Desktops and Notebooks: First Look at the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Netbook

 
 
By eWEEK Staff  |  Posted 2009-05-12
 
 
 

First Look at the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Netbook

by eWEEK Staff

First Look at the Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 Netbook

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The Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 is the latest netbook offering from Lenovo, which has looked to expand its line of PCs into the consumer market. Lenovo is also making its netbooks more aesthetically pleasing and the S10-2 comes in different colors, including pink, white, gray and black.

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The Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2, like many other netbooks, offers an Intel Atom processor. In this case, the S10-2 netbook offers an Intel Atom N270 processor running at 1.6GHz.

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Lenovo also made some improvements to the IdeaPad S10-2s keyboard, which is 90 percent the size of a typical, full-fledged laptop. The S10-2 also measures less than 1-inch thick, making it thin and light for carrying.

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In addition to 1GB of main memory, the IdeaPad s10-2 offers a 160GB hard disk drive. Lenovo also included support for 802.11 b/g wireless technologies.

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The Lenovo S10-2 will sell for about $349, which places the mini-notebook at the higher end of typical netbooks aimed at a consumer audience.

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