Lenovo U430 Touch


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

    Lenovo U430 TouchFeatures

    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.

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

    Lenovo U430 TouchReviews

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    Battery life
    Size and weight
    Value for money
    Overall rating
    Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 42 reviews
    9 out of 10


    south shields GB General home user
    starts up quickly good battery life
    touch pad button makes annoying clicking
    Confirmed purchase: 15 September 2015
    Published on: 07 October 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    8 out of 10


    London GB Business user
    Nice solid product, feels good
    Maybe I should have researched the weight a bit more, would have prefered one a little lighter
    Confirmed purchase: 28 July 2015
    Published on: 02 September 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    7 out of 10


    Dundee GB Business user
    Slick and posh to use!
    There's a problem with the mousepad. It's quite sensitive to sudden moves. I do tend to find webpages twice as small all of a sudden.
    Confirmed purchase: 16 July 2015
    Published on: 10 August 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    8 out of 10


    London GB General home user
    quiet & quick start up with hybrid drive
    mouse pad is not very user-friendly; I keep finding that I'm "right clicking" instead of left so using a USB mouse
    Confirmed purchase: 02 July 2015
    Published on: 01 August 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    9 out of 10


    GB General home user
    Love the colour and touchscreen, very easy to use
    Not sure about the gap between the keyboard and screen but purely superficial
    Confirmed purchase: 01 July 2015
    Published on: 22 July 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    9 out of 10


    Exeter GB Often on the move
    I have put up an arch Linux on it and it's lightning fast!

    The battery life is excellent.

    Easy to use, portable and discreet.

    Nice design.
    The screen reflects light quite strongly and gets dirty fast - get a protective + anti glare protection film.

    The sound is decent but not amazing.
    Confirmed purchase: 05 June 2015
    Published on: 27 June 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    10 out of 10


    birmingham uk GB Often on the move
    everything else
    Need SSD for hi hi performance
    Confirmed purchase: 14 April 2015
    Published on: 09 May 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    9 out of 10


    London GB General home user
    An excellent computer.
    Came loaded with spamware and adware. I had to restore it before I could use it because the junkware on it was so intrusive that I couldn't access my programs.
    Confirmed purchase: 21 January 2015
    Published on: 30 March 2015

    Lenovo U430 Ultrabook

    9 out of 10


    London GB Business user
    Metal design is really attractive. Small durable and powerful. Good purchase
    Reviewer left no comment
    Confirmed purchase: 19 May 2014
    Published on: 01 August 2014

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  • Ask an Owner

    Lenovo U430 TouchAsk an Owner

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

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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.
    6. Nelson asked on
      Does the fan come on when you start up the computer? I have had another Lenovo where the fan never stops runnnig and is quite loud.
      1. Matej replied on
        I can say that my U430 is very quiet. Of course when I play some game it goes louder but for browsing or some office work it's not loud at all.
    7. Lauren asked on
      What is the webcam like?
      1. Dennis replied on
        Its good but not HD. Skype calls etc are fine
    8. shopper asked on
      can i get my lenovo laptop to print from my hp printer?
      1. Jonathan replied on
        I wouldn't see why not.
  • Tech Specs

    Lenovo U430 TouchTech Specs

    DescriptionIdeapad U430 Touch
    • 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
    Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GT730M 2 GB graphics
    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
    **10 hrs
    Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre v4 audio certification
    Integrated Communications
    Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN
    • 2xUSB2.0
    • 1x USB3.0
    • 2 in 1 card-reader (SD/MMC)
    • 2-in-1 audio jack (headphone and mic)
    • HDMI-out
    • RJ45
    720p HD camera (1.0 MP)
    Weight (Net)
    1.89 kg (4.16 lbs)
    337 x 234 x 5 ~ 20.8 mm (13.26" x 9.21" x 0.19" ~ 0.81")
    • 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

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

    Internet Solutions
    • IE10
    • eBay
    • Skype
    • YouCam
    • Amazon Kindle
  • Accessories & Services

    Lenovo U430 TouchAccessories & 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
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Standard on the U430 Touch:
Battery Life
**Up to 10 hours
Starting at 1.89kg (4.17 lbs)
1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI-out, 2-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC), combo jack
Integrated digital microphone
Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theater® v4


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