Lenovo introduces devices for forward thinkers

Lenovo introduces devices for forward thinkers
Featuring the newly expanded ThinkPad X1 portfolio and svelte new portables that pack a punch
Singapore, March 4, 2016 – Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) unveiled its next generation of innovative devices. Designed for forward thinkers, the devices include the highly innovative Think X1 portfolio, featuring the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, X1 YOGA, X1 Carbon and the ThinkCentre X1 All-in-One (AIO), as well as portables that pack a punch – the YOGA 900S as well as ideapads 700 and 710S.

“Innovation is the heartbeat of Lenovo and we strive to create new computing experiences that exceed expectations not just today, but into tomorrow,” said Jessie Quek, Country General Manager, Lenovo Singapore. “Real people with real computing needs stand at the center of our design and performance decisions, thus we constantly look to refine and innovate to create ever lighter, faster and more powerful devices for the forward thinkers of tomorrow.”

Expanding the stunning Think X1 family

ThinkPad X1 Tablet – A tablet with a modular design
Offering something no other tablet can, the ThinkPad X1 Tablet adds functionality through three simple clip-on optional modules – the Productivity Module that increases battery life up to 15 hours; the Presenter Module, that includes a pico projector and HDMI port; and the 3D Imaging Module that comes together with a rear-facing Intel® RealSense camera.

Perfect for business on-the-go, the 12” tablet weighs less than 800g and is as thin as a pencil at 0.3”. With its detachable full size ThinkPad keyboard snapped into place, the X1 Tablet transforms into an ultra-light laptop a little over 1 kg. Complete with the iconic TrackPoint, it comes with three adjustable typing angles and recreates the classic ThinkPad keystroke feel. What’s more, it is the first Windows tablet with LTE Advanced support for superfast connectivity from virtually anywhere, and also features a removable rear panel for serviceability and upgrades.

ThinkPad X1 YOGA – Ultrathin and ultralight, yet durable
Weighing a mere 1.27 kg and at 0.66” thin, the ThinkPad X1 YOGA is the world’s thinnest and lightest 14" 2-in-1 business Ultrabook. Featuring the YOGA’s four iconic modes – Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent – the X1 YOGA is the first convertible to showcase an optional OLED display that reproduces outstanding colors and deeper blacks, and lasts up to 11 hours on a full charge. With a patented Lift and Lock keyboard that retracts keys in tablet mode, it also comes with a dockable and rechargeable stylus pen that gives you up to 100 minutes of use on a single 15-second charge. Pre-installed with Lenovo's exclusive WRITEit 2.0 technology, users can get creative with their doodles and to-do lists, or annotate webpages on the Microsoft® Edge browser using the touch screen.

ThinkPad X1 Carbon (4th Gen) – The lightest 14” business Ultrabook on the planet
Built on a solid reputation for mobility and performance, the fourth generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon stands out as the lightest 14” Ultrabook on the planet. Constructed with satellite-grade carbon fiber and starting at just 1.2 kg and at 0.65” thin, it is also Lenovo’s toughest ThinkPad yet. Equipped with a full-sized, spill-resistant, backlit keyboard, the lithe Ultrabook allows users to stay unplugged throughout the day with up to 11 hours of battery life on a single charge. Sporting a stunning IPS display and Anti-Glare screen, text, images and colors could never be crisper, brighter and truer. With its optional speedy 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD storage, users can also open files and applications more than two times faster than SATA SSD[1].

ThinkCentre X1 All-in-One – The desk space of tomorrow
Offering a superlative design within an its ultra-thin 11mm aluminum-alloy crafted chassis, the ThinkCentre X1 AIO is a cut above the rest as one of the world’s thinnest desktops. Featuring a widescreen 23.8” FHD Anti-Glare Display, it also tilts -5 to 45 degrees for users to find the perfect viewing angle. Elegant yet durable, the AIO has been tested to withstand 10 years’ worth of office dust and the most demanding work environment. Packed with power, it features a 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with vPro, Windows 10 Pro operating system, and DDR4 memory pack. ULE Gold certified, ENERGY STAR 6.1, and EPEAT® Gold certified, the desktop features 88% power efficiency in the power supply unit (PSU) and comprises 65% post-consumer content (PCC) material – making it good for the planet, and great for your bottom line.

Portables that pack a punch

YOGA 900S – The world’s thinnest convertible laptop[2]
Beautifully slim and noticeably lighter than its predecessors, the YOGA 900S comes with a new carbon fiber construction at 0.5” thin and a little above 900g. Featuring up to 10.5 hours[3] of video playback, travelers can slip it into their carry-on luggage and fly from Singapore to New Zealand on a single charge. The convertible laptop’s 360-degree watchband hinge with four modes makes it easy to work through a long-haul flight in laptop mode with up to 2nd Gen Intel Core m7 processor, or to scan social media feeds in tablet mode. It delivers an immersive entertainment experience thanks to Dolby Audio™ Premium for crisp sound and up to 12.5” QHD IPS display for crystal clear resolution. Similar to the X1 YOGA, it also supports an optional active pen.

ideapad 700 – Powerfully built
Marrying form and functionality, the ideapad 700 boasts beefed up features at a great value. Available in 15”, it comes equipped with up to 6th Gen Intel Core i7 Standard Voltage processors that deliver incredible performance and power efficiency. With up to NVIDIA GTX 950M graphics, 1TB of spacious storage and optional JBL® stereo speakers, the laptop is ideal for those looking for serious performance.

ideapad 710S – Light and speedy
For those looking to shed some weight, the 13” ideapad 710S is an incredibly compact and portable option for those on the move. Weighing just 1.16kg without sacrificing performance, the laptop comes fully equipped with up to 6th Gen Intel Core processor. Not only does it offer optional Intel Iris® graphics and an ultra-narrow 5mm bezel display (almost 50% thinner than its rivals), it cranks up the speed with up to 256GB high-speed PCIe SSD so users can launch apps and transfer files faster than ever. With up to three times[4]faster connection speed than the standard WiFi, users can also seamlessly surf the Web and access online cloud storage in a flash.

Pricing and Availability*
The ThinkPad X1 Tablet will be bundled in a set with a ThinkPad keyboard in black, red or silver and a Module. Pricing and availability will be advised at a later date.
The ThinkPad X1 YOGA will be available from March 2016, starting at SGD 3,099.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon (4th Gen) will be available from March 2016, starting at SGD 2,949.
The ThinkCentre X1 AIO will be available from the end of April 2015, starting at SGD 1,899.
The YOGA 900S will Gold and Silver be available from April 2016, starting from SGD 2,299.
The ideapad 700 is available in Black and is currently in stores, starting at SGD 1,499.
The ideapad 710S will be available in Gold and Silver in mid April 2016, starting at SGD 1,099.

All products are available through Lenovo retailers and business partners. Selected products are available for online purchase (with free shipping) via the Lenovo Singapore website at http://www.lenovo.com/sg/en/

[1] Results represent the overall performance in the Storage Access test, which evaluates storage read / write performance in 10 applications. PCIe NVME SSD is an optional configuration. Products can also be configured with regular PCIe SSD or SATA SSD.
[2] Based on a review of the major PC manufacturer websites on November 30, 2015.
[3] Battery testing is based on local HD video playback on a QHD display set at 200 nits with WiFi off. Battery life is approximate and will vary according different factors, including system settings, features selected and usage. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease over time.
[4] Offers up to three times the Internet connection speeds of 802.11 b/g/n.

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