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Lenovo postpones availability of its Graphite Gray U300s Ultrabook for the Japanese market.
Two days ago, Lenovo announced that makes available a new color (Graphite Gray) of its U300s Ultrabook for the Japanese market, and promised that the machine will start selling from February 3rd, 2012 (tomorrow). But today, the company posted an updated which states that shipments will be postponed due to various reasons. Read the rest of this entry »
Today, Lenovo announced a new color of its U300s Ultrabook for the Japanese market.
The 13.3-inch (with HD display) IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook will be now available in Graphite Gray color in Japan. Till now, the company was offering only the Clementine Orange (108074J) model with i7-2677M processor, in the land of the rising sun.
The Graphite Gray IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook (108075J ) is powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5-2467M dual-core CPU, 4GB of DDR3 1333MHz (PC3-8500) memory and a 128GB SATA SSD drive.
Leading companies will be offering Thunderbolt interface in their ultrabook models in Q2, 2012.
The leading companies Acer, Asus and Lenovo will most likely use Thunderbolt connectivity in their upcoming Ultrabook models based on Intel’s Ivy Bridge platform, in the second quarter of this year.
Ivy Bridge is already set to support by default USB 3.0 technology, which will be implemented in mid to high-end notebook models in 2012, and will become a standard by 2013. While the Thunderbolt technology is only expected to be seen in high-end notebooks, due to its cost of more than $20 USD.
Lenovo announced a second Ultrabook ahead of CES 2012 – the ThinkPad T430u for business.
Yesterday, along with its ThinkPad X1 Hybrid notebook, Lenovo announced the ThinkPad T430u – the company’s First Business Ultrabook.
The ThinkPad T430u Ultrabook comes with a thin and light design, an aluminum top cover, matte finish and ThinkPad’s new, modern and minimalist island-style keyboard. The 14-inch machine is equipped with latest Intel Core processors, Intel’s integrated or NVIDIA graphics and a choice of SSD storage or up to 1TB hard drive. Its battery can hold up to about six hours on a single charge and the Ultrabook has a quick resume and fast boot up times. In addition, Lenovo Solution Center (powered by Intel Small Business Advantage) offers a set of productivity and security tools.
Lenovo just twitted (about an hour ago), that its 13.3-inch IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook is now on sale, just before the Christmas holydays.
The IdeaPad U300s (10802AU) is equipped with 1.6GHz second-gen Intel Core i5-2467M Dual Core Processor, 4GB of DDR3 1333MHz (PC3-8500) memory and a 128GB SATA SSD drive. Its 13.3-inch (1366×768) HD Glare display is powered by the integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000.
The Ultrabook also comes with a 1.3MP Camera, HD Audio (Conexant CX20671), Sound SRS Premium Sound, Intel 1030 WiFi + Bluetooth (combo), USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and an HDMI port. The machine runs Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and has a 4-Cell Li-Polymer battery. Lenovo offers its Ultrabook in two colors – Clementine Orange or Graphite Gray, and with One year warranty.
Today, Lenovo (Tokyo) announced the launch of its IdeaPad U300s stylish Ultrabook and the IdeaPad U400 notebook in Japan.
The IdeaPad U300s has a fast start-up/ shutdown times and applications launch, thanks to Lenovo RapidDrive SSD Technology. The Ultrabook is powered by Intel Core i7-2677M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 support. It has a 13.3-inch (1366×768) HD widescreen (16:9) ultraslim display, up to 4GB DDR3 memory and 256GB SSD drive. In addition, an HDMI, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth and an integrated 1.3MP HD (720p) webcam. The device is loaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and comes in Clementine Orange color.
Ultrabooks might all come in metal chassis in 2012
The supply of aluminum alloy chassis for ultrabooks may fall short of demand in 2012. Ultrabook models already announced by Acer (Aspire S3), Lenovo (IdeaPad U300s), Toshiba (Portege Z830) and Asus (UX-series), all will ship with the metal chassis.