Lenovo earlier updated many of its student notebooks, and the 14, 100, 300 and 500 series all ushered in new machines with optional Chrome OS and Windows systems. All new products this time have added USB-C and HDMI ports, and they all support the new Wi-Fi 6 standard. In addition, Lenovo has also installed physical barriers outside the camera of the new machine, and the splash-proof performance of the fuselage has also been enhanced by 10%.
Specific to each model, let’s first talk about the second-generation Lenovo 14e and 14w. Both have 14-inch screens, with optional HD TN or touch/non-touch FHD IPS panels. It is equipped with AMD processors, and the Windows version uses a dual-core 3015e. 14e can choose up to 8GB memory and 64GB eMMC storage, while 14w can choose up to 128GB eMMC or 256GB M.2 SSD. As for the battery life, it is about 10 hours. Lenovo also said that the fuselage of this generation is thinner and lighter than in the past. The new 14e and 14w will be on sale in the US starting in May, with prices starting at US$334.
Next comes the third-generation 100e and 100w, both of which are equipped with 11.6-inch HD screens. All parts of the fuselage are strengthened, and it is said that it can withstand a drop of about 0.75 meters. Its processor also comes from AMD, with 4GB of RAM and at least 32GB of built-in storage. Chrome OS version and Windows version will provide different colors, the former is gray, the latter is blue. The 100e will be on sale in May, and the 100w will have to wait until the end of June. The price starts at $299.
Finally, the third-generation 300e, 300w, 500e, and 500w transforming machines, their screens can all be flipped, allowing you to use the device in tablet mode. Two of the 300 series machines use 11.6-inch IPS touch screens and are covered with Gorilla Glass. They are equipped with AMD processors, the Windows version has 4GB of memory and up to 128GB of storage, and the battery life is about 10 hours. The 300e and 300w will also be available in May, with prices starting at $359. The 500 series will start at $429, and they will switch to Intel processors with 8GB of memory and up to 128GB of storage. Both are equipped with a rear camera (optional for the 300 series) and are expected to enter the market from May.