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Lenovo U430 Touch

THIN & LIGHT 14" TOUCHSCREEN ULTRABOOK™

The IdeaPad U430 Touch Laptop is slim, smart, and responsive. Combining a stylish metal shell with a long-life battery, smart technologies like voice and motion control, and a 10-point multitouch display, this 14" Ultrabook™ delivers optimized performance in an ultraportable package.

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  • Features

    Weighs Less Than 5 lbs; Less Than 1" Thick

    Whether you're on the road, at the café, or on the way to class, at just 1.89kg (4.17 lbs) and 20.8mm (0.82") thick, the U430 Touch won't weigh you down.

    10-Point Multitouch Display

    Interact with your U430 Touch by using simple, intuitive gestures directly on the 14" 10-point multitouch display – which allows all ten fingers to accurately engage with the screen at the same time.

    Voice Control

    Choose a model with voice control to perform tasks on your U430 Touch by simply telling it what to do or asking a question.

    Lenovo Motion Control

    Use the webcam as an input device. Effortlessly flip pages, rewind/forward music, change volume, and gesture other simple commands with the flick of a hand – without even touching the screen.

    Colorful Design

    The U430 Touch boasts a sleek metal exterior and comes in a range of colors – it looks as good as it performs.

    **Up to 10 Hours Battery Life

    Stop worrying about your battery: With the IdeaPad U430 Touch, you can enjoy **up to 10 hours of use between charges. Lenovo Energy Management protects the long-term durability of the battery and uses advanced energy-saving technology to increase time spent between charges.

    Lenovo Cloud Storage

    Share media on any device from any location with Lenovo Cloud Storage. In addition to its wide-ranging device support, Lenovo Cloud lets you push content to mobile devices and supports viewing files via and internet browser.

    Enhanced Graphics

    Enjoy incredible multimedia and gaming when you choose a model with discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics with DirectX® 11, while NVIDIA Optimus technology helps maximize battery life.

    AccuType Keyboard

    The acclaimed AccuType keyboard is ergonomically designed to make typing more comfortable and to reduce errors. Select a model with a backlit keyboard for easy use in low-light environments.

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    AccuType Keyboard
    IdeaPad U430 Touch Laptop
    10-Point Multitouch Display
  • Reviews

    Lenovo U430 TouchReviews

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    66 reviews

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    Battery life
    7.7
    Design
    8.5
    Size and weight
    8.3
    Performance
    8.3
    Value for money
    8.0
    Overall rating
    8.1
    Scores 8.1 out of 10 based on 66 reviews
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    10 out of 10

    Judy

    Bristol GB General home user
    +
    solid
    good value for money
    looks very pretty
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 25 January 2016
    Published on: 15 February 2016

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

  • Ask an Owner

    Here's a list of the questions other shoppers have asked owners of the U430 Touch

    1. Sam asked on
      Hi,
      Can I use the U430 Touch (or non touch) for gaming. Either processor (i5 or i7) but obviously I'd prefer the least expensive. Please bare in mind it wouldn't be used for heavy gaming. Just a couple of games a day for an hour overall, medium or above settings preferably.
      Thanks.
      1. Matej replied on
        I play with i7 League of Legends all on high with over 130fps, however graphic card helps which is GeForce GT 730M. It is only game I play therefore I'm happy.
      2. Jonathan replied on
        It'll be pretty good for gaming, but not absolutely amazing. i7 will definitely get better performance, but for casual gaming the i5 should suffice.
    2. Kristina asked on
      Are these laptops older than 2 years? Manufactured.
      1. SEB replied on
        Mine was manufactured June 2015 (purchased December 2015)
    3. Tintin asked on
      Firstly, can I change the language of the operating system to Chinese? I am a student in the UK and will go back to China someday. So I would prefer to use a Chinese operating system.
      Secondly, this one is equipped with windows 8.1. If updated to the latest windows 10, would it be still smooth to use?
      1. Rod replied on
        Q1: You can ADD the following languages of the operating system:
        Chinese (simplified) and/or Chinese (traditional)

        Q2: Yes.
    4. Ravi asked on
      Would this be a good laptop to use whilst you're in bed? As in fast, capable of low brightness, quiet, good battery and doesn't overheat? Thanks!
      1. Matt replied on
        I take it everywhere and anywhere, it's quite, you can turn the backlight on keyboard and battery lasts several hours so all good. No overheating in my case.
    5. Grace asked on
      I'm looking for a laptop that can handle photoshop and illustrator without getting slow or overheating (like my current one does). I'm considering getting a macbook but these look good.
      Would you recommend for demanding software?
      1. Dennis replied on
        I use mine for woprk. I run multiple applications at once and it stays reliable. I will defintely buy another once its time to reinvest. They are excellent pieces of kit
      2. Jonathan replied on
        Yeah, it's pretty good, although ideally you'd want a core i7 rather than a core i5, but if you can't afford that an i5 is pretty good.
    6. asked on
      Reviews identify the mouse pad as a 'problem' to use, or is it something different / new that needs to get used to?

      Are the keyboard keys backlit illuminated, so it can be used in bad lighting?
      1. Nick replied on
        There are no mouse buttons as such, instead you press the trackpad down at the edges. It is quite easy to gt used to.

        Keyboard is illuminated and that is well implemented. However the keyboard in general is awful and it is difficult to type with any fluency. Not recommended.
    7. Alex asked on
      What's the WiFi like?
      1. Rod replied on
        I don't think the WiFi has anything to do with the capability/use of the U430 per se. I have a standard WiFi network connection which, because of the thick walls in the house, gives poor reception in parts of the house remote from the modem but this overcome very successfully by installing Devolo receivers. The U430 copes extremely well with the changing Networks. By the way, the U430 is a fantastic computer.
    8. Alex asked on
      Does the U430 and the U430 Touch still have the issue where the hinges fail after a year? Thats the only thing putting me off buying one, any idea what the returns/warranty is like on these?
      1. Jonathan replied on
        We've not had any problem like that, and we've bought several of them, the oldest being almost a year and a half old.
  • Tech Specs
    DescriptionIdeapad U430 Touch
    Processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i3-4010U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i5-4200U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i7-4500U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i5-4258U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i7-4558U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i3-4158U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i3-4030U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i5-4210U processor
    • The 4th Generation Intel® Core i7-4510U processor
    Operating System
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 8 Pro
    • Windows 8.1
    Graphics
    Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GT730M 2 GB graphics
    Memory
    Up to 8 GB DDR3L- 1600 Mhz [1 SODIMM slots (1 x 4 GB/1 x 8 GB)]
    Hard Disk Drive
    Up to 1TB HDD with 16GB SSD or 500GB SSHD with integrated 16GB NAND Flash or 256GB SSD
    Battery
    **10 hrs
    Sound
    Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre v4 audio certification
    Integrated Communications
    Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN
    Connectors
    • 2xUSB2.0
    • 1x USB3.0
    • 2 in 1 card-reader (SD/MMC)
    • 2-in-1 audio jack (headphone and mic)
    • HDMI-out
    • RJ45
    Camera
    720p HD camera (1.0 MP)
    Weight (Net)
    1.89 kg (4.16 lbs)
    Dimensions
    337 x 234 x 5 ~ 20.8 mm (13.26" x 9.21" x 0.19" ~ 0.81")
    Display/Resolution
    • 14" high-definition 250 nits (1600 x 900) display, 16:9 widescreen
    • 14" Full high-definition 250 nits (1960 x 1080) display, 16:9 widescreen

    Specifications may vary

    Software Offering

    OfferingsDescription
    Security and Support
    Productivity
    • MS Office 2013 (except Japan)
    • Lenovo Cloud Storage by
    • SugarSync
    • Evernote
    • Nitro Pro

    OfferingsDescription
    Internet Solutions
    • IE10
    • eBay
    • Skype
    Multimedia
    • YouCam
    • Amazon Kindle
  • Accessories & Services
    • Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse N70A (0B44660)

      Lenovo Wireless Laser Mouse N70A (0B44660)

      The Wireless Laser Mouse N70A is a three-button wireless laser mouse with a nano dongle. The N70 mouse is designed to match U series notebooks’ color and slim design. The N70 uses a laser sensor and supports battery life for about 6 months.

    • Lenovo Headset P180 (57Y6747)

      Lenovo Headset P180 (57Y6747)

      The Lenovo Headset P180 is a half-in-ear headset with in-line microphones that let you switch seamlessly between music and calls, enhancing the audio experience for personal entertainment. Its delicate design perfectly balances microphone and headset for optimal noise isolation.

    • Lenovo Portable DVD Burner DB60 (57Y6728)

      Lenovo Portable DVD Burner DB60 (57Y6728)

      Slim and portable, the USB portable DVD burner allows stable disc burning, media playback, and software installation.

    • 90W Ultraslim AC/DC Combo Adapter (41R4493)

      90W Ultraslim AC/DC Combo Adapter (41R4493)

      This combo adapter can power your notebook, cell phone, MP3 player, or other peripheral devices when plugged into a standard AC wall outlet or the DC outlets available in automobiles and airplanes. It's Lenovo's smallest and lightest combo power adapter yet, so it tucks easily into your carrying case for travel.

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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Keep it simple, one place for all your PC service needs
    • We know our PCs better than anyone – services performed by Lenovo Certified Technicians using Lenovo-qualified parts
    • Convenient and affordable in-home and 24/7 service options

    Enjoy the Convenience of In-Home Repair

    • Don’t be stranded without your PC — let Lenovo come to you with fast repair services in your own home.

    Protect Your Laptop Beyond the 1-Year Base Warranty

    • Warranty Extensions are available for up to three years (depending on your system).
    • Staying in warranty can help save you from expensive repair costs associated with system components.

    Drops or Spills? No Problem With Accidental Damage Protection

    • Accidents happen, but it’s still possible to protect yourself from expensive, unexpected repairs. Lenovo provides coverage for damage incurred outside of warrantee under normal operating conditions, such as minor spills, drops, electrical surges, or damage to the integrated display.

    Convenient Remote Support When You Need It Most

    Lenovo Services Premium Support provides access to expert technicians when you need them most, from the comfort of your home, with convenient over-the-phone or remote session support. We offer you a one-stop solution for issues beyond your standard hardware warranty, including:

    • Table, internet, or network setup
    • Performance tune-up
    • Software setup and how-to tips
    • Security setup
Standard on the U430 Touch:
Battery Life
**Up to 10 hours
Weight
Starting at 1.89kg (4.17 lbs)
Ports
1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI-out, 2-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC), combo jack
Microphone
Integrated digital microphone
Speakers
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater® v4
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