CES 2011, Las Vegas – January 4, 2011: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today unveiled four new IdeaCentre and Lenovo all-in-one (AIO) desktops at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show that redefine design, performance, style and entertainment capabilities in a desktop form factor. The IdeaCentre A320, B520, B320 and the Lenovo C205 are each uniquely designed to satisfy individual consumers’ needs and preferences.
“We’ve seen Lenovo’s IdeaCentre AIO desktop business grow 150% year over year – a significant achievement for Lenovo and powerful statement that consumers desire the unique designs and experiences delivered by our portfolio," said Dion Weisler, vice president, business operations, Lenovo. "The latest Lenovo AIO desktops round out our existing portfolio to offer the right PC for every individual and family that is seeking powerful performance with cutting edge features like touch screen and 3D capabilities, an HD monitor and a sleek appearance.”
IdeaCentre A320 – The industry’s slimmest AIO design
The IdeaCentre A320 AIO redefines home computing with its iconic ultra-slim design and features. As the industry’s slimmest AIO design, the A320 measures just 18.5mm deepat its thinnest point. Users can enjoy stunning HD video with the 21.5-inch widescreen display and the latest high contrast LED panel technology. The AIO also comes with the latest 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, plus a complete range of connectors including HDMI in and out and an integrated card reader.
IdeaCentre B520 – Maximum entertainment with the world’s 1st frameless multitouch AIO
The IdeaCentre B520 AIO desktop is Lenovo’s most powerful AIO and is perfect for consumers seeking high-performance gaming and family entertainment in one machine. The IdeaCentre B520 delivers maximum entertainment with minimum fuss – combining high-performance graphics and the latest 2nd Generation Intel®Core™ i7 processor in a compact AIO design. As the industry’s first frameless AIO design with a multitouch touchscreen, the B520 utilizes Project Capacitive Touch (PCT) for a more accurate and comfortable multitouch user experience. The B520 features a 23-inch Full HD display with optional Nvidia’s 3D Vision solution, SRS® Premium Sound audio enhancement and an optional 3-in-1 Mouse with motion-drive gaming and air-mouse functionality. The B520 delivers a truly immersive entertainment experience for both serious gaming and fun family entertainment.
IdeaCentre B320 – The computer that’s also a TV
The 21.5-inch multi-touch IdeaCentre B320 features Hardware TV (HWTV)1 – which means the B320 is both a regular HD television and a computer. With HWTV, users don’t need to start up the PC to watch television, and you can easily switch between computer and TV modes at the press of a button, or even enjoy both at the same time with the picture-in-picture function. The full HD display supports multi-touch technology and comes with the latest 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor.
Lenovo C205 – Compact AIO design at an affordable price point
The Lenovo C205 is an affordable PC with an ultra-slim space-saving design. With an 18.5-inch HD 16:9 widescreen display and an optional intuitive single-touch touchscreen panel, it’s a great choice for mainstream digital consumers looking for a low-cost ‘info-tainment’ PC for the kitchen or any space-limited area in the home. With 720p high definition graphics support, a high quality web camera, microphone and integrated speakers, sharing photos and videos and chatting online are simple and convenient. This AIO is available with up to AMD Dual Core Processor E-350 with AMD Radeon™ HD 6310 Discrete-Class Graphics. The two tone color shell design makes this computer an ideal fit for any room in the home. The C205 also comes with up to ATI Radeon™ HD6000 series 1G graphics processor for high definition video support, and an integrated DVD reader/writer.
Pricing and Availability2
The IdeaCentre A320 will be priced starting at $699. The IdeaCentre B520 and IdeaCentre B320 will be available June 2011 starting at $899 and $699. The Lenovo C205 will start at $449.
Join Lenovo at the AquaKnox Restaurant in The Venetian During CES
Lenovo has transformed the AquaKnox Restaurant located in the Venetian Hotel into the Lenovo Showcase during CES. Members of the press are invited to stop in to speak with Lenovo’s product experts and to see the company’s latest products across the Think, Idea and Mobile Internet lines. Those not attending CES can experience the show through video commentary from Lenovo executives and partners in Las Vegas on LenovoVision, Lenovo’s YouTube channel. Lenovo’s CES activities will also be promoted via Twitter using the #lenovoces hashtag.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally engineered personal computers. Lenovo’s business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.
1 HWTV is an optional feature, which is not supported in all countries and configurations with HWTV should be subject to local country import duties for TV sets.
2Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.