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Slim Is In, 27-Inch IdeaCentre A720 All-In-One Now On Sale

   

Slim Is In, 27-Inch IdeaCentre A720 All-In-One Now On Sale
From fully upright to completely flat, the A720 AIO is designed for customized comfort at any angle

Dubai, UAE – June 14 , 2012: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced its IdeaCentre A720 All-In-One (AIO) desktop, the world’s slimmest AIO.

The new IdeaCentre A720 AIO, features a whopping 27-inch screen that takes computing to a futuristic new level. Not only does the desktop’s razor-thin screen boast 10-point multi-touch, but it has a hinge for comfortable use and viewing from angles varying from -5o to 90o. Whether the application or program is best used with an upright, angled or completely flat computer screen, the A720 obliges in a stylish form factor.

“As the number one provider of consumer desktop PCs worldwide, Lenovo prides itself in pushing the design and performance envelope to provide users with the best possible computing experience,” said Jack Lee, General Manager MEA, Lenovo. “The IdeaCentre A720 takes touch computing to the next level thanks to its unique hinge for angled viewing and multi-touch capability, and svelte, powerful design.”

Khaldoun Aboul-Saoud, Intel Regional Manager for Market development GCC & ME added, “Over the last few years the desktop market has evolved shifting away from the standard beige box desktop PC in to the sleek all-in-device we see today powered by the latest Intel® Core™ Series processors. We believe this form factor will prove to be extremely popular as they reduce clutter and space whilst additionally packing a wide range of technology features including touchscreen capabilities.”

IdeaCentre A720: Flexible and Stylish Touch Computing for the Digital Home
As the industry’s slimmest 27” all-in-one and sporting a sleek metal exterior, the IdeaCentre A720 measures less than an inch (24.5mm)¹and combines a frameless display supporting 10-point multi-touch. The A720 continues Lenovo’s heritage of svelte designs for the AIO by smartly positioning the PC at the base on the unit. Improving AIO design even further, the A720 is engineered to optimize the touch experience in the ‘digital’ home. The A720’s widely adjustable hinge allows the screen to be pulled towards the user and folded back making touch applications more comfortable over longer periods in any position.

To optimize the touch experience on the AIO, the A720’s 10-point multi-touch display supports multi-user scenarios with greater accuracy. Powered by the latest Intel® Core™ Series processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics with up to 1TB HDD and 64 GB SSD² storage, the A720 delivers an impressive home multimedia experience on a frameless high definition 16:9 wide-screen. With integrated entertainment features, such as room-shaking Dolby Home Theatre V4 audio, Lenovo High-Sense (720p HD) Webcam, and Lenovo IdeaTouch (a suite of touch-optimized applications and games), the A720 is an ultra stylish and fun addition to the modern home entertainment center.

IdeaCentre A720 Accolades
The Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 AIO won several best desktop awards during the 2012 International CES from PC Magazine, Computer Shopper and PC World. All of the awards praised the A720’s hinge feature allowing for flat to upright viewing, the ergonomic design screen quality and 10-point multi-touch capability.

PCMag.com - Best Desktop
Computer Shopper - Best All-in-One Desktop PC
PCWorld - Best Desktop

Videos and Images:
Hands on video of the A720 from International CES 2012
IdeaCentre desktop portfolio featuring the A720
Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 All-In-One Tour

Lenovo Blog Post:
The IdeaCentre® A720 Flattens All Notions of Desktop Computing

Pricing and Availability
The IdeaCentre A720 AIO desktop is available in the UAE starting at AED 6,999.

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About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the world’s second-largest PC vendor. 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 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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