Pros

  • Gorgeous, slim and sturdy design
  • Good-sized keyboard

Cons

  • Overly reflective display

At A Glance

Lenovo's consumer-y ultraportable is rugged -- and different -- enough to earn a loyal following

Manufacturer’s Description

The IdeaPad U110 notebook says a lot about Lenovo technology and design. It's won wide acclaim, including best-of-show honors for notebooks at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 23042AU
Inventory Number 31728
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo L7500
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 11.1 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Vertical Resolution 768
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 965 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 120.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 883609986117
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 2.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces Mini PCI Port
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 1
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.8 inches
Depth 7.7 inches
Height 1.0 inches
Weight with Accessories 4.4 pounds
Weight 4.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Included Software
  • Power2GO 5.5
  • EasyCapture 2.5
  • Adobe Reader 8.1
  • VeriFace 2.0
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • 7-cell battery
  • optical drive
Pointing Device Touchpad
Other Hardware Leather Carrying case

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 63.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
Battery
Battery Life 4:38:30 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 355.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 415.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 658.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 752.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 849.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 993.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 329.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 1168.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 297.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 20.06   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 8.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 474.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0