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With Lenovo's RapidDrive (which puts Windows 7 onto a small mSATA SDD and keeps user files on a traditional HDD), the Y470 features a stated 10-second boot-time as well as an optional Blu-ray drive and switchable graphics.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 05/2011

Availability

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 13.58 inches
  • Depth: 9.41 inches
  • Thickness: 1.29 inches
  • Weight: 4.85 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver / Brown

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 14 inches
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Number pad: No

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i3-2310M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Sandy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-2720QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Switchable
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 3000
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce 550M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Discrete GPU model: GeForce 550M
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 2 GB

GPU (max)

  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1066 MHz

Memory

  • Options: HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (5400RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 250 GB
  • Max. config HDD: 1000 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 64 GB
  • Max. config Hybrid: 1064 GB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick, xD, MMC

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Tray-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD Super Multi, BD Combo

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2
  • Surround sound: Yes
  • Audio brand: JBL, SRS Premium Surround Sound

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 2 megapixels

Webcam

  • USB: 3
  • Combo eSATA / USB: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • VGA: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • 802.11n frequencies: 2.4GHz
  • Bluetooth: Optional
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR

Connectivity

  • Size: 6 cell
  • Removable: Yes
  • Quoted time: 4 hr

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