Lenovo Unveils Powerful Laptops to Fit Small Budgets
B-Series Laptops Combine Style and Performance for small-to-medium businesses
RESEARCH TRIANGLE- Johannesburg – July 9, 2012: Lenovo(HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the Lenovo B475e and B575e laptops for small and medium businesses (SMBs) and home office users. Starting at just $399 and featuring the latest AMD E-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs), the new Lenovo B475e and B575e laptops offer users a great mix of performance and style at a budget-friendly price.
“Small to medium businesses often find themselves in an IT budget dilemma – trying to find the right balance for them between quality and price, said Luis Hernandez, vice president ThinkPad Edge Business Unit, Lenovo “We’re making the buying decision easy with the affordable Lenovo B475e and B575e laptops that deliver great performance in a modern design.”
Tools and Services to Keep Small Businesses Running
With the 14-inch Lenovo B475e and 15.6-inch B575e, SMBs and home office users can keep their business running at peak performance. Equipped with dual-core AMD E-Series APUs, users can expect great performance and long battery life of up to 6.5 hours. With the USB 3.0 port, users can transfer data to an external storage device at lightening speeds of up to 5Gb per second to save time and work efficiently. The Lenovo B475e and B575e are also energy efficient, an important consideration for small businesses on a budget or that are simply looking to help reduce their carbon footprint.
The Lenovo B475e and B575e make it easy for users to monitor the condition of their PC with the Lenovo Solution Center. By consolidating several control panel views into a single, easy to use dashboard, users can effortlessly check their laptop’s performance, hardware and security all in one simple place – an ideal tool for small businesses that need to manage their own devices.
Both PCs also offer specific services designed for small businesses, including in-home or office support, which delivers repair actions to your PC quickly and conveniently to minimize downtime on critical business operations. Accidental Damage Protection can help users avoid unexpected repair costs from common mishaps like drops and spills, electronic surges, or LCD screen damage.
The Lenovo B475e and B575e feature a contemporary design, which exudes elegance and professionalism. Both laptops also feature a finger-friendly, comfortable keyboard designed to reduce mistyping – a must-have for users who spend long hours on their PC.
Pricing and Availability²
The Lenovo B475e and B575e laptops will be available starting in the first quarter from business partners and on www.lenovo.com. Pricing for models starts at $399 respectively.
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Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR:LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology company – and the second largest PC company in the world, 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 has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see www.lenovo.com.
1Compared to USB 2.0
2Prices 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