Thin and light, but heavy on features
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad U41-70 features a 14.0-inch Full HD TN Anti-glare (Slim) display with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The full HD display delivers bright, crisp visuals in 16:9 widescreen. The laptop looks vibrant with its red colored lid and black panels. It has an AccuType keyboard enabled with multi-touch gesture. The notebook is very light, weighing 1.68 kgs and has a dimension of 340 x 240 x 19.5 mm.
Processor and OS
The Lenovo Ideapad U41-70 is powered by Intel Core i5-5200U (5th generation) processor and clocks a speed of 2.2Ghz. It is paired up with 4GB of DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB and an NVIDIA N16V-GM graphic card of 2GB to play games smoothly. The Lenovo Ideapad functions on the latest 64-bit Windows 8.1 Operating System which is user friendly and easy to use.
Camera, Storage, Multimedia
The Lenovo Ideapad U41-70 comes with an 0.3 MP webcam which can shoot videos at 720p. With 1TB SATA Hard Disk drive that operates at a speed of 5400 RPM, this laptop has plenty of space for all important files, videos, photos, and presentations. It has an HD Audio solution backed by 2 x 1.5 W stereo speakers which supports Dolby Home Theater Audio. The user can choose this option to enjoy increased audio clarity, maximized volume output without distortion, and improved dialogue clarity when watching movies. It also has an in-built microphone.
Connectivity and Battery
On the connectivity end, the laptop supports Wi-Fi, bluetooth, 1 x USB (2.0), 2 x USB (3.0), HDMI port. The laptop is backed by a 4 cell Li-ion battery which gives battery backup of 6 hours for uninterrupted performance.
The Lenovo Ideapad U Z41-70 doesn't compromise on display resolution with a Full HD display. The user will definitely enjoy watching movies and videos on this device. The highly configured processor will ensure smooth and prompt performance. It is very portable coupled with a good battery backup. However it's a little pricey and has only one colour.