Lenovo recently unveiled its new generation of personal computers to the market, with the IdeaCentre A600, investing for the first time in an integrated design solution. Its purpose with the new model was to bring the consumer a unique entertainment experience, using attributes that go from the modern style and the finer use of technology for easy recognition and reproduction of videos in high definition. Apple doing school, with our beloved iMac.
“With the launch of our Idea brand to the global consumer a year ago, we showed the world that PCs can be powerful and beautiful,” says Liu Jun, senior vice president and president of the Consumer Business Group at Lenovo. “This year we will continue to push the limits of good design, balancing form and function, as you will see in our super thin 16-inch laptop and the line of integrated desktops. This unique blend of design and engineering makes us part of the competition and gives consumers a new type of computing and entertainment experience. ”
For entertainment enthusiasts, the A600 supports FULL HD videos thanks to 1920 × 1080 pixel video resolution and 16: 9 ratio present on its 21.5 inch screen, a Dolby Home Theater certified addition subwoofer and option to have a Blu-ray player. A TV card allows you to watch your favorite programs and record them, and whoever chooses to use Microsoft Vista Media Center will have this facility extended with the use of an interactive navigation between videos, music and TV programs.
It also comes with a remote control specially developed by Lenovo that, in addition to allowing control of the media operations and the TV tuner, can be used to make and receive VoIP calls. Additionally, the control offers the function of an “air mouse”, capable of to be used even without contact with any surface, which eliminates the inconvenience of using a wired mouse and opens the possibility of controlling characters and other objects in games.
Among the configuration options are Core Duo and Core 2 Duo processors, integrated graphics cards with support for DirectX 10 or ATI Radeon with 256 or 512MB, memory expansion up to 4GB DDR3 and hard disk up to 1TB. In terms of connectivity, the options include 802.11a / b / g wireless support, 6-in-1 card reader, USB ports and FireWire. The facial recognition technology provided by VeriFace and enables the use of your face as a machine access password.
The product must reach stores in March and have an initial price of US $ 1,000.