[MWC 2019] Lenovo announces new IdeaPad laptops and IdeaCentre AIOs

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Lenovo’s presence at shows like CES and MWC is fairly large and as usual, they have a plethora of devices to go over.

Lenovo has a big presence at shows like CES and MWC and they often announce multiple products, this year is no different. The company is launching some new IdeaPad laptops and IdeaCentre AIO’s this year at MWC 2019.

Both the IdeaPad and IdeaCentre lineups feature processors from Intel and AMD so there is something for everyone here. The company has four different models in a few different display sizes to go over. Let’s take a look below and see what Lenovo brought to MWC 2019. One thing of note, pricing was given to us in Euros, so some of these may or may not be coming to the United States.

IdeaPad C340

The IdeaPad C340 series brings convertible computing to the mainstream at “affordable price points.” Fours modes of use: Laptop mode for everyday computing, Tent mode for sharing things, Stand mode for binge-watching, or Tablet mode for more intuitive interaction.

Thin and versatile for those on the move, the new IdeaPad C340 2-in-1 convertible laptop is a close cousin to the IdeaPad S540 and S340 ultra-slim laptops. It offers battery life of up to 8 hours with RapidCharge technology, Active Pen support on select models to conveniently sketch or write from anywhere, and an optional integrated fingerprint reader for quick and easy PC log-in. Also available in 14-inch and 15-inch sizes with three stunning color options, the IdeaPad C340 can easily flex from a laptop for typing longer emails and spreadsheets into a tablet for watching videos during daily commuting.

  • New 8th Gen Intel Core & AMD Ryzen 7 processors
  • Upgraded graphics: NVIDIA GeForce and AMD Radeon RX
  • Up to 8 hours battery life and new Rapid Charge for 80% in an hour
  • New TrueBlock Privacy Shutter a quick switch for camera privacy
  • Glass Fiber top cover
  • New Improved 3-sided narrow bezels
  • Optional Backlit Keyboard, Finger Print reader

C340

14″ and 15″ C340 (Intel) specifications:

  • Processors:
    • 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8565U, i5-8265U Processor
    • 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8145U, Intel Pentium 5405U Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Displays:
    • 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250 nits, FHD (1920 x 1080) TN, 220 nits
    • 14″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, 220 nits,
    • 15″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250 nits, 15″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, 220 nits
  • Graphics: Up to GeForce MX230 or Intel Integrated graphics
  • Memory: DDR4, 4 GB (4 GB + 0 GB) / 8 GB (4 GB + 4 GB) / 16 GB (16 GB + 0 GB)
  • Storage Capacity:
    • C340-14IWL: PCIe SSD : 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
    • C340-15IWL: SATA / PCIe SSD : 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB, HDD : 500 GB / 1 TB, SSD + HDD : 128 GB + 1 TB / 512 GB + 1 TB
  • Battery: Up to 8 Hours, 52.5 WHr, RapidCharge
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A (1 supports charging), 1 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-C, Card Reader, HDMI 1.4b, 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone & Mic Combo Jack, Dual-Array Mics
  • Dimensions:
    • C340-14IWL: (mm) 328 x 229 x 17.94 / (inches) 12.91″ x 9.01″ x 0.7″
    • C340-15IWL : (mm) 364 x 250 x 20.5 / (inches) 14.33″ x 9.84″ x 0.81″
  • Weight:
    • C340-14IWL: Starting at 3.64 lbs (1.65 kg)
    • C340-15IWL: Starting at 4.41 lbs (2 kg)

 

C340

14″ C340 (AMD) Specifications

  • Processors:
    • AMD Ryzen 7 3700U Mobile Processor with Radeon RX Vega Graphics
    • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics
    • AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics
    • AMD Athlon 300U Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Displays:
    • 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250 nits, FHD (1920 x 1080) TN, 220 nits
    • 14″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, 220 nits,
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega integrated graphics
  • Memory: DDR4, 4 GB (4 GB + 0 GB) / 8 GB (4 GB + 4 GB)
  • Storage Capacity: PCIe SSD : 128G (2242) / 256G / 512G (2280) SATA SSD1 : 128G / 256G
  • Battery: Up to 8 Hours, 45 WHr, RapidCharge
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A (1 supports charging), 1 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-C, Card Reader, HDMI 1.4b, 3.5 mm Stereo Headphone & Mic Combo Jack, Dual-Array Mics
  • Dimensions: (mm) : 328 x 229 x 17.93 / (inches) : 12.91″ x 9.01″ x 0.7″
  • Weight: 3.64lbs (1.65kg)

Availability of the 14-inch AMD-based IdeaPad C340 is expected to start in April 2019 at €599 including VAT. Availability of the 14-inch and 15-inch Intel-based IdeaPad C340 is expected to start in March 2019 at €599 including VAT.

IdeaPad S540

The IdeaPad S540 is an Ultraslim laptop that brings higher-end materials, design and features at attractive price points.

Available in 14-inch and 15-inch sizes in an all-aluminum chassis, the new IdeaPad S540 ultra-slim laptop balances higher performance with greater portability and longer battery life – letting users get more done on the go. Power packed with up to the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPUs or the option of up to an AMD Ryzen 7 3700U mobile processor with AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 integrated graphics, the IdeaPad S540 has more than enough horsepower for binge-watching a movie, word processing and online shopping. It also offers up to 12 hours of battery life with RapidCharge technology, which enables up to 2 hours of use with about a 15-minute charge.

  • New Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 Intel and Up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U Mobile processors
  • New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 , GeForce MX250 or Intel Integrated graphics and AMD Radeon RX Vega integrated graphics
  • New TrueBlock Privacy Shutter for webcam
  • New Thinner 3-side bezels (over 25% smaller than previous gen)
  • Dolby Audio Speaker System for enhanced sound
  • Premium all Aluminum chassis
  • New dual-action fans for cooling
  • All day battery life with New RapidCharge technology that gives you 80 percent capacity in 1 hour

14″ and 15″ IdeaPad S540 (Intel) Specifications

  • Processor: Up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Display: Up to 14” or 15″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, Anti-Glare, 300-nits, 72% NTSC Glass Display
  • Graphics:
    • S540-14IWL: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 or Intel Integrated
    • S540-15IWL: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or NVIDIA GeForce MX250 or Intel Integrated
  • RAM: DDR4 : Up to 12 GB
  • Storage: PCIe SSD : Up to 512 GB, SSD + HDD : Up to 128 GB + 1 TB, HDD + Optane™ : Up to 1 TB + 16 GB
  • Ports: 1 x USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 2 x USB 3.0 (One Always-On), HDMI™ 2.0b, Audio Combo Jack, SD Card Reader, Fingerprint Reader
  • Dimensions:
    • S540-14IWL: (mm)  323 x 227 x 15.9 / (inches) : 12.72″ x 8.94″ x 0.62″
    • S540-15IWL: (mm)  358 x 244 x 16.9 / (inches) : 14.1″ x 9.6″ x 0.67″
  • Weight:
    • S540-14IWL: Starting at 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)
    • S540-15IWL: Starting at 3.97 lbs (1.8 kg)

S540

15″ IdeaPad S540 (AMD) Specifications

  • Processor: Up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U Mobile Processor
    with Radeon RX Vega10 Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Display: Up to 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, Anti-Glare, 300-nits, 72% NTSC
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega integrated graphics
  • RAM: Up to 12 GB DDR4
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB PCIe SSD
  • Ports: 1 x USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 2 x USB 3.0 (One Always-On), HDMI™ 1.4b, Audio Combo Jack, SD Card Reader, Fingerprint Reader
  • Dimensions: (mm) : 323 x 227 x 15.9 / (inches) : 12.72″ x 8.94″ x 0.62″
  • Weight: Starting at 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)

Availability of the 14-inch AMD-based IdeaPad S540 is expected to start in April 2019 at €799 including VAT. Availability of the 14-inch Intel-based IdeaPad S540 is expected to start in March 2019 at €899 including VAT. Availability of the 15-inch Intel-based IdeaPad S540 is expected to start in April 2019 at €899 including VAT.

IdeaPad S340

The IdeaPad S340 is an Ultraslim laptop designed to cover the basics while providing all the key technology features within budget.

The IdeaPad S540’s younger sibling is the new IdeaPad S340, which shows off an even slimmer and lighter profile than before in an array of four striking colors and 14-inch or 15-inch size options. Also boasting more power than before, this ultra-slim laptop has up to the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor with up to NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPUs, or the option of up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U mobile processor with AMD Radeon RX Vega integrated graphics.

  • New Upgraded Intel & AMD processors & graphics
  • Up to FHD IPS Touch Display
  • New 3 side narrow bezel >20% thinner than predecessor
  • New TrueBlock privacy shutter for webcam
  • Chassis Materials: Carbon fiber (CFRP) with an aluminum finish on cover and soft touch deck
  • Dolby Audio Premium (2 x 2W Speakers)
  • Optional Backlit keyboard
  • All day battery life with New RapidCharge technology that gives you 80 percent capacity in 1 hour

S340

14″ and 15″ IdeaPad S340 (Intel) Specifications

  • Processor:
    • 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8565U Processor
    • 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8265U Processor
    • 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8145U Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Display:
    • S340-15IWL: 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) TN, 250 nits. 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250 nits,
      Touchscreen 15.6″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, 220 nits
    • S340-14IWL: 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 250 nits / 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) TN, 250 nits
      14″ HD (1366 x 768) TN, 220 nits
  • Graphics: Up to NVIDIA GeForce MX250 or Intel Integrated graphics
  • RAM: DDR4, 4GB, 8GB, 12GB
  • Storage: SSD PCIe/SATA 128 GB/256 GB M.2 (support NVMe) Hybrid (M.2 PCIe/SATA) 128 GB + 1 TB/2 TB, HDD SATA 1 TB / 2 TB
  • Battery: Up to 10 Hours with discreet graphics / Up to 8 Hours with integrated graphics
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0 (one supports charging), 1 x USB-C, HDMI™, DC Jack (round), 4-in-1 SD Card Reader, Combo Audio Jack
  • Dimensions:
    • S340-15IWL: (mm)  358 x 245 x 17.9 – 19.4 / (inches) : 14.09″ x 9.64″ x 0.7″ – 0.76″
    • S340-14IWL: (mm)  322.7 x 230.5 x 17.9 – 19.4 / (inches) : 12.7″ x 9.07″ x 0.7″ – 0.76″
  • Weight: S340-15IWL; Starting at 3.9 lbs (1.8 kg) / S340-14IWL: Starting at 3.72 lbs (1.69 kg)

S340

14″ and 15″ IdeaPad S340 (AMD) Specifications

  • Processor: Up to AMD Ryzen 7 3700U Mobile Processor with Radeon RX Vega10 Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Display:
  • S340-14API: 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) TN; 250 nit / 14″ HD (1366 x 768) TN; 220 nit
  • S340-15API: 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) TN; 250 nit / 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS; 250 nit Touchscreen: 15.6″ HD (1366 x 768) TN; 220 nit
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX Vega integrated graphics
  • RAM: DDR4, 4GB, 8GB, 12GB
  • Storage: 128 GB/256 GB/512 GB9 M.2 (support NVMe) Hybrid (M.2 PCIe/SATA) : 128 GB + 1 TB/2 TB HDD
  • Battery: S340-14API Up to 6 Hours, S340-15API Up to 8 Hours (With Rapid Charge)
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0 (one supports charging), 1 x USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1) HDMI DC Jack (round), 4-in-1 SD Card Reader, Combo Audio Jack
  • Dimensions:
    • S340-14API: (mm)  322.7 x 230.5 x 17.9 / (inches) : 12.7″ x 9.07″ x 0.7″
    • S340-15API (mm)  358 x 245 x 17.9 / (inches) : 14.09″ x 9.64″ x 0.7″
  • Weight: S340-14API Starting at 3.72 lbs (1.69 kg), S340-15API Starting at 3.9 lbs (1.8 kg)

Availability of the 14-inch and 15-inch AMD-based IdeaPad S340 is expected to start in April 2019 at €549 including VAT. Availability of the 14-inch and 15-inch Intel-based IdeaPad S340 is expected to start in March 2019 at €599 including VAT.

IdeaCentre AIO A340 22″ and 24″

The IdeaCentre A340 series is built for the home workspace, offering a modern design with tech inside to hit the mark on performance needs.

Completing the new family of consumer PCs is the new IdeaCentre AIO A340 all-in-one desktop. Designed to fit seamlessly into nearly any modern home or workspace, the new IdeaCentre comes in an elegant Business Black or Foggy White color option6 in a larger 22-inch or 24-inch Full HD display andthinner bezels than before. Made for families or professionals who want a space-saving home desktop or reliable work desktop for their small workspace or home office, the IdeaCentre AIO A340 offers up to Intel Core i5-8400T processor with AMD Radeon 530 or integrated graphics, or choice of up to AMD A9-9425 processor for daily work or home computing needs, like web-browsing, emailing, budgeting, photo-editing and more. Its distinctive and minimalist curved steel monitor stand stands out from the sea of clunky traditional desktops, while gracefully blending into uses’ work and living spaces.

  • Up to latest generation Intel Core series processors with AMD discrete graphics
  • Up to FHD touchscreen display with slim bezel for more immersive entertainment experience.
  • Narrow bezel design with 90% screen body-to-ratio Bigger display (22” and 24” AIO options)
  • New TrueBlock privacy shutter for webcam
  • New Metallic asymmetric stand design that is stylish and stable
  • Full sound with 2 x 3W Stereo Speaker
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21.5″ AIO

22″ and 24″ IdeaCentre AIO A340 Specifications

  • Processor:
    • A340-22ICB, A340-24ICB:  Up to Intel Core i5-8400T Processor
    • A340-22IWL, A340-24IWL:  Up to Intel Core i5-8265U Processor
    • A340-22IGM, A340-24IGM: Up to Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Processor
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon 530, Integrated Graphics
  • Display: 21.5″ FHD (1920 x 1080) / 23.8″ FHD (1920 x 1080) Touchscreen optional
  • RAM: 4GB, 8GB, DDR4
  • Storage: M.2 PCIe SSD : Up to 512 GB / HDD : Up to 1 TB
  • Ports: Input/Output (I/O) Ports: 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.1, 3-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC), 1000M LAN, Microphone/Earphone Combo, Power DC Jack, HDMI-Out
  • Dimensions:
    • A340-22ICB, A340-22IWL, A340-22IGM: (mm)  490.5 x 185 x 418.88 / (inches) : 19.31″ x 7.28″ x 16.49″
    • A340-24ICB, A340-24IWL, A340-24IGM:  (mm)  541.04 x 185 x 447.36 / (inches) : 21.3″ x 7.28″ x 17.61″
  • Weight:
    • A340-22ICB, A340-22IWL, A340-22IGM: Starting at 11.64 lbs (5.28 kg)~12.78 lbs (5.8 kg)
    • A340-24ICB, A340-24IWL, A340-24IGM: Starting at 12.63lbs (5.73 kg)~12.94 lbs (5.87 kg)

Availability of the 22-inch AMD and Intel-based IdeaCentre AIO A340 is expected to start in March 2019 at €499 including VAT. Availability of the 24-inch Intel-based IdeaCentre AIO A340 is expected to start in March 2019 at €599 including VAT.

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