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Lenovo Introduces New 12'' Widescreen Notebook

Lenovo has unveiled its first ultraportable widescreen notebook PC, the Lenovo 3000 V100, designed for on-the-go small business customers seeking powerful performance in a modern design. Weighing a sleek 4.0 pounds and sporting a 12.1-inch widescreen display, the V100 offers professionals on a limited budget powerful dual-core performance, easy and reliable connectivity, widescreen efficiencies and new multimedia features. The V100 provides worry-free computing with a set of "Lenovo Care" productivity tools that help organize top tasks, most frequently used applications and help and support tools with the press of a button.

Lenovo Care helps alleviate the need for a dedicated IT help desk by offering a central location for essential PC tasks such as:
- A one-button system recovery to help users diagnose, get help, and recover systems to a previously saved state following catastrophic software failures caused by today's viruses and malware.
- Automatic updates that download and install critical updates for Lenovo software on a user-configured schedule to help keep the system operating at peak performance.
- Easy connectivity for simple wired or wireless set up for home office, office and leisure connections.

The V100 is available with Intel Core Duo processors that efficiently run multiple programs simultaneously, such as business applications and virus scans. The V100 comes with an integrated optical drive for watching movies, playing music or installing software. It also offers complete connectivity features such as integrated 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN and 10/100 Ethernet on all models, and Bluetooth on select models.

The V100 provides the ultimate mobile viewing experience with Lenovo's VibrantView display which offers sharp contrast, crisp images, increased color depth and wider viewing angles. The 12.1-inch widescreen dimensions offer up to 20 percent more data space and approximately four more spreadsheet columns than a standard 12-inch display, increasing the viewing capability for a multitude of popular application formats, such as spreadsheets, charts, graphs and video. VibrantView also optimizes the multimedia experience by enabling users to view high-end graphic and video content in lowly lit environments. The V100's widescreen, VibrantView display is complemented by Lenovo's award-winning fully sized keyboard.

The V100 also incorporates a 5-in-1 multi-card reader for downloading digital pictures from multiple types of memory cards, three USB ports, a 1394 and VGA port. An integrated fingerprint reader for easier management of passwords is available in select models.

Videoconferencing can also be achieved thanks to dual integrated microphones, forward facing stereo speakers for playing and recording audio, as well as a built-in 1.3 Megapixel camera. The V100 also sports an integrated combo or DVD recordable drive.



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