However, as of October , it was already available in Japan. In fact, this article should read how to make a pointing device pointless. Detailed specifications of the U laptop are as follows: All told, the U is one of the lightest inchers you’ll find. Three birds in one oven. The U isn’t just bulkier; it has shorter battery life, less impressive performance and a flaky touchpad, thanks to a wholly different set of drivers.

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One exception is the Dell XPS 14zbut with a starting weight of 4. Dell XPS 14z 2.

Genuine Lenovo IdeaPad U400 Laptop Touchpad Trackpad

The U has a headphone jack; beware that it also functions as the microphone jack, so if you have a headset with two plugs you can only use one of them. This will help the lnovo of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.

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The result is some razor-sharp edges, along the sides and front edge. I was surprised at the j400 narrow viewing angles; moving the display just 5 degrees off-center causes distortion.

Lenovo IdeaPad U review

Summary The U combines a lightweight design with discrete graphics — something we rarely see — but its flaky trackpad, ldnovo keyboard and lack of truly automated graphics switching make it tedious to use. Keyboard and Touchpad Lenovo recently switched most of its IdeaPad notebooks to a Chiclet or island-style keyboard.


Making things worse is lwnovo the two-finger multi-finger option cannot really be changed in any sensible manner. Meet us past the break to find out. The U was followed by the U laptop in November Whatever it is, if you have a geek heart and money to spend, you can buy it.

Our biggest complaint was that some of the music we sampled had a contained, distant sound. Take the Dell XPS 14z, for instance, which squeezes out an extra 25 minutes or so. Sometimes my clicks would be slightly off from where I intended them.

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Try to reinstall the operating system and check for the issue, please take a data backup before reinstalling the operating system. Notebook Review indicated that while the U was a traditionally designed laptop with no extraordinary design features, it was extremely thin and light for a I have tried reinstalling drivers downloaded from lenovo. Still, to the extent that specs and ports are part of the equation, this is hardly a bang-for-your-buck kind of deal.

You may also like: Additionally the display suffers from lwnovo issues due to the glossy surface; there are a lot of reflections in well-lit areas. Whenever you wake from sleep, the keyboard repeat rates goes slow and wonky.


Lenovo IdeaPad U Screen, Speakers, Keyboard and Touchpad

The key travel distance between pressed and resting key positions is not long enough to allow for a more sophisticated feel. I do not believe that this is a hardware issue, it works in safe mode though. Look around, even in Lenovo’s product line, and you’ll find laptops with smoother touchpads and faster performance that are simply more pleasant to use. This website uses cookies. Screen and Speakers The U has an anemic inch display.

As it happens, we prefer these keyboards anyway because they’re better spaced with cushier keys. Tech Specs and Price. In addition to Core i3 fouchpad i5, it’s available with a 2. If you pull the trigger while you still can, the Envy 14 offers one of the most stunning designs we’ve seen on a laptop, along with discrete graphics and damn good performance.

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