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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369 (IdeaPad U430 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M 2048 MB
Display: 14.0 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.864kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 79% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 72%, features: 62%, display: 66% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 79%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch 59372369

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%

Foreign Reviews

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

Comment

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).

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

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


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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.0":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.


1.864 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


79%: 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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-09-10 (Update: 2013-09-10)