At CES 2013, Lenovo announced two new touchscreen Ultrabooks, the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and IdeaPad U410. These run Windows 8 and are basically updated and touch-enabled U310 and U410 models with a 10 point maulti-touch capacitive display and Microsoft's new OS.
The IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks have a 10-point touch screen, uniquely combining a thin & light design with ultra-responsive performance like waking up from sleep in just 1 secon. It comes with a 3rd gen Intel Core processor and smart features like the Intelligent Touchpad, which is optimized for the new Windows 8 interface, for easy scroll and zoom functions. Plus, these notebooks have an extended battery life of up to 8 hrs.
The IdeaPad U310 Touch will be available starting in March. Models start at approximately $779. The IdeaPad U410 Touch will be available starting in April. Models start at approximately $850.
Hard Disk Drive :up to 500GB (U310) or 1TB (U410) HDD; up to 24GB SSD cache ￼￼￼￼ Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre v4 audio certification ￼￼￼ Integrated 720p HD webcam
Integrated Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi ￼￼ Ports: SD card reader, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0 for U410 touch, 1 x USB2.0, 2 x USB 3.0 for U310 touch ￼￼ Battery Life: U310: Up to 6hrs productive usage; U410: Up to 8 hours productive usage ￼￼ Weight and thinkcness: U310: 3.85 pounds; U410:4.4 pounds. U310: 18mm thick. U410: 21mm thick.