Lenovo unveiled last week its first ultraportable 12.1-inch widescreen notebook PC, Lenovo 3000 V100 powered by Intel Core Duo processor with an 1.3 megapixel webcam and integrated DVD burner.
Weighing just 1.8 kgs, the Lenovo 3000 V100 notebook PC offers small business users with limited budget powerful dual-core processor performance, easy and reliable connectivity options to wide range of wired and wireless devices, 12.1-inch widescreen display and new multimedia features.
The Lenovo ultraportable 3000 V100 laptop PC is available with intel Core Duo processors and it include 512MB RAM, 80 GB 5400 rpm 2.5-inch HDD, integrated 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN, a 10/100 Ethernet adapter, built-in 56 kbps modem and Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity.
The Lenovo 3000 V100 also includes an integrated DVD-RW writer, integrated fingerprint reader, 1.3 megapixel webcam, and DVD writer.
‘Instant On’ feature of Lenovo V100 notebook allows playing MP3s, music CDs, and DVDs or look at digital photos without having to boot into Windows XP, and the ExpressCard 54 slot offering more ‘future-proof’ upgrades than a traditional PC Card slot or an Express 34 slot.
The 12.1-inch widescreen display of Lenovo 3000 V100 notebook provides up to 20 percent more horizontal screen space equivalent to about four extra spreadsheet columns than a standard 12-inch laptop display can manage, emhancing the viewing capability for a scores of popular business applications, such as standard spreadsheet, charting, graphing etc.
According to company press release, “the Lenovo 3000 V100 delivers dual core performance, exceptional design features such as a full-sized keyboard and VibrantView display as well as its suite of Lenovo Care tools to help small business users get more value for their money.
Lenovo 3000 V100 notebook PC provides worry-free computing with a set of “Lenovo Care” productivity tools that help organize top tasks, most frequently used applications and help and support tools with the press of a button. Lenovo Care helps alleviate the need for a dedicated IT help desk by offering a central location for essential PC tasks such as:
- A one-button system recovery to help users diagnose, get help, and recover systems to a previously saved state following catastrophic software failures.
- Automatic updates that download and install critical updates for Lenovo software to help keep the system updated.
- Easy connectivity for simple wired or wireless set up for home office, office and leisure connections.
In addition, the new Lenovo 3000 V100 also incorporates a 5-in-1 multi-card reader for downloading digital pictures from multiple types of memory cards, three USB ports, a 1394 and VGA port. An integrated fingerprint reader for easier management of passwords is available in select models. The V100 also sports an integrated combo or DVD recordable drive.
Lenovo 3000 V100 delivers enhanced Videoconferencing experience using dual integrated microphones, forward facing stereo speakers for playing and recording audio, as well as a built-in 1.3 Megapixel camera.
The new Lenovo 3000 V100 notebook features:
- Intel Core Duo processor T2500 (2.0 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 667 MHz front-side bus (FSB)) featuring Intel SpeedStep technology1 for maximum and battery-optimized performance
- 512-MB RAM
- 80 GB 5400 rpm 2.5-inch HDD
- 307.3-mm (12.1-in) widescreen display with 1280 x 800 resolution
- Intel 945GM integrated Graphics chipset
- Battery life of up to 2:132 hours with a 3-cell battery and up to 4:242 hours with a 6-cell battery
- DVD Recordable (dual layer) 5x maximum
- One ExpressCard/54 slot
- Standard 1 GB4 PC2-5300 DDR2 667 MHz memory, expandable with optional SDRAM SO DIMM module to a maximum 2.0 GB5
- Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG
- 10/100 Ethernet
- Integrated 56K V.90 modem (V.92-designed)
- Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology
- Standard ports: Three USB 2.0, external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, and IEEE 1394 port (4-pin)
- Three USB 2.0 ports and IEEE 1394 (4-pin)
- Omni-directional dual Integrated microphones
- Stereo headphone and speakers
- Five-in-one multicard reader supports Secure Digital, xD-Picture, multimedia, memory stick, and memory stick-pro cards (SD/XD/MMC/MS/MS-pro)
- Microsoft™ Windows™ XP Professional
The Lenovo 3000 V100 is available across India for Rs.78,500/- (without local taxes) which includes one year warranty.