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Sunday, 15 February 2009 10:50

Lenovo starts shipping its IdeaPad Y650

Written by Slobodan Simic

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Ultra-thin 16-inch notebook

Lenovo has finally started to ship ts IdeaPad Y650 notebook. Previously announced and showcased at CES 2009, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y650 is world's thinest 16-inch entertainment notebook and comes packed with quite an impressive hardware with at a pretty decent price.

With impressive 390 x 260 x 26.1 dimensions and a 6-cell 2000mAh battery the new Lenovo Y650 is really an interesting piece of portable hardware, that's if you can call a 6.4lbs (2.5kg) notebook portable. It has a 16-inch LED backlight widescreen display with ambient light sensor, that has a maximu resolution set at 1366x768.

Lenovo's IdeaPad Y650 can be equipped with either Intel Core 2 Duo P8700 2.53GHz CPU or the P8600, clocked at 2.4GHz, both featuring 1066MHz FSB  and 3MB of L2 cache. As far as the graphics goes, Lenovo's ultra-thin 16-inch baby features integrated Intel's X4500 graphics or Nvidia's rebranded Geforce 105M GPU with 256MB of dedicated memory.

The rest of the noted specs include up to 4GB of DDR3-8500 memory, 320GB 5400rpm hard drive, integrated 1.3MP webcam, DVD writer, Bluetooth, WiFi, and JBL's 2x 2W integrated speakers.

Lenovo's IdeaPad Y650 can be ordered directly from Lenovo's web site and its price starts at US $1,299. You can find it here.

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