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Lenovo IdeaPad U450

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U450. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the size and durability are overall positive. The price and design also get good opinions, but many are critical about the battery and touchpad.

portability, design, price, durability, size

performance, usability, touchpad, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad U450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad U450 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the reliability and size. The screen and design also get good views. Views are divided on the performance, and many are less positive about the touchpad.

portability, design, screen, size, reliability


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

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Expert review by: Nrbelex (

Lenovo IdeaPad U450 User Review


The Lenovo IdeaPad U450p is a 14-inch thin-and-light notebook that uses the Intel Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage (CULV) processor. Does this laptop offer the best mix of price, performance, and portability? One of our discussion forum users took a closer...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: admin ( )

Lenovo IdeaPad U450 laptop review


Lenovo IdeaPad U450 laptop screen resolution is 1366×768. Lenovo IdeaPad U450 also equiop with a camera at the top of screen, with Lenovo unique face recognition software, users can access the operating system through the portrait.

Lenovo IdeaPad U450 is really a good laptop you worth to choose.

May, 2010

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (

Expert Review


Want a 3D-graphics boost, but don't want to sacrifice much battery life, portability, or money? This could be the right laptop for you.

Strong graphics performance, Impressive 14-inch LED-backlit display, Dual-layer DVD burner

Only moderate battery life, despite CULV processor, No option for switchable graphics, Low frame rate with demanding 3D games

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Shawn Baker (

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Lenovo IdeaPad U450 M30E3UK


Very beautiful machine. Superbly slim profile and good quality build

Too slow. Performs like a netbook but has the appearance of an ultra-portable laptop

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

14.0" HD widescreen, glossy display with LED backlight Integrated 1.3 megapixels camera helps control access to your notebook by recognizing your face Dolby Home Sound Room premium audio system with two stereo speakers HDMI port, HDCP-compliant

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/2MB / 3MB/3MB


Front Camera: No
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Lenovo IdeaPad U450p

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:800MHz




Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.1
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1/802.11b/g/802.11b/g / 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium/Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium / Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.3GHz / 1.4GHz/1.4GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Number:SU2700/SU2700 / SU3500/SU3500/SU4100
Processor Series:Intel Celeron M ULV 700 series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10
Type:Core 2 Solo/Pentium/Pentium / Core 2 Solo

Processor special features

Intel 64:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:37135 / 42779 / 43568
Processor package size:22


Installed Size:3GB/3GB / 4GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/250GB / 500GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD