickpad, impressive audio and a design elegant enough to blend in with notebooks twice its price, the $549 Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch is almost the perfect notebook for budget-minded back-to-school shoppers. However, a few shortcomings -- particularly short battery life -- prevent this system from earning an Editor's Choice.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review
Source: Techradar English
Compared to the laptops you'll find it next to in a PC shop, it may be that the fun looks are all that can make the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 stand out. It's not any worse than its low-priced Ultrabook peers, and the keyboard is good for those who want to do a lot of typing on a small machine. For a 13-inch Ultrabook priced at £599/US$729 (around AU$912), it's perfectly acceptable. You'll get something a fair bit snappier if you can stretch to something like the Asus Zenbook UX32A, though.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
50% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: Hexus English
Lenovo's IdeaPad U310 should have been one of the best Ultrabooks to date. Priced at under £650, it marries the capabilities of an Intel Core processor with the speed of a solid-state cache and delivers the responsiveness we've come to expect from a premium machine at a more palatable price. With a great keyboard, sturdy build quality and an attractive design, the U310 has almost all of the right ingredients.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2012
Rating: Total score: 50%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: Digital Versus English
Lenovo is taking on the ultrabook market with an Intel Core i3-carrying, 13.3-inch laptop priced aggressively at £499. The IdeaPad U310's mediocre screen automatically limits its overall score to 3 stars. But it has other problems, too: poor speakers, very low processing power and issues with the finishing. In the same price range, the Sony Vaio T13 is a better deal.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/14/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Small Business Notebook Review: IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook
Source: Small Business Computing English
As a sleek and capable Ultrabook, the IdeaPad U310 should meet most small business needs. Battery life should last most of a working business day if you're not using it continuously. The keyboard's nice placement of keys works well for both reading and writing. With a retail price as reviewed of $799, you'll be hard pressed to find similarly configured Ultrabooks.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2012
Lenovo IdeaPad U310: A More Affordable Ultrabook
Source: Hot Hardware English
As a machine you would use for everyday school, home, or business productivity, the U310 offers solid performance at just under the sweet-spot price of $800. And if you're willing to go with an Intel Core i3 processor, you can pick up the ultrabook for as little as $750. If you have a bit more budget, the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon or Dell Inspiron 14z both offer more robust performance and other component level upgrades as well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2012
70% Lenovo Ideapad U310 review – a proper budget ultrabook
Source: Ultrabook Review English
With that in mind, you’re probably going to forget about the average screen, the heavier body and the sub-par battery life of the Lenovo U310. Of course, if you want these solved, you can get better ultrabooks than this one, for closer to one grand. With the IdeaPad U310, Lenovo shows that budget ultrabooks are not a myth and good 13.3 inch ultra-portable laptops cab be bought for about $700. Of course, the U310 still has its issues, but the overall package is good enough to make it my favorite cheap ultrabook right now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is far from an ideal Ultrabook, but in most cases it’s good enough. Taking its relatively affordable price into account, this makes it worth considering if you’re after a fairly stylish 13-inch ultraportable. However, its weight stretches the limits of what an Ultrabook ought to be about, and means you should consider ‘ordinary’ 13-inch laptops too.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a well made Ultrabook with a premium casing and a unique, stylish design (no echoes of the MacBook Air here). It has a better than average keyboard, a very usable trackpad, good support tools and an attractive price. If you're not entranced by SSD drives and their bump-immune robustness, the 500 gig conventional hard drive lets you carry lots of videos and other large files on the go.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 – Review
Source: Gadgetmix English
The 46W battery lasted five hours in a WiFi-enabled video-looping test, which might not quite equal battery runtimes on many other Ultrabooks, but will certainly last a full day of moderate usage. The 720p webcam above the screen can be used for face-recognition log-in courtesy of VeriFace technology and image quality is fine for video calling.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/26/2012
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: PC Mag English
In the past, Lenovo's ultrabook offerings were designed to compete on quality rather than price, but the IdeaPad U310 brings all of the quality without the inflated price tag, offering a solid ultrabook competitor for hundreds of dollars less than premium competitors, like the $1,499 Dell XPS 14 (Summer 2012). While the HP Folio 13-1020us holds on as the current Editors' Choice for ultrabooks for its lighter weight and longer battery life, the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 holds its own as a smart alternative.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/18/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review: a reasonably priced Ultrabook for the masses
Source: Engadget English
If you just read the comparison shopping section above, you know our reviews team is only just starting to scratch the surface of lower-priced Ultrabooks. That said, it would seem that the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a solid bet for the money: it's attractive (save for that glossy bezel), it offers a decent selection of ports and while the keyboard and trackpad aren't perfect, they still present an excellent alternative to what you'll find on many pricier machines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2012
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review
Source: PC Advisor English
Lenovo's IdeaPad U310 isn't the best Ultrabook we've seen: It isn't the lightest or the thinnest, it doesn't have the biggest screen or the best battery life, and its copycat MacBook Pro style doesn't make it the most attractive (though I suppose that's arguable). In other words, this Ultrabook is just average. It performs well, as long as you're not looking to do anything fancy. It has loud, if sometimes thin, speakers. It has a good-looking but dim screen. And it has decent, but not great, battery life. At the end of the day, the U310 will most likely appeal to college students and other young, budget-minded shoppers, since it's cheaper than comparably stylish computers and it comes in bright, fun colours.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/13/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 ultrabook review
Source: Liliputing English
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a good looking ultrabook with a reasonable price tag. It would be nice if it weighed a little less than 3.7 pounds, if it had a higher resolution screen, or a better keyboard. But you get what you pay for — and if what you want is a fast laptop that’s reasonably light and which won’t break the bank, you could do a lot worse than the IdeaPad U310.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2012
60% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: PC World English
In other words, this Ultrabook is just average. It performs well, as long as you're not looking to do anything fancy. It has loud, if sometimes thin, speakers. It has a good-looking but dim screen. And it has decent, but not great, battery life. At the end of the day, the U310 will most likely appeal to college students and other young, budget-minded shoppers, since it's cheaper than comparably stylish computers and it comes in bright, fun colors.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/11/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review
Source: Notebooks.com English
The IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook delivers a lot of value at a nice price. The keyboard layout is still a major sticking point, but the inclusion of an SD card slot and powerful internals go a long way in making this Ultrabook the only notebook a user needs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/10/2012
80% Lenovo’s Winning IdeaPad Ultrabook Gets Upgraded to Ivy Bridge
Source: Wired Magazine English
The U310 isn’t without some drawbacks, though, the biggest of which is some apparent binging that now has the laptop topping the scales at a beastly 3.6 pounds, versus 2.9 pounds for the U300s. (The switch from SSD to HDD is responsible for only a tiny fraction of that.) Once a competitor on the weight front, the U310 is suddenly one of the heaviest 13.3-inch ultrabooks on the market. And while the metal shell makes it impressively sturdy on the whole, I was far from thrilled with the plastic bezel surrounding the LCD. A fingernail will easily pry this flimsy piece up, and I’m concerned that these bezels coming off will eventually be a big problem for U310 owners.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/09/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: Techreview Source English
Just in time for back to school shopping, the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is an all-around well-designed Ultrabook laptop that is designed for college-aged users. While it does have a very attractive design and all the necessary internals, it faces competition from a crowded market.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/05/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review (Summer 2012)
Source: CNet English
The ultrabook revolution of 2011 has become a deluge in 2012, which means one thing: lower prices. If you were hunting for a reasonably thin Windows laptop with good battery life at a reasonable cost, you couldn't have picked a better time. The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is an all-around decent ultrabook that's perfectly priced for back-to-school shoppers, but there are plenty of alternatives with nearly identically prices and features.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
If the Lenovo IdeaPad U310's score of four and a half stars and our Editors' Choice laurels give you déjà vu, that's because it has a lot in common with Sony's new VAIO T Series. Both are $800 ultrabooks with the same Core i5 processor, 500GB hard drives with 32GB solid-state caches, and immaculate fit, finish, and construction. The main difference is in appearance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/28/2012
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review
Source: Digital Trends English
Lenovo hasn’t broken the mold with the U310. Instead, they’ve followed the standard Ultrabook recipe. Low-voltage processor? Check. Slim profile? Of course. Attractive exterior? Yep. Long(ish) battery life? Also present. The laptop does, however, have two exceptional traits. One is price. At a base price of $749, the U310 is exceptionally inexpensive relative to the competition. Only the upcoming Acer Aspire M5 limbos under this laptop’s MSRP at $679.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 85%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 13.3-inch Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Lenovo's IdeaPad U310 makes for an extremely affordable option for those looking at a second generation ultrabook platform that doesn't skimp on storage or performance. It retains the same overall look at the past U300 series model as well as its excellent keyboard and trackpad. The changes made to make this laptop affordable do have their drawbacks. This includes it being one of the heavier 13-inch ultrabooks on the market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/22/2012
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Those in search of an eye-catching portable Ultrabook at an affordable price should put the $799 Lenovo IdeaPad U310 on their short list. The notebook delivers fast Ivy Bridge performance and sound ergonomics inside a design that doesn't look anything like a MacBook Air clone. However, the battery life could be better, and the display isn't the brightest.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 are not the sexiest Ultrabooks on the market, but they're not really supposed to be. Last year's U300s is still top dog, but the point of launching these two at CES 2012 is to finally turn this class of computer into something that normal people might actually be willing to pay for.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/12/2012
Hochstilisiert – Preiswertes 13,3-Zoll-Ultrabook von Lenovo
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2012
Rating: performance: 70% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 40% workmanship: 50% ergonomy: 50%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 im Test
Source: Ultrabook King German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/15/2012
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 60% display: 50% mobility: 60% emissions: 60%
87% Knalliges Volks-Ultrabook
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/11/2012
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 85% display: 70% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 87%
Geschäftlich unterwegs
Source: c't - 11/13 German
Mobility very good, office performance good, 3D gaming performance and display bad, noise emissions satisfying
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 02/01/2013
Produkttest: Lenovo IdeaPad U310 i5 – 3317U
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Positive: Above average display with high resolution; equipment and dock connector. Negative: Only one speaker; low CPU performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2012
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310
Source: PCM Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/27/2012
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 : la mobilité abordable
Source: Erenumerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/03/2012
Rating: Total score: 80%
40% LENOVO IDEAPAD U310
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/16/2012
Rating: Total score: 40%
Ultrabookok olcsóbban Lenovo és Sony ruhában
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Long battery life; efficient cooling system. Negative: Resolution of the display; week sound.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 07/05/2012
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 - levnější Ultrabook?
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Connectivity; low price of basic models. Negative: Whistling fan; worse mechanical design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2012

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59-348996

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59-348996Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59-348996
Processor: Intel Core i3 2377M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 750 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U310: работа над ошибками
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good keyboard; impressive set of connectors; quite good speakers; the price; silent cooling system. Negative: Plastic case; the display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2012

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59365023 Touch

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59365023 TouchNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U310-59365023 Touch
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage
 IdeaPad U310-59365023 Touch (Model)

Average Score: 72.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
With its mid-range 1.8GHz Intel Core i5-3337U processor, Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics, and 4GB of RAM, you can forget about doing any serious gaming on the IdeaPad U310 Touch. But if you just want a skinny little system to do basic stuff—surfing and e-mailing, preparing documents, viewing videos, looking at photos and maybe editing a few of them—the Lenovo works fine, even better than fine in our anecdotal test.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Lenovo U310 Touch is an ideal ultrabook for the cost conscious business user. The sleek design is great for travel, and the Intel i5 processor with 4GB of RAM provides the performance users need to stay productive at an affordable price point. Media intensive users will likely find the machine's short battery life (while playing media) and lackluster sound system serious deterrents. However, the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch isn't for them. The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is best suited for users who want a portable device that offers adequate utility at an affordable cost.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch (MB664GE)
Source: Computerbild - Heft 1/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/16/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% IdeaPad U310 Touch : un ultrabook Lenovo bien fini mais pas assez endurant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

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


Intel Core i5:

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

Intel Core i3:

2377M: Power efficient ULV processor clocked at 1.5 GHz without Turbo boost. Offers an integrated HD 3000 clocked at slow 350 / 1000 MHz and a DDR3-1333 memory controller.


13.3: This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.

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


1.7 kg:

This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

1.7 kg:


70.93%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-12- 3 (Update: 2012-12- 3)