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Lenovo Teams up with Newegg.ca to Make Full Line of IdeaPad

   

TORONTO, ON, September 16, 2010 – Lenovo announced today a partnership with award-winning e-retailer, Neweggto make the full line of IdeaPad laptops nationally available to Canadians for the first time. 

Available immediately, the innovatively designed and durable IdeaPads feature very strong multi-media capabilities combined with value driven price performance starting at $349. They are well suited for Newegg.ca customers who include avid gamers, do it yourself computing enthusiasts and consumers who expect great features at great prices. 

“Lenovo IdeaPads are a great fit for our customers including our large number of enthusiasts who look for optimal processing speed and image resolution combined with the quality audio features that make for the ultimate PC experience,” said Bernard Luthi, Newegg’s vice president of marketing, web management and customer service. “Newegg.ca remains firm in its unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. Being the first e-retailer to offer the full Lenovo IdeaPad is just one more example of why Newegg offers the best online retail experience for Canadians.”

Newegg.ca will carry all seven models of the IdeaPad line offering a compelling value for Canadian consumers in the key categories of ultra portable and gaming optimized PCs.  With a range of features including 3D and High Definition visuals, cinema quality screen display, theatre style Dolby Surround sound and the latest wireless options, the Lenovo IdeaPad line is designed to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of the most demanding consumer.

“We are thrilled that Newegg.ca is the first to carry the full IdeaPad line in Canada because they have such a great reputation for quality and price performance that are hallmarks of the Lenovo IdeaPad experience,” said Chet Joshi of Lenovo “Newegg is an ideal retail partner for us as we look to expand our customer base for IdeaPad, including the strong and growing market of gamers and consumers who want to see the best combination of style and innovative experiences such as the ability to view movies on a PC in 3D.

Since its launch in Canada in October 2008, Newegg.ca has consistently grown its subscriber base among Canadians. The site, which features over 22,000 computer and gaming products, delivers a compelling online shopping experience combining wide selection with competitive prices and expedient home delivery throughout Canada. Newegg’s 55,000 square foot Ontario warehouse facility began operation in October 2009 to further increase delivery efficiencies for Canadian customers.                                                                                                            

About Newegg.com

Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 13 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site’s online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.

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 byLenovo 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 centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

 

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