Lenovo Ideapad S10-2
Lenovo today officially announced the IdeaPad S10-2, an improved version of their 10.1-inch S10 netbook.
The S10-2 is 0.2kg lighter and 4mm thinner than the S10 and includes a slightly larger and improved keyboard and larger touchpad, a 6-cell battery for “up to 30 percent more battery life than before”, an additional USB port for a total of 3 ports, and a new cover pattern and color design. The netbook’s sound system is upgraded with Dolby headphone technology, while select models also include a built-in 3G mobile broadband module.
A same as the S10, the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 features the Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz processor, 1GB of DDR2 memory, a 160GB hard drive, a built-in 1.3MP web camera, and 802.11b/g WiFi, and a 4-in-1 media card reader.
The netbook will come in white, black, grey, or pink.
The IdeaPad S10-2 will be available beginning at the end of this month on the Lenovo website and through business partners beginning at the end of June. The netbooks start at $349, whereas the models with 3G support are $50 pricier.
Lenovo IdeaPad U350
Along with the IdeaPad S12, Lenovo introduced today two new laptops – the 13.3-inch IdeaPad U350 for consumers and the 15.6-inch G550 for small and medium business users.
The U350 is a thin-and-light notebook based on Intel’s ultra low voltage processors – Core 2 Solo and Pentium ULV – and features up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, and up to 500GB of hard drive space, while its LED backlight display has a movie friendly 16:9 aspect ratio. The new IdeaPad also sports an HDMI output, Dolby Sound technology, and an Ambient Light Sensor which “automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness according to the lighting environment”.
Lenovo IdeaPad G550
On the other side, the Lenovo G550 business-oriented 15.6-incher is powered by the Intel Centrino 2 processor technology and choices of NVIDIA graphics.
The IdeaPad U350 laptop will be available starting in July for a base price of around $649, while the Lenovo G550 laptop will be available and will start at approximately $599.
Lenovo has launched the IdeaPad Y550, a 15.6-inch entertainment notebook based on Intel’s processor.
The laptop features the Intel Core Duo or Core 2 Duo CPU, the GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics or the NVIDIA GeForce G 105M 512MB dedicated graphics card, up to 4GB of DDR3 memory, up to 500GB of hard drive space, a DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, and a Bluetooth module in select models.
The 15.6″ LED backlight display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio.
According to the earlier announcement, the IdeaPad Y550 also features Dolby Home Theater surround sound, a web camera, and a multi-touch touchpad.
The latpop runs Windows Vista Home Premium OS and starts at $669.00 at Lenovo’s website)