The well-known manufacturer of computers, Lenovo (ex-IBM) has announced its entry into the fast-growing consumer laptop market with the new line of IdeaPad notebooks, including Y510 (15.4-inch), Y710 (17-inch) and an ultra-portable U110 (11.1-inch) model. All of them will feature some cutting-edge, easy-to-use and high-tech technologies including VeriFace facial recognition and Dolby Home Theatre which able to deliver amazing surround sound thanks to four speakers and a sub-woofer, each precisely positioned for great listening experience.


In addition, these latest IdeaPad notebooks also make a bold design statement with frameless screens, GameZone keys with secondary display, touch-sensitive control surfaces and unique textures, along with an integrated 1.3 megapixel camera .

“Our ThinkPad notebooks are well-known around the world as the best engineered computer for business — for quality, reliability and thoughtful design,” said Liu Jun, senior vice president and president, Consumer Business Group, Lenovo. “We’re now bringing Lenovo’s expertise in design and engineering to consumers with our Idea-branded PCs. We are confident we will grow our consumer business by blending innovative technologies like facial recognition with stylish designs to enhance the way people use technology in their personal lives.”

The new IdeaPad Y510 and Y710 will be available by January for $799 and $1,199, respectively. Besides, the U110 will hit the market by April 2008 and no words on its price yet. You can check more details of the new Lenovo IdeaPad consumer notebooks on its official site.