Asus first announced their best innovation Hydrid device called Taichi and Acer followed by posting a teaser that hints towards the release of multiple devices including a tablet with a 11.6 inch LCD IPS technology soon. Now Lenovo recently launched the Windows 8 touch-optimised IdeaPad Z400 and IdeaPad Z500 in India.
How tough could a competition be in India? The best part is that one device hardly gets a month to be alone with new technology incorporated in it. Soon the device is reproduced by the others with more added features.
To focus on the configuration and features of the Lenovo Z400, it has a display of 14 inch Backlit LED HD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768pixels and 16:9 wide screen. It has a 3rd generation Intel CoreTM i7-3520M supported by 8GB (DDR3) RAM.
The laptop runs on Windows 8 Pro OS with Intel HD Graphics 4000 for efficient video and gaming capability. Regarding storage, the device has up to 1TB HDD storage capacity. Ports include USB2.0, USB3.0 connectors and 2-in-1 card reader and HDMI output.
On the connectivity front it has integrated Bluetooth and high-speed 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi connectivity. The laptop features integrated 720p HD webcam and Specialized stereo speakers for extra bass with Dolby Home.
IdeaPad Z400 has an integrated DVD reader/writer and Blu-ray Disc drive as well. The IdeaPad Z400 is priced to Rs 47,990 + taxes.
On the other hand, This laptop has a display of 15.6 inch Backlit LED HD with the resolution of 1366 x 768pixels, 16:9 widescreen. The laptop features a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor and runs on Windows 8 Pro OS with a RAM of 16GB DDR3.
Regarding the storage capacity the laptop features up to 1TB HDD. The device has USB2.0, USB3.0 connectors and 2-in-1 card reader, HDMI output and talking about connectivity, this has integrated Bluetooth and high-speed 802.11b/g/n, Wi-Fi.
IdeaPad Z500 Touch also features integrated 720p HD webcam and like the Z400 this also comes with a Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theatre v4 audio certification and integrated DVD reader/writer and Blu-ray Disc 1 drive. This one is priced at Rs 53,590 + taxes.
Both Lenovo IdeaPad Z400 Touch and Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch feature a backlit accutype keyboard which enhances the user's typing experience in the dark. Lenovo's one key recovery button is another attractive feature, which enables easier backup of data. These thin touch notebooks are slimmer than standard notebooks and can support up to 1 TB of storage and 16 GB of memory. The devices offer a battery life of up to 3 hours.