Pros

  • Fairly lightweight, snazzy peacock-blue case
  • Wonderful audio at a budget price

Cons

  • Short on configuration options
  • Mediocre computing and subpar gaming performance

At A Glance

Relatively lightweight and outfitted with good stereo speakers, the IdeaPad Z370 is a good deal for multimedia fans as long as heavy-duty computing or serious gaming aren't involved.

Manufacturer’s Description

Bringing the fun of mobile multimedia to all.

Your eyes do not deceive - Z Series offers scads of multimedia, productivity and security features at an affordable price. Add a classy metallic cover and you will love it.

Metallic covers give Z Series systems a distinctive look on the outside, but the real flair comes when you open the top. Check out the high-def LED widescreen display, handy textured trackpad and ergonomic AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 102526U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4.50 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
HDCP Supported Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA HD 3000
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA/300
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Hard Drive Configuration 1 x 500 GB
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 102526U
UPC Code 645743548411
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name IdeaPad Z370 102526U Notebook
Marketing Information Bringing the fun of mobile multimedia to all.

Your eyes do not deceive - Z Series offers scads of multimedia, productivity and security features at an affordable price. Add a classy metallic cover and you will love it.

Metallic covers give Z Series systems a distinctive look on the outside, but the real flair comes when you open the top. Check out the high-def LED widescreen display, handy textured trackpad and ergonomic AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys.

Product Model 102526U
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line IdeaPad
Product Series Z370
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Secure Digital (SD) Card, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • IdeaPad Z370 102526U Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Physical Characteristics
Height 1.3"
Width 12.9"
Depth 8.7"
Weight (Approximate) 70.56 oz
Color Black
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Speakers Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-2410M
Processor Speed 2.30 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model HM65 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
TouchPad Features Multi-touch Gesture

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 113.0
Battery
Battery Life 5:13   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 228.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 356.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 185.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 358.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 317.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 489.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 198.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 330.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 184.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 9.9   Watts
Sleep power usage 0.7   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 52.02   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 47.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 40.77   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 36.58   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 800x600 15.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, High Quality, 1024x768 11.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 28.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 22.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 800x600 16.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, High Quality, 1024x768 16.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 27.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 25.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 305.0