Lenovo IdeaPad U300e Ultrabook Now Up for Pre-order

Pulkit Chandna

There seems to be something new on the ultrabook front almost everyday, with the ultrabook models that were announced at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show now hitting store shelves one by one. Lenovo’s IdeaPad U300e, one of several models showcased by the vendor at CES, is the latest, having gone up for for pre-order on the company’s website . Hit the jump for more.

The SKU currently listed on Lenovo’s website does not appear to be the base model, which is supposed to rock a 1.4GHz Core i3-2367M and carry a $799 price tag. This particular model (U300e 269224U) not only has a more powerful 1.6GHz Core i5-2467M processor but also sports a higher price tag. The specs of the U300e 269224U are as follows:

  • Display: 13.3" HD Glare with integrated camera 1366x768
  • Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i5-2467M Processor ( 1.60GHz 3MB )
  • OS: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64
  • Memory: 4 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 SDRAM 1333MHz
  • Storage: 500 GB HDD + 32 GB SSD
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000
  • Camera: Integrated 1.3MP Camera
  • Pointing device: Multi-finger one-piece TouchPad without buttons
  • Battery: 4 Cell Li-Polymer
  • Network Card: Intel 1030 BGN+BT Wireless

The IdeaPad U300e is supposed to be a budget alternative to the more powerful and leaner IdeaPad U300s. However, at $959 it’s only marginally cheaper than the identically configured U300s 10802BU. According to the listing, the U300e will begin shipping in more than 4 weeks.

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