Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s recent announcement of the Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S, Lenovo is getting geared up for the back to school season too. Today, Lenovo announced their new lineup of IdeaPad laptops, FlexPads, and Legion gaming laptops. While there will be some laptops available in the new Lenovo lineup later this month, most will be available starting in June 2017.
The new Lenovo lineup of IdeaPads includes the re-designed IdeaPad 320, as well as two new slim options; the IdeaPad 320S and IdeaPad 720S. Lenovo introduces a new FlexPad, the all-new Flex 5. For all the gamers out there, Lenovo introduces its most powerful gaming laptop yet, the new Lenovo Legion Y920.
Here’s a more in-depth look at the new Lenovo lineup.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 320 comes in two sizes, 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch, with customization options ranging up to an Intel i7 7th-gen “Kaby Lake” processor, 2 TB SATA HDD, 16GB RAM, and an optional fingerprint reader for Windows Hello. The smaller 15.6-inch Ideapad 320 has a touchscreen option available. Both IdeaPad 320 sizes come with a USB Type-C port (non-charging). The Lenovo IdeaPad 320 is available in Onyx Black and Platinum Grey.
Lenovo introduces the IdeaPad 320S as a cheaper alternative to Microsoft’s Surface Laptop. The IdeaPad 320S (S stands for slim) is available in three colors; Coral Red, Mineral Grey, and Snow White. The IdeaPad 320S offers two 14-inch and 15.6-inch options, with up to an i7 Intel processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 SSD in 14-inch version, up to 512 GB SSD in 15.6-inch version. Base pricing starts at $739.99 (14-inch) and $749.99 (15.6 inch).
For those looking for beefier RAM, Lenovo has the IdeaPad 720S, sporting a 14-inch display, up to a 7th-gen Intel i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB PCIe hard drive. Base price starts at $969.99.
The creator of the 360-degree hinge, the Lenovo FLex 5 has two available size options, 14-inch and 15-inch displays, with up to an Intel i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, 1TB HDD. The Flex 5 also has integrated pen support, a 360-degree hinge to use your Flex 5 in a variety of different positions, and a precision trackpad. 4K UHD IPS Display is available, as is an optional fingerprint reader for Windows Hello support. Pricing starts at $719.99 (14″) and $829.99 (15″).
The most powerful gaming laptop Lenovo has produced yet, the Legion Y920 offers multiple GPU options, a NVIDIA G-Sync Panel, and Mechanicla Keyboard with full RGB. The Legion Y920 also has a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7820HK / i7-7700HQ, NVIDIA GTX 1070 (8GB) GDDR5 with PCI Express, 16 GB RAM, 512GB SSD / 1TB HDD, Dolby Home Theatre Audio, 2x 2W JBL Speakers, 3W Bass Subwoofer, and a 17.3″ FHD (1920×1080) Gsync IPS display. Pricing starts at $2,699.99.
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