During an event recently, Lenovo India introduced its refreshed range of laptops. Lenovo has introduced new laptops in all its consumer series’, ranging from budget conscious G-series to the top end Yoga series. It also launched an affordable C260 which is an All In One device.
Apart from usual bump up in the specifications, Lenovo has also paid attention to the aesthetics and design of the new laptops. For example, Lenovo has managed to reduce the thickness of the G series laptops, from last years 34mm to 24mm this year.
First off is Lenovo’s G series, which gets two new models, G40 and G50 with 14 and 15 inch screens respectively. The G-series will be powered by 4th gen Core i3 processors or AMD A8 Beema processors. G40 models will come with nVidia 820M while G50 will have nVidia 840M with 2GB memory as a standard on both.
As usual there would be various options in terms of RAM and HDD and Lenovo is offering up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of HDD in G-series. G-series’ pricing starts at Rs. 22,990.
Next in line is Z50. Z50 is placed above G series laptops and picks up where G series ends. While G40/G50 are limited to Core i3 processors, Z50 lets customers choose from Core i5 variants. The nVidia 840M GPU too on Z50 gets double the amount of RAM, 4GB versus 2GB on G models.
Lenovo has priced Z50 at Rs.39,990 for base model and prices going upwards. G and Z series will offer four hours of battery life. Customers will get to choose between DOS and Windows 8.1 based models.
Lenovo’s multi-mode laptop series’, Yoga and Flex also got their respective upgrades in the form of Yoga 2 and Flex 2. For our readers who don’t know the difference between Yoga and Flex, Yoga series laptops are true multimode laptops with four modes whereas Flex series ones offer only two modes. Both Yoga 2 and Flex 2 now offer 4th gen Core i5 processors.
Lenovo Yoga 2
Flex 2 has upper hand in terms of GPU as it comes with nVidia 840M GPU whereas Yoga 2 has Intel graphics. Both are touchscreen ones with 10 point touchscreen and FullHD screens (1080p). Both also get 500GB SSHDs. Currently, the Core i3 and i5 variants are available in Flex 2 while Yoga 2 comes with Core i5 processor.
Flex 2 is being offered in Ebony, Pearl White, Graphite Grey, Canary Yellow and Flamenco Red colors. Lenovo claims six hours of battery life on both Flex 2 and Yoga 2 laptops. Flex 2 will be available starting at Rs. 41,990 while Yoga 2 will cost Rs. 59,990.