CES 2011: Lenovo Announces Revamped IdeaPad Laptops and Netbooks

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IdeaPad V Series: Office and Security Machines

Designed for the business-minded consumer, the newest Lenovo V Series models (V370, V470, and V570) feature a sleek aluminum casing and a thin 21mm design. Like other new IdeaPads, the V series pack 2nd generation Intel Core processors and Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7 with RapidBoot.

Keeping security a priority, the V Series comes with a Fingerprint Reader for bio-authentication and a USB Port Locker to prevent unauthorized access to USB ports. Also standard are the OneKey Rescue System for data backup and Security Suite to encrypt and protect your data.

The new Lenovo V series laptops will be available beginning in April 2011 starting at $599.99.

Lenovo G Series: Mainstream Affordable Notebooks

Lenovo expanded its budget-conscious G series to include new 17, 15, and 14-inch options. The G 770, G570, G470, G575, and G475 feature Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows 7 with RapidBoot, energy management for prolonged battery life, and OneKey Rescue System to backup and recover data. Some of these systems will utilize 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 processors, others will use AMD's new Fusion E or C-series processors.

Availability and pricing on the latest Lenovo G Series models is not yet known.

Lenovo B Series: Affordable Home PCs for Work and Play

For laptops designed to handle general home use or for small office/home office tasks, Lenovo unleashed the new B570 and B470. They feature up to 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processors, Windows 7 Professional, and Lenovo Enhanced Experience with RapidBoot. These models also include multimedia and security features, with details still to come.

The new Lenovo B Series laptops will be available beginning in April 2011 starting at $499.99.

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