Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Lenovo Unleashes New Windows 8 Touch Devices

Portfolio of consumer laptops, all-in-one desktop and a companion convertible 

KUALA LUMPUR – June 5, 2013: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a range of touch-enabled PCs which come in a variety of form factors such as the Lenovo IdeaPads Z400, Z500, U410, and S400 Touch devices as well as the IdeaPad Yoga 11S. This recent lineup of Windows 8 touch-optimized devices are new additions to the ultra-portable IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks™ and the multimedia intensive IdeaPad Z Series laptops, the premium machine designed for small businesses, the IdeaPad S Series, as well as the new model of the IdeaPad Yoga 11 series.

(From left to right) A model holding the Lenovo IdeaPad S400 Touch; Sunny Ooi, Consumer Channel Group Director, Microsoft Malaysia, holding the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch; Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia, holding the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S; Jimmy Chin, Consumer Segment Lead for Lenovo Malaysia, holding the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S; and another model holding the Lenovo IdeaPad U410 Touch as well as the Lenovo IdeaCentre C440 AIO Touch on its pedestal, after the unveiling of the machines to the media.

Lenovo also introduced the IdeaCentre C440 Touch Series all-in-one (AIO) desktop. The new C-Series AIO reshapes the affordable home computer into a smart, space-saving all-in-one PC, combining great multimedia features and performance that make this the ideal PC for family use and home entertainment. The IdeaCentre C440 Touch AIO offers powerful performance and multimedia features designed for immersive entertainment at a competitive price.
(From Left to Right) Models holding the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S and the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch during the launch of Lenovo’s latest touch series machines.

“People love touch. It’s everywhere in today’s PC Plus world and is driving new interactions with devices and digital content,” said Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia. “We’ve aggressively integrated touch across our consumer PCs so that we have one of the largest portfolios of Windows 8 touch products available, as well as maintain our current No.1 position as the nation’s largest PC manufacturer.”

Premier Thin and Light IdeaPad U and Mainstream Z Series 
Lenovo’s signature IdeaPad U410 mainstream Ultrabook™ device takes thin and light to the next level with a new 10-finger touch support. This stylishly thin and light consumer Ultrabook™ is incredibly mobile at just 18mm thin and are ultra-responsive, waking up from sleep in just one second with Instant Resume. The machine comes with up to a 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, the latest NVIDIA GeForce® graphics with DirectX® 11 and  an extended battery life for all day computing.
The IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops are the latest-generation of the Z Series and optimized for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface. They support 10-point touch, feature specialized stereo speakers for extra bass with Dolby Home Theatre v4 for an immersive sound experience, equipped with up to 3rd gen standard voltage Intel® Core™ i7 processors and include the latest NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology. These laptops give consumers a large 14 to 15.6-inch touch screen to experience the full power of Windows 8. The backlit AccuType keyboard even lets users comfortably see what they’re typing when they’re in the dark.

IdeaPad S400 Touch - Exceptionally Sleek and Remarkably Affordable
Despite being thin, the IdeaPad S400 notebook offers a robust array of cutting-edge features. The machine features a slim 1" profile and a tactile metallic finish with a widescreen display, lightweight design, AccuType keyboard and large touchpad; making it the perfect travel companion. Powered by the 3rd generation Intel Core processor family, this is a fully-featured thin and light notebook.

Lenovo's 14" IdeaPad S400 is a stylish and affordable laptop with its slim profile, light weight and long battery life making it perfect for frequent travelers.

IdeaPad Yoga 11s - Svelte and Powerful Mini-Ultrabook Convertible
The ideal size for mobility in a thin, 11.6-inch design, the Yoga 11S Ultrabook convertible comes with choices of a powerful third generation Core i3 or i5 Intel processor giving consumers the ability to create high-performance content and presentations with seamless graphics that make it a great entertainment device.

IdeaCentre C440 Touch 
The Lenovo C440 AIO provides an ideal mix of performance and affordability. The stunning HD LED displays of 21.5-inch C440 are ideal for viewing HD videos and movies.  With up to 3rd generation Intel® Core i5 processors, the C440 Touch packs powerful performance and supports up to NVIDIA® GeForce® 615 2GB graphics, ideal for PC gaming fun. Additional features of this machine also include an Intel HD Graphics GPU, a 500GB HDD, as well as Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, HDMI and Ethernet connectivity options.

Pricing and Availability2
The IdeaPad Z400 Touch will be available now starting from RM 1,599.00
The IdeaPad Z500 Touch will be available now starting from RM 2,399.00
The IdeaPad U410 Touch will be available now starting from RM 2,699.00
The IdeaPad S400 Touch will be available in end June 2013 starting from RM 2,199.00
The IdeaPad Yoga 11S will be available in end June 2013 starting from RM 2,599.00
The IdeaCentre C440 Touch will be available in end June 2013 starting from RM 2,099.00

1 Based on Lenovo competitive analysis, November 2012.
2 Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.

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