Here, another budget friendly ultrabook has appears at IFA. 2012 in Germany, the IdeaPad U510. Comes with stylish design like the older IdeaPad U series with few milimeters thick screen, weighs only at 4.85 pounds and will be shipped with ultra responsive Lenovo technologies, Lenovo IdeaPad U510 laptop is the best choice for people that need portable, fashionable and powerful machine for their activities.
Early this year, Lenovo has announced the 13 inch ultrabook and 14 inch ultrabook for their fans and the IdeaPad U510 is the first 15.6 inch ultrabook from the company. Like other IdeaPad series, this model also comes with high quality materials and impressive hardware specifications and features. It’s will be available in few colors options. The sleek matte chrome metal chassis design with measures 15 x 9.8 x 0.8 inch and weighs 4.85 pounds (2.2Kg) make it heavier than other ultrabook on the market, but you can still easily slip it into your carry bag.
For highest configurations, the U510 ultrabook will be powered by 3rd generations of Quad Core Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge platform that paired with latest Intel chipset, up to 8GB of 1333/1600 Mhz DDR3 SDRAM and has 500GB, 750GB or 1TB Serial ATA hard disk drive for storage your files. The 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD) also can found on this model for faster and more responsive system and powerful NVIDIA GeForce 625M dedicated graphics cards with 1GB video memory delivers more than enough graphics perofrmance to playing games, watching HD videos or editing small videos.
The 15.6 inch High Definitions Display with support 16:9 viewing angle, Led Backlit technology and a native resolutions at 1366 x 768 pixels. On the top center of screen, the 720p video webcamera with internal digital microphone allows users to keep in touch with friends, family or their colleagues. Like other Ideapad series, the 15.6 inch ultrabook also has dual stereo speakers that backed by Dolby Home Theater v4 for improved audio experience. The standart Lenovo’s Accu type keyboard with touchpad with multi supports also integrated on this device offers pleasant to use, as well as the Lithium Ion battery for up to 6 hours of battery usage on full charge.
On the side, there are DVD drive or Blu-ray drive for those who still want to watching movies or load more applications, multi in one memory card reader, stereo HeadphoneOutput, Microphone combo jack, single USB 3.0 port, double standart USB 2.0 port, RJ 45 port, VGA output and HDMI port to connect and enjoy full high definition video playback on HDTV. For connectivity, users will be find optional Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wifi for wireless connections.
Like other Lenovo machine, the IdeaPad U510 also preloaded with many useful applications and supports, such as Lenovo Support Energy Management, Adobe Reader 10.0, CyberLink YouCam 3.0, Intel Anti-theft (AT) technology for turn of your machine when stollen, OneKey Rescue System, Microsoft Office Suite and more. The company says if this model will be available in UK with starting price around at £749 and in US market for price of $679 for base configurations in the end of this month and will be preloaded with Windows 8 or Genuine Windows 8 Pro as the operating system. It’s make me little confused, cause Intel also has confirmed if the Windows 8 will be release in the next month. However, Lenovo IdeaPad U510 laptop is great machine, especially for the size, power, keyboard and connectivity features.