Lenovo announced a bunch of new Windows 10 PCs in Barcelona today. Alongside a bunch of new ThinkPads, which are for businesses, the company also introduced some new IdeaPad and IdeaCentre devices for consumers. The new PCs range from budget to mid-range, as the Yoga brand is now reserved for premium.
Coming in 14- and 15-inch sizes, the IdeaPad C340 starts with a Pentium 5405U in the base model and can be configured with up to a Core i7-8565U. The 14-inch model is also offered with AMD chips, starting with an Athlon 300U and going up to a Ryzen 7 3700U.
The machines have a glass fiber top cover, a TrueBlock privacy shutter, and the Intel models have an option for dedicated graphics with an Nvidia GeForce MX250. You can configure them with up to 16GB RAM (8GB in the AMD models), 512GB SSD, and with a 1080p display (the base model is 1366x768).
The IdeaPad C340 will be available in the U.S. in April, and the 14-inch model will start at $449.99, while the 15-inch model will start at $499.99. In EMEA regions, both Intel models will arrive in March, while the 14-inch AMD model is coming in April, and they all start at €599 including VAT.
The IdeaPad S340 is similar to the C340, except the 'S' means it's a clamshell, where the 'C' means convertible. It also comes in 14- and 15-inch models, and both are offered with either Intel or AMD chips. The chassis is made of carbon fiber with an aluminum finish on the cover.
You can configure them with up to a 1080p display, 12GB RAM, and 512GB SSD.
The IdeaPad S340 is coming to the U.S. in April, except for the 14-inch AMD model, which will be EMEA-exclusive. The 14-inch Intel model will start at $369.99, the 15-inch Intel model will start at $449.99, and the 15-inch AMD model will start at $429.99. Both Intel models will be available in EMEA regions in March, for €599 including VAT. The AMD models will arrive in April for €549 including VAT.
The IdeaPad S540 is a bit closer to premium, offering graphics options of up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050. The Intel model comes in 14- and 15-inch sizes, while the AMD model is 14-inch only. It has narrow bezels on the 1080p display (1080p is standard), Dolby Audio, and the TrueBlock privacy shutter.
The new IdeaPads also include RapidCharge technology, promising 80% battery with just one hour of charging.
The 14-inch Intel model will arrive in the U.S. in June, starting at $879.99, while the AMD model will arrive in April, starting at $729.99. The 15-inch model will also arrive in April, starting at $849.99. For EMEA regions, the 14-inch Intel model will arrive in March for €899, the 14-inch AMD model will arrive in April for €799, and the 15-inch model will also show up in April, starting at €899. All prices include VAT.
The Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO A340 is an all-in-one PC, offering narrow bezels and a TrueBlock privacy shutter. It comes in 22- and 24-inch sizes, and a choice of an Intel Pentium Silver CPU, Core i5-8265U, or Core i5-8400T. You can also get it with AMD Radeon 530 graphics.
The IdeaCentre AIO A340 will arrive in the U.S. in April, with the 22-inch model starting at $499.99 and the 24-inch model starting at $679.99. EMEA regions will get it in March, starting at €499 and €599 for the 22- and 24-inch models, respectively, including VAT.