Chinese consumer electronics giant Lenovo has unveiled its new series of laptops in the ThinkPad and IdeaPad series. In the ThinkPad series the following models were added – T490s priced at $1,279 (approximately Rs 90,900), T490 priced at $999 (approximately Rs 70,900) and T590 priced at $1,029 (approximately Rs 73,000). Lenovo also added two new products in its X series named X390 priced at $1,099 (approximately Rs 78,000) and X390 Yoga priced at $1,359 (approximately Rs 96,500). All the newly launched laptops will be available in the market from May of 2019.
Lenovo also updated its IdeaPad series with a 2-in-1 laptop named C340. It comes in both Intel and AMD CPU options and will be available in the markets from March at EUR 599 (approximately Rs 48,200) for both CPU variants. Also, in the IdeaPad series, the company introduced S540 which is priced at EUR 799 (approximately Rs 64,400) and S340 priced at $549 (approximately Rs 64,400). Both these laptops come with Intel and AMD CPUs. They will be available in the market from March.
Lenovo ThinkPad T series and X series specifications
The newly launched laptop series from Lenovo comes with many new features and upgrades over the old ones. Both the T series and the X series come with a physical shutter for webcam called PrivacyGuard. Also, among the common features in these laptops is a new BIOS with ‘self-healing’ capability, Intel Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ on the T490s, X390 and the X390 Yoga. Additionally, the T series comes with HDR display and Dolby Vision along with Intel 8th generation CPUs. While the ThinkPad X390 has a 13.3-inch Full HD display and is powered by Intel Core i7 vPro CPU. It can support up to 32GB RAM and 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. According to Lenovo, the X390 comes with 18hours battery backup.
Lenovo IdeaPad S series specifications
Lenovo IdeaPad S540 will have varying sizes, it comes in a 14-inch and a 15-inch size. In the Intel CPU option, it offers an 8th gen Intel Core i7 CPU with optional NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU along with an optional Full HD IPS display. The company has promised that the newly launched series will have a better battery life than their predecessors. While in the AMD option it offers a Ryzen 7 3700 CPU with built-in Radeon RX10 Vega GPU. The IdeaPad S540 comes with RapidCharge tech which can give up to 12 hours of battery life. According to Lenovo, the laptops can run for 2 hours with just 15 minutes of charge. The IdeaPad S540 comes with a Dolby speaker and TrueBlock privacy shutter on its webcam.
The other laptop in the IdeaPad series – the IdeaPad S340 also comes in two varying size, a 14-inch and a 15-inch variant. In the Intel variant the IdeaPad S340 offers an 8th gen Intel Core i7-8565U CPU with up to GeForce MX250 GPU. While in the AMD variant the laptop offers a Ryzen 7 3700 CPU with built-in Radeon RX10 Vega GPU. It comes in various colours and offers a slim design.
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Lastly, Lenovo’s 2-in-1 convertible laptop, the IdeaPad C340 comes with Amazon Alexa out of the box. The laptop offers up to 8 hours of battery life and it also comes with RapidCharge. Being a convertible laptop, it comes with Active Pen support which will be useful for the artists. It has been launched in a 14-inch and a 15-inch model.