Lenovo to Preview IdeaPad Consumer Laptops at CES
Lenovo, which entered the consumer laptop market in 2008 with the IdeaPad line, is expanding its lineup of notebooks at CES. The new offerings in the Lenovo IdeaPad line include an 16-inch IdeaPad Y650 laptop and two other mainstream notebooks for consumers. Lenovo is also refreshing its IdeaPad S10 mininotebook and offering an all-in-one desktop called the IdeaCentre A600.Lenovo, which entered the consumer market in 2008 with its IdeaPad line, is previewing three new mainstream laptops at CES in Las Vegas, and the company also plans to refresh its IdeaPad S10 mininotebook.
In addition to the new laptops, Lenovo is also planning to launch the IdeaCentre A600 all-in-one desktop at CES, which kicks off the week of Jan. 5. The laptops will become available in March and the IdeaCentre A600 desktop becomes available in April.
- The Lenovo IdeaPad Y650, which is a laptop with a 16-inch display. The Y650 notebook is based on the newer Intel Centrino 2 platform that includes newer Intel Core 2 Duo processors. The Y650 laptop also supports up to 4GB of DDR3 (double data rate 3) main memory and up to 500GB of hard disk drive data storage. In addition to the integrated Intel graphics, the Y650 supports a discrete Nvidia GeForce graphics card. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y650 will start at $1,199.
- The Lenovo IdeaPad Y550 is a laptop with a 15.6-inch display that supports Intel's Core 2 Duo processors and the Intel GM45 chip set. In addition to the integrated Intel graphics, this laptop also supports a discrete Nvidia graphics card. The Y550 offers the same memory and data capacity configuration as the Y650 laptop. The starting price is $829.
- The Lenovo IdeaPad Y450 is a 14-inch laptop with the same configuration as the IdeaPad Y550. The starting price for the IdeadPad Y450 is also $829.