Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s and Lenovo G570 laptops available at OfficeMax
“OfficeMax is excited to bring the performance and reliability of Lenovo computers to our customers,” said Ryan Vero, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, OfficeMax. “OfficeMax understands that computer performance can be put to the test at home and in the workplace and is pleased to offer the quality products and accessories that meet these demands.”
Beginning this week, OfficeMax will sell the ThinkPad Edge E420s and Lenovo G570 laptops. Designed specifically to meet the needs of small businesses, the ThinkPad Edge E420s features a premium slim design that is less than one-inch thin and weighs less than four pounds. It has a 14-inch high definition infinity screen, soft matte finish and real metal accents and also features powerhouse performance with second generation Intel® Core™ processor technology, Lenovo’s Enhanced Experience 2.0 for fast start up and a fingerprint reader. The laptop also crosses over for serious play with Dolby Home Theatre® audio, a slim DVD burner and high definition video conferencing.
The Lenovo G570 laptop features a large, 15.6-inch LED screen along with technologies essential to mainstream business computing, including a second generation Intel® Core processor, large storage with a 750 GB hard drive and convenient DVD burner.
“Small businesses have unique computing requirements: they need an excellent productivity machine for running their business along with robust multimedia and entertainment features for personal computing,” said David Bent, executive director, North American Retail Sales, Lenovo. “We designed the ThinkPad Edge and Lenovo G Series laptops to surpass those expectations with powerful technology, unexpected extras and stylish design, all at an affordable price.”
The ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop and Lenovo G570 laptops are available online at www.OfficeMax.com, will be stocked in select OfficeMax retail locations and can be ordered through all OfficeMax retail locations nationwide. .
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Review of Lenovo ThinkPad E420sIntroduction
It might look different, but the E420s retains the vaunted ThinkPad reliability. You can rest at ease knowing it has a spill-resistant keyboard, Active Protection System and Rescue and Recovery to protect your data and a tough-as-nails magnesium-aluminum construction with reinforced metal hinges for durability. And you're not the only one who can rely on this laptop - the environment can, too, thanks to a level of energy efficiency that complies with ENERGY STAR 5.0 and EPEAT gold standards.
- Intel Core i5-2410M processor
- 14.0" HD Infinity display
- 6GB DDR3 memory
- 320GB storage capacity
- Integrated graphics
- Multi-burner optical drive
- Intel 1000 b/g/n Wi-Fi
- 6-cell, 4-hours battery
Clean lines. Polished metal accents. ThinkPad Edge dares to be different. Sleek Moss Black styling with silver framing and a soft-touch finish that resists fingerprints and streaks.
Thin and light, with a 14-inch LED widescreen panel. The striking HD infinity display adds to the stylish look. Give your business an edge with our progressive, eloquent ThinkPad Edge E420s laptop.
Optimized for business...
Advanced technology and built-in conveniences boost your productivity and streamline your workday. The E420s offers innovative solutions and productivity-enhancing technology in a versatile, reliable, easy-to-use laptop.
- Smart performance with a 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.
- Genuine Windows® 7 Home Edition (64-bit).
- Lenovo Enhanced Experience 2.0 for Windows® 7 with RapidBoot technology — delivering 20 seconds faster boot-up time and nearly immediate shutdown.
- Optimized VoIP-certified experience, incorporating HD audio output and Noise Reduction Technology to suppress background sounds while on Internet calls, as well as keypad clicks when typing.
- High-resolution, low-light sensitive, 720p HD webcam.
- Extra-capacity battery, with up to 4 hours of battery-life.
- HDMI port — Project your big ideas onto the big screen, or maybe just watch a high-definition movie.
- Dolby® Home Theater® v4 — Immerse yourself in vivid digital surround sound and experience music, DVDs, or your latest gaming obsession like never before.
- Sleek slot-loading DVD drive — Burn new DVDs, watch all of your favorite videos, and play games.
- Connect from virtually anywhere — ThinkPad Edge Series offers industry-leading connectivity options easily managed through ThinkVantage® Access Connections™ software, including WiFi, Bluetooth®, and mobile broadband.
- ThinkVantage® Rescue and Recovery® restores your system settings in the event of a system crash
- Easy password management with Password Manager software
- Automatic retrieval of system updates
- Active Protection System™ helps prevent catastrophic hard disk drive failure, keeping your data safe from accidental drops or harsh movements
- Full-sized, spill-resistant keyboard with multitouch touchpad for easy one- or two-finger zooming, rotating, and scrolling
- Newly designed buttonless "clickpad" technology, with a 45% larger surface area than touchpads on previous generation models.
- Backed by award-winning Lenovo services and warranty options
Standardized green features.
ThinkPad Edge laptops are good for the planet and your bottom line.
- EPEAT® Gold, ENERGY STAR, and RoHS compliance
- Energy-efficient, 100% mercury- and arsenic-free LED backlit displays
- More than 10% post-consumer content
- 100% recycled paperboard packaging
- Recyclable packaging
- Low halogen to reduce environmental impact
- Nontoxic inks on packaging
- Lenovo Power Manager software for less energy usage
Accesssorize your ThinkPad Edge laptop
- Protect your laptop cover with one of our lightweight laptop cases. Perfect for on-the-go computing.
- Add a Lenovo wireless keyboard and mouse for convenient desktop use. Featuring a compact footprint and cordless freedom, comfort and control.
- No need to carry a bag full of chargers when you can use our handy AC/DC combo adapter to power your notebook, cell phone, and MP3 player.
- Store more with a high-capacity Lenovo USB hard drive without the need for an AC power adapter. Small and lightweight for ultimate portability.
Technical Specifications of Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s
|Installed Memory||6 GB|
|Operating System||Windows 7 Home Premium|
|Screen Range||14" and Under|
|Hard Drive Size||320 GB|
|Processor Series||Core i5|
|Webcam||Yes, HD720p resolution|
|Hard Drive Detail||320 GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive|
|Optical Drive Detail||DVD Burner, slot in|
|Dimensions||13.74" x 9.29" x 0.91-1.23"|
|TV Tuner||No TV tuner|
|Processor Bus (MHz)||1333 MHz|
|External Ports||2 USB 2.0 (one powered), 1 USB 2.0 / eSATA combo port, external monitor (RJ-45), 1 HDMI, 1 Ethernet RJ -45, 1 combo audio/mic jack|
|Card Reader||4 in 1 card reader|
|Audio||1 watt x 2 speakers|
|Graphics Brand/ Model||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
|Battery||4 cell lithium ion battery|
|Processor Cache Size||3 MB cache|
|Fingerprint Reader||No fingerprint reader|
|Wireless Compatibility||802.11 b/g/n + bluetoot 3.0|
|Processor Model||Intel Core i5-2410M Processor|
|Processor Speed (GHz)||2.30 GHz|
|Energy Compliance||ENERGY STAR compliant|
|Screen Type and Resolution||14.0 " HD Anti Glare Display with glossy infinity glass LED Backlight|
|Modem Detail||No modem|
|Screen Size||14.0 HD widescreen 16:9|
|Networking Detail||10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Battery Life||Up to 7.0 hours|
|Installed Memory DIMMs||4 GB x 1 + 2GB x 1|
Item #: 23148425
Manufacturer #: 4401A15
The review of the Lenovo G570 laptop will be available in a coming post. Share this post on Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420s and Lenovo G570 laptops available at OfficeMax