Lenovo’s IdeaPad S205 has begun shipping, offering an 11.6-inch ultraportable with AMD’s dual-core 1.6GHz E350 Fusion CPU and Radeon HD 6310 graphics. Announced all the way back in January, the S205 is priced from $499 with 3GB of DDR3 memory, a 320GB 5,400rpm hard-drive and 6-cell battery.
$579 gets you 4GB of DDR3 memory and a 500GB hard-drive, while $599 steps up to a 750GB hard-drive. All of the SKUs have WiFi b/g/n along with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, HDMI, USB 2.0 and a multi-format memory card reader; the $599 model throws in Bluetooth 2.1+EDR as well.
There’s also a 1.3-megapixel webcam and optional 3G. Follow the link to our friends over at Logicbuy, meanwhile, and you can save a $70 on the entry-level S205 and get it for just $429 with free shipping.