Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Lenovo gearing up mini IdeaPad?

updated 12:20 pm EDT, Tue July 15, 2008

Lenovo Mini IdeaPad Leak

Lenovo may be the next large PC maker to enter the mini notebook field, according to reports from those in the notebook business. The company plans to expand its IdeaPad yet again to include the G series and will target the line both at budget notebooks as well as the mini notebook field led by the ASUS Eee PC, Acer Aspire One, and other very small systems. Specifics of this system are vague, though most of these systems now use an Intel Atom processor and come with flash-based storage as well as an option for Linux.

A more conventional model, the 14-inch IdeaPad G430, is already said to exist and will reportedly use Intel's Centrino 2 platform with components targeted at low-cost systems.

A release date doesn't accompany the launch, though Lenovo is reportedly tapping PC builders in Taiwan for manufacturing the new G series systems during the second half of the year and will thus pit the mini IdeaPad against the Dell E due in a similar timeframe.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 range is a critical component in Samsung's flagging smartphone strategy. With sales of its high-end smartphones ...

Notti smart lamp from Witti

Perhaps you've already seen our review of the Dotti LED display from Witti Design. Meet Notti, Dotti's "sibling". Notti is a softball ...

Seagate Personal Cloud (2-Bay)

When it comes to backing up files, many users are now looking to the myriad of cloud storage solutions available. There is no doubt th ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News