Lenovo has got 2 new high-end laptops going by the names IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 in India, aimed towards potential buyers seeking a rich Windows 8 experience at a not-so-high price. Both notebooks come with 10-point multi-touch support allowing users to make the most out of Microsoft’s latest desktop OS.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 are basically designed for entertainment. As their names suggest, they fall under the 14- and 15-inch categories, respectively. These notebooks are dressed with similar hardware components. The latest third generation processors from Intel can be found on the inside with options of 4GB or up to 8GB of RAM and discrete-class GeForce GT 645M 2GB graphics with DirectX 11 support.
For storage, users will have up to 1TB of HDD memory. And there’s an option to throw in a Blu-ray combo drive for high quality video playback and rich audio output through Dolby Home Theater v4 powered stereo speakers. Other components included with both notebooks comprise of a 720p HD webcam, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, HDMI output, an Ethernet jack, an AccuType keyboard with back-lighting and a card reader amongst others.
The smaller one features a backlit LED HD display with 16:9 aspect ratio. In terms of dimensions, it measures 345mm x 244mm x 29.15mm and weighs approximately 2.4kg. Here, users can expect up to 6 hours of activity on a single charge.
The larger version is fitted with a 15.6-inch 1366 x 768p LED-backlit HD panel that proffers 200nits of brightness. While the laptop weighs a tad more than the aforementioned one at 2.9kg, it’s slightly on the slimmer side with dimensions of 375mm x 263mm x 28.75mm. The notebook is capable of delivering approximately 5.5 hours of battery life when fully charged.
The touch enabled Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 carries a Rs 47,990 price, while the Z500 comes for Rs 52,990. Both laptops are available for purchase across the country through the company’s exclusive store, retail outlets and online.
Common specifications of both laptops:
– OS: Windows 8 64-bit
– Processor: Third generation Intel Core i series
– Graphics: Intel HD 4000 integrated, GeForce GT 645M 2GB dedicated
– Storage: Up to 1TB
– RAM: 4GB or up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM
– Connectivity: Centrino Wireless N-2230, Bluetooth 4.0
– Display: LED-backlit HD screens with 10-point multi-touch input