Lenovo has introduced touchscreen devices ready for Windows 8 this CES, updating its laptops lineups and all-in-ones with multitouch for Windows 8. The company unveiled a new pair of ultrabooks, a high resolution all-in-one and a 13.3-inch multitouch monitor. The touchscreen ThinkPads, the Edge E431 and E531 weighing in at 4.7 and 5.4 pounds respectively, feature Core i7 Ivy Bridge processors, 16GB RAM and 1TB of storage while E431 counts on with a 14-inch 1600 x 900 “HD+” display and the E531 will be available with a full HD anti-glare panel. Both the models will be available in May from $539.
The IdeaPad version U310 Touch and U410 Touch are touch-enabled versions, both are powered by Intel Ivy Bridge processors with HD4000 graphics, comes with up to 4GB RAM for U310 model and 8GB RAM for the U410 model, 1366 X 768 displays, and SSD/HDD hybrid drives. Both the gadgets are relatively thin and light and weight only 3.85 pounds for U310 model and 4.4 pounds for U410 model, measuring 18mm and 21mm thick. The U310 will cost your pocket $779 and will be available in March while U410 will cost your pocket $850 and will be available from April.
Counting on further, the company introduced C540, a new entry in all-in-one with a 23-inch multitouch 1080p display, featuring Core i3 processors, 8GB of RAM, Nvidia GeForce 615 graphics while the second model on the count, the IdeaCentre A730 features a 2560 x 1440 multitouch display, Core i7 processor, 2GB Nvidia GeForce GT 745M graphics card, 8GB of RAM, and a 1TB hybrid drive.
Looking towards Monitor, the company unveiled a 13.3-inch 1600 X 900 touchscreen display ThinkVision Touch Mobile Monitor, which on first look looks like a tablet without a head i.e. a monitor, consists of a 10-point multitouch companion display, a digitizer with 256 degrees of pressure, and comes with a stand / cover combo letting you prop up the display in portrait or landscape feature. It connects with USB, will cost $349 or if opt for wireless, will cost $449.