|[January 06, 2013]
Lenovo Unleashes New Windows 8 Touch Devices
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
(HKSE: 0992)(PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced its new lineup of
consumer and business Windows
8 touch-optimized devices at the 2013
International Consumer Electronics Show. Headlining the collection
are new additions to the ultra-portable IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks™ and
the multimedia intensive IdeaPad Z Series laptops as well as new models
of IdeaCentre all-in-one desktops, from the sleek and stylish A Series
to the affordable and space-saving C Series.
Starting at approximately $699USD, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops optimized for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface offer 10-point touch, specialized stereo speakers for extra bass and the latest standard voltage Intel (News - Alert)(R) Core(TM) i processors and NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology. (Photo: Business Wire)
Lenovo also introduced an extreme performance gaming desktop PC, the
Lenovo Erazer X700, designed for enthusiast-level gaming and
graphics-hungry applications. For small businesses, the ThinkPad Edge
E431 and E531 laptops introduce a unique Lenovo OneLink technology for
new docking capabilities, and to complete the new range of Windows 8
touch devices, the ThinkPad Mobile Monitor makes a great companion as a
second display, especially for complementing non-touch devices with
"People love touch. It's everywhere in today's PC Plus world and is
driving new interactions with devices and digital content," said Peter
Hortensius, president, Product Group, and senior vice president, Lenovo.
"We've aggressively integrated touch across our consumer PCs so that we
have one of the largest portfolios of Windows 8 touch products
Premier Thin and Light IdeaPad U and Mainstream Z Series
Lenovo's signature IdeaPad U310 and U410 mainstream Ultrabook™ devices
take thin and light to the next level with new 10-finger touch support.
These stylishly thin and light consumer Ultrabooks™ are incredibly
mobile at just 18mm thin and are ultra-responsive, waking up from sleep
in just one second with Instant Resume. They come with up to a 3rd gen
Intel® Core™ i7 processor, the latest NVIDIA GeForce® graphics with
DirectX® 11 and an extended battery life for all day computing.
The IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops are the latest-generation of the Z
Series and optimized for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface. They
support 10-point touch, feature specialized stereo speakers for extra
bass with Dolby Home Theatre v4 for an immersive sound experience, come
with up to 3rd gen standard voltage Intel® Core™ i7 processors and
include the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology. These laptops
give consumers large 14-15.6-inch touch screen real estate to experience
the full power of Windows 8. The backlit AccuType keyboard even lets
users comfortably see what they're typing when they're in the dark.
Erazer X700 - Extreme Gaming with One Click
The Lenovo Erazer X700 with its eye-catching diamond-cut and cold blue
lighting design caters to enthusiast-level gamers and those who run
intensive multimedia applications. The desktop comes with Lenovo's
exclusive Onekey™ Overclocking feature that allows users to unleash
extreme processor performance, ie, "overclock," at the click of a button
while simultaneously preventing the PC from overheating thanks to its
liquid cooling system. Many similar gaming PCs require users to adjust
the setting in the BIOS. Because the Erazer X700 leverages AMD (News - Alert) Eyefinity
technology, users can connect up to six monitors to enjoy a panoramic
screen display and add up to 4 TB of storage without tools while the PC
is still running. The desktop also comes with 32GB of memory, dual
graphics support (NVIDIA® GeForce® or ATI CrossFireX™1, up to dual AMD
Radeon™ HD and the latest Intel Core family of processors.
IdeaCentre A730 Slimmest 27-inch AIO1 Plus
Affordable C Series AIO Desktops
The IdeaCentre A730 all-in-one desktop (AIO) combines an optional
27-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) or 27-inch Full HD (1920x1080) frameless
display with 10-point multi-touch into an less-than-an-inch thin frame
with a widely adjustable screen angle from -5° to 90° so people can use
it comfortably in any position. The A730 supports up to Windows 8 Pro,
includes choices of the 3rd gen Intel Core family of
processors and features large storage options up to 1TB.
The Lenovo C540 AIO with an optional touch screen is one of the most
affordable and space saving 23- inch touch AIOs for family
entertainment. It bundles powerful technologies including a 3rd gen
Intel® Core™ i3 processor and NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics for an
affordable computing solution.
ThinkPad Edge Laptops Pioneer OneLink Technology
The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 are the first ThinkPad laptops to
include Lenovo's all new OneLink technology. Designed to offer
simplicity through a single cable connection, the new unique interface
eliminates cable clutter without compromising performance. The first
device to support the new technology is the new ThinkPad OneLink Dock.
Offering superior lag-free graphics and audio performance through native
video with dedicated HDMI and audio ports, it can also play host to a
number of accessories through four USB ports. This industry unique
technology will also charge laptop and mobile devices. Lenovo plans to
offer additional OneLink devices in 2013. In addition to touch
functionality, the slim ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 laptops feature
improved graphics options for more vivid content on their displays up to
full HD and a five-button ClickPad lets users control Windows 8 features
from the keyboard.
The Wired/Wireless Mobile Touch Screen Companion
The slim and sleek ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor Touch is Lenovo's
next generation mobile monitor that offers extra screen real estate and
touch functionality for users who demand more productivity on-the-go.
Improving from its award winning predecessor's innovative design, the
LT1423p will be available in wired or wireless editions and boasts a
thin design with a 13.3 inch 1600 x 900 AH-IPS panel protected by
Gorilla Glass for an incredibly wide viewing angle and offers a great
Windows 8 touch experience. Consumers can even experience touch control
gestures on non-touch PCs, and as an added benefit, business customers
can take advantage of 10-point touch capability or adopt paper-less
commercial transactions by using the electro-magnetic stylus.
To keep users up and running, Lenovo offers a full suite of services
including In-Home Warranty upgrades for service at the owner's home or
business, and Accidental Damage Protection on select products to help
insure against damage from accidents like drops, spills, electrical
surges, or screen malfunctions. Additionally, Lenovo Premium Support's
expert technicians are available when needed with convenient over the
phone or remote session support from the comfort of home.
Pricing and Availability2
The IdeaPad Z500 Touch will be available starting in April. Models
start at approximately $699.
The IdeaPad Z400 Touch will be available starting in March. Models
start at approximately $699.
The IdeaPad U310 Touch will be available starting in March. Models
start at approximately $779.
The IdeaPad U410 Touch will be available starting in April. Models
start at approximately $850.
The Lenovo Erazer X700 will be available starting in June. Models
start at approximately $1,499.
The IdeaCentre A730 will be available starting this in June. Models
start at approximately $1,499.
The IdeaCentre C540 will be available starting in February.
Non-touch models start at approximately $549. Touch models will be
available in June.
The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 will be available starting in May.
Models start at approximately $539.
The ThinkPad OneLink Dock will be available starting in May. Price
will be approximately $99. The ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor
Touch will be available during Q2 2013 and the price will be
Join Lenovo at the LVCC and the AquaKnox Restaurant in The Venetian
During CES (News - Alert) 2013
Lenovo has once again transformed the AquaKnox Restaurant located in the
Venetian Hotel into the Lenovo Showcase during CES. Members of the press
are invited to stop in to speak with Lenovo's product experts and to see
the company's latest products across the Think and Idea-branded lines.
Additionally, Lenovo will have a unique product showcase for press in
the Central Plaza just outside of the LVCC Central Hall. Those not
attending CES can experience the show through video commentary from
Lenovo executives and partners in Las Vegas on LenovoVision,
Lenovo's YouTube channel. Lenovo's CES activities will also be
promoted via Twitter (News - Alert) using the #Lenovo, #CES and #2013CES hashtags.
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1Based on Lenovo competitive analysis, November 2012.
2Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to
change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions.
Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised
features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right
to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.
Lenovo (HKSE: 0992)(PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal
technology company - and one of the top two PC makers globally, serving
customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building
exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo's
business is built on product innovation, a highly efficient global
supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group's
acquisition of the IBM (News - Alert) Personal Computing Division, the Company
develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and
easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include
legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as
well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices,
including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in
Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North
Carolina. For more information, see www.lenovo.com.
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