Lenovo IdeaPad S12 – First ION Based Netbook in the market

By | May 25th, 2009



Lenovo officially announces, the first, to release the IdeaPad S12 Netbook featuring Nvidia ION Platform. After the great success of Acer’s Nettop, lenovo now announces to be the first to use Nvidia ION platform in the netbook. This will indeed be a revolutionary step towards low powered, portable, yet high performance netbooks.

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The first release, expected to come in market in July or August, 2009 will have the following features:

  • Intel Atom N270, 1.6 GHz
  • NVIDIA ION chipset
  • 12″ Display
  • Price: Under $600

Nvidia ION chipset, offer a very unique graphics core that is a lot better than Intel 945G and other netbooks int he market, which will make this model of netbook more powerful and efficient. The laptop is expected to be thin and light weight and capable of supporting games.

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With revolutionary ION chipset, it was clear to all that only high speed processor is not enough for performance computing, but you need everything in harmony to make it a cheap yet performance machine, hence this netbook will one of its kind, i.e. offering the laptop performance in a netbook size.

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NVIDIA’s success was clear after the release  of ION platform, then acer adopted it in nettop and now it’s Lenovo to embed it in their netbook. NVIDIA’s monoply is back in the market. Moreover, the netbook will be available in different colors and design for all kind of users.

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Update: Check it on NVIDIA’s Latest News