Desktops and Notebooks: Lenovo Expands IdeaCentre, IdeaPad Consumer Lines with New PCs

 
 
By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2010-05-11
 
 
 

Lenovo Expands IdeaCentre, IdeaPad Consumer Lines with New PCs

by Scott Ferguson

Lenovo Expands IdeaCentre, IdeaPad Consumer Lines with New PCs

Lenovo C200 All-in-One PC

Lenovo originally announced the all-in-one C200 in April. This AOL desktop offers an 18.5-inch, single-touch display. This lower-end machine starts at $379 and offers Microsoft Windows 7, a dual-core Intel Atom D510 processor, Nvidia graphics, up to 4GB of DDR2 memory and 500GB of hard disk drive storage.

Lenovo C200 All-in-One PC

Lenovo C200 Side View

A side view of the C200. In addition to the already mentioned features, the C200 offers built-in 802.11b/g/n wireless technologies, which give customers and users the ability to set the desktop anywhere in the house or home office.

Lenovo C200 Side View

Lenovo B305 AIO

This is one of Lenovos newer AIO desktops—the B305. This 21.5-inch all-in-one offers an Advanced Micro Devices quad-core Athlon II X4 chip. This AIO desktop starts at $699.

Lenovo B305 AIO

The Lenovo A700 AIO

Lenovos high-end all-in-one, the A700 is Lenovos first desktop to offer Surface Acoustic Wave or SAW touch-screen technology, which improves the display when it comes to multitouch applications and offers users a reliable and responsive experience.

The Lenovo A700 AIO

The Lenovo A700

In addition to SAW technology, the A700 includes a 23-inch display, Windows 7, ATI graphics that support DirectX 11, up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, up to 2TB of HDD storage and a choice of Intel processors, including the quad-core Core i7-820QM processor, which runs at 1.73GHz. The A700 starts at about $999.

The Lenovo A700

The Lenovo Q150

Another addition to Lenovo's nettops, this PC, which measures about 0.82 inches wide and 6.7 inches high, combines and an Intel Atom processor with Nvidias Ion graphics. The Q150 also features HDMI output to allow the nettop to hook into a television. It starts at $249.

The Lenovo Q150

Wireless Remote

The Q150 also comes with an optional wireless remote that works through a USB connection. The remote offers a keyboard and trackball mouse that allow users to turn a television into a big-screen PC.

Wireless Remote

The Lenovo H320 Desktop

The H320 desktop is a slim tower model that Lenovo believes appeals to home users and small business owners. The H320 uses Intels Core processors and offers up to 8GB of main memory. It starts at $549.

The Lenovo H320 Desktop

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

One of several ultraportable laptops Lenovo showed off at the 2010 CES, the IdeaPad S10-3t offers a 10.1-inch display and converts from tablet to netbook. This IdeaPad boasts Intel Atom N470 processors and an optional eight-cell battery that allows for 10 hours of battery life.

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t

IdeaPad S10-3t

Much like HP and Dell, Lenovo has poured more resources into the design of its laptops and netbooks, especially those PCs that target consumers. Lenovo has also worked to make its business-oriented ThinkPads more appealing.

IdeaPad S10-3t

Lenovo IdeaPad U460

One of Lenovo's new thin and light laptops, the IdeaPad U460 offers a 14-inch display and an Intel Core i7 processor. A slightly different version of this laptop, the IdeaPad U460s, offers an ultra-low-volt Intel processor. The starting price for this series begins at $699.

Lenovo IdeaPad U460

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560

In addition to its other offerings, Lenovo is rolling out its IdeaPad Z series, which boasts 15.6-inch displays. The Z series comes with either Intel or AMD chips—the Z560 pictured here is the Intel version—along with support for Windows 7 and up to 8GB of DDR3 main memory.

Lenovo IdeaPad Z560

IdeaPad Z Series

The first three versions of the IdeaPad Z series—the Z360, Z560 and Z565—will be available in June for a starting price of $649.

IdeaPad Z Series

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