For starters, the notebook is very thin (only 0.77 inches thick) and loaded with advanced features, such as motion control, voice control, and 10-point capacitive multi-touch.
Since it is a genuine Ultrabook, processor options include new power-conserving, 4th generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 "Haswell" models. NVIDIA GeForce graphics and advanced hybrid storage are also available.
You can go for up to 10 hours between charges and enjoy rich stereo sound, thanks to its Dolby Home Theater v4 audio. Tipping the scale at 4.2 pounds, the unit also boasts a sleek metal exterior, 1600 x 900 HD+ screen resolution, and a flawless AccuType backlit keyboard.
The list of standard equipment also includes 802.11 b/g/n WiFi wireless connectivity, wired Ethernet, an integrated 720p HD webcam, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 2.0 ports and one super-speed USB 3.0 port.
Equipped with a fourth generation Intel Core i5 CPU processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64-bit Windows 8, the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch notebook starts at $699. For more information, visit Lenovo.com.