New Product Launch Lenovo, and latest promos

New Product Launch Lenovo, and latest promos

OVERVIEW

The IdeaPad S10e is an ultraportable notebook with standard features built for the commercial market. The IdeaPad S10e is Lenovo’s commercial ‘netbook’ offering. A ‘Netbook’ is a category of small-sized, low-cost, light weight, lean function subnotebooks optimized for Internet access and core computing functions

MARKET OPPORTUNITY
The ‘netbook’ market is expected by IDC to grow to 8M units a year by 2011, by Intel to grow to 50M units in 2011 and by Gartner1to grow to up to 50M units in 2012

TARGET MARKETS
Targeted primarily at the K12 education market
SMB market identified as secondary market

VALUE PROPOSITION FOR TARGET MARKETS

EDUCATION MARKET
Small and light form-factor
Attractive price point
Novell SLED 10 Linux and Windows XP Pro1 support
Two button touchpad with multi-touch feature
Wireless – b/g WiFi standard, mobile broadband expandable via ExpressCard
Near full-sized keyboard (85% of conventional notebook)

OTHER COMMERCIAL MARKETS
Small and light form-factor
Attractive price point
Supports Windows XP
Wireless – b/g WiFi standard, mobile broadband expandable via ExpressCard

FEATURES

  • Lenovo Quickstart: Lenovo Quick Start allows you to quickly check your webmail, chat with your friends, view photographs and surf the web without having to wait1 to boot into your regular operating system
  • Application Launcher: The Application Launcher application is a convenient way of launching your favorite or most commonly used applications
  • Multi-Touch Features: Multi-touch features on the mouse pad like the ChiralMotion to scroll webpages and “pinch” motion to increase or decrease size of photos
  • LED Backlit Display: The IdeaPad S10e feature LED backlit displays
    Benefits of LED backlit displays over CCFL backlit displays include: 

    • Longer battery life
    • Maintains brightness longer
    • Mercury free – “green”
    • Higher contrast
    • More vibrant colors
  • Flash Storage: The S10e can be configured with flash storage
    Flash storage provides the following advantages over conventional hard disk drives 

    • Lower power consumption
    • No moving parts means higher mechanical reliability
    • Lower weight
    • Quicker access times
  • Student Friendly:
    • The S10e is small and thin enough to fit in children’s backpacks and weighs less than an average stack of books
    • Small form factor allows eye contact between students and teachers
    • Keyboard is 85% of a conventional, full-sized notebook, making it comfortable for children across a wide range of ages to type on
    • Up to 6-hour battery life2 to support an entire schoolday’s activities

Hardware Specifications

Display: 10.1” (1024 x 576) LED backlit
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Memory: 512MB up to 1.5GB
Weight: 1.25kg (10.1”)
Battery: 3 or 6 cell (3hrs to 6.8hrs battery life)
Dimensions: 250 x 183 x 22-27mm (9.8” x 7.2” x 0.87”-1.06”)
OS: Linux, XP Pro1 or XP Home
Storage: 4GB Flash or 80/160GB HDD
Navigation input: Touchpad with two buttons, featuring multi-touch
Connectivity: WLAN(b/g), BT (opt), LAN
Ports: 2*USB, VGA, ExpressCard/34, 4-1 media, mic-in, speaker out
Webcam: 1.3MP
Modem: Optional USB modem
Std. Warranty: “Split” for K12 education2
Color: Dark gray standard

This Weeks Live Promotions:

72 Hour Sale ( Feb 25-27)

Deal of the Week: 10% off T400 and T500 (Feb 24- Mar 2)

Save up to an additional 15% off select ThinkPads ( Feb 24- Mar 2)

Options Promo: ( Feb 24- Mar 2)