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Lenovo slips IdeaPad U260 into line with little pomp

Lenovo launches new ultraportable

Shane McGlaun | Nov 9, 2010 at 11:04 am CST (1 min, 12 secs reading time)

Lenovo has been making computers for a long time and after years of making sturdy looking machines that were little changed visually from when the IBM name was on the lid, the company has finally taken to making their machines look good over the last year or so. The latest new notebook from Lenovo is the new IdeaPad U260. The machine has quietly been added to the IdeaPad line and while we are short of the full specs at this time, we do have enough to know that the little ultraportable sounds good.

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The machine has a 12.5-inch matte finish HD resolution LCD. I loathe the glossy and glare prone screens most notebooks so the matte screen is a great feature for me and other folks that need to work in bright environments. The notebook lacks an optical drive, which is common in the ultraportable market today and it has no ExpressCard slot either. The machine will offer both ULV Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and has a 4-cell battery.

Other features of the little notebook include Bluetooth and WiFi. The machine has 4GB of RAM and a 320GB HDD. It will ship in either mocha brown or clementine orange colors. Outputs will also include VGA and HDMI outputs. The chassis of the machine is made from magnesium and considering the hardware inside and lacking official pricing, we will have to assume this will be an expensive machine.

Last updated: Nov 30, -0001 at 12:00 am CST

NEWS SOURCE:thinkpads.com
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