Lenovo IdeaPad U260

Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Thickness 0.71 inches
Weight 3.04 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 12.5 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Arrandale
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Width 12.52 inches
Depth 8.05 inches
Thickness 0.71 inches
Weight 3.04 pounds
Color Brown / Black, Orange / Black

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 12.5 inches
Display surface Matte
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Backlit No
Number pad No

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Arrandale
Model Core i3-380UM
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.33 GHz

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Arrandale
Model Core i7-680UM
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.46 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.53 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics

Memory

Max. config RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1066 MHz

Storage

Options HDD (5400RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive capacity 320 GB
Max. config HDD 320 GB
Max. config SSD 128 GB

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Effective pixels 0.3 megapixels

Port options

USB 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
VGA 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

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

Battery

Size 4 cell
Removable No
Quoted time 4 hr

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  • 7.0
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    Reviewed by dealzon (Currently owns)

    Its a been funny to be reviewing a laptop released all the way back in 2010, but given Lenovo's history and first attempt to move forward to a new design standard with their ultarportable U series IdeaPad line-ups, the U260 is a worthy-note and have been heavily used through time, if you're thinking of buying one for whatever reason (on sale cheap used or refurbished etc), this review should shed some light on the U260.

    At less than 3 lbs, the Core i5 1st generation ULV equipped machine is speedy enough for most basic computing task, and even fast enough for some light gaming action (but don't expect much from the 1st Gen, non-Sandy Bridge ULVs). Battery life is dismal on the U260, which is unfortunately the big short-coming of this Ultraportable.

    The laptop is strikingly thin for a laptop before the Ultrabook craze, and measures only ~0.7-inch thick. The 12.5-inch display is unique in its choice, and when paired with the very standard 1366 x 768, the pixel density is actually very decent (compare to 13.3 to 14-inch machines). Well design and well built all around, the U260 is a pleasure to look at. Its unfortunate that the battery life just doesn't cut the cake, with 3:30 hours being the max you can probably do (far cry from the 4 hours Lenovo promises).

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    • Design 8
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    • Performance 7
    • Heat / noise 7
    • Battery life 5
    • Software 7
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