Lenovo IdeaPad U300s review: A sexy, sexy ultrabook
12 February 2014
Conclusion: The Lenovo IdeaPad U300S is a great ultra-portable laptop, and the matte screen makes it ideal for working outside. We loved its elegant design, its matte screen coating, and its great keyboard.
Pros: Great battery life. Good performance (with SSD and an i7 option), Great keyboard.
Cons: Lack of SD card / ethernet ports, Screen could be better
Excerpt: Lenovo's first ultrabook to launch in India, the IdeaPad U300s, couldn't be more eye-catching. Despite being a sleek and lightweight ultraportable laptop, like the HP Folio 13 (read our review ) and Asus Zenbook UX31E , the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s successfully pulls off a unique shell design that...
Summary: The Lenovo 300s is one of the nicest-looking and best-designed ultrabooks around. Lenovo was able to differentiate itself form the rest of the ultrabook pack by following the same design concepts they’ve been using years ago, starting with the ultraportables.
Summary: It's easy to understand why the fledgling ultrabook market is exploding with new offerings from virtually all of the major players. The new class of notebooks, seemingly reinvented by Intel's vision (and a $300 million dollar marketing fund) are designed to offer robust performance for everyday...
Conclusion: All told, the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s is a strong entry in the fledgling ultrabook field on the basis of its hardware. To be sure, the hefty pricing—for the Core i7 model we tested, or even the ramped-down Core i5 version—will put it out of reach for most folks who don't need the kind of pure...
Pros: Thin and light, even by ultrabook standards, Strong Core i7 performance, Bump-resistant SSD, Long battery life, Aluminum chassis, Surprising audio fidelity
Cons: Too expensive, No memory-card slot, Port selection is only basic
Lenovo IdeaPad U300s review – a top ultra-portable for business
9 January 2012
Summary: This is probably my favorite ultrabook amongst the first generation of such devices, offering classic looks, excellent build quality, a proper keyboard and trackpad and solid everyday performances.
Pros: original and simpler design, excellent build quality, excellent keyboard and trackpad, good performances, decent battery life, alright speakers
Cons: pricey, no card-reader, screen is glossy and quite dim
Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Review – This Stylin’ Ultrabook Is No MacBook Air Clone
14 December 2011
Excerpt: Lenovo’s ultrabook embodies many of the best aspects of this new notebook category, including a seriously thin design coupled with impressive performance. The design is singular instead of following the Air-clone crowd, with a Clementine Orange option that stands out.
Pros: Specs, Who is the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s For?, Design and Build, Keyboard and Touchpad, Features, Performance, IdeaPad U300s vs the Competition
Cons: Specs, Who is the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s For?, Design and Build, Keyboard and Touchpad, Features, Performance, IdeaPad U300s vs the Competition
Summary: Twiggy. Following Acer and Asus, Lenovo now appears in the ring of UltraBooks with the next candidate. Low configuration and ULV hardware in an attractive packaging - is the IdeaPad U300s only to tempt us with its design or can it convince at second glance?
Pros: Excellent manufacturing quality, Very fast system start, Good application performance, Elegant design, High mobility, Low noise development, SSD, Design is a matter of taste, but the U300s' slim aluminum case is undoubtedly exceptionally elegant and perfectly manufactured.
Cons: Dark and reflective screen with a low contrast, Restricted scope of interfaces, Lack of upgrade options, Average input devices, Charging electronics throttles the processor, Doesn't weigh even 1.3 kilograms, has a thickness of under 15 millimeters and a long battery life - Lenovo's UltraBook has ...