CES 2016: Lenovo announces X1 tablet, Y900 laptop and more

Lenovo announced multiple devices at CES 2016 - one phone, two tablets, 14 laptops, multiple desktops, AIOs and accessories.

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06 - Jan - 2016
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06 - Jan - 2016
CES 2016: Lenovo announces X1 tablet, Y900 laptop and more

Lenovo, the Chinese tech giant, showcased a lot of new PC-related products at CES 2016, ranging from mice, to full-fledged gaming PCs. The company introduced new versions for some of its laptops. There was a new range of PC and laptop accessories, along with a couple of tablets and a push on gaming in 2016. We also saw a couple of devices co-branded with Razer, announced at the event, and one phone launch as well. Here is a quick roundup of all the products that Lenovo has unveiled across multiple categories.

Lenovo Vibe S1 lite
Lenovo announced just one phone at CES this year – the Vibe S1 Lite. The 5-inch smartphone is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 SoC, and comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The IPS-panel display has a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, and the phone boasts of a 13MP rear camera. There is an 8MP rear camera at the front, as well.

Lenovo X1 Tablet

There were two new tablets announced at CES 2016. The X1 Tablet, a powerful modular tablet, will be offered later this year with many additional accessories such as Thinkpad-style keyboard, Wigig dock, earphones and a new productivity module.

The Lenovo X1 Tablet

MIIX 700 Business Edition
The MIIX 700 is a new tablet from Lenovo, which is designed more like the Microsoft Surface tablet. However, beyond the appearances, it is quite different. Powered by a 2nd gen. Intel Core m7 processor, the tablet features a 12-inch display and will come with Windows 10.

Lenovo announced a number of new laptops at CES 2016, essentially covering every price category. The Thinkpad brand showcased nine laptops. While the Thinkpad X1 Carbon was updated to the newest Intel processor, the other eight laptops were additions to the current range of laptops that Lenovo has on offer. Lenovo announced the following new ThinkPad laptops — ThinkPad X1 Yoga, ThinkPad E560 with 3D Camera, ThinkPad T460s, ThinkPad T460/T560, ThinkPad T460p, ThinkPad 13, ThinkPad X260, and ThinkPad L460/560. The Ideapad series also got two new laptops, namely the ideapad 710S and the ideapad 700. There is one Yoga laptop as well, the Yoga 900S.

ThinkPad X1 Yoga

ideacentre Y900 RE (Razer Edition)

If you remember the Ideacentre Y900 Lenovo launched earlier at IFA 2015, you will be able to see the similarities here. The new Razer edition of the Ideacentre offers a similar design, and a slightly altered spec sheet.

ideapad Y900
After launching the Y700 last year, Lenovo has come up with the Y900. It is actually the most powerful gaming PC that Lenovo makes, and is the second laptop in the market to offer a mechanical keyboard after the MSI GT80 Titan. The 17.3-inch laptop is powered by a 6th gen. Intel Core i7K processor, and will come with upto 8GB of NVIDIA GTX 980M graphics, 64GB DDR4 RAM, upto 512GB SSD PCIe RAID0, upto 1TB HDD SATA 3. Lenovo even claims 5 hours of battery life on this beast.

Lenovo Y27g Curved Gaming Monitor
Lenovo launched its first curved gaming display. This is a 27-inch VA backlit panel, offering 1080p resolution and a response time of 8ms. Lenovo has employed Nvidia’s G-Sync technology on the monitor, and it touches a refresh rate of 144Hz. Lenovo also announced a Razer edition of the same monitor, namely the Lenovo Y27g RE Curved Gaming Monitor.

Besides these, Lenovo also announced the Lenovo Y Gaming Stereo Headset, Lenovo Y Gaming Armored Backpack, and the Lenovo Y Gaming Optical Mouse.

Lenovo unveiled three new desktops at CES — ThinkCentre X1, ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One II and the Ideacentre 610S. While the ThinkCentre X1 is a powerful AIO, the ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One II is a new modular AIO. One can add ThinkCentre Tiny desktops, Chromeboxes or Thin Clients to create a complete system. 

ideacentre 610S
The Ideacentre 610S is a new approach to a PC. It is a small PC with a built-in projector, so it essentially doesn't require a display. The small and cute-looking PC boasts of a powerful 6th gen. Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics, 16GB of RAM, and upto 2TB of storage.

Besides the big and powerful laptops and PCs, Lenovo also announced a bunch of new accessories to go with them. Here is a list of the accessories launched:

Lenovo LINK 32GB
ThinkVision X24 Pro with WiGi
ThinkPad Stack
YOGA Mouse
ThinkVision X1

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