Enters into home server market
Lenovo has expanded its ‘idea’ consumer PC line with the launch of a new home server, home theatre PC, two nettops and one laptop.
According to Lenovo, the IdeaCentre D400 home server securely stores larger amounts of data, including videos, music and photos. Users can set up a home network to store and share files across different devices such as PCs and smartphones. It also allows users to back up PCs on the network to support a small office or home office. It comes with eight USB ports and supports up to eight terabytes of storage.
The IdeaCentre Q700 home theatre PC connects with multiple devices, including digital cameras, smartphones and allows consumers to watch videos in full HD resolution, view photos and listen to music on their TV. It also enables users to watch and record digital TV with an optional TV tuner and remote while integrating multiple media sources into a single device. It comes with eight USB ports and stores up to 1 terabyte of content.
The two new ultra-thin IdeaCentre Q100 and Q110 nettops measure 0.7 inches thin and feature an Intel Atom processor. The new IdeaPad U450p 14-inch laptop measures 0.9 inches thin and weighs less than five pounds. It comes with OneKey Rescue System for data and system recovery and VeriFace facial recognition technology.
Dion Weisler, vice president of business operations at Lenovo, said: “We created our latest IdeaCentre PCs to help consumers manage their personal and professional content with the performance they need and with a style that expresses their individuality. Our super small nettops give consumers the portability of a laptop, making them a versatile and affordable part of the digital home experience.”
The Q700 home theatre PC and U450p laptop are available, while the D400 home server and Q100 and Q110 nettops are expected to be available in mid-September.
The IdeaCentre D400 home server and Q700 home theatre PC start at around $499. The IdeaCentre Q100 and Q110 nettops are available at approximately $249 and $349, respectively. The IdeaPad U450p laptop starts at around $799.