Lenovo’s IdeaPad U300e 13.3-Inch Ultrabook Now Available for Pre-Order
Lenovo’s IdeaPad U300e 13.3-inch Ultrabook has now become available for purchase from Lenovo’s online shop in the US after it was announced back at the CES 2012. Prices on this devicestart at $959.20 (about 736 EUR). This price includes an eCoupon discount which subtracts $240 from the $1,199 (922 EUR) online list price of the U300e.
The IdeaPad U300e comes with a 1.6GHz Core i5 processor and drops the SSD used by its counterpart for a hybrid storage solution (HDD+SSD) with 532GB storage capacity. This is paired by 4GB of system memory, while for graphics duty Lenovo has chosen to go with the HD 3000 integrated GPU found inside Intel’s Sandy Bridge CPUs paired together with a 13.3-inch screen, with 1366×768 pixel resolution.
For connectivity, the IdeaPad U300e features all the usual 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and Ethernet options as well as an USB 3.0 port. An HDMI output is also included and the rest of the specs sheet includes a 1.3-megapixel webcam and a 4-cell battery pack.
To make the U300e Ultrabook more appealing, Lenovo has also added to its latest AccuType keyboard, paired together with a stylish glass touchpad featuring easy zoom, scroll and rotate functions.
The 13.3-inch IdeaPad U300e notebook will be shipping in more than four weeks after an order is placed on Lenovo’s online shop .