Lenovo Unveils Atom-Based IdeaPad S10 Netbook

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News Posted: Sun, Aug 3 2008 11:54 PM

Lenovo has just announced a new line-up of IdeaPad S10 netbooks built around Intel's Atom CPU.  Like many of the other members of Lenovo's IdeaPad product family, the S10 netbooks are available in a variety of colors and in a few different configurations.  Take a look...



  • IdeaPad S10 “netbook” with a high glossy and multi color options design
  • Red, White & Black colors in the US
  • Starts at $399, two configurations. The $399 unit has 512MB / 80G HDD and the $449.99 unit is 1GB / 160G HDD.
  • Windows XP Preloaded
  • Shipping in September in the US.In some countries there will be 9” versions different colors and Linux preloads.
  • LED back light 10” for Power saving
  • Advanced Thermal Engineering to reduce heat emitted from the palm rests and underside of the laptop.



  • Form factor optimized (250.2x183x22-27.5mm, lightest configuration of 1.1 kg)
  • Large Panel 10.2” wide, LED backlight 1024x600 WSVGA
  • Intel Integrated Graphics GMA 950
  • Processors and Chipset
  • Intel N270 CPU 1.6 GHz & Intel 945GSE Chipset
  • Large HDD capacity 160G 9.5mm 2.5” SATA HDD (5400 rpm)
  • Battery up to 3 hrs. w/ 3 cell Battery & Up to 6 hrs. w/ 6 cell
  • Integrated 1.3M Camera
  • 2 stereo speakers
  • Multi-touch Pad & near full size Keyboard (85% full size)
  • Integrated Wireless 802.11 b/g,10/100 Ethernet, Bluetooth
  • Express card slot for WWAN expansion
  • Up to 2-GB Memory
  • 4in1 Multi-card Reader

We hope to bring you a full review of one of Lenovo's new IdeaPad S10 netbooks in the not too distant future.

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kid007 replied on Mon, Aug 4 2008 6:35 AM
china (lenovo) is getting better and better, well they needed to get a higher market share, 10% wasn't cutting it. I have to add their design kind of look like the xps/studio line but hey lenovo are reliable and according to a survey done by msn few weeks ago they are = or better than sony. in terms of reliable and services which is very high!

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I was glad to see they used WindowsXp when I saw the 512mb model. :) There are a lot of practical uses for something like this and I guess Intel has a hit in the making.

I used to carry a hammer in my computer tool kit. Just for fixing the packard Bells though.......

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