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Lenovo IdeaPad U310

alaTest has collected and analyzed 302 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U310. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the usability and portability are overall positive. The price and design also get good comments. Comments about the sound and image quality are different. There are some negative reviews about the connectivity and touchpad.

performance, design, price, portability, usability

screen, battery, touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad U310

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U310 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the screen and keyboard. The portability and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the durability.

usability, performance, portability, keyboard, screen

58% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Ideapad U310 13-inch Ultrabook (Graphite) - (Intel Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD + 24GB SSD, Windows 8)Lenovo Ideapad U310 13.3 inch Ultrabook - Aqua (Intel Core i3 2367M 1.4Ghz, 4Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD + 32Gb SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphics,Lenovo Ideapad U310 13.3 inch Ultrabook - Cherry (Intel Core i5 3317U 2.6Ghz, 4Gb RAM, 500Gb HDD + 32Gb SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated Graphic

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad U310

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U310 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and performance. The price and portability are also appreciated. The touchpad and image quality get less positive opinions.

usability, portability, price, performance, reliability

durability, sound, image quality, touchpad

52% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo U310 13.3-Inch Ultrabook (Graphite Grey)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Kif Leswing on 08/06/2012 11:33 PDT var ref = docu (ubergizmo.com)

Lenovo U310 Review

 

The Ultrabook concept (ultrathin but powerful laptop) was introduced by Intel in 2011, and the first MacBook Air with default solid state storage came out in 2010. Since then, almost every major computer producer has come out with a thin [...]

The Lenovo U310 laptop is the first of a new breed of Ultrabook that’s a little chubbier and a tinch slower, but much more affordable. Every other major computer maker–Dell, HP, Sony–is going to have an Intel-certified Ultrabook at this price point...

Aug, 2012
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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Laptop Review

 

Affordable Ultrabook. Lenovo updates their sleek IdeaPad U300/U400 Ultrabook lineup with new Ivy Bridge-equipped IdeaPad U310/U410 models to take on the rest of 2012. Do the upgrades go beyond just the CPU and GPU changes?

Good CPU performance, Good SSD caching performance, Visually appealing chassis and strong base, Large and responsive touchpad, Easy-to-reach ports, Full-size HDMI and 10/100 RJ-45 ports, Low starting price, Although virtually untouched in terms of...

Low screen brightness, No keyboard backlight, Low capacity battery/ Average battery life, No easy end-user expandability options, Fan is always audible, Heavier than most Ultrabooks, Non-removable battery, Weak GPU performance, A brighter screen,...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: David Eitelbach (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Ultrabook offers Windows 8 shoppers a sexy aluminum design, a responsive touch screen, very good sound and excellent ergonomics for an affordable price.

Very affordable; Elegant aluminum design; Excellent keyboard and clickpad; Loud and clear audio

Dim display; Below-average battery life

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Ultrabook offers Windows 8 shoppers a sexy aluminum design, a responsive touch screen, very good sound and excellent ergonomics for an affordable price.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch is compact affordable notebook with a solid level of performance.

Affordable ; SSD Cache ; Compact Design

Short Battery Life ; Poor Speaker Quality

The Lenovo U310 Touch is an ideal ultrabook for the cost conscious business user. The sleek design is great for travel, and the Intel i5 processor with 4GB of RAM provides the performance users need to stay productive at an affordable price point.

May, 2013

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 delivers strong performance thanks to a third-generation Intel Core i5 processor, but we wish it lasted longer on the road.

Intel third-generation Core i5 processor. Wireless Display 2.0. Comfortable keyboard and mouse

Quiet audio. Seven-hour battery-life is good, but not great

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review: a reasonably priced Ultrabook for the masses

 

More Info Lenovo IdeaPad U300s review Lenovo's IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks start at an inexpensive $699, weigh a little more than the

Attractive design ; Cushy, tactile keys ; Trackpad works well

Thicker and heavier than other Ultrabooks ; Relatively short battery life ; Noisy

The U310's design, keyboard and trackpad make it a tempting option at this price, but be prepared to make a few compromises around performance and portability.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Sarah Jacobsson Purewal (pcworld.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Review: A Dorm-Room Ultrabook

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 isn't the sexiest, sleekest Ultrabook out there, nor is it the most feature-packed. But it does come closer to what we expect an Ultrabook to be: attractive, light, and less than $800. The U310 comes in multiple colors, sports a...

Available in different colors ; Fairly loud speakers

Looks too much like the MacBook Pro ; Screen is dim

Inexpensive and available in bright colors, the IdeaPad U310 will most likely appeal to college students.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Christopher Null (wired.com)

Lenovo’s Winning IdeaPad Ultrabook Gets Upgraded to Ivy Bridge

 

Lenovo's refreshed U-series ultrabook is an improvement over last year's model, and it's much cheaper, too.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (theverge.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review

 

The deluge of competitors to the MacBook Air's throne shows no sign of slowing, and while the jury's still out on whether an ultrabook has yet to truly best Apple's wunder-device there have been a number of attractive options. Consider the IdeaPad...

Sturdy build ; Excellent keyboard and trackpad ; Very pretty

Keyboard isn’t backlit ; Thicker and heavier than competitors ; Fan noise is distracting

Lenovo shows some design flair

Jul, 2012

EDITORS' CHOICE

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

 

Lenovo has been somewhat conservative with its Ultrabook releases so far. The company had several products on show at CES in January including the U310, U410 and a ThinkPad 430u. All of them were generally well received by the people that saw them and...

Attractive exterior ; Enjoyable keyboard ; Excellent bang for your buck

Doesn’t excel in any metric besides value ; High-pitched fan noise at idle

If you want a thin, stylish, small laptop and you don’t have a wad of cash to spend the U310 is an option you must check out.

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
LED Technology:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch / 2-Point Touch / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino / No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4000 / HD Graphics 3000 / HD Graphics 4000 / Intel ® HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM65 / HM77 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i3 / Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I3-2350M / I3-2367M / i3-3217U / I3-3227U / I5-3317U
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