The first full week of August was all about laptops. From the sleek Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon to the raw gaming power of the MSI GT70 ONE-276US and many more, this batch of portables certainly did not disappoint.
Lenovo IdeaPad U410
The Lenovo IdeaPad U410 is a handsome 14-inch system wrapped in a brilliant red aluminum chassis. Although it starts at $759, our $799 configuration combines a Core i5 Intel Ivy Bridge processor with discrete Nvidia graphics. You also get Lenovo's AccuType keyboard and Dolby-powered stereo speakers. But with so many affordable Ultrabooks hitting the market, how does this one stack up?
A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining Laptopmag.com. He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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