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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Series

Lenovo IdeaPad U430p-59428492Processor: Intel Core i3 4010U, Intel Core i5 4200U, Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400, NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 1.7kg, 1.864kg
Price: 700, 800 euro
Average Score: 79.38% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 91%, performance: 71%, features: 65%, display: 66%
mobility: 92%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 79%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M 2048 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 1.864kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

74% Review Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Ultrabook | Notebookcheck
Turbo-book. Everything in one device: Great build quality, nice design, good performance with full Turbo power and a touch panel with HD+ resolution. The perfect package?
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch
Source: Computer Shopper English
Consumers have become accustomed to accepting compromises when shopping for a budget touch-screen laptop. The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch is an affordable touch-screen laptop that makes few compromises, packaging a solid keyboard, good performance, long battery life and a hi-res display in an elegant aluminum chassis.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch
Source: PC Mag English
With a combination of portability, higher-resolution screen, great day-to-day performance, storage space, and decent port selection, the Lenovo U430 Touch easily bests the former Editors' Choice ultrabooks, the Asus VivoBook S400CA-UH51 and the Acer Aspire M5-481PT-6644. If you want portability and a decent price, then the Lenovo U430 Touch is our recommended choice. It takes over as the new Editors' Choice for entry-level ultrabooks.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/30/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch review: A daily driver with all-day battery life
Source: PC World English
The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch is on the heavy side for an Ultrabook, weighing in at 4.2 pounds, but it’s well made and very attractive, and its battery lasted for a full 6 hours, 38 minutes in our tests. It’s a terrific value at $700.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch
Source: Digital Trends English
Lenovo has managed to once again create budget Ultrabook magic with the Lenovo U430 Touch. At $699, this system is hard to beat, as it offers a decent display resolution, good keyboard, and adequate performance without sacrificing battery life.This is not to say the U430 is perfect; it most certainly isn’t.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch VerdictThe mere fact that the $699 Lenovo U430 Touch has an attractive design, excellent backlit keyboard and strong endurance would be enough to make it one of our favorite Ultrabooks. But Lenovo went even further, adding voice-recognition software and undercutting the competition by at least $100.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo IdeaPad U430T
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Positive: appealing design; high quality workmanship; good input devices; good port positioning
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2013

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U430p

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U430pNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U430p
Processor: Intel Core i3 4010U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Lenovo Ideapad U430P – Стильный Ультрабук По Адекватной Цене
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good performance and a fairly extensive multimedia capabilities; reasonable price; good display; simple and stylish design. Negative: Only 1 USB 3.0 port.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2014
86% Lenovo IdeaPad U430p teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2014
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U430p-59428492

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U430p-59428492Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U430p-59428492
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

75% Mobilitäts-Spezialist
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 91% performance: 62% features: 68% display: 61% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 79%

 

Comment

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 %

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With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M:

Rebranded GeForce GT 645M/640M with minimal improvements to power consumption. Can also be based on the slower GK208 chip (only 64 bit memory interface).

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 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

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


Intel Core i5:

4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Core i3:

4010U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with no Turbo Boost support. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.


14.0: 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» 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.

1.864 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


79.38%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Acer Aspire E5-471-64WR
Core i3 4030U
» Acer Aspire V7-482P
Core i5 4200U
» Toshiba Tecra Z40-A-121
Core i7 4600U
» Fujitsu Lifebook U904
Core i7 4600U
» Toshiba Tecra Z40-A1401
Core i5 4300U
» Toshiba Tecra Z40-A1402
Core i7 4600U
» Dell Inspiron 14-7437
Core i7 4500U

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Acer Aspire E5-471-59RT
Core i5 4210U, 2.3 kg
» Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme
Core i5 4300U, 3.69 kg
» Dell Inspiron 14-544
Core i5 4210U, 2.2 kg
» Asus VivoBook S451LA-CA045H
Core i5 4200U, 2.2 kg
» Asus VivoBook V451LA-DS51T
Core i5 4200U, 2.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» HP Pavilion 13-a000nc x360
Core i3 4030U, 13.0", 1.8 kg
» HP Envy 15-u100ng x360
Core i5 4210U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
» Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R5097H
Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Satellite L70-B-11C
Core i5 4200U, 17.3", 2.7 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-04- 1 (Update: 2014-04- 1)