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Old Oct 7, 2012, 05:57 AM   #1
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Advice for an Ultrabook

I am in need of a new laptop.

Would like to get a solid ultrabook but not break the bank.

Anyone have any experience with the Lenovo IdeaPad U410?

How is that compared to a standard MBP 13' and a MBA performance and price wise?
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Old Oct 7, 2012, 06:27 AM   #2
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http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/13/l...d-u310-review/


It performs worse than the 2012 13"MBA, but is considerably cheaper.

Do you want a Mac or PC ? If you want a cheap PC ultra book then it ticks the bill, but if you want OSX then it clearly doesn't.
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Old Oct 7, 2012, 06:34 AM   #3
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I am not talking about the U310. I am talking about this U410

http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/c...766480F1FD83F7
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Well it seems to be fairly glowing reviews, with the only downside being the weight of the device.

http://uk.hardware.info/reviews/2994...rful-ultrabook

But same comment as above applies

"Do you want a Mac or PC ? If you want a cheap PC ultra book then it ticks the bill, but if you want OSX then it clearly doesn't."

For the price an i7 & 8GB of ram is hard to argue with.

The only thing I would say is that if you can wait a few weeks would you not wait and see if when they stick Windows 8 on these devices if they will stick a touch panel in there for a similar pricing, and then even if your not interested in Windows 8, the pricing of the older Windows 7 devices may be reduced in stores and online...
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Old Oct 7, 2012, 07:03 AM   #5
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You're comparing an Ultrabook to the MBP, are you looking specifically for an Ultrabook, or any kind of Notebook?
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Old Oct 7, 2012, 07:09 AM   #6
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Looking for a sleek slim high performance laptop that is nicely priced.

I realize the MBP13 really isnt a ultrabook but I am also considering that as well.

Comparing specs & price ect
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