Gorgeous WQHD Screen; Durable and lightweight design; Accurate speakers; Runs cool
Awkward, uncomfortable keyboard; Lackluster touchpad; Relatively slow SSD; Poor quality webcam
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon delivers a sharp display and an uber-thin, lightweight chassis, but other ThinkPads offer more for less.
When Lenovo launched the . . . → Read More: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review
Lenovo’s 13.3-inch ultrabook is no testbench titan, and we’d like to get longer battery life. But it’s easy on the eyes, shoulder, and wallet, a pleasure to use, and comes with outstanding customer support.
Introduction & Design
Ultrabooks are fast becoming ultra-affordable. It was a big deal a little over a year ago when we . . . → Read More: Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Laptop Review
Affordable. Solid performance. Fantastic keyboard. Removable lenovo G580 Battery.
Cons Chassis smudges easily. Some bloatware. Bottom Line
With its class-leading performance and admirable feature set, the Lenovo G580 is an excellent value with an affordable price tag that gives users plenty of bang for their buck.
When most people think of . . . → Read More: Lenovo G580 Review
Beneath the $1,249 Lenovo IdeaPad Y500’s unassuming shell lies the specs of a rather powerful multimedia notebook. Sporting a powerful Core i7 processor, dual Nvidia GeForce GT 650M GPUs and a stunning 1080p display, the Y500 can switch-hit as a gaming rig and a multimedia creation notebook.
For example, the UltraBay mentioned in the introduction is . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Notebook
A few years ago, netbooks were small, light, inexpensive, often underpowered computers — and the word quickly became a pejorative term, to be used only with the greatest of disdain as you throw your netbook out the window. Then came ultrabooks — small, light, inexpensive, often underpowered computers that have taken the PC market by . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11
Attractive chassis; Very affordable; Comfortable keyboard; Solid performance and graphics
Very short battery life; Narrow viewing angles
The Lenovo IdeaPad S400 offers Windows 8 bargain hunters a sleek, portable design with solid performance, but short battery life.
he Lenovo IdeaPad S400 gives consumers the sleek portability of a thin-and-light notebook . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad S400 Notebook
Lenovo is expanding its IdeaPad line to include some new S Series ultraportables. Today the company announced the 13.3-inch S300, the 14-inch S400 and the (also 14-inch) S405. These models sport a metallic finish, with color options including crimson red, silver grey and cotton-candy pink. All three models measure 0.86 inches (21.9mm) and weigh 3.97 . . . → Read More: Review Lenovo IdeaPad S300 Notebook
The Good The HP Folio 13 has everything that matters most in an ultrabook: very good battery life, an excellent backlit keyboard, all the requisite ports for mobile use, and a very comfortable feel, along with a competitive entry-level price.
The Bad The Folio 13 is no looker compared with other ultrabooks, . . . → Read More: HP Folio 13
Introducing the HP EliteBook 2170p
We recently reviewed Acer’s Aspire V5-171, a notebook that proves that there’s a life (and a market) after netbooks but before ultrabooks. The essential gap that’s materialized has been between the fast decaying netbook market (its death spurred on by Intel’s Atom coupled with the high price of Brazos), and . . . → Read More: HP EliteBook 2170p Review
The management behind HP may have hit the headlines a few times in the last few years, but the fact that it is releasing budget laptops once again, under recognisable names, does go some way to showing that it means business once again. Business in an area that it understands and that end users can . . . → Read More: HP Pavilion 15 review