Lenovo Group announced yesterday that it has agreed to buy Google's Motorola handset division for approximately $2.91 billion. It's being touted as China's largest-ever tech deal as Lenovo buys its way into a heavily competitive U.S. handset market dominated by Apple Inc. This deal comprises of $660 million in cash, $750 million in Lenovo ordinary shares, and another $1.5 billion in the form of a three-year promissory note, according to a joint statement issued by Lenovo and Google. Continue reading for a video and more information.
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Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 13 is currently being offered at just $799.99 shipped, originally priced at $1099.99. It's the world's 1st multi-mode Ultrabook providing the ultimate flexibility between work and play in a device featuring a 10-point multi-touch screen that can fold back 360 degrees. Product page. Continue reading for a video overview.
- Intel Core i5-3337U ULV Processor (1.8 GHz) with up to 2.70 GHz after Intel Turboboost.
- 4GB DDR3 RAM.
- 128GB Solid-State Drive.
- 13.3-Inch Screen, Integrated Intel HD Graphics.
- Windows 8, 8-hour battery life.
Amazon has the Lenovo Ideapad S10 10.2-Inch White Netbook for just $321.99 shipped, originally priced at $363.99. At a mere 2.7-pounds, "it's so light and portable you can take it wherever your day takes you." Product page.
Another energy saver is the efficient 10.2" LED backlit WSVGA screen that's roomy enough for movie watching, web surfing, or getting a little work done in between.
Amazon has the Lenovo Thinkpad X61 for just $759.99 shipped, originally priced at $1799. This Tablet PC is "designed for extremely mobile users who spend most of their time working away from the office." Product page.
The ThinkPad X61 Tablet delivers hardware-based security and enhanced manageability, along with exceptional performance and outstanding mobility. And like all X Series notebooks, the X61 Tablet is ultra portable and offers long battery life.
Finally, the Android-powered Lenovo oPhone has been captured on camera, showing off its iPhone-inspired user interface. It will feature a 5.0-megapixel camera, 3G connectivity, Bluetooth 2.0, and a microSD slot. Video after the break.
Lenvo's Android-powered OPhone has popped up in a hands-on video, showing off its mock-iPhone OS interface and all the doppelganger apps / features -- weather, stock, calculator and even a near-identical push notification window.
Slated for release in China, the Lenovo X1 is essentially a touchscreen slider phone. Offering Lenovo's new "UI 'Touch Dream,' which sounds just a little bit like an HTC device." Pricing has not yet been announced.
What you're looking at here is the award-winning Lenovo X1 -- as opposed to, say, the Sony Ericsson X1 -- which is a triband EDGE handset Lenovo sells in China.
Designed by Ryan Ma, the Lenovo Glass Phone not only boasts a transparent LCD touchscreen, but an integrated camera and projector as well. No word yet on pricing or availability. Click here for first picture in gallery.
If you trace it from its origins, you will be amazed to see how this communication device has transformed from a basic wireless telephone to a fashion gizmo that packs it in all.