Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 and Y710 notebooks released

Posted on Thursday, Jan 03 2008 @ 19:49 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Chinese PC maker Lenovo unveiled a new 15.4" and 17" notebook today.

Y710 specifications:
  • 17-inch WXGA (1440 x 900) CCFL VibrantView display
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T9300 (2.5GHz)
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD2600, 256MB
  • Up to 4GB RAM, up to 500GB in drives
  • Game Zone keyboard lighting, and auxiliary display with resource usage and performance controls
  • Blu-ray reader with dual-layer CD / DVD burner
  • 802.11a/b/g/n (but no Bluetooth, apparently)
  • HDMI, VGA, S-Video
  • (4) USB 2.0, ExpressCard, 1394, media reader
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Dolby Home Theater sound: four speakers + subwoofer
  • 15.6 x 11.2 x 1-1.5-inches, 7.9 pounds
  • Starts at $1,200.
  • Y510 specifications:
  • 15.4-inch WXGA (1280 x 800) CCFL VibrantView display
  • Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (1.83GHz)
  • Intel GMA X3100 graphics (up to 256MB)
  • Up to 4GB RAM, up to 250GB drive
  • Dual-layer CD / DVD burner
  • 802.11a/b/g/n (but no Bluetooth, apparently)
  • VGA, S-Video
  • (3) USB 2.0, ExpressCard, 1394, media reader
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • Dolby Home Theater sound: four speakers + subwoofer
  • 14.3 x 10.2 x 1.1-1.4-inches, 6.4 pounds
  • Starts at $800.
  • Engadget writes the notebooks will be available in April.


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