Sprint to offer Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook
Sprint has offered a new bundle of a device with a compatible data connection – the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook, where it is the first Ultrabook that comes bundled in a wireless package which also comprises of a 3G/4G mobile hotspot device without any additional charge. The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook is one of the new category of sleek and stylish, no-compromise, computing devices which was inspired by Intel, where it incorporates useful features for consumers such as a speedy start-up, thin and light designs.
This will be an exclusive offer that is available through Sprint Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1), Web Sales (www.sprint.com/ultrabook), Sprint Business Sales and Sprint Business Solutions Partners, where it will comprise of a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook alongside a MiFi 3G/4G mobile hotspot by Novatel Wireless or Overdrive Pro 3G/4G mobile hotspot by Sierra Wireless. The asking price? $799.99 inclusive of tax, and you will also be able to enjoy three months of free mobile broadband service on the mobile hotspot device alongside a two-year Sprint mobile broadband service agreement. The thing is, will the Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook be able to live up to its expectations as a decent computing device? Let us take a closer look at it after the jump.
The Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Ultrabook is surprisingly thin, measuring just 0.71″ in thickness, and tipping the scales at under four pounds. The battery is able to deliver up to 7 hours of battery life, boasting a 13.3″ HD display, an Intel Core i5 processor and Intel GMA 3000 HD graphics, a 720p HD webcam and stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre V4 audio enhancement, Lenovo’s AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys, a glass touchpad for easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions.
As for Sprint’s data plans for the 3G/4G mobile hotspot device, pricing start from $34.99 monthly for 3GB of combined 3G/4G data on the Sprint network. Those who want to pick up the $49.99 monthly plan will get to enjoy 6GB of combined 3G/4G data, in addition to enjoying three months of free mobile broadband service alongside a two-year Sprint mobile broadband service agreement.