|Lenovo Windows 8 products|
Ilse Jurriën : October 5th 2012 - 22:50 CET
Lenovo Windows 8 products at IFA Show : Lenovo introduced an update of its Idea branded consumer Personal Computers at the IFA Show 2012 in Berlin. The Lenovo Windows 8 products update includes a new IdeaPad U Series Ultrabook, IdeaPad Y and Z Series laptops, and IdeaCentre A and B Series all in one desktops. Powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors or AMD A Series processors, Lenovo’s new PCs offer consumers a variety of style, color and performance options. Designed for an optimal Lenovo Windows 8 experience, users can enjoy up to 10 finger multi-touch for versatile computing; Intelligent TouchPad for easy scrolling, zooming and rotating. Prices of the new Lenovo Windows 8 products will start at US $ 549.|
Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Windows 8 Ultrabook
Following in the footsteps of its fashionable predecessors, the U310 and U410, the 15 inch Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Windows 8 Ultrabook combines the best features of a traditional laptop with the sleek aesthetics and desirable qualities of a tablet. Measuring just 21mm thick and weighing under 2.2kg, the Lenovo U510 combines high-performance technologies for ultra-responsive computing and instant-on system resume in just over a second, including up to a third generation Intel Core i7 processor, and as much as 1TB of HDD storage with an optional 32GB solid state drive cache, and a battery life of up to six hours. The Lenovo U510 Windows 8 Ultrabook is also equipped with an integrated DVD reader/writer or Blu-ray Disc drive.
IdeaPad Y400 & Y500 Windows 8 laptops
The latest offerings in Lenovo’s Y Series, the IdeaPad Y400 and Y500 Windows 8 laptops, are mobile gaming and multimedia powerhouses. Designed to perform, the Y400 and Y500 feature the unique UltraBay, an interchangeable bay that users can instantly swap out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling. Whether editing photos and videos or playing computer games, the laptops can handle almost any intensive task thrown at them. Each model is equipped with up to third generation Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT655M 2GB dual graphics, up to 16GB DDR3 memory, and as much as 1TB of HDD storage. With looks to match, they also feature an eye-catching carbon fiber patterned cover, 14-inch and 15.6-inch LED backlit widescreen HD displays, and a dual-layer backlit AccuType keyboard with a large one-piece touchpad. The Lenovo Y400 and Y500 laptops also include JBL speakers and Dolby Home Theater v4, a perfect audio complement when watching HD videos.
IdeaPad Z400 & Z500 Windows 8 laptops
The Lenovo Z400 and Z500 are 25 percent slimmer than a standard laptop, without compromising on processor or graphic performance. Equipped with up to third generation standard voltage Intel Core i7 processors, instead of the low-voltage processors used on ultraportable notebooks, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 Windows 8 laptops are available in a range of colors, including coral blue, dark chocolate, peony pink, and enamel white, have a soft-touch exterior and a 14-inch or 15.6-inch LED backlit HD widescreen display, respectively. Combined with the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology, smart features like Intelligent Touchpad and access to Lenovo Cloud, the IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 Windows laptops offer users a slim laptop with robust performance.
IdeaCentre A520 Windows 8 PC
The stylish Lenovo IdeaCentre A520 is cast from the same striking mold as its multi-award-winning predecessor, the IdeaCentre A720, but with a more compact 23-inch frameless 1080p full HD display that starts at US $ 999. The Lenovo A520 Windows 8 PC supports 10-point multi-touch with a widely adjustable screen angle (from -5 to 90o flat) and IPS LED with perfect picture at any angle, so users can watch movies, play touch-based games or enjoy video chat in any position. The IdeaCentre A520 Windows 8 PC comes with up to 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processors with Intel HD Graphics 4000 and as much as 8GB DDR3 of memory with up to 1TB of HDD storage. Additional features include Dolby certified speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4, optional Blu-ray Disc, and a range of touch-optimized multimedia applications and games.
IdeaCentre B340, B345 & B545 Windows 8 AIO PCs
Lenovo B Series AIO desktop PCs come packed with fun entertainment features right out of the box. Multimedia entertainment comes alive on the 21.5-inch (B340 and B345) and 23-inch (B545) with full HD widescreen frameless displays that support state-of-the-art 3D vision, with two pairs of glasses included, and 10-point multi-touch technologies. The Lenovo IdeaCentre B Series Windows 8 AIO PCs use more powerful processors and components designed for desktop tower PCs. Available with up to 3rd generation Intel Core i7 or AMD quad core processors and cutting-edge NVIDIA GeForce 615 2GB (B340) or AMD Radeon HD7470A 1GB (B345 and B545) graphics, users can also enjoy a great gaming experience. VESA mount compatibility gives users flexibility on where to situate their all-in-one in the home, while optional TV tuner provides great access to HDTV.
Lenovo Windows 8 product prices & availability
• Lenovo IdeaPad U510 - already available - price starting at US $ 679
• Lenovo IdeaPad Y400 & Y500 - available October 2012 - price starting at US $ 649
• Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 - available November 2012 - price starting at US $ 549
• Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 - already available - price starting at US $ 549
• Lenovo IdeaCentre A520 - available October 2012 - price starting at US $ 999
• Lenovo IdeaCentre B340 & B345 - available October 2012 - price starting at US $ 599
• Lenovo IdeaCentre B545 - already available - price starting at US $ 699