Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Review
Gadget Reviews – Lenovo has been the king for the high-end laptop which features comfortable keyboards and business-friendly design and features. The new Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 that is released on April, 2012 comes into the market with its new GPU from NVIDIA, promises a better performance on gaming and any multimedia task. More, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 adopts a quad-core Ivy Bridge processor to ensure excellent multitasking jobs for your daily need.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Specs, Design and Features
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 is offered into the laptop market with its dimensions at 13.6 x 9.4 x 0.9-inch and weighs at just 5.1-pound. This weight takes the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 to be heavier than the brother Lenovo IdeaPad U400 and the rival Dell XPS 14z that weigh at only 4.4 pounds.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Review
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 which offers a 14-inch display screen appears in a high-end look with the lid and palm rests are painted using aluminum in a brushed-metal treatment.
Intel Wireless Display is one of the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480’s features that will give an ability to mirror the laptop’s screen on an HDTV or monitor, just like what the U400 and U300 have.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 has a 14-inch LCD screen that adopts glossy panel Matte technology, delivers 1366 x 768 of maximum image resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio. The screen is not as excellent as the high-end media laptop like the MSI GT70 or Alienware M11x.
Under the hood, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 is powered with a Core i7-3610QM processor that is clocked at 2.3GHz. The processor is paired with NVIDIA GT640M-LE graphics card that owns 1GB of dedicated memory. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 runs on Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) operating system that is backed up by 8GB of RAM. A 5,400 RPM hard drive with 750GB of data storage capacity is fitted to complete the specs of Lenovo IdeaPad Y480.
The removable Li-ion battery promises a potable life up to 4 hours to the Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 machine.
|Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Specifications
||Intel core i7 Processor 2.3GHz (6MB Cache)
||8 GB DIMM RAM
||SATA 750 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
||NVIDIA GT640M-LE 1GB DDR5 Graphics
||Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
||2 x 1.5 W JBL Brand Speakers
||2 x USB 2.0 Ports
||13.6 inches, 9.4 inches, 1.3 inches
Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 – Pros and Cons
- The device features an elegant design
- Strong performance of CPU and discrete graphics
- It has a friendly-price
- Bluetooth 4.0
- The screen resolution might be somehow disappointing
- Some people might expect the longer battery life.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 Price
Price : $999.99
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