Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch


Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch
Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch (IdeaPad U Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M - 2048 MB, Core: 405 - 875 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, GK208, 28 nm, DDR3 memory, (ForceWare 335.23), Nvidia Optimus
8192 MB 
, PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM, single channel
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, 10 points multi-touch, Chimei Innolux N156BGE-EA1, TN LED, anti-glare, glossy: no
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Samsung SSD SM841 128GB, 128 GB 
, 55.5 GB free
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined headphone and microphone jack, Card Reader: SD, MMC, Intel WiDi
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless-N 7260 (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 22 x 385 x 258 ( = 0.87 x 15.16 x 10.16 in)
52 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 7,4 V, 7,100 mAh, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.9 MP (1280 x 720)
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater, Keyboard: AccuType, Keyboard Light: yes, Power adapter (65 W, 20 V, 3.25 A), Motion Control, VeriFace, SugarSync, Energy Manager, Dragon Assistant, Microsoft Office (Test version), McAfee IS (Test version), 24 Months Warranty
2.328 kg ( = 82.12 oz / 5.13 pounds), Power Supply: 232 g ( = 8.18 oz / 0.51 pounds)
999 Euro



Average Score: 69.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 52%, performance: 74%, features: 74%, display: 61% mobility: 59%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 64%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch

79% Review Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch Notebook | Notebookcheck
Quiet worker. A conservative Intel Core i7, a dedicated graphics card from Nvidia and a fast SSD ensure great system performance. The manufacturer promises and delivers long battery life, despite all these powerful components. Find out more about this model in our in-depth review.
60% Teures Notebook mit Schwächen
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 52% performance: 72% features: 85% display: 56% mobility: 41% ergonomy: 45%


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. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.0 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.

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

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, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. 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.

69.5%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2015-01- 1 (Update: 2015-01- 1)