Lenovo C310 and IdeaCentre A300 and K320 desktops & all-in-ones unveiled

Jan 5, 2010
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While most of Lenovo's new CES 2010 range is made up of notebooks or netbooks, the company have a few desktops on offer too.  As well as an update to their entry-level all-in-one, the new Lenovo C310, there's a super-slim model - the Lenovo IdeaCentre A300 - measuring just 18.5mm deep while still packing a Full HD 21.5-inch display, and a new desktop tower, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K320 with Core i3, i5 or i7 processors.

The Lenovo C310 has a 20-inch 1600 x 900 multitouch-capable optical touchscreen and Atom 330 1.6GHz graphics.  RAM is up to 4GB and storage up to 640GB; graphics are either Intel GMA950 or ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530 512MB and there's a tray-loading DVD drive.  Connectivity includes WiFi b/g, ethernet, six USB 2.0 ports, FireWire, two PS/2, audio in/out and a multiformat card reader; the C310 will go on sale in February 2010 for $649.99.

As for the Lenovo IdeaCentre A300, that has a physical design reminiscent of Sony's OLED TV, but with a much larger (and LCD) display.  CPU is a choice of Pentium or Core 2 Duos, paired with Intel X4500HD graphics, up to 4GB of RAM, up to 500GB hard-drive and an optional external optical drive.  Connectivity includes WiFi b/g, Bluetooth and gigabit ethernet, along with four USB 2.0 ports, FireWire, HDMI in and HDMI out, TV in (along with a hybrid digital/analog TV tuner) and an 8-in-1 memory card reader.  Sadly there's no touchscreen layer, which seems a missed opportunity on Lenovo's part; the IdeaCentre A300 will also arrive in February, priced at $699.99.

Finally, the more staid and mainstream Lenovo IdeaCentre K320 arrives from $599.99 in February 2010, with various Core i3, i5 or i7 processor choices, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 1TB of storage (split across two bays) and a choice of DVD or Blu-ray drives.  Graphics options include ATI Radeon HD4870 X2, HD4650 or HD4350 GPUs, and there's a choice of WiFi b/g or WiFi b/g/n.  Full specifications and options in the gallery below.


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