Gallery: Lenovo hops on the netbook bandwagon
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Lenovo announced it is joining the netbook parade with its new IdeaPad S10 netbook PC. The S10 is powered by the Intel Atom chip and comes with a 10.2-inch screen. It weighs just over two pounds and is about an inch thick.rnrn
The Lenovo netbook will come in two versions–one with 512 MB of memory and an 80 GB hard drive and the other with twice the memory and twice the hard drive capacity.rn
The IdeaPad S10 is expected to debut in October. The cheaper model will cost $399.
The IdeaPad S10 will come in three flavors–black, white, and red. It’s designed for the basic computing functions: surfing the net, communicating, and listening to music. rnrn
Lenovo promises a special netbook for students and educators in the near future.
Two new features for the IdeaPad S10 netbook include a heat distribution system to reduce heat from areas such as the bottom of the netbook and the OneKey Rescue System3 to help users recover from a system error or virus.