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Lenovo IdeaPad U460

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U460. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the keyboard and price are generally positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability and energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad U460 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad U460

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U460 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the keyboard and price. The performance and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability and energy efficiency.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaPad 088525U Notebook PC - Core i3 i3-330UM 1.20 GHz - 14" - Black, Silver 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM - 250 GB HDD - Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet - Windows Lenovo IdeaPad 088525U Notebook PC - Core i3 i3-330UM 1.20 GHz - 14" - Black, Silver 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM - 250 GB HDD - Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet - Windows

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Emily (blog.laptopz.com )

Lenovo IdeaPad U460 Review

 

Lenovo IdeaPad U Series laptops impress us with its ultraportable outlook, ultra-low power consumption and comfortable application experience. Compared with IdeaPad U160, Lenovo IdeaPad U460 comes with the same design. IdeaPad U460's cover made of...

Lenovo IdeaPad U460 laptop not only inherits N series’ good materials, workmanship and ease of use, but also features outstanding performance. To ensure good mobility with I3 350M graphics processor and nVIDIA GeForce 305M, IdeaPad U460 has introduced...

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):6
Number of battery cells:8

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:EPEAT, RoHS
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):500:1
Display brightness:220
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Gloss
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce 305M
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:166
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):500
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1066
Memory layout:2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel, NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM55 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I3-330UM
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i3-xxx
Processor frequency:1.2
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I3-330UM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1288
Processor threads:4
Stepping:K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5
System bus rate:2.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):18
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost 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: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE): Yes
Processor ARK ID:49021
Processor code:SLBUG
Processor package size:34
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: No
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor

Software

Bundled software:Lenovo OneKey Recovery\nLenovo ReadyComm\nAdobe Reader\nFingerprint Software\nWindows Live Essential\nCyberLink YouCam\nVeriFace\nLenovo Energy Management Software\nLenovo DirectShare\nLenovo Security Suite\nooVoo
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee VirusScan Plus, Microsoft Office 2010

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:320
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.25
Height (front):0.827
Height (rear):0.98
Weight:4.3
Width:13.3