Ahead of the launch of Xiaomi Mi Notebook, Lenovo is showing that it’s ready for the fight. The fastest growing PC brand in the country has launched a new IdeaPad to cement its place in the market. The company is launching the IdeaPad Slim lineup in the country as work from home becomes the new normal. With the new lineup, Lenovo is targeting the consumers looking for new ultraportable devices to work from home. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3, IdeaPad Slim 5, Yoga Slim 7 and IdeaPad Flex 5 are the new lineup from Lenovo. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Notebook India launch on June 11: Here's what we know so far
The IdeaPad Slim 3 is available right now while the other three models will become available in the coming weeks. Lenovo is also expanding the IdeaPad lineup to the gaming category with the introduction of IdeaPad. Lenovo is the leader in the ultra-slim PC market with 32 percent market share. Shailendra Katyal, Executive Director & Head of Consumer PCSD at Lenovo India said that work from home and learning from home presents a big opportunity for the company. Also Read - Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook listed for pre-order by Best Buy: Check price, availability
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3: Price and Specifications
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 is the first big announcement from the company. The laptop is Lenovo’s idea of a thin and light device that will appeal to both enterprises as well as individual buyers. Powered by latest 10th generation Intel Core processors, the IdeaPad Slim 3 features hybrid storage option. It is priced starting at Rs 26,990 and comes in three colors: Platinum Grey and Abyss Blue. The company plans to add a third color option of Cherry Red in a few weeks time. Also Read - CES 2020: Lenovo IdeaPad Duet and IdeaPad Flex 5 with Chrome OS launched
The IdeaPad Slim 3 weighs 1.6kg and is 19.9mm thick. The new model is available in 14-inch and 15-inch screen sizes. In terms of features, the laptop is rated for up to 8.5 hours on a single charge. Lenovo has mastered the art of privacy and IdeaPad Slim 3 continues the tradition with a privacy shutter that we also saw on the ThinkBook range. The Windows 10 laptop comes with an optional fingerprint sensor, two USB 3.1 ports, Cortana and Dolby Audio support.
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3
Lenovo is expanding the IdeaPad lineup to gaming with the launch of IdeaPad Gaming 3 in India. The laptop starts at Rs 73,990 and comes with 10th generation H-Series Core i7 or AMD Ryzen processors. It also features discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics, rapid charging, Dolby Audio and Gen 5 thermals. It also sports an FHD display with 83 percent active area and 60Hz refresh rate. There is also Q Control for maximum performance and IdeaPad Gaming Keyboard inspired by ThinkPad’s iconic keyboard layout.
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7i
Another addition to the IdeaPad lineup is the Slim 7i starting at Rs 82,990. The 14-inch laptop comes with either 10th generation Intel Core processors or AMD Ryzen 7 Mobile processors. They cover 100 percent sRGB color gamut and support discrete NVIDIA graphics. The Slim 7i is Intel WiFi 6 ready and supports rapid charging as well. They also have IR cameras for facial recognition and support Dolby Atmos audio. Like IdeaPad Gaming, the Slim 7i also supports Q Control for optimized performance.
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5
The IdeaPad Slim 5 is the third big addition to the IdeaPad lineup in India. They can be configured with either 10th generation Intel Core processors or AMD Ryzen 7 and offer discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX330 graphics. Available starting at Rs 61,990, the laptops feature Quick Charge 2.0, Dolby Audio, fingerprint reader and privacy shutter. They are also equipped with fully functional USB Type-C ports.