Desktops and Notebooks: Lenovo IdeaPads, ThinkPads, Tablet Hybrids Appear at CES 2011

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2011-01-07
 
 
 

Lenovo IdeaPads, ThinkPads, Tablet Hybrids Appear at CES 2011

by Nicholas Kolakowski

Lenovo IdeaPads, ThinkPads, Tablet Hybrids Appear at CES 2011

IdeaPad U1 with LePad Slate

This laptop features a removable screen that doubles as a 10.1-inch tablet.

IdeaPad U1 with LePad Slate

Windows and Android

When connected to the keyboard base, the IdeaPad U1 uses Windows 7. In tablet form, it relies on an operating system based on Android 2.2.

Windows and Android

Slates for the U.S.?

Although the IdeaPad U1 with LePad Slate is being sold only in China, Lenovo is planning similar slate products for a more global rollout later in 2011.

Slates for the U.S.?

Lenovo Smartphone

Lenovo also provided a glimpse of an Android-based smartphone for the Chinese market. Company representatives at CES were tight-lipped about any plans for such a device in the Unites States.

Lenovo Smartphone

IdeaPad Y570d

Lenovo's IdeaPad Y570 can use Lenovo RapidDrive SSD technology to boot in less than 10 seconds.

IdeaPad Y570d

ThinkPad X120e

Although Lenovo has traditionally targeted the ThinkPad line at corporations, it has also taken steps to push its products to the consumer market.

ThinkPad X120e

ThinkPad E420s

Lenovo's ThinkPad E220 includes a 12.5-inch display, while the E420s' display (seen here) measures 14 inches. Both include Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, soft matte lids, and Webcams.

ThinkPad E420s

IdeaPad U260

This super-thin laptop features the Intel Core i5, a 0.7-inch thickness and a sleek design.

IdeaPad U260

Lenovo G770

Lenovo's 17-inch laptop in the G Series.

Lenovo G770

IdeaPad Z570

Lenovo is going for that sleek-and-stylish look with the IdeaPad Z570 (seen here), Z470 and Z370, which include second-generation Intel Core i7 processors with Intel I Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.

IdeaPad Z570

IdeaPad Z370

Lenovo's Z Series also features the Lenovo Enhanced Experience for 2.0 for Windows 7 standard, for faster boot times.

IdeaPad Z370

IdeaPad Y470

The IdeaPad Y470, with second-generation Intel processor and fast-boot times.

IdeaPad Y470

IdeaPad V370

The IdeaPad V370 (seen here), V470 and V570 boast a OneKey Rescue System for data backup and recovery.

IdeaPad V370

IdeaPad V470

The IdeaPad V470 (seen here) is among the laptops with Lenovo Security Suite, which offers a variety of security tools—including, for the truly paranoid, a fingerprint reader.

IdeaPad V470

IdeaPad V570

The IdeaPad V570, along with the rest of the IdeaPad V Series laptops, includes a second-generation Intel Core processor and fast booting. The laptops are scheduled to hit the street in April.

IdeaPad V570

Rocket Fuel