Lenovo today unveiled a new lineup of IdeaPad notebook computers: the Lenovo U150, Lenovo U550 and Y550P. The machines are relatively thin and light and feature that IdeaPad attractive look. All models will be available this quarter in the US.
IdeaPad Y550P - Cutting-edge power for multimedia on the go The Y550P is ideal for today's multi-tasker and the most powerful laptop in Lenovo's consumer portfolio. The Y550P is Lenovo's first notebook to use the new Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology that automatically speeds up the processor when the PC needs extra performance. This high-performance laptop also features powerful NVIDIA discrete graphics, a 15.6inch HD widescreen display, Dolby Home Theater surround sound, and unique Lenovo tools like SlideNav - a touch-sensitive bar above the keyboard that makes it faster and easier to navigate programs, documents and shortcuts, or even quickly change the desktop wallpaper on users' systems.
Price: Starting at $550 (sale price) Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.1GHz, T4300 in base mode up to Core i7 in higher end configs Intel GMA4500M integrated graphics, NVIDIA GeForce G210M with 512 megs and GeForce GT240M with 1 gig RAM also available 1 gig DDR3 1066MHz RAM (starter config) 15.6", 1366 x 768 display 160 gig HDD (higher capacities available) WiFi 6 cell battery DVD burner
IdeaPad U150 - Slim and chic portability The U150 is just 13.5mm thick and weighs only 1.35kg, yet under the textured red or black cover lies a range of features designed to strike the right balance between mobility and functionality. The ultraportable U150 with an energy-efficient Intel Core 2 Duo processor offers up to 8GB DDR3 memory, 11.6in HD widescreen display and long battery life. The Active Protection System on the U150 helps protect the hard drive if the laptop is dropped or gets bumped. A new version of OneKey Rescue System, Version 7.0, performs data backups up to twice as fast and includes more powerful antivirus scanning that can be run even before loading the operating system.
IdeaPad U550 - Ultraportable laptop with added flexibility for the office and home At just 24mm thick and with a 15.6in wide HD wide screen display, the new IdeaPad U550 laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo processor includes a range of features that make it easy for users to transition between work and home use. For example, switchable graphics let users turn their discrete graphics card on and off at the press of a button to better manage PC battery life. Dolby Sound Room surround-sound via the laptop's large, integrated speakers brings presentations to life and makes games and movies more enjoyable. The Ambient Light Sensor automatically adjusts screen brightness based on light conditions, reducing strain on the eyes. An integrated DVD drive delivers added flexibility to access and share content. The integrated fingerprint reader and VeriFace facial recognition software on the U550 provide additional ease of use when logging onto the PC.
Starting price: $699
Intel Core 2 Duo 1.3GHz (SU7300 and SU4100 available) Intel GMA4500HD integrated graphics, ATI Radeon HD4330 with 512 megs RAM available too 15.6" 1366 x 768 display 250 or 320 gig HDD DVD burner WiFi 802.11g, 802.11n also available Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Fingerprint Reader
And new colors and patterns for the Lenovo U350 and the S10-2 netbook. . .
Lenovo U350 and S10-2 - Eye-catching new textures and patterns marry fashion with functionality.
The IdeaPad U350 ultraportable laptop and S10-2 netbook are now available in a range of new textures and colorful patterns. The U350 can be purchased with a cool, eye-catching cover texture such as brown lizard print, white lamb skin print and red light weave. Using the latest PC cover-painting technology, the popular S10-2 comes in new colorful designs such as pop art, violet floral, red floral, green floral, phoenix, garden, sailing and origami.