Lenovo, one of Indiaâ€™s leading PC players, announced the launch of a newÂ range of feature-rich gaming PCs, powered by Windows 8 and the IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i7 processor. This move signifiesÂ Lenovoâ€™s entry into the high potential Gaming space that caters to the Next Gen PC user with products that offer robust performance.
The new range included the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p which boosts multimedia gaming with stylish looks along withÂ easy options to add more storage or graphics. Equipped with high-performance graphics and premium audio thatÂ makes it a true multimedia powerhouse, the Y510p is a perfect option for the serious gamers. Here is a sneak peek at the laptop with loads of features and optimized for Windows 8.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p â€“ Key features:
- Boosts a unique Ultrabay feature which enables instant swapping for dual capability and increase inÂ storage space
- Runs on 4th generation IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i7- processor and operates on Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro
- Enabled with speakers supporting Dolby Home Theatre designed by JBL for immersive sound
- Integrated Dual graphics support; NVIDIA SLI â€“ up to NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB dual graphics
- Backlit Accutype keyboard with individual rounded keys, offering easy typing even in the dark
Price: Rs. 69,990/- (taxes included) â€“ The product is also available on thedostore.com
I tested it out and had a great time playing some heavy duty computer games which rendered very smoothly and effort lessly! The graphics card and sound card were of high quality giving a wonderful experience for all gamers!
Also part of the new portfolio was the much-awaited, CES award winner, Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27; which is theÂ worldâ€™s first multi-user, multi-touch, multi-mode table PC with hundreds of pre-loaded games! This interpersonal device claims to bring families together for a shared computing experience overÂ the solitary computing nature of most other devices. Its USP includes a supersized screen, dynamic graphics andÂ touch screen and it also doubles as a userâ€™s high performance, all-in-one 27-inch desktop. Horizon brings a newÂ perspective to computing – one that makes the experience shared, collaborative and personal.
Shailendra Katyal, Director- Consumer Business, Lenovo India said, â€œWe are happy to enter the gaming sphereÂ with a complete portfolio of gaming machines that cater to both individuals and families. Lenovo is fostering itsÂ growth in the PC+ era through these multi-media devices that will add a new dimension to our existing portfolio ofÂ Consumer products and redefine the concept of gaming in India.â€
Here is a sneak peek at the PC with the stand included and also many of its accessories like joysticks, mouse, dice, etc. We were playing Air Hockey on the screen using joysticks. Shailendra has promised that more games will be coming to the Horizon PC soon!
Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 â€“ Key features:
- Winner of 14 + awards at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2013
- With integrated Aura interface activated, it enables two or more people to access content, videos,Â pictures and play games
- Comes with unique Table PC accessories such as Joystick, Striker and E-dice, in addition to preloadedÂ games, wireless mouse and keyboard.
- Supported by NVIDIAÂ® GeForceÂ® GT 620M 1GB/2GB graphics with DirectXÂ® 11
- Operates on 3rd generation IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i7- processor for smooth multi-tasking
- Features stereo speakers with DolbyÂ® Home TheatreÂ® V4
Price: Rs. 1, 36,500 /- (taxes included)
I really liked the Horizon PC but felt it could be available at a cheaper price and also its weight could be reduced!