Shailendra Katyal, Director, Marketing, Lenovo India and R. Ravichandran, Director-Sales, Intel South Asia at the launch of the Ultrabook IdeaPad U300s ( inset) in Bangalore
Lenovo U300s Ideapad: luxury does not come cheap

Bangalore, November 25, 2011: Lenovo has launched its own product in the new Ultrabook form factor unveiled and evangelised by Intel a few months ago: This ultra thin, ultra lightweight ultra portable, PC is also ultra pricey – which is perhaps why they are having to tout it as a ‘luxury laptop’ using words like ‘ cool’ and ‘ultra chic’, when pitching it for ‘fashion-conscious’ consumers.

The U300s Ideapad has a 13.3" ultra-slim 16:9 widescreen HD display, 4GB DDR3 memory and up to 128 GB of SSD storage. It is fuelled by a 2nd generation Intel Core i5 processor and with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, it boots up 33% faster.

The machine is just 0.6 inches (14.9mm) thick and is built from a single-piece aluminum shell weigh less than three pounds. It features a “Breathable Keyboard”, a cooling technology that allows air to flow in through the keyboard and out of the sides and rear hinge. This design removes the need for vents on the underside of the notebook.

Connectivity consists of Bluetooth 3.0 , high-speed 802.11n Wi-Fi, USB 3.0 (x1) and USB 2.0 (x1) connectors. There is an integrated 1.3M (720p HD) webcam.

The IdeaPad U300s features HD graphics support, an HDMI output and integrated stereo speakers with SRS Premium Surround Sound for an immersive sound experience. It costs Priced at Rs 67, 990