Lenovo at an event held in New Delhi on Wednesday announced the launch a new range of laptops in its Ideapad portfolio. The company touts that the all-new Ideapad 330S and Ideapad 530S laptops are designed to "meet the expectations of today's smartphone power-users." The new laptops are a part of company's range of ultra-slim laptops and they claim to provide better mobility, performance, and battery life. Lenovo says that the 'S' in the lineup stands for 'Slim'.
In terms of pricing, the Ideapad 530S starts at Rs. 67,990, while the Ideapad 330S is available starting at Rs. 35,990. Notably, the prices vary a little based on the configurations. The new Lenovo products can be purchased at the Lenovo Exclusive stores, as well as multi-brand stores such as Croma, Reliance Digital, and Ezone. The company also showcased the IdeaCentre all-in-one (AIO) 730S at the event, and it has been priced at Rs. 77,250.
The Ideapad 530S is a premium laptop in Lenovo's ultra-slim portfolio. It is powered by the 8th generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor clocked up to 3.40GHz, paired with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB M.2 PCI SSD storage. It runs Windows 10 Home. It sports a 14-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS display with anti-glare.
Lenovo claims that the Ideapad 530S provides 8 hours of battery life and comes with a Rapid charge feature that provides 2 hours of usage with 15 minutes of charge. The laptop features Harman speakers with Dolby audio. Additionally, there is a fingerprint reader, backlit keyboard, Wi-Fi 2x2 AC, Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C and USB 3.0 ports, 4-in1 card reader, and for graphics, the options go up to dedicated 2GB Nvidia MX 150.
In terms of dimensions, the Ideapad 530S measures 32.3x22.6x1.64cm, and weighs just 1.49kg. It comes with a complete metallic finish and is available only in a Copper colour variant. The laptop comes with one year onsite and one-year international warranty. Buyers will also get 1-year free McAfee Live Safe support.
Coming to the Ideapad 330S, the laptop is powered by the latest 8th generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor clocked up to 4.00GHz, paired with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB 7MM 5400RPM HDD. The laptop sports a 15.6 full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS display and runs Windows 10 Home. It is also available in a 14-inch display model. For graphics, the laptop supports up to 4GB dedicated graphics.
Connectivity options in the Ideapad 330S include Wi-Fi 1x1 AC, Bluetooth 4.1, USB Type-C, USB 3.0, and 4-in-1 card reader. It comes with Dolby Audio as well. In terms of dimensions, the laptop measures 24.4x35.8x1.94cm and weighs 1.87 kgs. The laptop comes with a metallic finish on the top cover and is claimed to be 24 percent lighter compared to the traditional clamshells at the same price.
The Ideapad 330S promises up to 7 hours of battery life and it comes with a Rapid charge feature that provides 2 hours of usage with 15 minutes of charge. The laptop comes with one year onsite but there is no international warranty. Buyers will also get 1-year free McAfee Live Safe support. It is available in a Platinum Grey colour model.
Notably, the new Lenovo Ideapad portfolio is available with the Back To College offer where consumers can avail 2 years of additional warranty, 1 year of PremiumCare, 1 year of Accidental Damage Protection along with gift vouchers at breakthrough prices.
Lastly, the Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO 730S is powered by the 8th generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor clocked up to 4.00GHz, paired with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 2TB (2.5-inch) 5400 RPM HDD or 128GB M.2 SSD. Additionally, there is an external USB DVD RAMBO optical drive as well. It sports a 23.8-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) display with anti-glare and runs Windows 10 Home. For graphics, the AIO supports up to 2GB dedicated graphics.
Connectivity options in the IdeaCentre AIO 730S include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, USB Type-C USB, 3-in-1 card reader, and HDMI in/out port. It comes with a Fabric deco speaker bar. In terms of dimension, the AIO measures 541.6x429.64x44.05mm and weighs 4.82 kg. It comes along with a wireless mouse and a wireless keyboard. Also, it will be available in an Iron Grey colour model and will come with 3 years of onsite warranty.