More IdeaCentres from Lenovo – A720, B Series and K430

13 Mar

So, you have tablets, notebooks, and TVs from Lenovo, here are some all-in-one (AIO) PCs showed off by Lenovo at the on-going CES and a traditional tower desktop. First up is the IdeaCentre A720 AIO, the industry’s slimmest 27” AIO that is not only slim, but features a sexy and sleek metal exterior. Measuring at only 24.5mm, this AIO sports a frameless display on its 10-point multi-touch screen. What makes the A720 special is its adjustable hinge that allows the screen to be pulled towards the user at an angle of 5 degrees for the most ergonomic usage and folded back to an angle up to 90 degrees to enhance your viewing experience when say, you’re watching a video. The A720 will be powered by Intel’s Core Processors and will come with NVIDIA GeForce graphics with up to 1TB HDD and 64GB SSD storage. Other specifications include a Dolby Home Theatre V4 audio, Lenovo High-Sense (720p HD) webcam, and Lenovo’s IdeaTouch (a suite of touch-optimized applications and games. Expected to be available in the first half of the year, the IdeaCentre A720 will be available from USD$1,299. Hit the break for the other IdeaCentres introduced by Lenovo at CES including the IdeaCentre B Series AIO, and IdeaCentre K430 Tower.

For something more traditional, the IdeaCentre B540 and B340 comes with a typical AIO design in a 23” and 21.5” size respectively. Both these AIOs are equipped with 1080p displays and come with up to 8GB of RAM, 2TB of storage and an optional Blu-ray drive and 3D tech. Powered by the Intel Core Processor family and supporting an adjustable VESA mount, it provides a rich entertainment experience anywhere in the living room. The IdeaCentre B540 also features superior graphics technologies for a great gaming experience with up to NVIDIA GeForce® GT 650M 2GB graphics with DirectX®11. Featuring a compact design suitable for any room of the home, the B340 comes with a 21.5” full HD touch-screen display and Lenovo IdeaTouch for an enhanced range of touch-optimised multimedia applications. Along with the B540, the B340 can optionally be configured with OneKey® TV7 – a unique function to turn the desktop screen into an HD TV at the click of a button, making it easy to switch between TV and PC modes with the picture-in-picture (PIP) function. Users can even watch TV without powering on the PC as the TV hardware is independent of the PC itself. These new AIOs come integrated with entertainment features, such as the Lenovo High-Sense (720p HD) Webcam for high-quality video chats, and a DVD reader or Blu-ray Disc™ drive, making them a great PC for the family.

The IdeaCentre B Series AIOs will be available beginning in June from USD$699. The new IdeaCentre K430 traditional tower desktop takes performance and upgrade capabilities to new heights with powerful processing, optional dual graphics support3 and twin hard drives3 along with massive memory and storage. It packs a powerful punch with super-fast processing powered by the Intel Core Processor family and up to 32GB of DDR3 memory. For extreme gamers and those that need intensive multimedia support, the IdeaCentre K430 does the job with high-performance dual graphics cards featuring NVIDIA SLI or ATI CrossFireX technology and optional twin hard drives in a RAID0 configuration With the K430 users have plenty of storage space with its huge capacity of up to 4TB HDD and up to 128GB SSD storage. The K430 also comes with a custom designed portable 500GB hard drive complete with a Universal Storage Module (USM) interface dock on the front of the PC for convenience that is compatible with other USM portable hard drives. The energy-efficient Power Control Switch with three colour-coded speed options lets users choose between turbo, auto and cool running modes based on the computing load. The K430 will be available beginning in May from USD$599.

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Posted by on March 13, 2013 in Gadjet


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