Lenovo IdeaPad U110

Lenovo IdeaPad U110

Summary: Announced January 2, 2008, 11.1-inch, Intel Core 2 Duo Low Voltage L7500 1.6GHz, under 3 pounds, Available April, 2008

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Product Name: Lenovo IdeaPad U110
Official Page: Lenovo Thinkpad U Series at Lenovo.com (US)
Manufacturer: Lenovo
Announced: January 2, 2008
Available: Looks to be available for order April 29, 2008
Status: In production
Price: $1899 – $1999 (US)
Markets: Consumers

Lenovo IdeaPad U110

Lenovo IdeaPad U110 Picture Gallery

U110B – Black cover
U110B 23042BU – Black
U110R – Red Cover
U110R 23042AU – Red

Available from Lenovo Direct:
Lenovo IdeaPad U110 (Black) – 23042BU – 2GB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive
Lenovo IdeaPad U110 (Red) – 2GB MEmory, 120GB Hard Drive

Available from Amazon:
U110R (Red) $1949 at Amazon/TigerDirect – 3GB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive
U110 23042BU (Black) $1849 at Amazon/Lenovo Direct
U110B (Black) $1949 at Amazon/TigerDirect – 3GB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive

Related Laptops:
– This represents a new line for Lenovo
– Could be consumer version of the Lenovo ThinkPad X200
– Some similar specifications to 13.3″ Lenovo ThinkPad X300

– “frameless display” (reduces size of frame)
– VeriFace face recognition security
– Integrated Web Camera
– Active Protection System to protect Hard Drive

Manufacturer’s Description:
Ultraportable style
Extremely thin and light for on-the-go people who like to carry the best.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Low Voltagen L7500 (1.6GHz 4MB L2 Cache)
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: DDR2 PC2-5300
Memory Capacity: 3GB

Display: 11.1″ with “frameless display”
Resolution: 1280×800
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset:
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out

Storage: 1.8″ Solid State Drive (SSD) Available, Mechanical
Hard Drive: 120GB
Optical: External
Other: Active Protection System to protect hard drive

Wireless: 802.11a/g/n
Modem: No internal Modem
Ethernet: Gigabit or 10/100 Ethernet
Bluetooth: Yes
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Dolby® Home Theater audio
Audio I/O: Microphone in, Headphone out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: Possible Compact Flash or ExpressCard/34 (or 54)
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital for sure
Other: Built-in video camera (1.3MP)

Biometric/Fingerprint: No
Other: VeriFace face recognition security, Cable lock slot

Software & Warranty:
Operating System:
Other Software:

Options: Looks like battery can be replaced, but maybe only one size – standard is flush with back, and display rotates over it
Battery Life:

Height: 0.7″ – 0.9″
Weight: 2.3 – 3 pounds with standard battery

Reviews and Articles:
Geek.com – May 13, 2008 – Review
LAPTOP Magazine Blog – Mini-Review, May 2, 2008
– Product Page: JR.com – April 2008
Flickr Gallery – February 13, 2008 – Lenovo
“Best of CES” 2008 Award – January, 2008
CNET – Video/launch announcement – January 2, 2008