LENOVO SWEEPS CES 2014 WITH 61 AWARDS
India – May 24, 2014: Lenovo, the no.1 PC player in the world (according to IDC Q4 2013 PC tracker) is well on track on its mission to become a leader in the PC+ era. A testimony to this is the winning spree it has seen at CES 2014. The PC player took home an astounding 61 awards, a record breaking feat, at CES 2014 held at Las Vegas.
Lenovo has had a great track record every year at CES, winning 16 awards in 2012, 55 awards in 2013 and 61 awards in 2014. A true PC+ player offering new product categories to enhance customer experience, Lenovo is always ahead of the technology curve.
Speaking about the wins Mr. Shailendra Katyal, Director – Consumer business segment, Lenovo India said, “Lenovo’s new products at CES show we’re continuing to invest in innovation and design. We are pioneering an entirely new category with the Horizon Table PC, continuing our leadership in convertibles and also making great inroads this year in the Smartphone category. We are confident of achieving our long-term goal to become a PC Plus leader and one of the most respected technology companies in the world.”
Lenovo’s portfolio this year was exceptionally strong in terms of category leadership and breadth of devices showcased at the event. Lenovo brought home 26 "Best of" awards for products ranging from monitors to streaming media devices and from convertibles to tablets to PCs. These award winning products stood out not just in their own category but also emerged clear winners amidst competition.
CES is a world renowned industry trade show and Lenovo has been an active participant for the past 7 years. This year, the two products that fueled massive wins were Windows 8 devices namely the new ThinkPad X1 Carbon with 17 awards and the newest tablet, ThinkPad 8 with 11 awards. Also in the lineup was the Lenovo Vibe Zwhich won three awards for "Best of" in the Smartphone category. Other products that brought home awards included the home storage system, Lenovo Beacon, the Miix 2 10-inch and 12-inch tablets, Horizon 2, and the Android all-in-one Lenovo N308.
The details of the awards are attached for your kind perusal.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$30 billion personal technology company – the second largest PC maker worldwide and an emerging PC Plus leader – serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. 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. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, 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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International CES, more commonly known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), is an internationally renowned electronics and technology trade show, attracting major companies and industry professionals worldwide. The annual show is held each January at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Not open to the public, the Consumer Electronics Association-sponsored show typically hosts previews of products and new product announcements.