Lenovo Announces New Windows 8 Devices

Lenovo, world’s largest PC vendor has introduced new UltraBooks under the U series, All-In-Ones, Z-series multimedia laptops, ThinkPad Edge laptops, a gaming-centric desktop PC and a wireless touch monitor at CES 2013.

IdeaPad U310 and U410: The U-series UltraBooks are just 18mm thin and comes with a 10-point touchscreen. They also come with a third-generation Intel Core i7 processor and the latest Nvidia GeForce graphics with DirectX 11. IdeaPad U310 Touch will be available from March with a price tag of $779 while the IdeaPad U410 Touch will be available from April at a price tag of $850.

Lenovo IdeaPad U410

IdeaPad Z400 and Z500: These devices are multimedia-centric laptops and will come with 14-15.6-inch 10-point touchscreen. Just like the U-series devices, these will also be powered with up to a third-generation Intel Core i7 processor and the latest Nvidia GeForce graphics with DirectX 11. The Z400 and the Z500 will be available in March and April respectively starting from $699.

Erazer X700: The Erazer X700 is Lenovo‘s entry level desktop Gaming PC range. The desktop comes with Lenovo’s Onekey Overclocking feature that allows users to overclock at one click of a button while simultaneously preventing the PC from overheating through its liquid cooling system. With AMD 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 Erazer X700 comes with 32GB of memory, dual graphics support NVIDIA GeForce or ATI CrossFireX1, up to dual AMD Radeon HD and the latest Intel Core family of processors. It will be available in June starting from $1,499.

A730, C540 AIO: The IdeaCentre A730 AIO, which according to Lenovo is the slimmest AIO. It combines an optional 27-inch Quad HD (2560×1440) or 27-inch Full HD (1920×1080) frameless display with 10-point multi-touch into an less-than-an-inch thin frame. The A730 supports up to Windows 8 Pro, includes choices of the third-generation Intel Core family of processors and features large storage options up to 1TB. The A730 will be available in June for $1,499.

The Lenovo C540 AIO with an optional touch screen is a 23-inch touch AIO with a third-generation Intel Core i3 processor and NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics. The non-touch version will be available in February starting from $549 while the touch version will be available in June, the pricing of this device hasn’t been disclosed.

ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor Touch: The ThinkVision monitor will come in touch and non-touch versions and feature a 13.3-inch 1600 x 900 AH-IPS panel protected by Gorilla Glass. The touch version will be available in the second quarter for $449.

ThinkPad Edge E431, E531: The ThinkPad Edge laptops bring Lenovo’s OneLink technology that offers features similar to the Thunderbolt port found on Apple’s MacBook range. The first device to support the new technology is the new ThinkPad OneLink Dock that offers dedicated HDMI and audio ports as well as four USB ports. Lenovo plans to offer additional OneLink devices in 2013. The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 laptops finally get touchscreens with up to full HD resolution and a five-button ClickPad. The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 will be available starting in May from $539. Lenovo’s OneLink dock will also be available from May 2013 with a price tag of $99.


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