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lenovo IDEAPAD U110

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of lenovo IDEAPAD U110. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and size. The performance and portability also get good comments. Comments are divided on the image quality, and many are less positive about the price and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the lenovo IDEAPAD U110 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for lenovo IDEAPAD U110

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of lenovo IDEAPAD U110 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the performance and size. Reviews are divided on the durability, and many are less positive about the reliability and screen.

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67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaPad 59-014847 U110 Series 11.1" Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) RedLenovo IdeaPad 59-014847 U110 Series 11.1" Laptop (Intel Core 2 Duo L7500 Processor, 3 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, Vista Premium) Red

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Roger Hibbert (wired.com)

Review: Lenovo IdeaPad U110

 

Years after chucking the IBM moniker, Lenovo has worked hard to produce a line of PCs that don't scream “boring business machine.” While the ThinkPad...

Charming good looks will attract the Lenovo faithful who are sick of looking funerary. Excellent business performance will shut up office critics of your “red PC (Harumph!).” Delightfully light and slim

The keyboard, though pretty, is pretty flimsy. Terminator-style face recognition will give you the heebie-jeebies and make you torch all your Schwarzenegger flicks (Especially Batman and Robin). External DVD means one more gadget to tote

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110

 

Lenovo's bright red foray into the ultraportable consumer space is for the most part a successful one, despite a few missteps.

Exterior design is attractive, Light, Extensive, good quality accessories, Small power brick

Flimsy screen, Air vent on left-hand side, Low battery life, Veriface recognition software, Quick access buttons aren't quick access

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Darren Gladstone (pcworld.com)

Lenovo Lenovo IdeaPad U110

 

Lenovo's supersvelte IdeaPad U110 is about as flashy as ultraportable laptops get. Somewhere between the fire-engine red, laser-etched lid and the rugged rubbery base coating, the U110 establishe itself as a bonafide MacBook Air rival.

Gorgeous, slim and sturdy design ; Good-sized keyboard

Overly reflective display

Lenovo's consumer-y ultraportable is rugged -- and different -- enough to earn a loyal following

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Ideapad U110

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U110 is a little wonder that has the looks, features, and performance numbers to go head-to-head with all the top-tier ultraportables.

Sleek, Asian-inspired design. Trendy interior. Full-size keyboard. Very good feature set. Tops in performance in its weight class. Environmentally friendly.

External optical drive is bulky and can be imposing. Sluggish hard drive. A four-cell battery alone will not cut it for travel. ; Watch the Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Video Review!

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May, 2008

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Review

 

The IdeaPad U110 is surprisingly solid in terms of build quality. The aluminum etch display cover and magnesium aluminum chassis provide both strength and light weight. You can press as hard as you want anywhere on the body of the notebook and it...

Cool design ; Light weight ; Nice battery life with extended battery ; Acceptable overall performance

Horrible screen ; Slow startup (VeriFace causes significant startup lag) ; Keyboard not good for touch typists ; Expensive

The display on the U110 is quite simply one of the worst we've seen in our office. Sure, color and brightness were fine, but the shimmering graininess and horrible levels of reflection made the screen physically painful to view for more than about 30...

May, 2008

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Review

 

The IdeaPad U110 has much more going for it than its artistic style and good looks, as its performance indicates. However, its closest competitor--the ASUS U2E (starting at $1,999)--features a built-in optical drive, a genuine leather casing, and a...

Ultra-fashionable design, Solid battery life, Sleek, responsive touch controls, Impressive frameless LED-backlit display

External optical drive, Glossy design picks up smudges quickly, Keyboard a bit slippery, Weak speakers

May, 2008

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 overview and video

 

After giving the new IdeaPad U110 its 15 minutes of fame in front of the camera, we got down to business. The 11.1-inch ultraportable is built like a tank -- a...

May, 2008

Expert review by: Laptop Views (laptopviews.com)

Expert Review

 

The Lenovo Ideapad U110 ultraportable laptop is powered by 1.60 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor L7500 with 4 MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB featuring Intel Mobile 945GM Express Chipset motherboard, 2-GB DDR2 PC2-5300 SDRAM (2-GB max), 120-GB 5400 rpm SATA...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: HardwareCentral (hardwarecentral.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Review

 

Most of the IdeaPad's software bundle is what you'd expect -- trial versions of Norton AntiVirus and Microsoft Office; CyberLink's Power2Go for burning music, video, and photo DVDs and CDs; a handy EasyCapture utility for taking snapshots with the...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Serguei Servianov (computershopper.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Laptop Review and Ratings

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U110 is stylish, comfortable to use, and delivers good performance, but Lenovo skimped on a couple of the essentials when it was assembling this ultraportable laptop.

Stylish design ; Comfortable keyboard ; Includes second battery, external DVD burner

Poor four-cell battery life ; Blurry, unremarkable display ; Space, backspace keys too small

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

A cover finished in textured metal gives the IdeaPad U110 notebook an eye-catching design that is ideal for the fashion-conscious user. Enhanced by a frameless screen and weighing less than 2.5 pounds, the 11-inch wide notebook's infinite-like viewing experience and thin and light frame cater to the highly mobile user, proving style and technology can go hand-in-hand.

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:24
Battery capacity (Watt hours):24
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:3
Run Time (Up To):2hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Certificates

RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), Plastic, Polycarbonate
Product type:Notebook

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.7in
Height:0.9in
Weight:2.4lbs
Width:10.8in

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD
LED backlight: Yes
Panel Type:TN
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:11.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):28.2cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:45

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 405 / Intel® HD Graphics 400

Header

Compatibility:PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Lenovo
Model:2304
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo IdeaPad U110

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

Keyboard

Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Red

Modem

Type: None

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD±RW

Optical Storage

Type:DVD-Writer

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Chipset:Intel SoC
Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Manufacturer:Intel
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:N3060 / N3710
Processor boost frequency:2.48 / 2.56
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:N3060 / N3710
Processor Number:L7500
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:D1
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6
Tjunction:90
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:91830 / 91832
Processor code:SR2KL / SR2KN
Processor package size:25 x 27
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
UART:Y

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB/3GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Password protection:HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Password protection type:HDD, Power on, Supervisor

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Home

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDIO, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA III
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 500

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:120GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino/Intel Centrino Duo

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA X3100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.65
Height:0.902
Weight:4.41
Width:13.4