Lenovo Forges New Tools of Trade for Building Small Businesses


Sydney – December 8, 2006 – Lenovo today announced two new products - the Lenovo C200 notebook and the Lenovo J110 desktop - as well as improvements to the Lenovo V100 notebook in the 3000 Family Notebooks and Desktops. “Small businesses face many challenges and owners want affordable and dependable notebooks so they can focus on what's important, growing their business,” said Frank Luburic, Senior ThinkPad Product Manager, Lenovo Australia and New Zealand. “Lenovo's new C200 notebook and J110 desktop gives them what they need, a solid combination of value and performance in a best-of-breed design. With tools like Lenovo Care, customers can easily connect to wireless networks or recover from viruses at the push of a button, delivering a true worry-free computing experience." The C200 and V100 offer models with Intel Core2Duo processors that help efficiently run multiple programs, such as business or multimedia applications, while simultaneously conducting virus scans. The C200, V100 and the J110 offer Windows Vista Capable models. Customers also have the option of several models that are Windows Vista Premium Ready. Lenovo designed the C200 notebook with ergonomics in mind. Its curved silver exterior makes carrying more comfortable and a 15-inch anti-glare display makes reading easier. The C200 features a 5-in-1 multi-card reader to give users the convenience of reading multiple formats of cards from various devices, such as digital cameras, digital camcorders, USB storage devices, game controllers and digital music players. Repositioned ports on the C200 also provide easy access. Lenovo Care tools on the C200 deliver a worry-free computing experience with automated updates, one-button system recovery, easy connectivity and IBM service and support.

Prices for the Lenovo 3000 Family Notebooks and Desktops start at AUD $1299.00 for the J110, AUD $1099.00 for the C200 and AUD $2199.00 for the V100. The notebooks and desktop will be available beginning mid December.

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building the world's best engineered personal computers. Lenovo's business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group's acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable high-quality, secure, and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centres in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see