Lenovo Ideapad Y and Z series laptops
Lenovo has just unveiled its new Y and Z series notebooks at the Consumer Electronics Show. These Windows 7 models are crafted with impressive personalities and several intelligent attributes.
The IdeaPad Y family includes Y570d, Y570 and Y470 variants which are fitted with augmented performing processors. Packed with creative tools and characteristics, these innovative laptops boast of the Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7 standard. Multimedia buffs can delight on the Nvidia 3D vision capabilities and OneKey Theatre II.
The IdeaPad Z portfolio flaunts a flamboyant lifestyle image of owners. The Z470 and Z370 feature a cool ID design with transparent covers in multiple pop colors like dark brown, sky blue and fuchsia. The Z570 comes with the Accutype chiclet keyboard employs a metallic effect panel for a luxurious feel. Powered by the second generation Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost technology, this series also encompasses Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7.
For optimized multimedia experience, the latest second generation Intel Core processors with Intel Turbo Boost technology along with up to Nvidia GT 550M 1GB switchable graphics. On the technology front, the series also subsumes RapidDrive SSD and RapidBoot. Moreover, the included SRS Premium Sound with JBL designed speakers deliver exceptional acoustic effects.
Sporting high-definition, 16:9 format widescreen, these Z series models also equip Blu-ray Disc drive and Dolby Advanced Audio. Just like the Y family, this one too includes OneKey Theater II for one-touch access to audio-visual improvisation for brighter images, and SRS Premium Sound for enriched tunes.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y series notebooks have a dark textured lid with a geometric pattern that resists fingerprints, white interior and orange trim. It can be configured with a Blu-ray Disc player so you can make use of its 16:9 aspect ratio. It features JBL speakers and Dolby Theater Surround Sound technology for premium sound. One feature that I really like about the Y650 is its enormous touchpad.
Lenovo’s latest IdeaPad Y Series laptops deliver powerful Hi-Definition entertainment in new sizes that are smaller, thinner and lighter than the previous generation to give more choices to consumers. The three Y Series laptops the Y650, Y550, and Y450 share the same modern soft black design featuring an interlocked hexagon pattern on the top cover along with a discrete copper accent around the perimeter of the laptop.
The expanded Y Series add three new 16:9 screen sizes: the 16-inch Y650, the 15.6-inch Y550, and the 14-inch Y450 laptops. The new Y Series laptops are configurable with up to 500GB of hard drive storage space and up to 4GB of DDR3 memory.
Designed for HD and Multimedia
To provide an exceptional Hi-Definition entertainment and multimedia experience, the Y Series laptops are equipped with 16:9 format glossy widescreen panels, optional latest generation NVIDIA GFX graphics for gaming and smooth HD video playback and Dolby® Home Theater surround sound. The IdeaPad Y650 laptop also features JBL speakers for a rich, resonate sound.
The Y Series includes the new Lenovo OneKey Theater software to enhance the audio and visual experience. By pressing a button, OneKey Theater gives users an easy way to adjust the PC’s display and sound effect settings. Users can switch from normal mode to movie mode on the fly to optimize the picture when watching movies or playing games. The Y Series also includes Lenovo Desktop Navigator so users can toggle between shortcuts, files and other frequently used programs just by placing their finger along the touch-sensitive slide bar. For extra convenience, users can simply use the multi-touch touchpad below the keyboard and use their fingertips to enlarge or reduce image size. Additionally, an ambient light sensor on the IdeaPad Y650 laptop automatically adjusts screen brightness based on surrounding light conditions, helping to reduce eye strain.
Lenovo has added new levels of performance to its Y Series by equipping them with the latest Intel processors as well as DDR3 memory to help applications respond more quickly under multi-tasking conditions. Now users can burn DVDs in less time, compress and open large documents more easily and enjoy smoother, more realistic gaming. Y Series laptops have several wireless connectivity options including WiFi and optional Bluetooth.
For added convenience, Lenovo’s latest VeriFace facial recognition technology combines Windows log-in and file encryption for logging onto the PC and for password-protecting individual files.
The new Y Series also features Lenovo’s OneKey Rescue System to help users to recover their data and restore critical system files after system failures, viruses and other mishaps.