Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo U31-70-80M50069GE
Source: Chip.de DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 93% performance: 85% features: 71% display: 91% mobility: 63% ergonomy: 65%
Source: Putoinformatico ES→EN
Positive: High mobility; compact size; lightweight. Negative: Low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/04/2017
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 83%
Model: The Lenovo U31-70-80M50069GE is an affordable laptop with Intel Core i5 5200U processor, Intel HD Graphics 5500 graphic adapter, up to 8 GB of DDR3L RAM and 500 GB 5400 RPM hard disk drive. The Intel Core i5 5200U is a ULV processor of the Broadwell generation. Thus, the laptop does not need much energy. It is able to last up to 4.5 hours with lithium polymer battery with only 2 cells and 25 Watt. As its 13.3 inch Full HD display uses IPS technology, the colors look more vibrant. For improved entertainment experience, the Lenovo U31-70-80M50069GE also features 2 x 1.5 W stereo speakers with Dolby DS 1.0 Home Theater.
The laptop is lightweight with 1.5 kg (3.31 lbs) and can be easily carried around. Since Windows 10 64 bit is pre-installed, it is is ready to use without needing to install operating system or drivers. Its rich connectivity includes WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, an USB 2.0 port, an HDMI-out, a 4-in-1 card reader, an audio combo jack, and an RJ-45 LAN port.
Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
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.
78.5%: 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.