Sprint Unleashes The Lenovo IdeaPad S205S Mini Notebook

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Now earlier today, Sprint made big news by announcing that the Galaxy Nexus will land on April 22! Sprint has just unleashed the Lenovo IdeaPad S205S Mini Notebook. As expected it running on Sprint’s 3G/4G Network, not 4G LTE instead you get 4G WiMax. It comes in at $199.99 after a $100 mail-in-rebate with 2-year contract. If you want it, it is available immediately from www.sprint.com . The IdeaPad S205S mini notebook features a Intel Pentium dual-core U5600 processor, 11.6-inchHD LED widescreen display, 250GB HD, 2GB DDR3 Memory, 6 x1 card reader, Stereo Speakers, 2 USB ports, HDMI port, eSATA port, 1 microphone jack, 1 headphone jack, VGA port, Microsoft Windows 7 Home premium (32 Bit), Multi-Touch trackpad, Lenovo OneKey Rescue system, 6 cell-4400 mAh battery (5 Hours Estimated), WiFi, 3G/4G WiMax, and much more. Overall, for the price it does not seem like a bad deal. Keep in mind that you are locked into a 2-year contract with Sprint. So make sure that they have good connectivity in your area, and hopefully once their 4G WiMax network is phased out they may upgrade this device to 4G LTE. However, Sprint has not said anything regarding that. For more info check out the Press Release below!

Press Release

Affordable Lenovo IdeaPad S205s 3G/4G Mini Notebook Available from Sprint for $199.99

Ultra-portable mini notebook packs it in with Sprint 4G, a powerful Intel Pentium dual-core processor and Windows 7 Home Premium

The affordably priced Lenovo IdeaPad® S205s is an ultra-portable mini notebook, featuring an Intel® Pentium® dual-core U5600 processor, Windows 7 Home Premium and 3G/4G (WiMAX) network capabilities from Sprint that lets the user purchase a single device for all their computing needs.

Priced at just $199.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement, after a $100 mail in rebate via reward card1, Lenovo IdeaPad S205s makes the perfect travel companion by bringing music, videos and user content alive. It is available in Sprint direct ship sales channels, including Sprint Stores, Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com).

Featuring a slim 18mm profile and lightweight 3.26-pound body with an 11.6-inch display, it combines a chic, ultraportable design and AccuType keyboard, making it the perfect Internet companion to take anywhere.

Lenovo IdeaPad S205s offers a built-in webcam and VeriFace® facial recognition technology that allows users to log into their mini notebook with their face, instead of having to remember lengthy passwords. VeriFace can also be used to record video messages and conduct web calls, making the notebook the one device for connectivity, entertainment and extreme PC portability.

Lenovo IdeaPad S205s will come preloaded with the Intel AppUpSM center that allows users to browse a centralized catalog of applications for purchase or download to their netbook or other personal computing device. It features thousands of apps for gaming, entertainment, finance, business and education from a variety of different categories, including social, education, entertainment, communications and more.

Key features include:

  • Intel® Pentium Dual Core U5600 Processor (1.33GHZ, 3MB cache)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium – 32-bit
  • 2GB DDR3 Memory
  • 11.6-inch, 1366 x 768 HD LED widescreen display
  • 250GB Hard Drive
  • AccuType keyboard with individually rounded, finger-friendly key shape and ergonomic spacebar
  • Multi-touch touchpad for easy scrolling and zoom
  • Lenovo’s OneKey™ Rescue System can help recover user data or device settings
  • Wi-Fi® 802.11a/b/g/n
  • 0.3-megapixel Webcam with integrated microphone
  • (WxDxH): 11.4 x 7.6 x 1.0-1.5 inches (290mm x 193mm x 26.3-37.6mm)
  • Ports: 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 eSATA, HDMI output port, VGA, 1 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 microphone jack
  • 6 x1 card reader (SD/SD pro/MMC/MS/MS pro/xD)
  • Stereo speakers
  • 6 cell – 4400 mAh for an estimated 5 hour battery life (depending on usage)
  • 3.26 pounds (1478.7 grams) with the 6-cell battery

To help users be more productive wherever they are, Lenovo IdeaPad S205s includes Energy Management for long battery life. Designed by Lenovo, Energy Management is a power management utility that fine-tunes the power consumption by coordinating the activity of the hardware and software. It offers four preset schemes, and the ability to modify any of those four to create a personalized energy management program.

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