Computer maker Lenovo India on Tuesday announced a new range of high performance personal computers for 2011 based on the second generation Intel core processors, making it the first PC manufacturer in the country to introduce PCs powered by Intel’s ‘Huron River platform’

The new PCs launched on this platform offer higher performance, smoother functioning, a superior visual experience and enhanced responsiveness to users’ computing demand, the company said.

Unveiling the company’s new consumer notebooks, Rajesh Thadani, Director-Consumer Business Unit, HSB Lenovo India, said, “Our new notebooks offer superior features such as accutype keyboards, brush finish metallic looks, HD LED backlit screen to customers in India”.

The Z series notebooks have been enhanced with features such as stylish full metal brush finish, sharper images and Lenovo Enhanced experience 2.0 for Windows 7 to deliver faster boot up and shutdown times, faster application performance, smarter power and all-day battery life, he said.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z570, a mainstream, multi-media graphics rich notebooks, offers richer experience while the Lenovo G570, an entry level featured packed notebook, offers ease of computing, the company said.

The company’s new all-in-one range -- the A320, B320 and 520 -- offers superior computing with the new core processors and also offers features like multi-touch, 3D experience and LED screen with 1 GB graphics, he said.

Announcing the launch of the new notebooks, Rajesh Dixit, Director Relational Business, Think Classic Product Group and Channel, said the ThinkPad T420 had an all-day all-night battery life, while the ThinkPad L420 was green with more power efficiency to keep operating costs low and recyclable.

The price band of all the products ranged from Rs. 34,000 to Rs. 43,000, he said.

Mr. Dixit said there were plans to increase the number of Lenovo stores from current 400 to 1,000 by the coming next fiscal. The company would look at tier three and smaller towns which held high potential. “Youth will be our focus”, he said.

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