Lenovo announces Ideapad S300 and S400

By on September 25, 2012
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Following up from recently celebrating 20 years of innovation, Lenovo is back in the game with the introduction of their newest Ideapad models, the S300 and S400. These consumer laptops feature Intel’s 3rd generation processors, and comes in a variety of colors such as red, white, grey, and even pink.

Press Release: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), the world’s second largest PC company, has expanded its ultraportable IdeaPad® product line with the IdeaPad S300 and S400 laptops. These affordable thin and light laptops strike a balance between portability and performance for consumers who want more computing power than a netbook, long battery life and a lower price point.

Measuring just 21.9mm thin (less than one inch) and weighing 1.8kg (less than four lbs), the S Series features a sleek exterior design with a stylish tactile metallic finish powered by either 3rd generation Intel Core processor. The S Series laptops combine comfort, simplicity and responsiveness to give consumers an affordable PC with quality construction and solid performance.

“As a global leader in the PC market, Lenovo’s success rests on our ability to deliver consumer-centric innovations in products that deliver a blend of mobility, performance and price,” said Ahmed Khalil, general manager, Lenovo, UAE and Gulf. “Customers don’t just want a functional product, though; they also want one that speaks to their sense of style and individuality. The new Lenovo IdeaPad S Series laptops give everyday consumers exactly what they need by matching small size and light weight with the power needed for everything from Web browsing to productivity tasks, all in an affordable package.”

Khaldoun Aboul-Saoud, Intel Regional Manager for Market development GCC & ME added, “There is a hunger amongst today’s consumers for devices that allow for greater mobility. The new Lenovo S Series is a prime example of a thin and light notebook that is designed for modern requirements.”

Powerful and intelligent
Equipped with the latest technology, Lenovo IdeaPad S300 and S400 laptops are available with Intel’s 3rd generation Core™ i3 or i5 processors. Up to 500GB hard disk storage capacity offers plenty of space to store music, movies and documents. In addition, intelligent energy management features not only increased time spent between charges—up to 5 hours—but also protect the long-term durability of the battery.

All of the new S Series laptops feature Windows 7 Home Basic and will be eligible for the Windows 8 Upgrade Offer. Designed for Windows 8, the updated S Series’ intelligent touchpad gives users a more controlled experience when scrolling and zooming, while the AccuType keyboard with individual rounded keys provides a platform for comfortable and accurate typing.

Users can also take advantage of innovative ease-of-use features such as Lenovo Quick Start “instant on” functionality to get online in seconds. Even data protection is made easy with Lenovo’s OneKey™ Rescue System, which offers an amazingly simple and quick way to back up and restore data, recover corrupted system files and run a complete virus scan.

Slim and stylish multimedia companion
Less than an inch at their thickest point and weighing under four pounds, Lenovo’s new consumer laptops feature a contemporary design with a tactile metallic finish available in a variety of colors including, crimson red, silver grey and cotton-candy pink. With up to a 14-inch HD widescreen display, HDMI output, stereo speakers and Dolby® Advanced Audio™ v2 certification, the new S Series laptops offer premium features for immersive entertainment and multimedia activities.

The Lenovo IdeaPad S300 and S400 will be available starting 29th September, 2012.


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