Lenovo Scours Skies for “Sky Warriors” to Put New ThinkPad Twist Convertible to Test

  Lenovo Scours Skies for “Sky Warriors” to Put New ThinkPad Twist Convertible
  to Test

Search to Equip Ten Frequent Flyers with Some of First Lenovo ThinkPad Twists

Business Wire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- October 22, 2012

To celebrate the unveiling of the new ThinkPad Twist, a slim convertible
Ultrabook™ that twists seamlessly from touch screen laptop to tablet, Lenovo
today announced a search to identify the nation’s top ten frequent flyers aka,
“Sky Warriors”. During the next month, travelers who pride themselves on their
extensive mileage balance can enter to win the innovative machine.

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The Twist is part of the newest family of Lenovo convertibles that also
includes the IdeaPad Yoga 13, the Yoga 11 and the IdeaTab Lynx. At the
forefront of the latest devices designed for Windows 8, the convertible
computers are designed to move in unique ways, from bending and twisting to
separating. They also enable new ways to use them for watching movies and
playing games in modes like stand, which operates similarly to a photo frame.
Twist, a high performance, convertible Ultrabook™, boasts exceptional business
productivity and standout multimedia capabilities. Running Windows 8, it has a
collection of features that are perfect for conducting business, creating
content and consuming entertainment.

“Business travelers are seasoned experts in challenging work environments,
especially in the skies,” said Matt Bereda, director, worldwide
small-to-medium business product launch, Lenovo. “They know how to pack, race
through security lines and get their work done under any condition. The Sky
Warrior search will identify those who spend their lives in the air and who
need more than a laptop – a true convertible PC – that is as flexible as they
are.”

Unlike a traditional laptop, the Twist bends to fit the user’s environment,
not the other way around. It has several different viewing modes, putting a
new spin on full-size, full-performance computing. Twist suits those who roam
the skies and depend on commercial jets to function both as a conduit to a
destination and a mobile office.

Beginning October 22, frequent flyers can declare themselves as Sky Warriors
by visiting the Lenovo Facebook page and entering the number of miles accrued
through a single frequent flyer program between January 1, 2012 and September
30, 2012. The top ten verified mileage balances will receive a ThinkPad Twist
and be dubbed “Sky Warriors”.

For more information on the Lenovo Sky Warrior Search, as well as Official
Rules and Regulations, visit facebook.com/Lenovo. Twist will be available
beginning on October 26 via Staples and other retailers, business partners and
www.lenovo.com, and has a suggested retail price starting at $849.

About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (PINK SHEETS: 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.

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Contact:

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Kristy Fair, 919-257-6329
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