Lenovo has announced the latest additions to the C-Series all-in-one (AIO) family – IdeaCentre C340 and IdeaCentre C440. Lenovo's official statement claims that with convenient space-saving designs that fit into any home, these AIOs offer powerful performance and multimedia features designed for immersive entertainment at a competitive price.
The C-Series AIOs feature up to 1TB HDD allowing users to hold up to 250 HD movies, 320,000 photos or 200,000 songs. Lenovo claims that these AIOs come with up to 8GB memory for smooth multi-tasking. Also included is Lenovo Education portal with nine child education games. Then there is a 720p HD webcam with YouCam picture enhancements including fun and cartoon effects. It also features Dolby Advanced Audio V2 for a crisp, clear cinematic surround sound experience and is powered by Windows 8.
Optimised for entertainment
The Lenovo IdeaCentre C340 and IdeaCentre C440 are optimised for entertainment with an adjustable screen display. It also features Lenovo Dynamic Brightness System, which automatically adjusts screen brightness based on users’ current surroundings, and Lenovo Eye Distance System, which alerts users if they are too close to the screen. Lenovo claims further that these AIOs fit into any home environment with a thin “journal” design – modelled after the pages of a journal or book – for a clean, simplistic look. A unique aluminium stand that utilises minimal desk space allows users to slot the keyboard under the screen.
The HD LED displays of the 20-inch C340 and 21.5-inch C440 are made for watching HD videos and movies. Users can choose the screen size that best fits their needs – whether it’s surfing the web in the kitchen, creating a presentation on your home office or streaming a video in the living room.
Lenovo claims that with up to 3rd generation Intel Core i3 processors, the C340/C440 packs powerful performance and supports up to NVIDIA GeForce 615 2GB graphics, ideal for PC gaming fun.
The Lenovo IdeaCentre C340 model is priced at approximately Rs 29,990, while the Lenovo IdeaCentre C440 is priced at Rs 41,990 approx. Lenovo IdeaCentre C340 and IdeaCentre C440 will be available at all Lenovo Exclusive Stores (LES), leading Multi-brand Outlets (MBOs) and Large Format Retail stores (LFRs)
Recently, Lenovo had also announced the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch, a notebook optimised for Windows 8 that adds the touch experience to the ThinkPad Carbon X1 Ultrabook. Lenovo claims that the X1 Carbon and X1 Carbon Touch are developed from superior grade carbon fibre and deliver durability that the ThinkPad series is known for. The brand also claims that it features the highest levels of performance. The new X1 Carbon Touch is designed for mobile professionals who demand the best in mobility and entertainment and want to experience the touch gesture control.
Weighing in at 3.4 pounds, the 20.8mm thin ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is constructed with carbon fibre material that provides strength and durability beyond traditional notebook materials. Lenovo claims that a user can interact naturally with smooth 10-finger touch on the 14-inch HD+ display and further optimise the Windows 8 experience using the large multi-gesture glass touchpad.
Lenovo states that even with its thin and light design, the X1 Carbon Touch packs a punch as it comes equipped with either Intel Core i5 or i7 processors and Dolby Home Theater v4. Certified as the first Ultrabook optimised for Microsoft Lync, it features an HD face tracking camera and dual array microphones with video and voice track capability without the need to use USB peripherals.