Lenovo has announced several new touch-enabled Windows laptops, along with Lenovo Miix, a platform-bending multi-mode device. As a 10.1-inch tablet that converts instantly into a fully-functioning, Windows 8 laptop, the Lenovo Miix combines versatility and power in one touch-enabled device. Here's more info on the Lenovo Miix:
The new Lenovo Miix multi-mode device is a 10.1-inch Windows 8 tablet with a PC processor. Sporting a "quick-flip" detachable folio case with an integrated AccuType keyboard, the Lenovo Miix instantly switches between PC mode and tablet mode.
The Lenovo Miix display has a 10.1-inch HD (1366x768) IPS display that is accessible in both laptop and tablet mode. The device runs on an Intel Atom dual core processor and comes with 64GB of built-in eMMC storage, expandable up to 32GB with a micro-SD slot. The Lenovo Miix tablet weighs in at only 1.2 pounds and is just 0.4 inches thin. It also includes integrated Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and/or optional3G-GPS connectivity and boasts up to 10 hours of battery life.
IdeaPad S400 Touch/S500 Touch/S210 Touch Lenovo S Series laptops are defined by their elegant design and full performance at an attractive price point. Designed to look even more stylish with a tactile metallic finish and a thin (from 0.8 inches) and light (from 3 pounds) frame, S series devices pack a solid punch with far greater performance than comparably priced laptops. The IdeaPad S400 and S500 can be configured with up to 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processors and optional discrete graphics. The IdeaPad S210 is equipped with up to to 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processors. All three devices also offer Dolby Advance Audio v2 certification for high-quality immersive experiences with multimedia. Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Support and Lenovo Cloud applications help S Series users easily share data and access their computer's full functionality, while OneKey Recovery makes data backup and recovery simple. The S400 and S500 come with 14-inch and 15.6-inch HD widescreen displays, respectively. The S210 comes up with an 11.6-inch HD widescreen display.
U330 Touch/U430 Touch The Lenovo IdeaPad U series laptops are notable for their very thin and light designs, starting from only 0.77 inches, as thin as a smartphone, qualifying them as Ultrabooks. U Series devices are ultra-responsive, offering advanced options such as motion control, voice control and a multi-touchtouchpad. The latest touch-enabled U Series laptops also offer 10-point capacitive multi-touch. U Series are available with up to 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors plus optional NVIDIA GeForce graphics with DirectX 11 and up to 1TBHDDwith 16GB SSDor 500GB SSHD with integrated 16GB NAND flash or 256GB SSD storage, all packed into a metal frame that still stays light at as little as 3.7 pounds. The U330 Touch comes with a 13.3-inch HDor FHDdisplay and the U430 Touch comes with a 14-inch HD+ or FHDdisplay.
Pricing and Availability The Lenovo Miix will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $500. The IdeaPad S210 Touch will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $429. The IdeaPad S400 Touch will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $449. The IdeaPad S500 Touch will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $579. The IdeaPad U330 Touch will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $799. The IdeaPad U430 Touch will be available later this summer beginning at approximately $899.