Lenovo IdeaPad U260 12.5-inch laptop announced

Lenovo today announced the IdeaPad U260, which they claims is the world’s first 12.5-inch consumer laptop, giving users a 16:9 widescreen dimension in a 12-inch form factor.

The IdeaPad U260 has thickness of just 0.71 inches and features specially engineered one-piece magnesium-aluminum alloy frame, which is made by the latest insert- molding injection technology. The laptop has black leather-patterned palm rest and glass touchpad with matte exterior, that supports multi-touch functios. It is powered by Intel Core i7 processor, has an integrated up to 4GB of RAM, up to  320GB hard drive or up to 128GB of SSD. There are also 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, D-Sub and HDMI outputs and a 4-cell battery enabling up to 4 hours of operation per charge.

Lenovo IdeaPad U260 12.5-inch laptop

Additional features on the U260 include an Breathable Keyboard, Ambient Light Sensors, Lenovo’s Active Protection System, which acts as an “airbag” for the hard drive, Dolby Advanced Audio surround sound speakers and integrated web cam. The U260 is available in mocha brown or clementine orange and is available on  lenovo.com starting at $899.

Lenovo IdeaPad U260 12.5-inch laptop

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