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Lenovo Takes Multimedia Computing to New Heights with New IdeaPad Y560p

   

Sydney, Australia – 18 January, 2011: Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) today introduced the IdeaPad Y560p, the latest edition to Lenovo IdeaPad Y-series sporting high-performance processors and packed with multimedia features. The new IdeaPad Y560p is perfect for consumers who seek the ultimate multimedia experience for watching movies, listening to music and playing games.

“Lenovo is continuously expanding its product line to provide consumers with the latest advancements in multimedia and entertainment capabilities,” said Chris Kelly, Director, SMB and Consumer, Lenovo Australia and New Zealand. “The Y560p features speedy performance and advanced processing in a sleek form factor. Plenty of storage and high-quality graphics make it ideal for those looking for a superior and easy multimedia experience.”

High Performance Entertainment in a Sleek Design

The powerful and stylish IdeaPad Y560p is a high-performance notebook that comes packed with top multimedia features, perfect for entertainment seekers, gamers or those consumers who are always creating content to share with friends. Featuring the Second Generation Intel® Core™ Processor family, this 15.6-inch PC is available with up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors. With up to 750 GB HDD and up to 8GB DDR3 1333 memory, consumers now can store more movies, music and games while enjoying enhanced-application performance. Lenovo’s optional RapidDrive feature combines 32GB SSD and HDD capacity to speed up system performance. The Y560p, which comes with 16:9 widescreen, also meet Lenovo’s Windows 7 Enhanced Experience certification, providing up to 33 percent faster boot up and 50 percent faster shutdown time as well as rich multimedia capabilities and easy system maintenance tools.

Consumers who are looking for the ultimate entertainment setting will be pleased with the spectacular sound quality of the Y560p, which is made possible by JBL speakers and Dolby® Home Theatre™. The beautifully engineered notebooks come with OneKey™ Theatre, allowing users to experience richer images and enhanced sound while watching movies with just the press of a button.

Available with a metal hairline etching exterior and in metallic grey, the Y560p is designed for easy use with a one-handed hinge open feature and user-friendly ports. Other key features include OneKey Rescue and Lenovo’s VeriFace™ face recognition.

Pricing and Availability4

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y560p is available beginning January 31, 2011 through storefronts and www.lenovo.com.au. Pricing for the IdeaPad Y560p will start at AU$1,649.00. All prices quoted include GST.

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About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally 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 www.lenovo.com.au.

 

1 Optional feature; requires using twin-matching hard drives.

2 Requires Lenovo monitor with webcam.

3 Requires Lenovo webcam. Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.

4 Prices do not include shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.