Lenovo’s new Z series and Ideapad laptops go official

Lenovo has unveiled a lot of exciting new devices at its TechWorld expo in China including new Z series and Ideapad laptops. The fresh additions are designed for entertainment and multimedia and they come in multiple configurations with prices starting as low as $249.

First up is the Lenovo Z41 which features a premium design and a retail tag of $549 and up. The notebook comes with a sleek look and is pretty slim at 0.96 inches. It also weighs around 2kg. The device is powered by Intel Broadwell processors and offers visuals through a 14-inch 1080p LED display.

For graphics, you get the integrated HD Graphics 5500 or you can opt for a discrete-class AMD R7-M360 GPU. Windows 8.1 comes preloaded with the Lenovo laptop and you can expect up to 4 hours of activity on a single charge.

Lenovo Z51

The notebook also comes with up to 12GB of RAM, a 1MP webcam and a whopping 1TB of storage. For connectivity, there’s Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, a 4-in-1 card reader, an RG-45 port, USB 2.0 and 3.0, and VGA output.

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The Z51 is quite similar to the Z41 and also has a starting rate of $549. The main difference here is that this notebook supports up to 8GB RAM only and it offers a larger display of 15.6 inches. Rest of the features is more or less the same as the above device. Coming to the Ideapad 100, this laptop is competition to Googles’s Chromebook through its $249 low retail amount.

Ideapad 100

Lenovo Ideapad 100 specs at a glance:

– 14-inch and 15-inch 1366 x 768 pixel LCD panels
– Windows 8.1
– Bay Trail-M N3540 processor
– Integrated Intel HD Graphics
– Up to 500 GB HDD or 128GB SSD storage
– Up to 8GB of RAM
– 4 hours of estimated battery life
– USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Ethernet, HDMI, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, SD card reader

The new Lenovo Z series and Ideapad laptops will go on sale through the company’s online store and retailers starting next month.