Lenovo announces LaVie Z lightweight laptops
Lenovo, in collaboration with NEC Personal Computers (NECP), has announced at CES 2015 two ultraportable laptops: the LaVie Z HZ550 which the company claims to be the world’s lightest 13-inch laptop PC, and the LaVie Z HZ750 which is the world’s lightest 13-inch convertible PC.
The Lenovo LaVie Z HZ550 which has a 180-degree lay flat hinge weighs in at 1.72 lbs, while the convertible LaVie Z HZ750 which has a 360-degree hinge weighs in at 2.04 lbs. Both sport super light Magnesium-Lithium Alloy chassis.
Lenovo LaVie Z specs:
up to 5th-gen Intel Core i7 (for HZ750)
up to 5th-gen Intel Core i5 (for HZ550)
Windows 8.1 Upgrade
13.3-inch LED non-touch Anti-Glare WQHD display (HZ550)
13.3-inch LED touch screen WQHD/FHD (HZ750)
Intel HD Integrated Graphics
4GB LPDDR3 RAM (HZ550)
4G/8GB LPDDR3 RAM (HZ750)
128GB SSD internal storage
SD Card slot
HD 720p webcam
HZ550 : 4cell battery (29.6Wh)
HZ750 : 6cell battery (44.4Wh)
HZ550: 319(W)×212(D)×16.9(H) mm
HZ750: 319(W)×217(D)×16.9(H) mm
The Lenovo LaVie Z HZ550 and HZ750 will be available in the U.S. beginning in May 2015 with models starting at approximately $1,299 and $1,499, respectively.