New Delhi: Lenovo announced its new lineup of Windows 8 devices at the CES 2013. The devices include IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks and the IdeaPad Z Series laptops, and new models of IdeaCentre all-in-one desktops - from stylish A Series to the affordable and space-saving C 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 ultrabooks are just 18mm thin and are aid to be ultra-responsive, waking up from sleep in just one second with Instant Resume. They come equipped with 3rd gen Intel Core i7 processor, the NVIDIA GeForce graphics with DirectX 11 and an extended battery life for all day computing.
The IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops are touted to be the latest-generation of the Z Series and are optimised for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface. They support 10-point touch, feature stereo speakers for extra bass, come with up to 3rd gen standard voltage Intel Core i7 processors and include the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology. The backlit AccuType keyboard even lets users comfortably see what they're typing when they're in the dark.
Lenovo also introduced a gaming desktop PC, the Lenovo Erazer X700, designed for enthusiast-level gaming and graphics-hungry applications. The company also introduced ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 laptop for small businesses.
Pricing and availability
- 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 approximately $449.