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Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the sound and price are on the whole positive. The screen and usability also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and touchpad.

portability, usability, screen, price, sound

touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Lenovo Ideapad U430 Touch from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

0% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Ultrabook 14-Inch Touch-Screen Laptop, (Intel i7-4500u processor, 4GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive)

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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch


With very few compromises and all-day battery life, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch the entry-level ultrabook to get.

Excellent battery life. Lighter than other entry-level ultrabooks. Comfy backlit keyboard. Ethernet port. HDMI port. Function keys setup intelligently for consumers. 1,600 by 900 resolution screen

Low maximum volume on speakers. Motion Control and voice control are gimmicky. Some third party software pre-loaded

Entry-level ultrabooks like the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch ($699.99) are all about portability and features. With a high-resolution 14-inch touch screen, Intel Core i5-4200U processor, 4GB of memory, and a 500GB+16GB HDD+SSD setup, the U430 Touch is a...

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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch review: A daily driver with all-day battery life


This surprisingly inexpensive Ultrabook is a terrific value.

Elegant design ; Excellent backlit keyboard ; Very long battery life

Resolution limited to 1600 by 900 ; Only one USB 3.0 port ; A little heavy for its size

This is one of the most affordable Ultrabooks we’ve seen, and the compromises Lenovo made to get there are not showstoppers by any stretch.


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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch review


Chinese laptop manufacturer Lenovo has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the last few years, soaring from a mid-tier player to the world's largest manufacturer. The company's products have no doubt contributed to this, as they are almost always among the...

Good build quality and design ; Great keyboard ; 1600 x 900 display resolution ; Adequate performance ; Strong battery life ; Cool, quiet operation

Touchpad feels cheap ; Dull display ; Speakers could be better

Lenovo’s U430 proves you don’t have to spend a fortune to enjoy a slim, powerful Ultrabook.

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Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Review


The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Ultrabook has a sharp design, long-lasting battery and useful voice control for less cash than the competition.

Attractive all-aluminum design; Long battery life; Excellent backlit keyboard; Very loud speakers; Voice control

Display has narrow viewing angles; Lackluster webcam

The Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch Ultrabook has a sharp design, long-lasting battery and useful voice control for less cash than the competition.

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Attractive aluminum design, Comfy backlit keyboard, Gorgeous 1,600x900 display, Long battery life

Stiff touch pad, Tinny audio

The U430 Touch, however, boasts an excellent keyboard, a stunning high-res display, enough speed to make everyday computing a breeze, and a battery that lasts almost an entire workday, all wrapped up in a beautiful aluminum chassis. You'll be hard...

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Great hybrid laptop.


Overall, it is a good machine - combines SSD and HD technology. SSD is especially good for quick retrieval of files. Speed is fine.This product is... Good sound quality, A nice compact size, easy to set up, lightning fast, speed is goodAbout me......

Great speed. Quick start up and multi-tasking

I wished there could a separate numeric keypad on the right side of keyboard

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Fast and silent


The product is light and with a clean design. About Windows, I just prefer the features of the W7. It would be nice if it had a CD/DVD reader.This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad that works great, Perfect for Business, A nice compact...

Battery life, touch screen, luminous keypad

Windows 8

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Easy to learn to use


Lightweight and smaller than previous laptop, but easy to read screen.This product is... A touch pad that works great, A nice compact size, easy to set upAbout me... retired

Lightweight, comfortable keyboard

Haven't found anything

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Great laptop for a reasonable price!


I love this laptop! It's beautiful! I love the silver with black backlit keys, they're fabulous! The Lenovo backlit keys are the best on the market & a new addition to this updated model of the Lenovo U430 Touch 14". The original model already had...

Everything! Good price! Easy to use! Backlit keys

1 lb heavier than I wanted, but reasonable for nice 14" size

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Nice and compact


I like that it is easy to bring with you on the move.This product is... A nice compact size, lightning fastAbout me... Business Professional

It's lightweight and I love the touch screen

touch pad

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen:10-Point Touch
True Resolution:Full HD / WSXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 8


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GeForce GT 730M / GeForce GT730M / HD GRAPH. 4400


Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM77 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-4200U / I7-4500U