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Lenovo has really been getting ahead of things of late and been coming up with some new designs.
Following after the success of the Yoga range, here comes the Lenovo LaVie Z laptop and Lenovo LaVie Z 360 laptop. Levono claims that they are the “world’s lightest 13.3-inch notebook PCs”.
With a 5th generation Intel Core i7 processors and Quad HD 13.3-inch 2560 x 1440 displays, the two laptops pack a hell of a lot of grunt for something that weighs 850g. The convertible with touchscreen is a little heavier at 925g but they are still on the light end of the scale.
Lenovo’s latest laptops either undercut or ,match the Apple’s Intel Core M powered machine’s and provide much more computing power.
Both comes with an Intel Core i7-5500U Processor (2.40GHz 1600MHz 4MB), Intel HD Graphic 5500, Up to 8GB LPDDR3 of memory, 13.3-inch IPS WQHD (2560 x 1440) LED anti-glare screen with touch on the 360. Storage is on a 256GB SSD and there is the usual webcam and wi-fi.
Battery provides up to 7 hours or up to 9 hours Video Playback they have two USB 3.0 ports a, 1x HDMI-out, SD card reader, Combo Head phone and a mic.
Made from a Magnesium-Lithium (Mg-Li) alloy chassis the pair are both Windows 8.1 64-bit machines.
The only other differences between the two models are in their physical construction and weight. The Lenovo LaVie Z weighs 1.87lbs (850g) and costs $1,499.00. The Lenovo LaVie Z 360 convertible with its touch screen and Yoga-style hinges weighs 2.04lbs (925g) and $1,699.00.