Lenovo launches New Devices: Offering Smarter Technology for All
Today, at the company’s annual Tech Life event, Lenovo unveiled an array of new smarter home, laptop, AR and mobile devices, designed to provide ‘Smarter Technology for All’. Smart is used to signify innovation, breaking the rules and pushing boundaries but instead has become a byword for connectivity. As a result, Lenovo is focused on an ongoing vision and commitment to develop technologies that are not only smarter, but are available, accessible and benefit everyone. As a global technology leader Lenovo believes its duty is to develop world-changing technologies that can create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society – for everyone, everywhere.
Lenovo Goes All in on AI with Smarter Yoga™ PCs
Premium Yoga PCs from Lenovo are known for their computing power, first-rate craftsmanship, and immersive entertainment. When the undisputed world leader in PCs1 collaborates with trailblazing industry partners to deliver smarter technology faster to more consumers—meaningful innovation follows.
Today, Lenovo is unveiling what’s possible through collaboration in a new class of industry-leading laptops, engineered with Intel® as part of its innovation program code-named Project Athena2, to be amongst the thinnest, lightest and most intuitive AI-enabled devices yet with the latest Intel Core™ processors and Windows 10. Introduced on the new 14-inch Yoga C940 and Yoga S740 are exclusive smart features that adapt to users’ performance needs, such as, Super Resolution to upscale video up to FHD 1080p on Windows Media Player3, and Q-Control (named for device keys used to toggle modes) that has the potential to dynamically boost a PC’s battery life when its AI-enhanced Intelligent Cooling Mode is enabled to monitor the device’s thermal attributes and better control its fan. Add to it Modern Standby, which enables Yoga laptops to perform background tasks like receiving emails while in sleep mode, and instantly wake from sleep mode like a smartphone.
Also available on the new Yoga laptops in select markets4 are smarter capabilities through the Amazon Alexa voice service. Focused on improving the way we retrieve information, Lenovo is announcing three new Alexa updates4 coming to its consumer PCs, including:
Lock Screen Support: Speak to Alexa when the laptop lid is open and locked or asleep – she’ll respond instantly, with pop-up messages that appear at the bottom of the screen.
Updated Smart Home Visuals: Select Yoga devices4 now feature the familiar visual experience people are used to seeing when managing smart home devices with the Alexa mobile app.
Multi-Language Support: Talk to Alexa in multiple languages without having to change settings, currently offered in English and German.5
The 14-inch Lenovo Yoga C940 is the new 2-in-1 convertible laptop redefining smarter performance and design with its all-metal chassis and clever built-in features, like TrueBlock Privacy shutter, Windows Hello biometric authentication, and garaged pen with silo charging and Windows Ink. Enable Lenovo’s exclusive Q-Control2 by pressing Function-Q to shift into Intelligent Cooling Mode for your PC to auto-adjust performance and optimize battery life based on tasks. There is an improved battery life of up to 17.5 hours6 in FHD, and up to 10.5 hours6 with a UHD display.
With the device lid open, Alexa replies instantly from across the room4, providing pop-up notifications even when the screen is locked. The 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor dynamically upscales video content on Windows Media Player to Super Resolution3 for a crisper image on an optional 4K HDR display. This flagship device supports fast Wi-Fi 67 and comes with a Dolby Vision® enabled9 display and a redesigned Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos® Speaker System for immersive audio in every usage mode. An engraved camera notch makes 14-inch Yoga C940’s twice-polished aluminum lid easier to open, available in Iron Grey or Mica.
With a full range of intelligent features thanks to Lenovo Smart Assist, Project Athena2, and Alexa4, the 14-inch Lenovo Yoga S740 is designed to help people save time for daily convenience. Seriously sleek with an all-aluminum body and color-matched keyboard, the 14-inch Yoga S740 is powered by up to 10th Gen Intel Core processors and touts a hands-free IR camera login and time-of-flight (TOF) sensor. Easy to carry around town at 1.4kg (3lbs) light and ultra-slim at 18.1mm (0.7in) at its thickest point, the Yoga S740’s 14-inch optional 4K VESA400® HDR display with Dolby Vision9 features amazing sound with Dolby Atmos Speaker System, optional NVIDIA® GeForce® GPUs, plus an upgraded Eye Care2 mode made to help reduce eye strain from blue light emission. Great for the whole family, it will soon showcase a new child safety setting that reminds kids to limit their screen viewing time in one sitting.
Additional smart features include an IR camera that can detect a person’s absence after a few seconds and enable instant log-off. If a video is being watched and the viewer walks away for a few minutes, the PC is intuitive enough to pause the video and automatically resume upon return. During video calls the background can even be blurred so a cat or small child doesn’t make a surprise appearance during an online meeting.
Turn to Q-Control2 to enable the PC’s Intelligent Cooling Mode—engineered with machine learning to auto-adjust performance and optimize battery life based on the user’s computing needs. Additionally, the 14-inch Yoga S740 has up to 14 hours6 of battery life with RapidCharge8 (on optional FHD display). Supersize video resolution up to FHD 1080 in Windows Media Player3 and talk to Alexa from across the room4 even when the screen is locked, for instant results with the lid open.
The new Lenovo Yoga C940 (15-inch) is the top-of-the-line 2-in-1 convertible with distinct design details such as a notched webcam bump on its lid for better grip, a garaged pen with silo charging, TrueBlock Privacy Shutter and Windows Hello biometric fingerprint authentication for confident security. Also included are high performance, fast Wi-Fi 67 connectivity, the latest Alexa features4 plus faster video and photo editing with 9th Gen Intel Core processors and an optional 4K VESA400 HDR display boosted to 500 nits of brightness and encased by ultra-thin bezels.
Combined with its innovative Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos Speaker System for immersive audio whether in laptop or tablet mode, Dolby Vision9 enabled display, and backlit keyboard with convenient numeric keypad, the Yoga C940 offers an immersive experience with up to 12 hours6 of charged entertainment (in the FHD option).
The Lenovo Yoga S740 (15-inch) comes stacked with up to 9th Gen Intel Core i9 mobile processor and a more powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 GPU, making this all-metal, ultra-slim laptop a portable and multi-tasking powerhouse. Combined with striking theater-like specs like a 15-inch FHD HDR display with Dolby Vision9 at 500 nits bright and thoughtful details such as TrueBlock Privacy Shutter, this chic laptop has a longer-lasting battery designed to amplify what you can do from nearly anywhere. Listen to music or watch videos in crystal-clear sound with Dolby Atmos Speaker System together with a Smart Amp, designed to boost voice and content audio in slim form factors.
The all-metal Lenovo Yoga C740 is available in a 14-inch or 15-inch screen size in two stylish hues, Mica or Iron Grey. Flip smoothly from laptop to tablet mode and back thanks to the soft rounded edges of this stylishly crafted convertible. Lightweight with design details such as a color-matched keyboard, this 2-in-1 device has smart features that respond to users’ needs including its clever TrueBlock Privacy Shutter and more secure fingerprint login. Lift the lid of the 14-inch Yoga C740 to talk to Alexa from across the room4 and get instant results—even when the laptop screen is locked.
For all-day convenience, save time when charging the battery with RapidCharge8 on both models. There is also up to 13 hours6 of battery on the 14-inch size, and up 15 hours6 on the 15-inch. The power of up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processing and Dolby Atmos Speaker System10 gives portable productivity and cinema-like entertainment day or night. Go for the 15-inch model for up to FHD VESA400 HDR touchscreen display at 500 nits bright plus Dolby Vision9, or enjoy the IPS (In-Plane Switching) touchscreen FHD display on the lighter 14-inch model.
The 13-inch Lenovo Yoga C640 combines the performance of up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processing with the compact portability of a sleek 2-in-1, so there is no need to feel anchored. Whether plugged-in or mobile, easily transition usage modes from work to play with its 360-degree flexible hinge design. This new convertible with optional integrated, ultra-fast 4G LTE (Wi-Fi-only option is available with optional Wi-Fi 67 connectivity) frees users from reliance on hotspots and unsecured public Wi-Fi when on the go, plus, offers up to 20 hours6 of battery life thanks to optimized CPU performance.
Talk with Cortana4 personal digital assistant for instant help and experience high-quality entertainment features such as an FHD wide-angle display and user-facing speakers optimized with Dolby Atmos when listening through headphones. Windows 10 Home OS is offered on both LTE and Wi-Fi-only models with an optional Lenovo digital pen12 for sketching or annotating.
Transform your Smart Home with Lenovo and the Google Assistant™
Lenovo once again pushes the boundaries of Android™ tablet and smart home innovation by introducing two new smart tablets with the Google Assistant: the Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab and the Lenovo Smart Tab M8. As entertainment and media tablets in their own right, the Yoga Smart Tab and Lenovo Smart Tab M8 double as immersive, hands-free smart home hubs17 with the Google Assistant’s Ambient Mode – making them convenient, time-saving and indispensable devices for today’s modern smart home.
In addition to the smart tablets, Lenovo is unveiling a new Lenovo Smart Display 7 with the Google Assistant, which has been redesigned for a minimal footprint to fit nearly anywhere in the home. Read the blog here for more details on the new Lenovo smart home devices.
Lenovo Mirage™ AR to Superpower a New Augmented Reality Experience
Following the successful launch of Star Wars™: Jedi Challenges, Lenovo and Marvel will immerse fans in one of the world’s most beloved superhero franchises with the new MARVEL Dimension of Heroes, available only on Lenovo Mirage AR.14 This new smartphone-powered13 augmented reality experience lets players harness the powers of six legendary Marvel Super Heroes in an original story which sees them take on infamous Super Villains standing right before them in their own living rooms. Read the press release here for more details on the Lenovo Mirage AR with MARVEL Dimension of Heroes.
ThinkBook is the Device of Choice for SMBs
Businesses of any size can be advocates of intelligent transformation, but none more-so than smaller, agile companies who have at their core highly motivated and tech-savvy personnel. Recently unveiled, the ThinkBook series is a line of laptops designed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) and privacy-conscious users on a budget.
Today Lenovo is expanding its ThinkBook portfolio and introducing the new ThinkBook 14 and ThinkBook 15, for smarter productivity and security. Read the press release here for more details on the new ThinkBook laptops.
Plunge into more Pixels with New Monitors
When technology gets smarter, it blends into everyday life and brings balance to home offices, gaming and entertainment spaces. These two new Lenovo consumer monitors, with integrated multi-media audio via 2 x 3W speakers, have no equal. Both are certified to minimize eye fatigue by TÜV® Rhineland Eye Comfort standards and designed to provide seamless functionality with connected devices and a cinematic-quality experience, plus a touch of understated style. For PC gamers with AMD GPUs, eliminate image stuttering and screen tearing with Radeon FreeSync™ technology.
The ultra-slim Lenovo Q27q Monitor is the new premium 27-inch QHD crystal-clear IPS display that’s easy-to-use and near-edgeless on three sides. Ultra slim for its size at 6.9mm (0.3in), it’s a modern take on an entertainment accent; its clever wedge base design and smart ergonomic features makes a definite style statement in nearly any space. It’s ideal for those who spend long hours on their monitors (e.g. small office or teleworkers, students with multiple device needs, graphic designers) and need an updated plug-and-play monitor that looks attractive with their décor and connects easily while providing visual clarity without causing physical strain.
The sleek Lenovo Q24i Monitor is the new stylish 24-inch FHD, near edgeless display with the amazing clarity of 1920×1080 pixels, endless viewing comfort with smart eye protection features, and new cleaner design—perfect for binge-watching shows, playing the hottest games, or just tackling multiple projects at once. And at just 6.9mm (0.3inches), it’s truly ultra-slim.
Modern tech users who want a contemporary addition to their living room, home study, or even bedroom for late night content streaming, will enjoy this sleek display with excellent image quality that’s a smart value in a gorgeous 23.8-inch package.
A Monitor to Elevate Your Business
With hours spent in front of displays, user comfort is extremely important. Easily work all day on the Lenovo ThinkVision™ S28u-10 that’s TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certified with flicker-free technology and reduced reflections. Eyestrain is minimized thanks to the natural low blue light solution engineered to reduce emission without compromising color accuracy, brightness, or power efficiency. Additionally, the quick release tilt stand helps make the monitor flexible to use.
The ThinkVision S28u-10 offers a professional eye-catching display and enhanced connectivity with a comfortable user experience. Crystal-clear visuals on the 28-inch 4K UHD IPS panel means no detail is too small. Colors are vivid and bright with greater than 99 percent sRGB and 90 percent DCI-P3 color gamut for impeccable accuracy. The monitor has HDMI 2.0 and a DisplayPort 1.2 that provide improved connectivity required for modern businesses and a 100 x 100 mm VESA Mount makes the ThinkVision S28u-10 deployable in a variety of scenarios.
Smarter Service from the Source
Devices are part of modern life; people need smart tech support that’s hassle-free. Lenovo’s top customer care service is expanding 25 new markets with Lenovo Premium Care, the after-sales customer care services package designed exclusively for consumer PC users when software and/or hardware questions arise that go beyond the basic warranty. Customers can call, email, or chat around the clock11, get access to technicians who understand Windows OS and the stress that can be caused by confusing Wi-Fi and printer issues.
Already available in Asia Pacific, North America, the UK, Italy, France and other markets, Lenovo is expanding its comprehensive support and troubleshooting services to 36 total geographic markets by the end of 2019. Further European markets include Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Israel, Czech Republic, and Slovakia, as well.
motorola one zoom: Perfect from Every Perspective
Capture perfect photos from every perspective with the new motorola one zoom’s Industry leading quad camera smartphone with an innovative satin glass design in eye-catching colors. The 48-megapixel camera sensor*, Quad Pixel technology, dual Optical Image Stabilization, Night Vision software, and dedicated 8-megapixel telephoto and 16-megapixel ultra-wide angle lenses, motorola one zoom redefines mobile photography capabilities.
The massive 4000 mAh battery provides users with up to two days of power on a single charge, and TurboPowerTM delivers hours of power in just minutes of charging.* A brilliant 6.4-inch Max Vision OLED display with an integrated fingerprint reader stretches edge-to-edge, delivering vibrant colors and sharp details in Full HD (1080p) for an unbelievable viewing experience. With rounded edges and smudge-resistant 3D satin glass, motorola one zoom is comfortable to hold and just as easy on the eyes, coming in three gradient color options: Electric Gray, Cosmic Purple, and Brushed Bronze. Availability statement TBD.
moto e6 plus: More Display. More Camera
The moto e family offers reliable, high-quality smartphones at an affordable price point. The new moto e6 plus delivers with beautiful design features and a dual rear camera system. Available for the first time ever in a moto e phone, the device features a dual camera system with a 13-megapixel main camera and 2-megapixel depth sensor for portrait shots. The updated, modern design includes a large 6.1-inch Max Vision HD+ display, and comes in four stunning gradient metallic finishes. Availability statement TBD.