Lenovo has announced the launch of new Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 Notebook PC which is powered by 1.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450 and it features, 17-inch WXGA TFT display, 6-in-1 media card reader, integrated 1.3 megapixel camera, integrated Bluetooth with EDR connection, Built-in TV Tuner, DVD Writer or Blu-ray DVD reader, two hard drives with RAID controller, face recognition, and integrated Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g LAN connection.
Powered by 1.66 GHz, Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450, the thin-and-light weight Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC weighs about 2.71 kgs with battery pack and it features, 2-MB L2 Cache, 667 Mhz FSB, Intel Mobile 945GM Express chipset mainboard, 2-GB DDDR2 PC2-5300 667 MHz SDRAM (max 4GB), 2 x 160-GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm hot swapable hard disks with RAID function, and Slot-in 24x DVD Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD writer or Blu-ray DVD reader.
The second hard drive in Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook offers hot swap feature allowing removing and adding second HDD without having to switch off the system.
Twin Hard Drive Setup: Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 is the Lenovo’s first notebook to feature a new RAID function as hard disk controler. Twin hard drives setup with RAID function simultaneously allows using both the hard disk drives to achieve increased levels of input and output performance and enhanced data reliability. The RAID function also allows maintaining mirror copies of the data on each drives to ensure complete data security in case of one hard disk crash.
The body of Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC is made up of a light shade of metallic silver color material and has the Lenovo tag emblazoned across the top.
Silver colored Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook is equipped with a massive 17-inch (43.1 cm) WXGA TFT Display with VibrantView technology, powered by ATI Radeon Mobility HD 2600 Graphics Chipset with 512-MB of dedicated memory, features DirectX 10 Shader Model 3.0 Graphics Processing Unit, offering 1440 x 900 pixels maximum screen resolution in 16 million colors.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook offers integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN Connection, integrated 56kbps v.92 Modem/Fax card, integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG – 802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN Connection and Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless connection which offers upto three times the bandwidth of conventional Bluetooth protocols.
Embedded in the frame of Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC is a 1.3 Megapixel digital camera, just above the LCD panel, which functions both as the biometric face scanner for face recognition and a standard webcam. In addition, the laptop also features integrated TV tuner with remote.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC also features built-in microphone, built-in 6-in-1 digital card reader supporting SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, and MS Pro Duo memory cards, 4 USB v2.0 ports, and IEEE 1394 Interface for high speed communication between two devices like trandferring images without any quality degradation from a stand alone camera or camcorder to a PC.
Biometric Face Recognition : The unique face recognition feature available in Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC 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.
Lenovo-one-touch-recoveryOne Touch Recovery : The Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 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 antivirus software.
Shuttle Center : The Shuttle Center system in this Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebooks – resembling the Windows Media Center interface – 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.
Other features of Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook includes integrated microphone, integrated 1.3 Megapixel Webcam with VeriFace face recognition software which allows user’s face recognization at system log-in and helps eliminate the need to remember passwords.
In addition, the Lenovo Y710 notebook offers Realtek High Definition Audio with Dolby home theatre surround sound system with a 2.5W sub-woofer and four 2W speakers offering Dolby Home Theater quality sound.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebooks comes with Windows Vista Home Premium operating system preinstalled and are equipped with Lenovo’s high touch full-sized keyboard. The notebook also sports Lenovo’s unique ‘One Key Recovery’ system that allows users easily recover data in the event of a crash.
- 4 USB v2.0 ports
- Infrared port
- Audio/S-video in
- External Microphone/Line-In
- Headphone/Line out
- IEEE 1394 Fire wire port
- RJ-11 (modem)
- RJ-45 (Ethernet)
- VGA, 15 pin External CRT port
- TV/S-Video out port
- PCMCIA Type II Slot
- ExpressCard/54 Slot
- 6-in-1 Memory Card Slot
Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook comes with 6-cell Li-Ion Battery providing up to 4 hours backup and are equipped with pre-loaded Energy Cut 2.1 software for effective power management
Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 Notebook PC Features
- Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450, 1.66 GHz
- 2-MB L2 Cache, 667 Mhz FSB
- Intel 945GM Chipset Mainboard
- 2-GB DDR2 667 MHz PC2-5300 SDRAM, Max. 4-GB in 2 Slots
- 2 x 160 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard drives, hot swap feature, RAID Function, Data Mirroring
- 24X Super Multi Dual Layer (8.5 GB) DVD Writer / Blu-ray DVD Reader
- 17-inch (43.1 cm) WXGA TFT Display with VibrantView technology, 1440 x 900 pixels maximum resolution
- ATI Radeon Mobility HD 2600 Graphics Chipset with 512-MB of dedicated memory, features DirectX 10 Shader Model 3.0 Graphics Processing Unit
- Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN Connection
- Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR
- 10/100 Ethernet Network Connection
- 56 kbps v.92 Modem/Fax Connection
- 6-in-1 digital media reader supporting SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, and MS Pro Duo
- 4 USB v2.0 ports
- ExpressCard/54 Slot
- HDMI Port
- IEEE 1394 FireWire for digital video camera or other peripherals
- Built-in Biometric Face Recognition Technology
- Integrated Microphone
- Integrated 1.3 Megapixel Webcam
- Integrated TV Tuner with remote
- Realtek High Definition Audio, Dolby Home Theater with a 2.5W sub-woofer and four 2 W speakers
- One key data recorvery
- Intel High Definition Audio
- Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
- 6-cell Li-Ion Battery, up to 4 hours backup, pre-loaded Energy Cut 2.1 software for effective power management
- Dimensions (DxWxH): 275 x 264 x 38 mm
- Weight: 2.71Kgs with battery pack
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5450 powered Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 notebook PC with 17-inch WXGA display and 24X DVD Writer, with twin 160-GB hard drives with RAID controller is already available in India for Rs. 78,000 with one year carry-in warranty. Visit www.lenovo.com/in for more details.