Pros

  • Reasonable performance
  • Great looks

Cons

  • Unsuitable for gaming
  • Keyboard feels very cheap

At A Glance

A nice looking-machine that sits in the dead center of our performance benchmarks.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Lenovo IdeaPad U150 is packed and travel-ready. So much style, multimedia and practical features in such a light, tiny frame. Featuring 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 690969U
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300
Processor speed 1300.0 MHz
Display
Display size 11.6 inches
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 4500MHD
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Memory Stick PRO 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • HDMI
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps
  • Wireless Ethernet - 540 Mbps IEEE802.11n
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • MultiMedia Card (MMC)
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.5 inches
Depth 7.6 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 3.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.9 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software Adobe Reader 9
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • AC Adapter
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Speakers
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 66.0
Battery
Battery Life 6:20   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 459.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 461.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 376.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 699.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 781.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1165.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 393.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 9.19   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 7.17   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 7.31   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 5.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 551.0