Sunday, August 03, 2008

Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook on video

UPDATE: specs and pix now too..

Click to see the videos

8.9 incher with Eee PC 700/900 keyboard..


8.9 / 10 inch 1024 x 600 screens
1.6GHz Atom N270 processor
up to 2GB RAM
512MB RAM on 80GB version
1GB RAM on 160GB version
2 x USB
VGA out
Ethernet, wifi
1.3-megapixel webcam
4-in-1 card reader
ExpressCard slot
3 / 6 cell batteries
249mm x 183mm x 28mm 1.1 - 1.2kg
XP or Linux

$399 for 512mb/80GB version with XP
$449 for 1GB/160GB version with XP

Linux versions coming later..

Available in September

Thanks LinuxJB

Thanks Joanna

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Anonymous said...

wow, lenovo is actually changing there style. it would be cool to see the thinkpad style on a netbook.

i wouldnt mind not having the childish looking netbook skins.. although i love my 901 white

Anonymous said...

thinkpad no, ideapad yes

Anonymous said...

put the atom in their U110 and sell it for 400$

how hard does it take for them to figure this magic formula out?

Anonymous said...

Is it the same keyboard exactly? or does it just appear so as it does in the video?

Anonymous said...

Very cool...

Ideapad s10,1895,2327025,00.asp

Anonymous said...

I had my doubts - that whole summer sleigh ride event in NYC that was mentioned in the YouTube video information, all of the links on the internet that mention that point back to the YouTube video.

Until the PC Magazine article popped up, I figured it was probably the real deal, but just that somebody was covering their tracks on where the video was taken.

Nice find on the video, btw.

Anonymous said...

Nice, very nice... Does RAM soldered to motherboard?

Anonymous said...

Nice netbook. But a TrackPoint (especially from Lenovo) would have been be nicer than a pad...

Anonymous said...

I really don't understand whats with the 10" for USA and 8.9" for the rest of the world? MSI is doing it and now Lenovo too? I really don't get it!

Anonymous said...

well isn't everything in the USA bigger, the buildings, the cars, the people (well fatter).

Mike Cane said...

>>>I really don't understand whats with the 10" for USA and 8.9" for the rest of the world?

10" = secondary computer
8.9" = primary low-cost computer

Also, it seems 10" screen brings with it a keyboard that's *usable* (sorry, jkk's 901!).

>>>the people (well fatter).

ROTF in America.

U110's keyboard I found awful. Hope this will have better (have yet to see vid...)

Mike Cane said...

Oh, that keyboard looks better. Keys have edges, not all flat like the U110. But the SD won't sit flush with the edge?!

Anonymous said...

Pretty awesome spec, let's hope it wouldn't be some kinda of marketing stuffs and then when it's time for launch they slap you 5 or 6 hundred bucks for it.

btw gizmodo have some really great pictures about the s10

Anonymous said...

I wouldn't be surprised if the S10 comes in at ~$550 US with a 3-cell battery. Don't worry about the marketing hype -- both of the "leaders" in the netbook segment came in above the price they were "targeting" in the pre-release promotional information. In a way it's bait-and-switch, but from my experience with my wife's Lenovo 15.4" ThinkPad, I'd pay a premium for Lenovo quality in a netbook.

Anonymous said...

NO TOUCHSCREEN? WTF? WHY DO THEY CALL IT AN "idea pad" if you can't draw or write, or do anything creative with it? LAMEEEEEEEEE

Anonymous said...

forget touch screen. no bluetooth listed in specs on lenovo site. i'll be happy with wireless n or bluetooth. 1gb of ram should be standard at that price $430. 512kb soldered on board + one slot. 2gb is the most the chipset will take. old gma 950 video. the "upgraded" 1gb ram and 160gb hd will be released in the states... next year? lenovo is late. others already released their netbooks in time before school starts. how long does it take to make this crap. and what's with the colors??? give me a solid matte color finish. lighted keypad would be nice but that will add another $50 and nobody will buy this overpriced 4 year old technology.

Anonymous said...

MSI wind looks better for me... with 3 USB port

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