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Lenovo IdeaPad V460

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the screen and keyboard. The value for money and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the touchpad and battery.

design, portability, value for money, keyboard, screen

battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad V460 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad V460

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad V460 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

value for money, design, screen, energy, keyboard

battery

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

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Ideapad V460 0886-2BU 14.0-Inch Laptop (Black)Lenovo Ideapad V460 - 320GB

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Lenovo IdeaPad V460 Review

 

Business notebooks aren't always affordable -- Lenovo aims to change that with its V-series IdeaPad. Today we look at the V460, which has a 14-inch display, Intel Core i5 processor and comes in under $800.

Stylish design ; Good build quality ; Nice keyboard ; Decent speakers

Less than 4 hours battery life ; Touchpad too sensitive

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Lenovo IdeaPad V460

 

Maybe you can have it all. Despite a notebook market fragmented into various extremes – from netbooks that can barely play YouTube videos to desktop replacements you can barely lift off the desk – a handful of notebooks still manage to find some middle...

Superb, ThinkPad-grade keyboard ; Sleek aluminum design, lightweight ; Powerful processor options ; Decent gaming performance with optional GeForce 310M ; Bright matte screen ; Affordable ; HDD protection, fingerprint reader, other business features

Short battery life ; No Nvidia Optimus for automatic GPU switching ; Screen borders on washed out at max brightness ; Occasionally finicky touchpad

Lenovo’s down-to-business V460 pairs bold style with real gaming performance, but battery life gets lost somewhere in the mix.

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Lenovo IdeaPad V460

 

It looks great and has switchable graphics, but this lightweight notebook for small businesses doesn't last long enough on a charge.

The Lenovo IdeaPad V460 is an attractive notebook with a comfortable keyboard, snappy graphics performance, and strong security software. Unfortunately, its weak battery life poses a significant problem for business users who need to carry their...

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Lenovo IdeaPad V460

 

With an upscale look and strong performance for a down-market price, the V460 is a good bet among thin-and-lights.

Very good performance; manually switchable graphics; sharp design; comfortable keyboard

Short battery life

All told, the Lenovo IdeaPad V460 is a strong contender for those in the market for a powerful, affordable thin-and-light machine. It delivers very good performance for the price and a long list of features. In fact, the short battery life is the only...

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lenovo IdeaPad V460(0886-2BU) NoteBook Intel Core i3 350M(2.26GHz) 14" 4GB Memory DDR3 1066 320GB HDD 5400rpm DVD±R/RW Intel HD

 

Was a little hesitant when choosing to go with the Lenovo brand, but happy I when with it. The size and weight of this computer makes it great for college students. I did have an issue out of the box after updating windows, the touch pad wast working,...

The size and weight make it very portable. Great if your always on the go ; Battery life is OK, I like how in windows 7 you can adjust the settings ; Performance with the i3 2.26ghz cpu and 4GB of ram this does everything I need it to do and the some ;...

Touch pad gets annoying when typing and writing code. I've noticed that the wireless card has some trouble connecting to my schools network when others are able to connect, but after a few tries it will connect. I don't seem to have the problem...

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Great value for its features and specs

 

I bought this item at a great price and I must say I love it. I just didn't notice that the graphics was integrated which gives me low performance ratings in Windows 7 but overall the machine performs well.

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lenovo has officially abandoned linux

 

Definitely not a thinkpad; flimsy feel, thin lid with no latch - definately itching for a cracked screen. How the mighty have fallen...

not really in the mood to list any. price was right at the time

After 2 weeks of trying to get the bottom of the line broadcom wifi in the V460 to work with the latest linux kernel, I bought a decent Intel wifi card, only to get the dreaded "UNAUTHORIZED WIRELESS CARD INSTALLED REMOVE AND REBOOT" message. Seeing as...

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A little disappointed

 

My major disappointment with this laptop is the biometric fingerprint reader, which was one of the main reasons I picked a Lenovo over comparable competitors. Unfortunately, the software program (BioExcess) which runs it did not function properly from...

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