Pros

  • Best-of-breed input ergonomics
  • Super stylish

Cons

  • Median performance

At A Glance

This ultraportable achieves only median performance, but its style, keyboard,and touchpad will wow you.

Manufacturer’s Description

U Series. Portable, thin, up-to-date entertainment features, and zippier than ever. Ready to lose that heavy laptop with the lame screen, out-dated entertainment features and sluggish performance? It's to go laptop shopping. Why not start right here?

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 087633U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Maximum Battery Run Time 4 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 12.50 "
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 Graphics Media Accelerator HD
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 320 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA/300
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type No
General Information
Manufacturer Lenovo Group Limited
Manufacturer Part Number 087633U
Brand Name Lenovo
Product Name IdeaPad U260 087633U Notebook
Marketing Information

U Series. Portable, thin, up-to-date entertainment features, and zippier than ever. Ready to lose that heavy laptop with the lame screen, out-dated entertainment features and sluggish performance? It's to go laptop shopping. Why not start right here?

Product Model 087633U
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lenovo.com/us/en/
Product Line IdeaPad
Product Series U260
Memory
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 1
Memory Card Reader No
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • IdeaPad U260 087633U Notebook
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • AC Adapter
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
Wireless LAN Model Centrino Wireless-N 1000
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Physical Characteristics
Height 0.7"
Width 12.5"
Depth 8.1"
Weight (Approximate) 48.64 oz
Color Mocha Brown
Built-in Devices
Webcam Yes
Microphone Yes
Processor & Chipset
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Type Core i5
Processor Model i5-470UM
Processor Speed 1.33 GHz
Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
Cache 3 MB
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model QS57 Express
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
Operating System Architecture 64-bit
Input Devices
Pointing Device Type TouchPad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 75.0
Battery
Battery Life 4:13   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 398.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 444.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 310.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 618.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 545.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 697.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 323.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 445.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 264.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 19.58   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 14.55   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 15.09   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 11.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 11.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 9.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 14.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 13.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 10.4   Watts
Sleep power usage 1.0   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.7   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 483.0