Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Rolled Out; Pricing Starts at $949

May 14, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Lenovo has officially unveiled its new IdeaPad Y560, with hopes of prompting general consumers and gaming enthusiasts go for it. As opposed to its earlier professional-oriented notebooks, the new IdeaPad Y560 is seen as having more for general users. Sporting looks that kill, the new notebook from the Lenovo stables comes with a range of features that could give rivals a run for their money.

Looks wise, it indeed is a charmer. The slick design, red accents and a textured lid make it look luring. Features that adorn the entry level device comprise a Core i3 330M CPU, 4GB of DDR3 memory, Radeon Mobility HD 5730 discrete graphics chip with 1GB of video RAM. And, you get all these for just under $1000. And now, in case you are not satisfied with the entry level IdeaPad Y560, you have options to go for a Core i5 dual-core or a Core i7 quad-core CPUs. Further still, you can even add 500GB 7200 RPM hard drives by shelling out something around $1,299. For $1,599, you can also step your RAM to 8GB.

If you are looking for more specs, here are some. The new Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 would come with  Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, a dual-layer DVD recordable drive, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730 1GB graphics and would run Windows 7 Home Premium. The power front will be taken care of by a six-cell battery. When are you picking yours?

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