Lenovo has announced a new collection of IdeaPad V series laptops for small business and home office users at CES 2011 in Las Vegas this week.
The IdeaPad V series includes the IdeaPad V370, V470 and V570 laptops. These laptops come with an aluminum casing and many security features that small business users will appreciate such as a fingerprint reader, USB port locker and Lenovo Security Suite.
The Lenovo IdeaPad V Series is available in the following models;
- IdeaPad V370 – 13.3″
- IdeaPad V470 – 14″
- IdeaPad V570 – 15.6″
The Lenovo IdeaPad V series laptops all make use of the new Second Generation Intel Core i processor family to deliver better performance thanks to new integrated graphics and the new TurboBoost 2.0 technology. TurboBoost 2.0 can increase the speed of your processor when needed to deliver a better experience with less waiting.
The V370, V470 and V570 are also shipping as part of the Lenovo Enhanced Experience for Windows 7 which delivers faster boot and shut down times as well as optimizations for multimedia.
The V Series of small business and home office laptops are available with switchable graphics from NVIDIA that allows you to choose between performance and battery life.
Small business user will appreciate the many security features such as the integrated fingerprint reader, ability to lock USB ports to prevent data copying and more. The laptops are equipped with the Lenovo Security suite which includes the ability to encrypt a portion of the hard drive and other features.
The IdeaPad V series will be available in April with a starting price of $499.
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IdeaPad V Series Specifications:
|Notebook type||For Small Business and Consumers|
|Operating system||Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic, Genuine Windows® 7 Starter|
|Processor||Up to 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM i7 processor with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0|
|Maximum memory||Up to 8GB DDR3|
|Internal Storage||Up to iTB HDD storage|
|Display Size||13.3”/14’’/15.6” high-definition, 16:9 widescreen|
|Optical Drive||Integrated DVD read/write or Blu-ray DiscTM drive (option)|
|Graphics Card||Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® 525M 2GB for V470/V570 |
Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® 315M 1GB for V370
|Audio / Visual||Stero speakers|
|Connectivity||USB2.0, USB eSATA Combo, 6-in-1 card reader (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS/MS-pro/xD), headphones, mic, VGA, HDMI|
|Communications||Integrated Bluetooth®1 & high-speed 802.11n Wi-Fi|
|Battery Life||Approx. 3hrs with 6-cell battery|
|Dimensions||V370: 328 x20.8~28.6x224mm (WxHxD) |
V470: 280×15~20.2x174mm (WxHxD)
V570: 378×32.3×252mm (WxHxD)
|Weight||V370: 3.68 lb (1.67kg) with 6 cell battery V470: |
4.81 lb (2.184kg) with 6-cell battery V570:
5.29 lb (2.4kg) with 6 cell battery