Lenovo Introduces New U-series Ultrabooks
Lenovo has recently unveiled new notebooks, including U-series ultrabooks, S-series mini notebooks, Y-series performance offerings as well as midrange Z-series models. The U310 and U410 has an 0.7-inch thick housings and weigh in at 3.74 lbs., which make it close to the 13-inch MacBook Air’s external specs.
The U-series notebooks also feature Lenovo’s RapidBoot technology and Ultra Smart that updates e-mail, instant messages as well as social networking feeds even while the device is in sleep mode. Lenovo also claimed that both models can provide up to eight hours of battery life.
The S200 and S206 mini notebooks, which sports 11.5-inch displays and measure 0.81 inches at the thickest point. They are claimed to reach more than four hours of battery life. The S200 runs on a dual-core Atom processor, while the S206 is built around a dual-core AMD chip.
The Y480 and Y580 runs on Intel’s Core i-series processors paired with NVIDIA dedicated graphics. Other features include brushed metal covers, Dolby Home Theater V4 and JBL-designed speakers as well as integrated DVD or Blu-ray drives.
Finally, the Z380, Z480 and Z580 featue HD displays with resolutions ranging from 13.3 to 15.6 inches, Intel Core i-series processors and options for NVIDIA GeForce graphics. The notebooks also have multi-touch trackpads, Dolby Home Theater V4 audio processing as well as color options.