Lenovo has announced its new IdeaPad U400 Ultra-thin 14-inch Laptop which is now available for purchase on the company’s website. The new IdeaPad U400 comes with a 14-inch LED-backlit display with a 1366×768 pixel resolution, it is based on Intel’s Huron River platform and it is enclosed in a 0.89-inch one-piece aluminum shell.
The notebook gets a glass touchpad, it is powered by either a Core i3 or i5 processor, a Radeon HD 6470 Graphics Card with 1GB of VRAM, up to 750GB of hard drive storage, an AccuType keyboard, a Cool-touch palmrest and a DVD writer. Other specifications includes a 1.3-megapixel webcam, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 3.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity. There is also an HDMI output, a 4-cell battery that enables up to 6 hours of operation.
There are two different version of the IdeaPad U400 available through Lenovo’s shop, there is a version that comes with a Core i3-2330M processor, a 500GB hard drive and 4GB of RAM for $899 while the version for $1,049 comes with a Core i5-2430M processor, a 750GB hard drive and 6GB of RAM.