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7.3 out of 10

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

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Overall 7
7.0
Design 8
8.0
Performance 6
6.0
Battery performance 6
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Display 6
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Keyboard 9
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Software 7
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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review

theverge.com
7 January 2014
  • Summary: The deluge of competitors to the MacBook Air’s throne shows no sign of slowing, and while the jury’s still out on whether an ultrabook has yet to truly best Apple’s wunder-device there have been a number of attractive options. Consider the IdeaPad U310, successor to the IdeaPad U300s we checked out (and enjoyed) in November — albeit with new hardware and a few budget-minded compromises.
  • Pros: Sturdy build, Excellent keyboard and trackpad, Very pretty
  • Cons: Keyboard isn’t backlit, Thicker and heavier than competitors, Fan noise is distracting
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
12 August 2013
  • Conclusion: This portable is not for power users or frequent cross-country fliers who need long battery life. But if you take mainly shorter trips and are looking for an affordable touch-screen ultrabook to juggle basic everyday tasks, we suggest you make the U310 Touch one of your top choices.
  • Pros: Great keyboard, Intelligent design touches, Impressive tech support
  • Cons: Merely adequate performance and battery life, Narrow vertical viewing angles, Tinny-sounding speakers
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Overall 8
8.0

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch

LAPTOP Magazine
15 July 2013
  • Summary: Boasting an excellent keyboard and clickpad, impressive audio and a design elegant enough to blend in with notebooks twice its price, the $549 Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch is almost the perfect notebook for budget-minded back-to-school shoppers. However, a few shortcomings -- particularly short battery life -- prevent this system from earning an Editor's Choice.
  • Pros: Very affordable, Elegant aluminum design, Excellent keyboard and clickpad, Loud and clear audio
  • Cons: Dim display, Below-average battery life
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Lenovo Ideapad U310 review

Technoodling
12 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Finally, an ultrabook a sensible person with a realistic budget can love. The Lenovo Ideapad u310 succeeds the U300s, which is Lenovo’s fi
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Lenovo U310 Review

ubergizmo.com
26 September 2012
  • Summary: The Lenovo U310 laptop is the first of a new breed of Ultrabook that’s a little chubbier and a tinch slower, but much more affordable. Every other major computer maker– Dell , HP , Sony –is going to have an Intel-certified Ultrabook at this price point soon, if they don’t have one already.  Among this group, the U310 is a solid option, even if it’s clearly made some concessions for price. The Lenovo U310 is a solidly-built, good-looking machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

PC Magazine
13 September 2012
  • Conclusion: The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 delivers strong performance thanks to a third-generation Intel Core i5 processor, but we wish it lasted longer on the road.
  • Pros: Intel third-generation Core i5 processor. Wireless Display 2.0. Comfortable keyboard and mouse.
  • Cons: Quiet audio. Seven-hour battery-life is good, but not great.
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Lenovo IdeaPad U310: A More Affordable Ultrabook

HotHardware
29 August 2012
  • Excerpt: The recent rise and fall of the netbook as a computer category made one thing clear: consumers are willing to sacrifice some screen size and power in the name of portability, but not as much as a netbook requires. On the other hand, many shoppers are willing to pay a premium for a thinner, lighter notebook, and that's where the ultrabook comes in. As the Windows-based competitor to Apple's popular MacBook Air , the ultrabook category has been reasonably well-received.
  • Pros: Classy, modern look and slim body
  • Cons: Single channel DDR3 memory configuration
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Overall 7
7.0

Lenovo Ideapad U310 review – a proper budget ultrabook

ultrabookreview.com
21 August 2012
  • Summary: With the IdeaPad U310, Lenovo shows that budget ultrabooks are not a myth and good 13.3 inch ultra-portable laptops cab be bought for about $700. Of course, the U310 still has its issues, but the overall package is good enough to make it my favorite cheap ultrabook right now.
  • Pros: good looking, sturdy, excellent keyboard and trackpad, good performances, decent speakers, runs fairly cool and quiet, good price
  • Cons: the screen is quite poor, sub-par battery life, heavier than most competitors, some units have wireless issues (which can be fixed though)
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Overall 7
7.0

Lenovo IdeaPad U310

MobileTechReview.com
12 August 2012
  • Conclusion: The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 is a well made Ultrabook with a premium casing and a unique, stylish design (no echoes of the MacBook Air here). It has a better than average keyboard, a very usable trackpad, good support tools and an attractive price. If you're not entranced by SSD drives and their bump-immune robustness, the 500 gig conventional hard drive lets you carry lots of videos and other large files on the go.
  • Pros: Unique design with excellent materials, good keyboard and trackpad.
  • Cons: Average display, no full SSD option.
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Lenovo IdeaPad U310 review: eye-catching Ultrabook

Hardware.Info
10 August 2012
  • Excerpt: If the U410 is a little too big and heavy for you, perhaps the U310 is good alternative. We tested it to find out.
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