There are other “real” notebooks as opposed to netbooks that cost even less, but many are bulky and clunky compared to the elegant IdeaPad. After six attempts, the program still failed to recognize our face and, even if it had worked, it was a waste of time. As part of the new IdeaPad refresh earlier this year, the Y was designed with students in mind … the result being an affordable inch notebook that weighs barely more than 4. It’s a great laptop for kicking off a new school year or transitioning from that old desktop. Laptop Mag This thin, light notebook offers good performance and plenty of style for its price.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Y – A Review of the Lenovo IdeaPad Y

Email Name Firstname Comment. This doesn’t affect the average user, but avid video watchers file- or Web-based are better off with laptops offering higher-resolution screens. Y450 lenovo nice design, great sounding speakers and multi-touch touchpad should ldnovo give you a few reasons to consider this laptop. The Y, in this case, y450 lenovo a tray-ejecting, dual-layer DVD burner.

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Uncomfortably high temperatures on the Y sometimes mar the typing and navigating experience. The recent IdeaPad line reflects the change most starkly: Just take a look at the Lenovo Ideapad Y, a 14in multimedia laptop that’s visually striking yet y450 lenovo a reasonable price tag.

Screen and Speakers The inch panel on the Lenovo Y rates fairly average with vibrant colors and excellent contrast.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad Y is a well-built all-purpose y450 lenovo whose only serious drawback lies in the graphics y450 lenovo. The Y’s parts are identical to y450 lenovo of the Gateway TCu in that both run budget processors and come with a boatload of memory. Using the Ten Thumbs online typing test, we comfortably zoomed through Hamlet’s “To be, or not to be” soliloquy with a minimal one-percent error rate.

This is a great-looking and full-featured laptop for everyday home, school, and work use. Just don’t expect much more. Check out y450 lenovo Lenovo IdeaPad Y’s performance test results.

Please, switch off ad blockers. When closed the Y feels pretty sturdy, but the screen lid shows signs of lebovo flex under strong pressure. Still, nearly 4 hours of battery life y450 lenovo justifiable at this price.

It does y450 lenovo with some very good battery life for its size. You may unsubscribe from the newsletters at any time.

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I also found it unusually easy to accidentally trigger the touchpad buttons if I moved my thumb near that area of the notebook. Pros Y450 lenovo build quality Y450 lenovo overall performance Nice speakers Cons Gets pretty warm x screen resolution Plastic lid isn’t impressive.

The speakers provided accurate though muted sound when we streamed music from Napster.

With a generous array of ports, Lenovo has y450 lenovo no consumer need unfilled on the Y Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. The hard drive in our review unit remained quiet even during benchmarking.

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HDTune storage drive performance results: Large display-sizes allow higher y450 lenovo. Still, this laptop has more than enough muscle to get serious school work done.

My only frustration here is that you have to y450 lenovo five screws to upgrade the RAM and three screws for the hard drive: I would put the build quality of this machine up against my personal HP Pavilion dv4t notebook at home. This y450 lenovo uses cookies. In this case, the honeycomb pattern has a coarse, grainy feel against your fingers, which has the added benefit of warding off fingerprints and smudges.

We show the least amount of ads possible. The bundled Dolby Control Center software offers allows you to adjust y450 lenovo speaker settings and use bass boost, but even y450 lenovo full volume, Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” sounded distant.

Fourteen-inch widescreens aren’t as popular as they used to be, given the advent of inch form factors such as the Acerthe Apple MacBook inch, and lenogo HP y540.

The feature set is rock solid at this price.