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Lenovo introduces new A540 Desktop, and B, G and Z Series Laptops

Lenovo has introduced serveral new models for 2014, including an all-new aluminum A540 all-in-one. The first model introduced was the Lenovo A Series A540 AIO desktop, aimed for family use with modern audio and video features for digital content. Lenovo also introduced the B50 laptop for small businesses, and the G50 laptop for general computing; and lastly the Z40 and Z50 entertainment-focused laptops.
 
The A540 AIO includes a 23.8-in FHD 1920X1080 IPS display in an aluminum shell just four millimeters thin at its edge. Users can adjust the screen from -5° to 90° to position it for however they like to use it. Running Windows 8.1 and supporting 10-finger touch, the A540 lets users experience touch functionality with its collection of 20 pre-loaded games and education apps. Users can even go hands-free with Lenovo Motion Control, which supports up to 12 gestures to complete actions like muting the volume, advancing photos or playing videos.
 
The A540 comes with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 840A graphics card, up to an Intel 4th generation Core i7 processor, JBL speakers with Dolby Home Theatre, optional Near Field Communications to transfer files from compatible devices and an optional TV Tuner to watch TV programming right on the desktop.
 
Starting at just $399, the new 15-in B50 laptop includes multiple screen choices: an HD 1366X768 anti-glare touch display, a FHD 1920X1080 or an HD 1366X768 display. Running Windows 7, users can select either models with up to 4th generation Intel Core i7 processors and optional NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics or up to an A8 AMD processor and either AMD integrated or AMD Radeon R5 M230 graphics. They also have a DVD burner/player, up to 1 TB of HD or hybrid SSD storage, an optional fingerprint reader for security and Dolby Advanced Audio v2.
 
The G50 laptop comes with a set of computing technologies including choices of up to Intel 4th generation Core i7 or up to AMD R5-M230 processors, Windows 8.1, Dolby Advanced Audio v2, a DVD burner/player, an HD display and HD webcam. Users can easily log-into their PC with just their face using Lenovo’s VeriFace Pro facial recognition software.
 
Meanwhile, the stylish Z40 and Z50 laptops is under an inch thin, they come equipped with an optional gorgeous FHD 1920X1080 display, a DVD player/burner, large storage options, Dolby Home Theatre with a 720p webcam. For opening and running users digital files and apps, the laptops offer extreme performance with up to AMD’s newest, highest performance APU processor with up to R7 discrete Radeon graphics.
 
“From A to Z, our latest Lenovo PC lineup gives people an incredible combination of performance, entertainment and value to help them get the most from their PC,” said Dilip Bhatia, vice president, worldwide marketing and design, PC Group, Lenovo. “With devices ranging from slim and sleek all-in-one desktops to laptops built for the media maven, we’re offering a wide array of PCs so you can pick the one that’s perfect for you.”
 
Pricing and Availability
 
Pricing for models of the Lenovo A540 AIO start at $1,279.99 and will be available beginning in July and will be available via Lenovo retailers. Pricing for models of the Lenovo B50 laptops start at $399 and will be available beginning in July via Lenovo retailers. Pricing for models of the Lenovo G50 laptop starts $399 and will be available beginning in July via Lenovo retailers and lenovo.com
 
Pricing for models of the Lenovo Z Series start at $579. The Z40 will be available beginning in May via lenovo.com, and the Z50 will be available beginning in August via Lenovo retailers.
 
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