Lenovo, besides launching several devices under the ThinkPad X1 series has unveiled new laptops, gaming monitors and more as well. The company at the CES 2016 tradeshow launched Yoga 900S, Ideapad Y900, Ideacentre Y900 RE, Lenovo Y27g and Y27g RE curved gaming monitors, Ideacentre 610S desktop, Ideapad 710S, and Ideapad 700.
The Lenovo Yoga 900S convertible laptop will be hitting the shelves starting March this year with a base price of $1,099 (roughly Rs. 73,300). The Lenovo Ideapad Y900 laptop, Ideacentre Y900 RE and Ideacentre 610S desktops, Y27g and Y27g RE curved gaming monitors will be available from June and will be priced at $1,999 (roughly Rs. 1,33,500), $2,299 (roughly Rs. 1,53,500), $849 (roughly Rs. 56,700), $549.99 (roughly Rs. 36,700) and $599.99 (roughly Rs. 40,000) respectively. While the Ideapad 700 15-inch and 17-inch laptops will reach in June, the Lenovo Ideapad 710S laptop will arrive by July. Both come with base price of $799 (roughly Rs. 53,300).
Lenovo touts its Yoga 900S laptop as the thinnest ultra-portable convertible laptop in the world. The device is 12.8mm thin and weighs 999 grams only. The Windows 10 device sports a carbon fibre construction and can deliver up to 10.5 hours of video playback. It sports a 360-degree watchband hinge with four modes and comes powered by an Intel Core m7 processor. It will be arriving with an optional QHD resolution display and Dolby Audio Premium-powered sound tech. It also features an optional active pen or stylus.
The Lenovo Ideapad Y900 laptop as per the company is made for on-the-gamers. The Windows 10-based laptop is powered by quad-core sixth generation Intel Core i7 K-series processor, clubbed with Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M graphics. The 17-inch gaming laptop also features a mechanical backlit multi-colour keyboard.
The company also introduced its Ideacenter Y900 Razer Edition PC along with its first 27-inch full-HD Y27g curved gaming monitor. Lenovo has collaborated with Razer to bring the gaming company's technology to its own hardware. The desktop is powered by quad-core sixth generation Intel Core i7 K-series processor and dual Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 discrete graphics. It comes with Razer Chroma keyboard and mouse, and Razer Chroma multi-colour lighting effects. As for the monitor, the Y27g Curved Gaming Monitor includes 144Hz fast refresh rates and 8ms response time. It will also be available in special Razer Edition with distinct Chroma lighting effects.
Lenovo Ideacentre 610S is Lenovo's compact home PC with projector. The projector can show videos and other content in up to 100-inches. The Windows 10-powered PC can support up to sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor along with Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti GPU clocked at 2GB GDDR5 RAM. It can also be configured by up to 16GB DDR4 RAM along with up to 2TB inbuilt storage.
The company's new Ideapad 700 laptop arrive in two versions based on 15-inch and 17-inch display sizes. The laptops run Windows 10 OS and can be configured with up to sixth generation Intel Core i7 Standard Voltage processors and with up to Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M GPU. The device houses 1TB inbuilt storage and come with optional JBL stereo speakers for quality audio output. The Lenovo Ideapad 710S laptop packs 13.1-inch full-HD display and is powered by an sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor, clubbed with 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM and will be available with an optional Intel Iris graphics. The device as per the company can "cranks up the speed with up to 256GB high-speed PCIe SSD" letting users transfer files and launch apps faster. It weighs 1.16kg, is 13.9mm slim, and sports a HD resolution webcam.
"Innovation is the heart beat of Lenovo and we strive to imagine and create new computing experiences that exceed expectations not just today, but into tomorrow," said Johnson Jia, senior vice president, PC Business Group, Lenovo. "To achieve this, real people with real computing needs stand at the centre of our design and performance decisions. We recognise the pain points and constantly refine and innovate to create ever lighter, faster and more powerful devices that combine technical prowess and striking design to re-imagine computing experiences."
Besides a bunch of laptops, desktops, and convertibles, Lenovo launched Link, a 32GB USB flash drive to mirror a smartphone's display onto a computer. The device is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 OS versions and houses a USB 3.0 port as well to connect the smartphone with the flash drive. When used with a corresponding app, users will be able to view their handset screen on the computer as a "picture in picture" window. Using the computer's mouse or keyboard on the smartphone or tablet's screen is also possible. The Link flash drive costs $39.99 and will be available starting March this year.