Lenovo announces the ideapad 700 – Powerful 15 and 17 inch laptops

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Although they aren’t as powerful as the ideapad Y900, the ideapad 700 is quite a powerful laptop indeed. It will come in both 15.6 and 17.3 inch variants to appeal to a wider target audience.

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Aside from the size differences, both the variants are quite similar. They have the same FullHD screen resolution, JBL Stereo Speaker with Dolby Home Theater technology, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0 and upto 16GB of DDR4 RAM. They both will run on Windows 10 and will be powered by Intel i7 Skylake processors.

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The 15 inch variant will have a NVIDIA GTX 950 GPU while the 17 inch variant will have a NVIDIA GT 940 GPU. Users can configure the laptops to have upto 1TB HDD or 1TB SSHD or 256GB PCIe SSD storage. It has 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port and a 4 in 1 card reader as well as HDMI out.

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The 15 inch variant weighs 2.3 kgs while the 17 inch variant weighs 2.7kgs. Both the laptops will release in June this year and will start at a price of US$ 799 (Around Rs 53,000) which works out to quite good value for money considering the specifications.

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