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Lenovo IdeaPad V470

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. Opinions about the sound and price are generally positive. The durability and performance are also appreciated. The touchpad and screen get mixed reviews. Many are less positive about the battery and usability.

design, performance, durability, price, sound

usability, battery

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 (

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 (

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

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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

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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


Front Camera: Yes


Display Surface:Gloss


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L3 / L3, L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
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
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:52219 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53470 / 59836
Processor package size:37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)