Lenovo Ideapad U260

  • Lenovo Ideapad U260
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Based on 19 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    12
  • Bad:
    5

Pros:

  • Softtouch finish available in two colors, Textured palm rest and glass touchpad, Breathable keyboard allows for better cooling and spill resistance, Great processor performance.
  • Attractive design, Great keyboard and palm rests, Matte screen.
  • Thin and stylish. Excellent typing and navigating experience. Lightweight. Matte screen is a rare find. Respectable battery life.

Cons:

  • Disappointing battery life, Nonremovable battery, Certain smaller keys on keyboard layout.
  • Limited performance, Limited ports, High price tag.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

The Lenovo U260 is one of the nicest looking small notebooks I've had the opportunity to work with. Its slim lines, uniform styling and matte display make for one attractive offering. The 12.5" widescreen display is a nice change from the glossy...

By TechRadar on 40

It's difficult to know how to proceed with the Lenovo U260. It's a great-looking laptop with featherweight dimensions and a lot of usability. On the other hand, it's quite expensive and nearly every aspect of the internal specs is dated. For...

By DigitalVersus on 60

Close to the Dell Vostro V130 and nice to look at, this model is ultra-slim and light but lacks enough battery life (2h15) to make it viable to take on long outings. You'll find much more powerful models with longer battery life (Asus U36SD and Acer...

By InfoWorld on 70

The common denominator is small size and light weight. Otherwise, the usual tradeoffs apply. Be on the alert for lousy ergonomics, poor...

By HotHardware on -

Overall, we liked the ultra light Lenovo IdeaPad U260 for its stylish design, gorgeous LCD screen and respectable set of hardware features. We found little to really fault in the device. Our biggest complaint is that Lenovo sacrificed battery life to...

By Dev Hardware on -

he IdeaPad U260's design is extremely impressive, and by far its best aspect. It's very thin and portable, measuring 12.5 inches wide by 8.1 inches deep by 0.7 inch thick. The laptop...

By NotebookCheck on 85

The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 leaves a good impression as a subnotebook from the premium segment, even if it has several apparent weaknesses. The case made out of a high quality alloy, as well as the leather surfaces and the touchpad out of glass provide...

By PC Advisor on -

If you're looking for a good compromise between size, weight and performance in a notebook that doesn't look like a notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad U260 fits the bill. Brian Nadel...

By ConnectReviews on -

TweetShareEmail I've always been a huge fan of Lenovo's ThinkPad lineup, and after meeting with them at CES this past January, I had a chance to take a look at a variety of their latest desktop and notebook models. One that stood out to me...

By Notebook Review on 60

I have to confess feeling a bit conflicted while writing this review. One one hand I honestly believe this is the most attractive consumer laptop that Lenovo has ever produced. More to the point, the IdeaPad U260 is one of the nicest feeling notebook...

By PC Mag on 70

The IdeaPad U260 is Lenovo's best looking laptop yet, but comes at the cost of speed and an SD slot. Buy it nowBuy direct from Lenovo and check for...

By Computer Shopper on 69

This ultraportable has an super-svelte design and good office-app performance for its price. Its anemic battery—which you can't swap out—will trip up serious travelers, however....

By CNET Asia on 72

The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 is a sleekly designed, beautifully constructed 12.5-inch ultraportable. It's just a shame its world-class looks are undermined by a less-than-stellar battery....

By TechReviewSource on 70

The Lenovo IdeaPad U260 offers a minimal design that's geared towards business users, but it looks really for almost anyone. The 12.5-inch display has a 720p HD resolution and you get an HDMI port for high-definition output. There's decent, but...

By PCWorld on 70

This ultraportable has only median performance, but its style, keyboard and touchpad will wow you....

By ZDNet UK on 72

Lenovo's IdeaPad U260 is a sleekly designed, beautifully constructed 12.5in. ultraportable. It's just a shame its world-class looks are undermined by a less-than-stellar...

By LaptopMag on 70

The world's first 12.5-inch ultraportable looks, feels, and performs great, but we wish it lasted longer on a...

By SlashGear on -

If you’re a Windows sort of person, and want a tiny computer to bring with you on a trip – this is the one. This is exactly what you’re going to want. If you plan on being in the field without portable power or a wall plug for hours on...

By MobileTechReview on 60

We don't break down our star ratings into categories, but if we did, the IdeaPad U260 would get a perfect 5 for design and quality and a 3 for horsepower and features. We love a beautiful and light machine as much as the next designer-clad geek, but...

By Engadget on 70

How much are you willing to sacrifice for love? If you're anything like us, you're absolutely smitten with the U260's metal build, soft leather palm rest, brushed glass touchpad, and the fact that it packs Core i5 power in such a thin shell....