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                                                                             Lenovo Unveils New IdeaPad Laptops for
                                                                             2012

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                                                                                               2012                                   graphics. Also included: JBL speakers with Dolby
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                                                                             Thinner and more affordable is the name of the
                                                                             game for Lenovo’s consumer-focused IdeaPad line
                                                                             of laptops.




                                                                                                                                      Shipping in May are the new IdeaPad U310 and U410
                                                                                                                                      Ultrabooks. They’re similar in appearance to the
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                                                                                                                                      U300s we previously reviewed, with a few tweaks.
                                                                                                                                      Gone is the SSD, replaced by a standard hard drive
                                                                             Hot on the heels of the announcement of new Think-       with solid state cache. The 14-inch U410 features
                                                                             Pad corporate laptops for 2012, Lenovo is showca-        discrete Nvidia GeForce 610M graphics, while the
                                                                             sing its coming consumer lineup, which sells under       smaller 13.3-inch U310 relies on Intel’s integrated
                                                                             the IdeaPad brand. At first glance, these don’t appear   graphics. Though they are thin, they’re a little on
                                                                             to be dramatic changes from the existing lineup.         the heavy side by Ultrabook standards. The U310
                                                                             With the IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook just recently re-       weighs 3.74 pounds, while the U410 weighs 4.18
                                                                             leased, it’s probably too much to expect dramatic        pounds. Fortunately, they’re less expensive as well,
                                                                             changes in the short term.                               with a starting price of $699.

                                                                             The first to hit the market will be the IdeaPad Y and    Finally, the IdeaPad netbooks continue in June with
                                                                             Z series, due for release in April. The IdeaPad Y480     the S series. Lenovo’s netbooks have gone on a diet,
                                                                             (14-inch) and Y580 (15.6-inch) are high-power lap-       and slimmed down to 0.8 inches thick. The 11.6-
                                                                             tops designed for gamers and enthusiasts. They’ll        inch IdeaPad S200 features Intel Atom processors,
                                                                             come with up to Core i7 processors and GeForce           while the S206 utilizes AMD’s Fusion C60 proces-




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                                                                             Lenovo Unveils New IdeaPad Laptops for 2012


                                                                             sor. Lenovo claims only 4 hours of battery life for
                                                                             these laptops, which seems on the low side. At a
                                                                             starting price of $599, I can’t imagine many custo-
                                                                             mers wouldn’t pay the extra money to step up to
                                                                             the U series.

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