MyNewToy: Lenovo Ideapad U460 & The GIVEAWAY!

Hi everyone! The wait is finally ending! What’s the GIVEAWAY? What was the hype about?

Well before that, let’s take a look at my new toy.

It’s the LENOVO Ideapad U460.

Thank to Lenovo for giving me this AWESOME laptop and after using it for a period of time, here’s my brief review of the machine.

The U460 is an ultraportable notebook which is SUPER slim and light. How light? It’s only about 1.95kg.. which is considered featherweight when it comes to laptops. This 14-inch U460 comes with an 8-cell battery and the latest Intel i5 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology. FUAH. I love the clarity of the LED screen. 14inch is the best size for laptops cos its not too small until you have to squint your eyes.. and not too big to carry around.

A lot of thin laptops out there only has 2 USB ports. This one has THREE! I usually plug one to charge my iPhone, one to my memory card reader to transfer my photos and another one for my broadband USB dongle. Just nice.

I really like the textured aluminium top. It’s adds some artsy feeling to the machine which doesnt shout too much for attention. I’d say it looks classy yet funky.

I was a bit jakun lah when I took it out from the box cos I’ve never had a laptop with thumbprint scanner built in. HAHAHHAHHA I tried it and I felt like I was in some James Bond movie.. swipe… recognised… identified… access granted.

I also bring it along to office.. and sometimes to Starbucks. It’s so thin n light I can just put it in my shoulder bag and off I go.

Here’s the specs:

Intel Core i3-350M Processor(2.26GHz,3MB L2 Cache) /
Intel Core i5-450M Processor (2.40GHz up to 2.66GHz ,3MB L3 Cache)

OS : Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium
Memory :
HDD : 500GB SATA HDD (5400rpm) / 640GB SATA HDD (5400rpm)
Graphics : nVidia GeForce 305M DDR3 512MB
Screen Size : 14″ WXGA LED
Battery : 8-cell Li-ion Battery

WATCH this unboxing video I did. YOU HAVE TO WATCH TIL THE END hehe.

The Ideapad U460 is AMAZING and guess what? I HAVE ANOTHER ONE AND IT COULD BE YOURS!

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  1. AddisonLai
    November 13, 2010

    Jason, something went wrong in the video at 2:58 after you said “check out the keyboard”, no sound and scene freezeeeed…

    smashpOp Replies:

    fixed it already. can watch now. all smoooth

  2. November 13, 2010

    how come the end of your video not watchable wan? starting from 2:58

    smashpOp Replies:

    ok its fixed. try watching again

  3. Vincent Phang
    November 13, 2010

    Finally is here! YAY!!

    smashpOp Replies:

    LOL ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. November 13, 2010

    yea… the end of the video cannot be watch….
    i want the laptop!!

    smashpOp Replies:

    fixed it already. try watching that part again ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. November 13, 2010

    So how long that laptop battery can stand long if we didn’t connect it with charger

    smashpOp Replies:

    very long :”D

  6. November 13, 2010

    Nice giveaway! How I wish I can get it since I have no laptop, nor netbook. Anyway, good luck for those eyeing for this giveaway! Haha …

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  7. ian
    November 13, 2010

    So cool. This is my first time that I’m craving so much for a laptop. Not to mention, it’s from Lenovo. With core i5, what else can can I ask for? Haha.

    Waiting for the giveaway contest tomorrow =D

    smashpOp Replies:

    its already up. y r u not in yet?

  8. November 15, 2010

    OMG… u gonna replace ur macbook with this!? Oh nooozzz…

    Anyway… Two~ is better thn one… lolz…

    smashpOp Replies:

    LOL yup

  9. November 19, 2010

    Played it to the end because my office is on UniFi! :D:D:D Just realized this might be your first Windows 7 experience. ๐Ÿ˜€

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