Lenovo Unveils Y500 Notebook PC

Lenovo has started offering its new Y-Series Notebook PC in India, the Lenovo 3000 Y500 featuring Lenovo�s unique biometric face recognition technology for enhances data security and sports 6x DVD burner, Dolby Home Theater system, TV Tuner with remote and integrated 1.3 megapixel camera.

lenovo-y500Based on 1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5200 Processor (533 Mhz, 2MB L2 Cache), thin-and-light Lenovo 3000 Y500 notebook PC weighs about 1.78 kg without battery pack (2.7 Kgs with battery pack) and it offers Intel 945 Express chipset, 1-GB RAM, 100 GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm 2.5 inch harddisk, Super multi drive 6x DVD Writer with double layer recording (8.5 GB) and integrated 1.3 megapixel digital camera.

The notebook is equipped with 15.4-inch (39.1 cm) wide screen WXGA display powered by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 950 video graphics that offers native resolution of 1280 x 800 in 16:10 aspect ratio

Lenovo Y500 also sports integrated 10/100 Ethernet Network Card, 56k v.92 Modem/Fax card and 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN interface.

In addition, the Lenovo 3000 Y500 notebook PC also features integrated Dolby Home Theater system, integrated slot-in optical disc drive and integrated 1.3 megapixel digital camera. In addition, the Lenovo Y500 notebook PC also sports an integrated TV Tuner card with remote control and built-in microphone.

The Shuttle Center system in notebooks is an audio and video entertainment platform which allows easy navigation between menus without a mouse. It allows easy access to music and video files, with discrete playback controls makes it as easy to listen to your tunes as well as peek at your movies.

In addition, the integrated Touch Pad features a wider touch pad area which provides two modes to avoid the incident touching of Touch Pad when using a mouse.

Face Recognition

The face recognition feature available in both Lenovo Y300 and Y500 notebook PCs is a specialize software (from Veriface software) which takes a digital snapshot of the user�s face to create a unique password by digital mapping of key features of the user s face.

The face recognition technology recognizes multiple users and logs on to the Windows operating system and other applications without requiring users to remember and type a single password. In the event of an unauthorized attempt, the notebook photographs the user and stores the image in a log for verification.

Biometric Security Capable Lenovo Y500 notebook also offers Lenovo’s One-Touch-System-Recovery feature and it comes with various software preinstalled such as Shuttle Centre, Power 2 GO, Veriface, Easy Capture 2.5, IGRS Anywhere and Norton 2006 antivirus software.


Widescreen Lenovo 3000 Y500 notebook PC offers 4 USB v2.0, , Audio/S-video in, External Display (VGA), External Microphone/Line-In, Headphone/Line out, IEEE 1394, RJ-11, RJ-45, TV-Antenna In, and TV/S-Video Out port.


Lenovo Y500 Notebook PC Features

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5200, 1.6 GHz
  • 533 Mhz, 2MB L2 Cache
  • Intel 945 Express Chipset
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 950 graphics
  • 1-GB DDR2 (533 MHz), 2 DIMM slots (Max. 2-GB)
  • 100-GB Serial-ATA harddrive, 5200 rpm
  • Super Multi Drive 6x DVD Writer, Double Layer (8.5 GB)
  • 15.4 inch (39.1 cm) wide-screen color TFT WXGA VibrantView display, 1280 x 800 pixels maximum resolution
  • 10/100 Ethernet Network Card
  • 56k v.92 Modem/Fax card
  • 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN
  • Integrated TV Tuner with remote control
  • Built-in microphone
  • 4-in-1 Memory card reader
  • 4 USB v2.0, external display, RJ-45, RJ-11, and IEEE 1394 port
  • Genuine Windows XP Home SP2
  • 6 cell Lithium Ion Battery with 3.5 hrs backup
  • Dimensions:
  • Weight: 2.7 Kgs (with battery pack)

The new Lenovo 3000 Y500 is available in India for about Rs 65,740 (plus taxes) with standard 1-year carry-in warranty. Visit www.lenovo.com/in for more details.

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