Lenovo IdeaPad Y40

  |   by Josh Grant
Lenovo IdeaPad Y40

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y40 is the Y50’s little brother. The premium notebook includes a 14-inch display, a 256 GB SSD, and an integrated webcam while running Windows 8.1 on a Intel Core i7-4500U dual-core processor.

  • 14-inch display (1920×1080 resolution, TN panel, anti-glare surface)
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-4500U dual-core processor (1.8GHz, up to 3.0GHz Turbo Boost, 4MB cache, 15W TDP)
  • AMD Radeon R9 275 w/ 2GB memory
  • 8GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (1x 8GB; 16GB max. supported – 2x 8GB)
  • 256GB SSD (Lite-On LCS-256M6S)
  • No internal optical drive
  • Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 wireless network adapter
  • Integrated Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated 720p webcam
  • Dimensions: 13.7” x 9.8” x 0.9”
  • Weight: 4.85 lbs.

  • Pros

    • Great price/performance
    • Solid quality
    • Good keyboard
    • Good speakers
    • Runs cool and quiet
  • Cons

    • Screen could be more colorful
    • Could use keyboard backlighting

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