Lenovo today expanded its lineup of consumer laptop, desktop, all-in-one (AIO) and nettop PCs with new designs. The new models include the IdeaPad Z series affordable multimedia notebooks - Z360, Z560 and Z565 - and the IdeaPad U series ultraportables - U160, U460 and U460s. Also announced are the IdeaCentre A700 stylish multimedia AIO, and the IdeaCentre B305 mainstream performance AIO. Alongside this expanded portfolio of all-in-ones come the IdeaCentre Q150 ? an ultra-thin nettop PC, and the Lenovo H320 affordable slim tower desktop PC. Here is more info on the new IdeaPad notebooks:
Lenovo?s IdeaPad laptop PCs, the Z series and U series, are designed for consumers whose idea of fun is living life on the go and desire a laptop with features that can keep up with their exciting lifestyle.
Lenovo IdeaPad Z560
The most recent addition to the IdeaPad family, the Z series, brings mobile multimedia to the masses through a rich, enjoyable entertainment experience at a competitive price point. Starting at just $649, the new Z series is an affordable laptop that comes across as a high-end luxury device, with its fashionable chiclet keyboard encased in a modern hairline and metallic effect cover panel. Users will enjoy watching their favorite movies on the new Z series with its high-definition (HD), 16:9 format widescreen (available in 13.3 and 15.6-inch models), optional Blu-ray Disc drive, and Dolby Advanced Audio for a stunning audio experience. With OneKey Theater II, optimized audio-visual settings are enabled at the press of a button, making the Z series great for enjoying videos and multimedia content. The IdeaPad Z360 and Z560 are available with the all new 2010 Intel Core processor family and NVIDIA GeForce graphics, while the IdeaPad Z565 is offered with up to AMD Phenom II processors and integrated ATI Mobility Radeon graphics.
Sleek and stylish, the IdeaPad U series caters to the fashionista in all of us. Each of the new models ? the IdeaPad U160, U460 and U460s ? offer ultra-portable, light designs and long battery life to allow travel-loving consumers to stay entertained and in touch no matter where life takes them. The clean and sophisticated appearance of the redesigned U series is made possible by its ?U? shaped outline inspired by a closed book lying on its side, while its textured aluminum top cover adds a further touch of style and class to its elegant design.
Lenovo IdeaPad U160/U460
Lenovo IdeaPad U160
Measuring less than one-inch thick and 3.8 pounds, the 14-inch U460 and U460s can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology for impressive performance in a thin and light design. The U460 features a standard voltage processor, while the U460s and U160 come with ultra-low voltage processors for even longer battery life and lower power consumption. The U160 weighs a mere 2.9 pounds and is 0.9 inches at its thinnest point.
For staying connected to friends and family while on the move, the U series comes with integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, and a range of features, including an Ambient Light Sensor, Active Protection System and data recovery tools that make these PCs easy and comfortable to use.
Pricing and Availability All of the PCs will be available through www.lenovo.com The IdeaPad Z360, Z560 and Z565 are available beginning in June. Manufacturer suggested retail pricing (MSRP) for the Z360, Z560 and Z565 will start at $649. The IdeaPad U160, U460 and U460s are available beginning in June and will start at $699.