Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Lenovo expands ThinkPad portfolio in Saudi Arabia  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 08/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) Novo the world's no.1 pc company has announced the latest additions to its thinkpad portfolio in the kingdom market with the third generation thinkpad x1 carbon the world's lightest 14-inch ultrabook; and the thinkpad 8 a premium 8-inch tablet offering a full pc experience on the move.'the new thinkpad x1 carbon is a natural evolution of our pc portfolio and a further step in fulfilling our promise to bring innovative personal machines to customers in saudi arabia" said de zilwa. 'with its unique premium design and innovative features the new x1 carbon is the best business class ultrabook available on the market today built from the ground up to suit both enterprise and personal needs. as for the thinkpad 8 tablet we are offering our customers a full pc experience through a premium compact device."de zilwa added: 'the new x1 carbon has received more than 20 awards since it was launched at the consumer electronics show (ces2014) earlier this year in las vegas. it furthers lenovo's commitment to the 200 billion pc industry. the thinkpad 8 has received more than 12 awards to date."the new x1 carbon is uncompromisingly light weighing only 2.8 pounds but virtually indestructible. the lightest 14-inch ultrabook in the world has all the power and durability that the modern professional requires. the x1 products have a reputation for pushing boundaries both in design and usability and the new x1 carbon is no exception. it features the adaptive keyboard which adjusts based on the software or application being used to highlight the most relevant keys. it also integrates voice and gesture control allowing users to interact with their pc in modern and familiar ways.the new x1 carbon is designed for business users on the move. it utilizes rapid charge technology providing an 80 percent charge in under an hour. coupled with an up to 9 hour battery life (over 70 percent improvement from the last generation) and optional built-in 4g capability the new x1 carbon has all the mobility and connectivity customers need wherever they go.for customers needing an improved docking experience on a thin and light device the new x1 carbon utilizes the onelink connector that eliminates cable clutter. this allows users to get power gigabit ethernet and dual display support through a single cable via thinkpad onelink docking solutions.a premium 8-inch tablet constructed of machine-cut aluminum the compact thinkpad 8 caters to those who want a more portable device without sacrificing the ability to connect to a keyboard and display for a full pc experience. use it in tablet mode on the go. connect it to the optional keyboard base dock or monitor for desktop mode or flip its optional quickshot cover over the tablet to convert into tent mode. in addition it allows users to capture photos and videos intuitively and easily with the quickshot cover. users just peel back the tablet's cover to expose the 8 mp high definition camera triggering the camera app to open. once captured users can view and edit their photos and videos on the super bright 8.3-inch 1920x1200 display and transfer them wirelessly using miracast technology or view them via a cable using its microhdmi port. supporting a full pc experience thinkpad 8 is armed with the latest intel bay trail quad core processor up to 128gb of storage a microusb 3.0 port lte2 connectivity and a full windows8 pro experience for professional needs.'we are excited to launch the newest members of our thinkpad family in the country. as the new no.1 pc vendor in the world we look forward to carrying on this momentum into our pc range. the thinkpad brand has always been a clear favorite by our customers as it is known for its durability productivity and innovative features" said de zilwa. the new x1 carbon ultrabook is available now in the kingdom starting at sr 8599 while the thinkpad 8 tablet will be available end of april starting at sr1949.


 


Arab News




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 22 2014 - Oil markets face uncertain future as OPEC targets competitorsAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The determination of powerful Gulf OPEC members to stifle competition from new oil producers has left the global energy market reeling and sparked unprecedented uncertainty, officials ...

 Dec 22 2014 - MoI discusses setting up national strategic plan to fight drugsEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  The Ministry of Interior, MoI, has discussed ways to establish the first national strategic plan to combat drugs. The discussion took place during a specialised ...

 Dec 22 2014 - GCC Secretary-General hails initiative of Saudi King on Qatar, Egypt reconciliationEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, GCC Secretary-General, expressed satisfaction with the initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Etihad Airways goes double daily to MelbourneEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  Etihad Airways today announced plans for a second daily non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Melbourne from 1st August 2015.The additional flight will be ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Dubai Municipality launches recycling initiative at Safa ParkEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  Dubai Municipality has launched an initiative to encourage Safa Park visitors to exchange their recyclables, such as plastic and cans, in exchange for Union ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Ducab Aluminium begins construction of new facility in KizadEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ADPC, has announced that Ducab Aluminium Company has broken ground for its new aluminium rod and conductor facility at Kizad.After ...

 Dec 22 2014 - Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan mourns death of Sheikha Sabah Al-Nasser Al-SabahEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  The Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan today mourned the death of Sheikha Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Sabah, spouse of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.According ...

 Dec 22 2014 - OPEC daily basket price Friday 19th DecemberEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  The price of OPEC's basket of twelve crudes stood at US$55.52 a barrel on Friday, compared with $56.30 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat ...

 Dec 22 2014 - World Islamic Travel Summit to debut in Abu DhabiEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  The World Islamic Travel Summit, WITS15, the largest showcase of Halal travel and tourism solutions, is to debut in Abu Dhabi next October.The pioneering ...

 Dec 22 2014 - DEWA sponsors first Emirati student to Lima Climate Change Conference in PeruEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))  Bader Al Hammadi, an Emirati student and Carbon Ambassadors Programme member, has participated in the United Nations COP20 Climate Change conference in Lima, ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help