Lenovo refreshes laptop line for 2010

Lenovo announced their latest models today, a whole slew of new laptops, all-in-one models, and desktops. We’re going to talk about the latest laptops here, but make sure you check out our other coverage on their new products.

First up, the IdeaPad Z series; it’s a multimedia beast running your choice of Intel or AMD processors. Of course, you’ll have to choose how fast you want to spend. Hard drives come from 250GB up to 640GB. Screens are available in either a 15.6-inch or 13.3-inch size. The Z360 and Z560 are available with Intel’s new 2010 Core processors and Nvidia GeForce graphics, if you prefer them over the Z565’s Phenom II and ATI Mobility graphics. The Z360, Z560, and Z565 are available this June with an MSRP starting at $649.

Next up, the U series. Lenovo is pushing style on this model, with three new models. The U460 and U460s support up to a Core i7 processor. The U460 runs with a standard voltage processor, whereas the U460s and U160 run with an optional low voltage chipset for longer battery life.
The U460 comes standard with a 250GB drive and 3GB of RAM; the 460s comes with a 320GB drive and 4GB of RAM standard. Both feature and 14 inch screen. The U160 comes with a 250GB drive, up to 4GB of RAM, and a 11.6 inch monitor. The U series is all about the light weight and thin form factor, with the U160 weighing a mere 2.9 pounds, and measuring 0.9 inches at it’s thinnest point. The U160, U460, and U460s will be available at the beginning of June starting at an MSRP of $699.