updated 02:05 pm EDT, Wed April 13, 2011
IdeaPad Z570 from CES now on sale, starts at $699
The Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 notebook introduced at CES is now available for purchase from Lenovo's own website. The 15.6-inch computer starts at $699 and includes a 2.1GHz Core i3 CPU and a 720p display. The 500GB hard drive is preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and is joined by 4GB of RAM.
A higher-spec model costs $999 and sports a 2.5GHz Core i5 CPU and 6GB of RAM. Other specs, including a dual-layer DVD burner, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 and a six-cell battery are shared with the standard model. Intel's integrated HD 3000 graphics processor takes care of visuals in either model, with no other options on offer.