Whether you're on the road, at the caf, or on the way to class, at just 3.7 lbs and 0.7" thick, the U310 won't weigh you down. The U310 boasts a sleek metal exterior and comes in a range of colors...
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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U310 range from 4GB to 32GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the U310 that we have assessed the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Lenovo U310's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by Lenovo.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo U310 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this type and age.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the U310, the Lenovo U310 has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the U310, the Lenovo U310 has a front camera.
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The Lenovo U310 is fairly light (only 1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
At only 333 millimeters, the Lenovo U310 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the U310 is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo U310 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Lenovo U310 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar type and age to the U310 is 10" and the biggest is 18".
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo U310 has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the U310. The maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.
Only 24 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Lenovo U310 is a 24 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the U310 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Only Three Battery Cells
The Lenovo U310 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo U310 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo U310 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U310
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo U310 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo U310 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the U310.
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Average Battery Life
The Lenovo U310 has a fairly typical battery life (7 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the U310.
Average Internal Memory
The Lenovo U310 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the U310.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo U310 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel HM77 Express, Intel HM77
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
HDD, HDD+SSD, SSD, SSD
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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