Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Chris Davies - Jan 5, 2010, 4:48am CST
Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 get Core i3, i5 & i7 options

Lenovo haven’t forgotten about their mainstream home users at CES 2010; the company has unveiled two new models, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 and Y560 notebooks, complete with various options from Intel’s latest Core i3, i5 and i7 processors.  The IdeaPad Y460 has a 14-inch 1366 x 768 display, Core i3 or i5 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5740/HD5650 graphics and up to 320GB hard-drive, while the IdeaPad Y560 has a 15.6-inch display, Core i3, i5 or i7 CPU, ATI Radeon HD5730 graphics and up to 500GB hard-drive.

Both machines have up to 8GB RAM, combo Blu-ray/DVD drive and standard WiFi b/g/n.  There’s also optional Bluetooth, 3G and WiMAX.  Ports include three USB 2.0, an eSATA/USB combo, ExpressCard slot and HDMI, together with ethernet, audio in/out and a multiformat memory card reader.

Battery life for the IdeaPad Y460 and the IdeaPad Y560 is around 5hrs with the standard 6-cell battery.  The Y460 will go on sale in February 2010 and the Y560 in March 2010, both priced from $849.99.

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