Lenovo Unleashes New Windows 8 Touch Devices

  Lenovo Unleashes New Windows 8 Touch Devices

   Portfolio of consumer laptops, all-in-one desktops and companion mobile

2013 International CES

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- January 6, 2013

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992)(PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) today announced its new lineup of
consumer and business Windows 8 touch-optimized devices at the 2013
International Consumer Electronics Show. Headlining the collection are new
additions to the ultra-portable IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks™ and the
multimedia intensive IdeaPad Z Series laptops as well as new models of
IdeaCentre all-in-one desktops, from the sleek and stylish A Series to the
affordable and space-saving C Series.

Starting at approximately $699USD, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops
optimized for the Window ...

Starting at approximately $699USD, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops
optimized for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface offer 10-point touch,
specialized stereo speakers for extra bass and the latest standard voltage
Intel(R) Core(TM) i processors and NVIDIA GeForce graphics technology. (Photo:
Business Wire)

Lenovo also introduced an extreme performance gaming desktop PC, the Lenovo
Erazer X700, designed for enthusiast-level gaming and graphics-hungry
applications. For small businesses, the ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 laptops
introduce a unique Lenovo OneLink technology for new docking capabilities, and
to complete the new range of Windows 8 touch devices, the ThinkPad Mobile
Monitor makes a great companion as a second display, especially for
complementing non-touch devices with touch functionality.

“People love touch. It’s everywhere in today’s PC Plus world and is driving
new interactions with devices and digital content,” said Peter Hortensius,
president, Product Group, and senior vice president, Lenovo. “We’ve
aggressively integrated touch across our consumer PCs so that we have one of
the largest portfolios of Windows 8 touch products available.”

Premier Thin and Light IdeaPad U and Mainstream Z Series

Lenovo’s signature IdeaPad U310 and U410 mainstream Ultrabook™ devices take
thin and light to the next level with new 10-finger touch support. These
stylishly thin and light consumer Ultrabooks™ are incredibly mobile at just
18mm thin and are ultra-responsive, waking up from sleep in just one second
with Instant Resume. They come with up to a 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor,
the latest NVIDIA GeForce® graphics with DirectX® 11 and an extended battery
life for all day computing.

The IdeaPad Z400 and Z500 laptops are the latest-generation of the Z Series
and optimized for the Windows 8 touch-based user interface. They support
10-point touch, feature specialized stereo speakers for extra bass with Dolby
Home Theatre v4 for an immersive sound experience, come with up to 3rd gen
standard voltage Intel® Core™ i7 processors and include the latest NVIDIA
GeForce graphics technology. These laptops give consumers large 14-15.6-inch
touch screen real estate to experience the full power of Windows 8. The
backlit AccuType keyboard even lets users comfortably see what they’re typing
when they’re in the dark.

Erazer X700 - Extreme Gaming with One Click

The Lenovo Erazer X700 with its eye-catching diamond-cut and cold blue
lighting design caters to enthusiast-level gamers and those who run intensive
multimedia applications. The desktop comes with Lenovo’s exclusive Onekey™
Overclocking feature that allows users to unleash extreme processor
performance, ie, “overclock,” at the click of a button while simultaneously
preventing the PC from overheating thanks to its liquid cooling system. Many
similar gaming PCs require users to adjust the setting in the BIOS. Because
the Erazer X700 leverages AMD Eyefinity technology, users can connect up to
six monitors to enjoy a panoramic screen display and add up to 4 TB of storage
without tools while the PC is still running. The desktop also comes with 32GB
of memory, dual graphics support (NVIDIA® GeForce® or ATI CrossFireX™1, up to
dual AMD Radeon™ HD and the latest Intel Core family of processors.

IdeaCentre A730 Slimmest 27-inch AIO^1 Plus Affordable C Series AIO Desktops

The IdeaCentre A730 all-in-one desktop (AIO) combines an optional 27-inch Quad
HD (2560x1440) or 27-inch Full HD (1920x1080) frameless display with 10-point
multi-touch into an less-than-an-inch thin frame with a widely adjustable
screen angle from -5° to 90° so people can use it comfortably in any position.
The A730 supports up to Windows 8 Pro, includes choices of the 3^rd gen Intel
Core family of processors and features large storage options up to 1TB.

The Lenovo C540 AIO with an optional touch screen is one of the most
affordable and space saving 23- inch touch AIOs for family entertainment. It
bundles powerful technologies including a 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor
and NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics for an affordable computing solution.

ThinkPad Edge Laptops Pioneer OneLink Technology

The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 are the first ThinkPad laptops to include
Lenovo’s all new OneLink technology. Designed to offer simplicity through a
single cable connection, the new unique interface eliminates cable clutter
without compromising performance. The first device to support the new
technology is the new ThinkPad OneLink Dock. Offering superior lag-free
graphics and audio performance through native video with dedicated HDMI and
audio ports, it can also play host to a number of accessories through four USB
ports. This industry unique technology will also charge laptop and mobile
devices. Lenovo plans to offer additional OneLink devices in 2013. In addition
to touch functionality, the slim ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 laptops feature
improved graphics options for more vivid content on their displays up to full
HD and a five-button ClickPad lets users control Windows 8 features from the

The Wired/Wireless Mobile Touch Screen Companion

The slim and sleek ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor Touch is Lenovo's next
generation mobile monitor that offers extra screen real estate and touch
functionality for users who demand more productivity on-the-go. Improving from
its award winning predecessor's innovative design, the LT1423p will be
available in wired or wireless editions and boasts a thin design with a 13.3
inch 1600 x 900 AH-IPS panel protected by Gorilla Glass for an incredibly wide
viewing angle and offers a great Windows 8 touch experience. Consumers can
even experience touch control gestures on non-touch PCs, and as an added
benefit, business customers can take advantage of 10-point touch capability or
adopt paper-less commercial transactions by using the electro-magnetic stylus.

To keep users up and running, Lenovo offers a full suite of services including
In-Home Warranty upgrades for service at the owner’s home or business, and
Accidental Damage Protection on select products to help insure against damage
from accidents like drops, spills, electrical surges, or screen malfunctions.
Additionally, Lenovo Premium Support’s expert technicians are available when
needed with convenient over the phone or remote session support from the
comfort of home.

Pricing and Availability^2

The IdeaPad Z500 Touch will be available starting in April. Models start at
approximately $699.
The IdeaPad Z400 Touch will be available starting in March. Models start at
approximately $699.
The IdeaPad U310 Touch will be available starting in March. Models start at
approximately $779.
The IdeaPad U410 Touch will be available starting in April. Models start at
approximately $850.
The Lenovo Erazer X700 will be available starting in June. Models start at
approximately $1,499.
The IdeaCentre A730 will be available starting this in June. Models start at
approximately $1,499.
The IdeaCentre C540 will be available starting in February. Non-touch models
start at approximately $549. Touch models will be available in June.
The ThinkPad Edge E431 and E531 will be available starting in May. Models
start at approximately $539.
The ThinkPad OneLink Dock will be available starting in May. Price will be
approximately $99. The ThinkVision LT1423p Mobile Monitor Touch will be
available during Q2 2013 and the price will be approximately $449.

Join Lenovo at the LVCC and the AquaKnox Restaurant in The Venetian During CES

Lenovo has once again transformed the AquaKnox Restaurant located in the
Venetian Hotel into the Lenovo Showcase during CES. Members of the press are
invited to stop in to speak with Lenovo’s product experts and to see the
company’s latest products across the Think and Idea-branded lines.
Additionally, Lenovo will have a unique product showcase for press in the
Central Plaza just outside of the LVCC Central Hall. Those not attending CES
can experience the show through video commentary from Lenovo executives and
partners in Las Vegas on LenovoVision, Lenovo’s YouTube channel. Lenovo’s CES
activities will also be promoted via Twitter using the #Lenovo, #CES and
#2013CES hashtags.

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^1Based on Lenovo competitive analysis, November 2012.

^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 without notice.

About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 0992)(PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology
company – and one of the top two PC makers globally, 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 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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