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Lenovo U530 Touch 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Oct 2013
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Whether you're on the road, at the cafe, or on the way to class, at just 5.07 lbs and 0.87" thick, the U530 Touch won't weigh you down. Interact with your U530 Touch by using simple, intuitive... More
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Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch Ultrabook Review
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The U530 Touch has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the U530 Touch range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The U530 Touch supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar age and type to the U530 Touch.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the U530 Touch. Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the U530 Touch have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The U530 Touch has a fairly long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the U530 Touch. The average battery life of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the U530 Touch is 24h.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E544 (11.3h), or the Lenovo T440p (13.2h).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the U530 Touch, the U530 Touch has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the U530 Touch has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the U530 Touch is 180GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the U530 Touch which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the U530 Touch.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The U530 Touch is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The U530 Touch is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the U530 Touch have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB. The U530 Touch has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the U530 Touch.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo U530 Touch

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the U530 Touch over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G70-70 (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo U530 Touch has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the U530 Touch.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T440s (1.9GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(1)
18 December 2014

Das Lenovo IdeaPad U530 Touch (59427145) kann im Test nur in den Disziplinen Ausstattung und Leistung punkten – dank flottem Core-i5-Prozessor, dedizierter Nvidia-Grafik und...

Good performance
Very quiet
Excellent battery life, mSATASlot
Backlit keyboard
De bonnes performances
Small storage space
Dark and reflective display
Workmanship flaws
Only single channel RAM possible
Petit espace de stockage

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo gt730, lenovo i74500, lenovo gt730m, lenovo i74500u
Barcodes 00887942551278
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