If you are on the hunt for a Windows laptop, tablet, or a convertible Windows 8 device, you’ll be pleased to note that there are more coming your way. The Computex event in Taiwan saw the unveiling of several new Windows 8 tablets and hybrids from Sony, HP, Dell and others. Not to be left behind, Samsung and Lenovo have also joined in the fray and unleashed their own portfolio of devices. In this post, we take an exclusive look at Windows 8 laptops and convertibles that PC makers Lenovo plan to dish out to consumers in the coming months.
Windows 8 Laptops from Lenovo
The Lenovo Miix is a 10.1-inch Windows 8 tablet weighing 1.2 pounds and 4 inches thin. It also runs a PC processor with a flipping detachable folio case integrated with an AccuType keyboard that can instantly switch between PC mode and tablet mode. The device comes with a 1366×768 HD display in both tablet and PC mode and runs on an Intel Atom dual core processor. Additional features include a 64GB of built-in eMMC storage, expandable up to 32GB with a micro-SD slot and integrated Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and/or optional 3G-GPS connectivity. battery life is expected to last for 10 hours.
The Lenovo Miix should be available at prices starting approximately $500.
IdeaPad S400 Touch/S500 Touch/S210 Touch
We start off with the touch enabled Windows 8 laptops in the Lenovo S series. These laptops are characterized by their elegant designs, attractive pricing and powerful performances.They feature an attractive metal finish, a super thin frame (from 0.8 inches), and lightweight too!(from 3 pounds).
The IdeaPad S400 Touch and S500 Touch can be configured with up to 3rd gen Intel Core i5 processors and optional discrete graphics, while the IdeaPad S210 can be set up with up to 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 processors.
All devices offer an immersive multimedia experience with Dolby Advance Audio v2 certification. There’s also cloud support via Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Support and Lenovo Cloud applications and data backup and recovery via OneKey Recovery. The S400 features a widescreen HD display of 14-inches, the S500 features a 15.6-inch display and the S210 a 11.6-inch HD widescreen display.
IdeaPad S210 Touch: Prices start at approximately $429.
IdeaPad S400 Touch: Prices start at approximately $449.
IdeaPad S500 Touch: Prices start at approximately $579.
U330 Touch/U430 Touch
The Lenovo IdeaPad U series laptops are prominent for their thin and light designs, more in the league of ultrabooks with frames starting from only 0.77 inches weighing as little as 3.7 pounds. These devices offer ultra responsive features including motion control, voice control, a multi-touch pad and a 10 point capacitive multi touch.
Other features of the U Series include support up to 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors, optional NVIDIA GeForce graphics with DirectX 11, up to 1TBHDD with 16GB SSDor 500GB SSHD with integrated 16GB NAND flash or 256GB SSD storage.
The U330 Touch comes with a 13.3-inch HD or FHD display and the U430 Touch comes with a 14-inch HD+ or FHD display.
IdeaPad U330 Touch: Prices start at approximately $799.
IdeaPad U430 Touch: Prices start at approximately $899.
What do you think of Lenovo’s Windows 8 laptops? Have you been impressed with the lineup of Windows 8 laptops and tablets that have been showcased over the last few months?