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Lenovo IdeaPad V470

Lenovo IdeaPad V470
alaScore 80

4 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad V470. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad V470 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Amber Riippa (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad V470 Review: The Home and Office Hybrid Notebook

 

The 14-inch Lenovo IdeaPad V470 is an ideal choice for users who want a notebook with both home and business features. It's equipped with a second-generation Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM, Intel HD graphics, and an HDMI port. Check out our full...

Attractive design ; Substantial port selection ; Above average display with a mid-level contrast ratio ; Surprisingly good audio ; Good starting price ($599)

Flimsy display cover ; Slow hard drive

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad V470 Review

 

The IdeaPad V470 is a sleek notebook with an excellent keyboard and strong security features, making it a good choice for business users on the go. The Core i3 performance isn't blazing, but there's plenty of oomph here for work and play. For $599, we...

Sleek and sturdy aluminum design, Excellent keyboard, Accurate touchpad and comfy buttons, Fingerprint reader and Port Locker help protect data

Limited multitouch support, Relatively short battery life, Below-average performance

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: (etechreviews.net)

Lenovo IdeaPad V470 – An Excellent Sandy Bridge Machine

 

Lenovo IdeaPad V470 is a powerful, truly affordable and secure laptop with sleek and spacious exterior suitable for office or coffee shop. It is a wonderful 14-inch notebook with solid performance, features and design for modest price. The IdeaPad V470...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (techreviewsource.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad V470

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad V470 is a 14-inch laptop computer with a well-built design and many configuration options available, each at a very affordable price. While it does lack USB 3.0 connectivity, it has an Intel Core i5 CPU, a large 750GB hard drive and...

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1.5 / 3

Battery

Battery Capacity:2200
Battery life (max):3 / 5
Battery performance:2200
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera: Yes

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

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 frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
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

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Display:LCD / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Fast
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Weight:4.81 / 4.85
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
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
Line-in: Yes
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:2 / 3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Compatible processor series:Core i3
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):20 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 27
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:B960 / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / i7-2620M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.4
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3 / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:2 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5 / 2.7
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:B960 / I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / i7-2620M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / J1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
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:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52219 / 52231 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53470 / 59836
Processor code:SR02S / SR02Y / SR041 / SR04J / SR04W / SR04Z / SR07V / SR0DN
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Fingerprint reader: Yes

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, SDHC, xD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.21 / 9.25
Height (front):0.787 / 0.815
Height (rear):1.22 / 1.23
Weight:4.81 / 4.85
Width:13.4