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Stylish design and powerful processing in a 14" laptop

Average customer rating:
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22 of 23(96%)customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for IdeaPad U460 - Top rated
Review 1 for IdeaPad U460 - Top rated
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tngo
Location:San Diego, CA
Owned Product:7-12 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Home
Processor:Intel Core i3
Memory:2 GB

Great for students

Date:November 23, 2011
Pros: Weight, Screen size, Display resolution, Battery, Keyboard/peripherals
Cons: Build Quality, Durability
" The main reason I decided on the U460 is the thin and lightweight design. My last laptop was brick compared to this one, and I was tired of lugging it around campus everywhere. Being only ~1 inch thick and 4 lbs, it's no burden bringing it to class/study sessions/coffee shops. I purchased the i3 processer version because it was cheaper and I'm not really playing games on it.
The only stupid thing about this laptop is fingerprint & face recognition security program is useless. It's just faster to type in my password than wait for it to recognize my face/fingerprint. I used it for the first month because it was cool but then got over it because it was a waste of time. I ended up just uninstalling the software. It's not that big of a deal though, just a waste of lenovo's efforts.
After owning it for a year, the battery life has decreased slightly. I don't think it ever reaches 5 hours even with low processing. It's closer to 3-4 hours instead. The fan used to be silent but I think the laptop gets hotter so the fan runs more often.
Otherwise I'm happy with the laptop for the rest of my college life.
Pros:
-light and easy to carry
-long battery life
-good display
-easy to use chicklet style keyboard
-easy to turn volume up/down & brightness up/down
Cons:
-no optical drive (but I don't really need it and it's worth the portability for me. although lenovo's newest release the ideapad u300/400 has an optical drive and is super thin & light)
-less sturdy build
-the mcafee software that came with the laptop interfered with my internet connection. it took me forever to figure it out
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Review 2 for IdeaPad U460 - Top rated
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