Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 mid-range notebooks begin shipping; prices start at $999

March 4, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Two versions of the IdeaPad Y460 mid-range notenooks from Lenovo has finally arrived. The company has said that it has started shipping the two versions. Aimed at tapping home users, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 versions have been brought to the fore as machines that run Windows 7 Home Premium.

The two versions that have begun shipping come about as feature rich models – the ones you were really waiting for. Apart from running Windows 7 Home Premium, the IdeaPad Y460 models  

Lenovo has started shipping two versions of the new IdeaPad Y460, part of its mid-range notebooks targeted at the home. Both models include Windows 7 Home Premium and 4GB of RAM that can go up to 6GB. They also come enhanced with 14-inch displays plus dual-layer DVD writers. Connectivity is taken care of by the 802.11n Wi-Fi feature and the Bluetooth 2.1. A 1.3-megapixel webcam completes the picture.  These are in fact the common factors for the two versions. What they differ is in performance.

While the base model comes with 2.13GHz Core i3 CPU, Intel graphics and a 5,400RPM 320GB hard drive, the higher-end model has a 2.4GHz Core i5, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 dedicated graphics, and a 500GB hard drive. It is also being rumored that Lenovo might bring in a third version too, which will be a 12-inch model called the Y560, soon. As of now not many details have been let out.

The IdeaPad Y460 mid-range notenooks, which have started shipping will be available for a price of $999 for the base model, while the second version would come for $1,199.

(Via Electronista)

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