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AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 Mobile Processors Revealed!

AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 Mobile Processors Revealed!

AMD just introduced the Ryzen PRO 5000 mobile processors, with new Zen 3 cores for professional laptops!

Here is EVERYTHING AMD has revealed so far about the new AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 mobile processors!

 

AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 : Zen 3 For Mobile Business Laptops!

The AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 uses the new AMD Zen 3 architecture, and is fabricated on the 7 nm process.

The Zen 3 architecture delivers 19% more instructions per cycle (IPC) over the last generation, thanks to these new features :

  • improved load / store performance and flexibility
  • L3 cache doubled to 16 MB vs. 8 MB in 4000 Series
  • unified L3 cache accessible to all cores
  • wider issue in floating point and integer engines
  • Zero Bubble branch prediction

The new mobile processors also uses a single, monolithic die, which eliminates the I/O latency between dies.

Placeholder : AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 tech briefing video coming soon!

In addition to its improved performance, the AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 mobile processors also come with these AMD PRO technologies :

  • AMD PRO security provides a multi-layered approach to security features by embedding defenses at every level, from silicon through operating system.
    – AMD Memory Guard, automatically enabled on Microsoft Secured-Core PCs, helps enable data and identity protection, while
    – AMD Shadow Stack helps provide hardware enabled protection against malware attacks.
  • AMD PRO manageability enables a full manageability feature set for simplified deployment, imaging and management that is compatible with modern IT infrastructures.
    AMD Ryzen PRO processors offer full support for Microsoft Endpoint Manager to deliver a flexible and integrated cloud management solution.
  • AMD PRO business ready technologies bring enterprise-grade computing solutions designed for quality and reliability, in addition to platform longevity.
    AMD Ryzen PRO processors feature 18-months of planned software stability and 24-months of planned availability.

 

AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 : Models + Specifications

AMD announced three Ryzen PRO 5000 models to replace the three Ryzen PRO 4000 models from last year.

  • Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U : 8C/16T | 15W | 1.9 to 4.4 GHz | 20 MB cache
  • Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U : 6C/12T | 15W | 2.3 to 4.2 GHz | 19 MB cache
  • Ryzen 3 PRO 5450U : 4C/8T | 15W | 2.6 to 4.0 GHz | 10 MB cache

For easier comparison, here is a table comparing their key specifications :

Specifications Ryzen 7
PRO
5850U
Ryzen 5
PRO
5650U
Ryzen 3
PRO
5450U
Process 7 nm
Cores / Threads 8 / 16 6 / 12 4 / 8
Base Clock 1.9 GHz 2.3 GHz 2.6 GHz
Boost Clock 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 4 MB 3 MB 2 MB
L3 Cache 16 MB 8 MB
TDP 15 W

 

AMD Ryzen PRO 5000 : Availability

According to AMD, enterprise customers will be able to purchase the new Ryzen PRO 5000 laptops from top PC vendors like HP and Lenovo starting in Q2, 2021.

 

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2021 Lenovo YOGA Laptop Models Revealed!

Lenovo just introduced four 2021 YOGA laptop models – Yoga 6 AMD, Yoga Slim 9i, Yoga 9i and Yoga Slim 7i Carbon.

Confused? Hear from Lenovo themselves, and we will give you a quick run down of all four models!

 

2021 Lenovo YOGA Laptop Models Revealed!

The Yoga is Lenovo’s top-of-the-line consumer sub-brand, and is designed to offer refined craftsmanship and stunning design, for “consumers with sophisticated taste”.

Lenovo Yoga 6 AMD

The 2021 Lenovo Yoga 6 AMD is their first-generation consumer convertible laptop, that uses a hybrid design of metal and soft-touch materials wrapped in blue fabric.

This 13.3-inch, 2-in-1 convertible laptop features an AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor with optional AMD Radeon graphics, with up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory an 1 TB of SSD storage.

It comes with a Full HD touch screen display, with narrow bezels and a backlit keyboard. It also comes with front facing stereo speakers that support Dolby Atmos.

Weighing only 1.32 kg, the Yoga 6 AMD offers up to 18 hours of battery life with a 60 Whr battery.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i

The 2021 Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i offers an exquisite Shadow Black genuine leather cover bonded to an aluminium chassis for a better feel and greater durability.

Built around the 11th Gen Intel Core processors, with Intel Xe Graphics, this 14-inch laptop is just 13.9 mm thick, and weighs just 1.29 kg.

Lenovo also offers a more powerful 15-inch option, powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i9 HK-series mobile processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q Design graphics.

Both models offer up to 16 GB of LPDDR4X memory and up to 2 TB of PCIe SSD storage, with three USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports.

Lenovo Yoga 9i

The 2021 Lenovo Yoga 9i offers an exquisite Shadow Black genuine leather cover bonded to an aluminium chassis, as well as an all-metal Mica option.

They both come with an edge-to-edge Glass Palm Rest with an encased Smart Sensor Touchpad with haptic feedback.

Built around the 11th Gen Intel Core processors, with Intel Xe Graphics, this 14-inch convertible laptop features thermal venting holes under the keyboard to lower its temperature by two degrees Celsius compared to the previous generation.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon is an ultra-light 13.3-inch laptop, with a 16:10 display and a thickness of just 14.25 mm and a weight of just 966 grams.

This is an Intel Evo-certified laptop, with a stunning Moon White finish, and a chassis made from carbon fibre with an anti-fingerprint finish.

 

2021 Lenovo YOGA Models : Price + Availability

All four 2021 Lenovo Yoga laptop models are available for purchase, with immediate effect, at these starting prices :

  • 13.3-inch Lenovo Yoga 6 AMD : RM 3,799 (about $937 / £671) onwards
  • 14-inch Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i : RM 6,629 (about $1,634 / £1,171) onwards
  • 14-inch Lenovo Yoga 9i : RM 4,929 (about $1,215 / £871) onwards
  • 13.3-inch Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon : RM 4,399 (about $1,084 / £777) onwards

Here are some direct purchase options :

Malaysia

Singapore

United States

United Kingdom

Australia

 

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Lenovo ThinkStation P620 : Threadripper PRO Workstation!

Lenovo is the first to introduce an AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO workstation – the ThinkStation P620!

Here is EVERYTHING you need to know about the world’s first 64-core workstation!

 

Lenovo ThinkStation P620 : World’s First 64-Core Workstation!

By leveraging the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors, the Lenovo ThinkStation P620 is the world’s first and only 64-core workstation.

This gives it a great performance advantage over other workstations that can only offer 18 cores (single processor) or 56 cores (dual processor).

Of course, Lenovo is also offering the option to equip the P620 with 32-core, 16-core and 12-core Threadripper PRO processors.

 

On top of that, the Lenovo ThinkStation P620 will be able to offer 128 lanes of PCIe 4.0, and 8-channel memory support.

To ensure its reliability and stability, Lenovo and AMD collaborated to create a unique air-cooled solution to keep the processor cool, with a custom-designed heat sink.

You will be able to equip it with up to two NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000, or up to four NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000 graphics cards.

Lenovo will offer DDR4-3200 memory configurations of 128 GB all the way to 1 TB – all with 8 memory modules for maximum 8-channel performance.

It also comes with two NVMe slots, and four 3.5-inch drive bays, allowing you to provision up to 4 TB of SSD storage, and 16 TB of HDD storage.

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : Available Models

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX

This is the flagship, with 64 cores capable of processing up to 128 threads simultaneously. It comes with 288 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 2.7 GHz base clock and a 4.2 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

This processor has 32 cores with the ability to process up to 64 threads simultaneously. It comes with 144 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 3.5 GHz base clock and a 4.2 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX

This processor has 16 cores with the ability to process up to 32 threads simultaneously. It comes with 72 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 3.9 GHz base clock and a 4.3 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX

This processor has 12 cores with the ability to process up to 24 threads simultaneously. It comes with 70 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 4.0 GHz base clock and a 4.3 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

 

Lenovo ThinkStation P620 : Specifications + Configuration Options

Here are the specifications and configuration options for the Lenovo ThinkStation P620 :

Specifications Lenovo ThinkStation P620
OS Options Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Ubuntu Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Lenovo Software Lenovo Vantage
Lenovo ThinkShield
Processor AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX
Chipset AMD 2019 Premium Chipset BXB-B
Memory Slots 8 x DDR4-3200 DIMM Slots
Memory Options 128 GB (16 GB x 8)
256 GB (32 GB x 8)
512 GB (64 GB x 8)
1 TB (128 GB x 8)
Graphics Options Up to 2 x NVIDIA Quadro RTX 8000
Up to 4 x NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
Storage Options Up to 2 x M.2 PCIe SSD (2 TB)
Up to 4 x 3.5″ SATA HDDs (4 TB)
Up to 1 x optical disk drive
15-in-1 media card reader
RAID Support M.2 : RAID 0/1
SATA : RAID 0/1/5/10
Expansion Slots 4 x PCIe 4.0 x16
2 x PCIe 4.0 x8
Connectivity Options Intel Wireless-AC 9260
Front Ports 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type A)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C)
1 x mic / headphone combo jack
Rear Ports 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type A)
2 x USB 2.0 (Type A)
2 x PS/2
1 x RJ-45 10 Gigabit Ethernet
1 x Audio Line-In
1 x Audio Line-Out
1 x Microphone-In
Power Supply 1000 W, 92% efficient
Dimensions 165 mm wide
460 mm deep
440 mm tall
Weight 24 kg maximum

 

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3000 Series : Full Details!

Now that the NDA is over, we can finally reveal EVERYTHING we know about the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO HEDT processor family!

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : What Is It?

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO is a new HEDT processor family, mirroring what Ryzen PRO is to Ryzen.

Unlike the Ryzen Threadripper, the Threadripper PRO is targeted at professional studios, designers, engineers and data scientists.

The AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO series will offer these features over “regular” Threadripper processors.

  • new sWRX8 socket and WRX80 chipset
  • 8 DDR4-3200 memory channels, instead of just 4
  • 2X memory bandwidth over 3rd Gen Threadripper
  • Support for UDIMM, RDIMM, LDRIMM, 3DS RDIMM with ECC support, instead of just UDIMM with ECC
  • Up to 2 TB of memory, instead of just 256 GB
  • 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes, instead of just 64
  • AMD PRO Technologies, including Secure Processor and Memory Guard
  • 18 months of planned software stability
  • 24 months of planned availability

AMD has already chalked up one design win with the Lenovo ThinkStation P620 – the world’s first and only 64-core workstation!

Recommended : Lenovo ThinkStation P620 : World’s First 64-Core Workstation!

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : Official Tech Briefing!

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : Available Models

As of today’s launch, AMD is launching only these four processor models :

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX

This is the flagship, with 64 cores capable of processing up to 128 threads simultaneously. It comes with 288 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 2.7 GHz base clock and a 4.2 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX

This processor has 32 cores with the ability to process up to 64 threads simultaneously. It comes with 144 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 3.5 GHz base clock and a 4.2 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX

This processor has 16 cores with the ability to process up to 32 threads simultaneously. It comes with 72 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 3.9 GHz base clock and a 4.3 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3945WX

This processor has 12 cores with the ability to process up to 24 threads simultaneously. It comes with 70 MB of L2 and L3 caches, a 4.0 GHz base clock and a 4.3 GHz boost clock, with a 280 W TDP.

There Is No Threadripper PRO 3965WX

Although earlier rumoured, this 24-core, 48-thread processor will not be released, at least not on 14 July 2020.

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : Specifications

In this table, we compare the key specifications of the four processor models :

Specifications TR PRO
3995WX
TR PRO
3975WX
TR PRO
3955WX
TR PRO
3945WX
Fab Process 7 nm (CPU) + 12 nm (I/O)
Cores / Threads 64 / 128 32 / 64 16 / 32 12 / 24
Base Clock 2.7 GHz 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz 4.0 GHz
Boost Clock 4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz
L1 Cache 4 MB 2 MB 1 MB 768 KB
L2 Cache 32 MB 16 MB 8 MB 6 MB
L3 Cache 256 MB 128 MB 64 MB
Memory Support 8 x DDR4-3200 channels
2 TB maximum
PCIe Support 128 x PCIe Gen 4 lanes
TDP 280 W

 

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO : Performance

Threadripper PRO 3945WX

According to AMD, the “baby” of the family will offer 12% better single-threaded performance in CINEBENCH R20, and 28% better multi-threaded performance than a competing 12-core Intel Xeon processor.

They say that this is targeted at those whose software is licensed on a per-core basis. Its high performance per core will allow for better performance, without resorting to more cores and corresponding licence fees.

Threadripper PRO 3955WX

AMD also showed how the 16-core 3955WX can render 14% faster than an 18-core Intel Xeon processor.

Threadripper PRO 3995WX

AMD compared the flagship Threadripper PRO 3995WX with its 64 cores against two Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 processors, with 56 cores.

In the SPECviewperf13 benchmark, that 8-core, 16-thread advantage gave the 3995WX a performance advantage between 4% and 37%.

 

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2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 (AMD Ryzen) : First Look!

The newly launched 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 laptop is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU, with built-in Radeon graphics.

Let’s dive into its key features and specifications, as well as its starting price and availability!

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 (AMD Ryzen) : MIL-SPEC Business Laptop!

The new 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 is a second-generation model built around the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU, with built-in Radeon graphics. But that’s not all…

ThinkPad Keyboard + TrackPoint

Fans of the ThinkPad keyboard and TrackPoint will naturally be glad to know they are both part of the ThinkPad E15.

On top of that, it comes with a larger touchpad that now meets the Microsoft Precision TouchPad (PTP) standard.

8th Gen Owl Wing Fan

The AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU is kept cool by the 8th Generation Lenovo Owl Wing Fan, which delivers 38% more airflow, for 15% better cooling performance.

On top of that, the Owl Wing Fan is designed to minimise dust accumulation, which means it will maintain its performance over years of use.

Smaller + Lighter

Compared to the last-generation, the 2020 ThinkPad E15 is smaller in size, and lighter in weight. But it still sports the same 15.6-inch display.

The difference is the smaller bezels – just 7.7 mm at the sides, giving it an 85% screen-to-body ratio.

12 MIL-SPEC Certifications

The 2020 ThinkPad E15 may be an entry-level business laptop in Lenovo’s stable, but it is still certified for no less than twelve MIL-SPEC certifications. This ensures that the laptop will keep on running, even if you may not…

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 (AMD Ryzen) : Specifications

Here are the specifications of the second-generation ThinkPad E15 configuration for Malaysia, as well as options available across the world :

Specifications 2020 ThinkPad E15
(MY Configuration)
Other Options
(Global)
Display 15.6-inch IPS Non-Touch
– 1920 x 1080, 250 nits
14-inch TN Non-Touch
– 1920 x 1080, 220 nits
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Up to AMD Ryzen 7
Memory 8 GB DDR4-3200 Up to 24 GB DDR4-3200
Graphics AMD Radeon Graphics (in processor)
Storage 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD (TLC)
512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
1 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
Connectivity Realtek RTL8822CE
– WiFi-AC (2×2) + Bluetooth 5.0
Intel AX200
– WiFi-AX + Bluetooth 5.0
Keyboard Spill-resistant keyboard + TrackPoint
Touch Pad Precision touch pad
Camera 720p webcam 720p webcam + IR
Audio 2 x 2W Harman speakers with Dolby Audio
Dual-Array Microphones
Ports 1 x HDMI
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A (Always On)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C
1 x RJ45 LAN
1 x Audio Combo Jack
Battery 45 WHr, 3-Cell Battery
AC Adaptor 65 Watt USB-C Adapter
Dimensions 365.0 mm wide
240.0 mm deep
18.9 mm thick
Weight From 1.70 kg

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 (AMD Ryzen) : Price + Availability

The 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E15 laptop is available in Malaysia, with immediate effect.

It has a recommended retail price of RM 3,449 (about $806 / £649 / A$1,170 / S$1,122) with the specifications above.

As a business laptop, it can only be customised and purchased through Lenovo’s distribution partner – SNS Network (M) Sdn Bhd here in Malaysia.

 

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2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 (AMD Ryzen) : First Look!

The newly launched 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU, with built-in Radeon graphics.

Let’s dive into its key features and specifications, as well as its starting price and availability!

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 (AMD Ryzen) : MIL-SPEC Business Laptop!

The new 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 is a second-generation model built around the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU, with built-in Radeon graphics. But that’s not all…

ThinkPad Keyboard + TrackPoint

Fans of the ThinkPad keyboard and TrackPoint will naturally be glad to know they are both part of the ThinkPad E14.

On top of that, it comes with a larger touchpad that now meets the Microsoft Precision TouchPad (PTP) standard.

8th Gen Owl Wing Fan

The AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile APU is kept cool by the 8th Generation Lenovo Owl Wing Fan, which delivers 38% more airflow, for 15% better cooling performance.

On top of that, the Owl Wing Fan is designed to minimise dust accumulation, which means it will maintain its performance over years of use.

Smaller + Lighter

Compared to the last-generation, the 2020 ThinkPad E14 is smaller in size, and lighter in weight. But it still sports the same 14-inch display.

The difference is the smaller bezels – just 4.5 mm at the sides, giving it an 85% screen-to-body ratio.

12 MIL-SPEC Certifications

The 2020 ThinkPad E14 may be an entry-level business laptop in Lenovo’s stable, but it is still certified for no less than 12 MIL-SPEC certifications. This ensures that the laptop will keep on running even if you may not…

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 (AMD Ryzen) : Specifications

Here are the specifications of the second-generation ThinkPad E14 configuration for Malaysia, as well as options available across the world :

Specifications 2020 ThinkPad E14
(MY Configuration)
Other Options
(Global)
Display 14-inch IPS Non-Touch
– 1920 x 1080, 250 nits
14-inch TN Non-Touch
– 1920 x 1080, 220 nits
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Up to AMD Ryzen 7
Memory 8 GB DDR4-3200 Up to 24 GB DDR4-3200
Graphics AMD Radeon Graphics (in processor)
Storage 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD (TLC)
512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
1 TB PCIe M.2 SSD
Connectivity Realtek RTL8822CE
– WiFi-AC (2×2) + Bluetooth 5.0
Intel AX200
– WiFi-AX + Bluetooth 5.0
Keyboard Spill-resistant keyboard + TrackPoint
Touch Pad Precision touch pad
Camera 720p webcam 720p webcam + IR
Audio 2 x 2W Harman speakers with Dolby Audio
Dual-Array Microphones
Ports 1 x HDMI
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A (Always On)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C
1 x RJ45 LAN
1 x Audio Combo Jack
Battery 45 WHr, 3-Cell Battery
AC Adaptor 65 Watt USB-C Adapter
Dimensions 324.0 mm wide
220.0 mm deep
17.9 mm thick
Weight From 1.59 kg

 

2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 (AMD Ryzen) : Price + Availability

The 2020 Lenovo ThinkPad E14 laptop is available in Malaysia, with immediate effect.

It has a recommended retail price of RM 3,499 (about $819 / £656 / A$1,186 / S$1,138) with the specifications above.

As a business laptop, it can only be customised and purchased through Lenovo’s distribution partner – SNS Network (M) Sdn Bhd here in Malaysia.

 

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The Microsoft Secured-core PC Initiative Explained!

Microsoft and their hardware partners just announced the Secured-core PC initiative to combat threats that target the PC’s firmware and operating system.

With help from David Weston, Partner Director of Microsoft OS Security, here is everything you need to know about the Secured-core PC initiative!

 

What Is The Secured-core PC Initiative?

Secured-core PC is a new Microsoft initiative that they just announced. In partnership with their hardware partners, they aim to create a specific set of requirements for devices that are meant for secure use.

These requirements will apply the best practices in data security – isolation and minimal trust in the firmware layer and the device core that underpins the Windows operating system.

Secured-core PC devices will be targeted at industries like financial services, government and healthcare, and anyone who work with valuable IP, customer or personal data. They would also be useful for persons of interest, who would be high-value targets for hackers and nation-state attackers.

 

Is There A Need For Secured-core PC?

As more protection is built into the operating system and connected services, attackers are exploring other methods with firmware emerging as a top target.

The NIST’s National Vulnerability Database shows a near 5X increase in the number of firmware vulnerabilities in the last 3 years :

In late 2018, security researchers discovered that the hacking group Strontium targeted systems in the wild with malware that made use of firmware vulnerabilities.

Because it targeted firmware, the malicious code was hard to detect, and difficult to remove. It even persists after the operating system is reinstalled, or the storage drive replaced!

 

Why Is Firmware The New Target?

Firmware is used to initialise the hardware and software when a device is started up. It therefore has a higher level of access and privileges than the hypervisor and operating system kernel.

This means firmware attacks that succeed can undermine protective mechanisms like Secure Boot that the hypervisor or operating system use to protect against malware.

Firmware attacks can more easily evade endpoint protection and detection solutions, because the latter run under the operating system layer, and therefore have limited visibility of the firmware layer.

 

What Is A Secured-core PC Made Up Of?

Secured-core PCs will combine multiple layers of protection – identity, virtualisation, operating system, hardware and firmware – to prevent attacks, rather than simply detecting them.

They all ensure that the device will boot securely and is protected against firmware vulnerabilities, shielding the operating system from attacks and preventing unauthorised access to the device and data.

Recommended : How AMD CPUs Work In A Secured-core PC Device

System Guard Secure Launch

Microsoft is now implementing System Guard Secure Launch in Windows 10 as a key Secured-core PC requirement.

System Guard uses the Dynamic Root of Trust for Measurement (DRTM) capabilities built into the latest processors from AMD, Intel and Qualcomm, to protect the boot process from firmware attacks.

The firmware is used to start the hardware, and then shortly after, re-initialise the system into a trusted state. This helps to limit the trust assigned to the firmware, greatly mitigating against firmware attacks.

This method also helps protect the integrity of the Virtualisation-Based Security (VBS) feature in the hypervisor against firmware vulnerabilities. This is critical because VBS is used for important OS security functions like Windows Defender Credential Guard and Hypervisor-protected Code Integrity (HVCI).

Trusted Platform Module 2.0

Microsoft is also implementing Trusted Platform Module 2.0 (TPM) as a device requirement for Secured-core PCs.

It is used to measure the components that are used during the secure launch process, allowing for zero trust networks using System Guard runtime attestation.

 

Secured-core PC Availability

Secured-core PC devices are available from Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic and Microsoft’s own Surface brand.

 

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Varinderjit Singh Is New Lenovo Malaysia General Manager

Lenovo Malaysia just announced the appointment of Varinderjit Singh as their new General Manager! Here is what you need to know about the new person helming Lenovo in Malaysia!

 

Varinderjit Singh Appointed Lenovo Malaysia General Manager

Lenovo just announced the appointment of Varinderjit Singh as the new General Manager for its operations in Malaysia. The new role will see him leading the organisation and managing the overall growth of business.

 

Varinderjit Singh’s Previous Experience

Varinderjit Singh joins the Malaysian operations with 28 years of experience in the tech sector.

He started out as a systems engineer with Mesiniaga Malaysia and went on to work at 3Com, NEC Computers, Dell, Samsung and Microsoft.

He has overseen markets in Asia, United States as well as Europe and was Managing Director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Malaysia prior to joining Lenovo.

 

The Future Of Lenovo Malaysia

Varinderjit Singh takes over from Khoo Hung Chuan who will take on a regional role for Central Asia Pacific.

Mr Khoo has been tasked with Education Transform and Development, a sector Lenovo considers crucial to Lenovo’s development in Asia.

 

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The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 – A Gaming Work Of Art!

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 has just been released and it looks every bit like a gaming powerhouse! Here is a primer on the new Legion Y740 gaming laptop!

 

The 2019  Lenovo Legion Y740 Gaming Laptop

Once known for their  business laptops, Lenovo is certainly focusing heavily on their gaming laptops.

The new 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) comes with either a 15-inch, or 17-inch display, with an optional 144 Hz Full HD (1920 x 1080) panel that supports NVIDIA G-SYNC.

Reviewers have described its performance as “excellent”, with a “competitive price” to boot. They also liked the fact that its chassis is all-aluminium, giving it a stylish looks.

On the other hand, they noted that it has a relatively short battery life of just 5 hours. Gaming sessions on-the-go will be short unless you can hook it up to a power outlet.

A Gaming Powerhouse

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) gaming laptop comes with these key features :

  • 9th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processor
  • Microsoft Windows Home 10
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 or GeForce 1660 Ti with Max-Q Design

That is everything you need for the most intense gaming sessions!

Some reviewers even claim that this particular Lenovo model is a match for the highly-rated MSI GS75 Stealth.

 

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 Optional Features

Users can choose to add on extra features to the 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US), like :

  • Dolby Sound Radar
  • 32 GB DDR4-2666 memory
  • CORSAIR iCue RGB backlit keyboard

 

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 Price + Availability

The 2019 Lenovo Legion Y740 (US) gaming laptop has a base price of RM 8,629 / ~$2,083 / ~£1,581 / ~€1,858 with a 15-inch display.

In the US, it retails for $2,299.99 with a 17-inch GSYNC display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 16 GB DDR4 memory and 512 GB NVMe SSD.

 

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The New AMD Ryzen PRO 3000 + Athlon PRO 300 APUs!

AMD just announced three new Ryzen PRO 3000 and one new Athlon PRO 300 mobile processors with Radeon Vega Graphics! Here are the full details of these four new PRO-grade mobile APUs!

 

2nd Gen AMD Ryzen PRO Features

The 2nd Gen Ryzen PRO 3000 Series mobile processor is built on 12nm manufacturing technology and offers up to 16% more multi-threading processor performance.

Among its key features are:

  • Up to 12 hours of general office use or 10 hours of video playback
  • Up to 14% faster content creation and accelerated everyday office applications such as 3D modeling and video editing
  • security co-processor built into the silicon
  • 18 months image stability
  • 24 months processor availability
  • 36 months limited warranty to system manufacturers

 

AMD Ryzen PRO 3000 + Athlon PRO 300 Series Specifications

Model Cores / Threads TDP Boost / Base Frequency Radeon Graphics Max. GPU Frequency L2 + L3 Cache
Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 4C / 8T 15 W 4.0 / 2.3 GHz Vega 10 1.4 GHz 6 MB
Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U 4C / 8T 15 W 3.7 / 2.1 GHz Vega 8 1.2 GHz 6 MB
Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U 4C / 4T 15 W 3.5 / 2.3 GHz Vega 6 1.2 GHz 6 MB
Athlon PRO 300U 2C / 4T 15 W 3.3 / 2.4 GHz Vega 3 1.0 GHz 5 MB

 

AMD Ryzen PRO 3000 + Athlon PRO 300 Series Availability

PC manufacturers such as HP and Lenovo are partnering AMD to develop notebooks and laptops for business systems. These range from premium professional notebooks to regular productivity notebooks.

Initial commercial systems developed by HP and Lenovo are expected in this quarter of 2019 with other OEMs and further platform updates scheduled for release later this year.

 

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme In-Depth Review!

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is a high-end mobile workstation designed to be the ultimate expression of Lenovo engineering prowess.

Let’s take an in-depth look at the ThinkPad X1 Extreme and find out what sets it apart from the competition!

 

The Official Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Tech Briefing!

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is an ultra-light mobile workstation that can be equipped with a 4K HDR touchscreen display with Dolby Vision and optional pen support. But it’s no ordinary mobile workstation.

As an enterprise-grade mobile workstation, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is designed to be secure and tough. Not only is it built to withstand 12 military-grade requirements, it is secured by Lenovo ThinkShield technologies from the factory till the end of its lifespan.

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Price + Availability

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is available in Malaysia with immediate effect. It has a starting price of RM 7,749 / ~US$ 1,890, with the following specifications :

  • Intel Core I5-8300H processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display (300 nits)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB)
  • 8 GB DDR4-2666 memory
  • 256 GB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD

Here are some direct purchase links for your convenience :

 

Unboxing The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes in a large brown cardboard box. Let’s take a quick look around, before unboxing it…

After you fully unbox it, you will find the following items inside :

  • One Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme mobile workstation
  • One set of Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme User Guide, and Safety + Warranty Guide
  • One 135 watt Lenovo charger + power cable

That’s it! Lenovo does not spend (or waste) money on superfluous fancy packaging and accessories.

Next Page > The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Up Close + Key Features

 

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Up Close!

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is powered by the 8th Generation Intel H series 6-core processor, with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics and fast NVMe SSD storage.

Lenovo offers two 15.6-inch display options :

  • a Full HD IPS display with 300 nits brightness and 72% Adobe RGB colour gamut, or
  • a 4K UHD HDR display with 400 nits brightness and 100% Adobe RGB colour gamut

The Full HD display option is slightly (0.3 mm) thinner and marginally (100 grams) lighter than the 4K UHD display option.

Despite sporting a large 15.6-inch display, it is only 18 mm thick, and weighs just 1.8 kg. It even has a long-lasting 80 Whr battery inside!

In addition to processor options, Lenovo also allows you to customise the following options :

  • DDR4-2666 Memory : 8 GB / 16 GB / 32 GB / 64GB
  • PCIe SSD Storage : 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB / 2 TB
  • Optional IR camera with Glance technology

 

Dual Fan, Dual Heatpipe Cooling

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is designed to run in the most extreme conditions. Hence, it is kept cool by a dual-fan, dual-heatpipe cooling system that you can just see through the large vents on its underside.

The two heatpipes whisk heat away from the CPU and GPU to the two heatsinks – each kept cool by a fan that sucks in cool air from the underside. The hot air is then exhausted out the back. The inside of the chassis is also kept cool passively by large vents.

 

Webcam + Optional IR Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes with a very basic 720p webcam. At this price point, we would have expected at least a 1080p webcam. But at least it comes with a ThinkShutter privacy cover.

Lenovo offers an optional IR camera, which we highly recommend because it allows for the more secure Windows Hello login method.

The IR camera also supports the Lenovo Glance technology, which merges face-, eye- and gaze-tracking. It allows the cursor to automatically focus on where you are looking at, or windows to shift with a move of your eyes. This is especially useful when you are working on multiple monitors.

 

Lay Flat Display

Whether you opt for the Full HD or 4K UHD panel, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) has a lay-flat display design. Its hinge is designed to let the display lay completely flat.

This makes it easier to work with other people, particularly since the display is touch-sensitive and supports writing with a pen. Lenovo offers an optional pen, but you can also use a third-party pen like the Genius Pen.

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Fingerprint Sensor

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) has an enterprise-grade fingerprint sensor. Instead of being integrated into the Power button, it is built into the chassis, to the right of the keyboard.

It uses a Match-on-Chip fingerprint sensor, which means the fingerprint data is registered, stored and verified by the fingerprint reader chip itself.

This prevents a hacker or malware from using a man-in-the-middle attack to falsely verify a fake fingerprint.

 

Keyboard + Touch Pad + TrackPoint

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) has a full-sized keyboard that is spill-resistant. That means it will withstand a small spill of water without shorting out.

In addition to its glass touchpad, the ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes with the iconic ted TrackPoint joystick. Also known as a pointing stick, the TrackPoint is pressure-activated, allowing for faster and better cursor control with minimal movement.

 

Connectivity Options

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes with a plethora of connectivity options and ports.

Wirelessly, it supports 802.11 AC 2×2 WiFi connectivity, which means it has dual transmit and receive antennas for better reception and range. It also supports the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology.

Here is a list of ports you will find on the left and right side of the ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) :

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  1. AC Power Port
  2. Two USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C / Thunderbolt 3 ports
  3. HDMI 2.0 port
  4. Network extension port
  5. 3.5 mm combo audio and microphone port
  6. Smart Card reader
  7. 4-in-1 SD card reader
  8. Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (one is always on)
  9. Kensington lock slot

 

Battery + Charging

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) comes with a 4-Cell Li-Cylinder battery that Lenovo says will last up to 15 hours.

It has a total capacity of 80 Watt-hours, which means it will last one hour if the X1 Extreme uses 80 watts of power, or two hours if it uses 40 watts, or four hours if it sips just 20 watts of power.

Lenovo pairs it with a compact 135 watt rapid charging adaptor that they promise will recharge the battery to 80% in just one hour. A small LED indicator light next to the power port tells you the X1 Extreme’s charging status at a glance.

Here were our findings when we put its battery to the test :

  • 4K Gaming : 1 hour 40 minutes
  • 1080p Gaming : 2 hours 17 minutes
  • Full Screen 1080p YouTube : 3 hours 30 minutes

Next Page > Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Performance Examined!

 

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PCMark 10 – Productivity App Performance

Surprisingly, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) only scored 4,332 in PCMark 10 on AC power.

Many other laptops powered by the Intel Core i7-8850H processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU would score just over 5,200 – about 20% higher.

When we switched to battery power, its performance was throttled by about 31% to improve battery life.

On AC Power

On Battery Power

 

3DMark Fire Strike (DX11, 1920 x 1080)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) scored 6,323 on Fire Strike, using the Max-Q version of the GeForce GTX 1050 Ti.

This makes it about ⅓ as fast as a gaming laptop based on the full-powered NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, which would score around 15,800.

If you run it on battery power, its performance gets throttled by about 21%, reducing its Fire Strike score to just under 5,000.

On AC Power

On Battery Power

 

3DMark Time Spy Strike (DX12, 1920 x 1080)

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) scored 2,393 on Time Spy – about ⅓ as fast as a full-powered NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, which would score around 7,000.

When we switched to battery power, its performance was throttled by 9.5% – the smallest drop we recorded.

On AC Power

On Battery Power

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Our Verdict Of The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) looks and feels every bit like business laptop – from its angular design all the way to its matte black colour scheme. But it’s far more than just another mobile workstation.

Beneath its business-like veneer is a tough laptop that not only offers enterprise-grade Lenovo ThinkShield protection from factory till the end of its lifespan, but also military-grade toughness. In fact, every ThinkPad X1 Extreme has to pass 12 military-grade tests.

These aspects are important to note because the ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is neither the most powerful mobile workstation in the market, nor does it offer the best performance for the money. In fact, our benchmarks show that it consistently underperforms laptops with the same processor and graphics card.

Performance, mark our words, is not what the ThinkPad X1 Extreme is offering. It is the entirety of the package that differentiates the X1 Extreme from its competitors – configurability, security and reliability in a thin and light package.

If you have the cash to spare, it offers an incredible 4K HDR display with 400 nits of brightness and 100% Adobe RGB colour gamut. You can also configure it with up to 64 GB of DDR4 memory, and up to two PCIe SSDs offering up to 2 TB of storage!

You can also count on its diverse connectivity options – super-fast Wireless-AC and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, with many ports to use – the latest Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C ports as well as the good-old 3.5 mm audio port!

It’s not just work, work, work though. The ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) supports Dolby Audio Premium and Dolby Atmos, so it doubles as a great entertainment and gaming laptop after a hard day’s work.

Just don’t expect to game at 4K. Its GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU with Max-Q Design is fast enough for 1080p gaming.

Ultimately, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is designed for those who need absolute security and reliability. Whether you are working in the comfort of your flying office, or in harsh field environments, you know you can depend on the X1 Extreme.

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Specifications

Here are the key specifications of the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK). But remember – it is highly customisable, so the price and options will vary greatly, from country to country.

SpecificationsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme
Operating SystemUp to Windows 10 Professional
Display OptionsA. 15.6-inch 4K HDR display
- 3840 x 2160 pixels, 400 nits brightness
- 100% Adobe RGB colour gfamut
B. 15.6-inch FHD IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels, 300 nits brightness
- 72% Adobe RGB colour gamut
Processor8th Gen Intel Core FL-H vPro processor
Graphics ProcessorIntel UHD Graphics 630
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
MemoryUp to 64 GB DDR4-2666 memory
StorageUp to two M.2 2280 PCIe SSDs (max. 2 TB)
ConnectivityIntel Wireless-AC 9560
- 802.11 AC 2x2
- Bluetooth 5.0
Camera720p HD video camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
Optional Infra-red (IR) camera for Windows Hello login
SecurityFast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication
dTPM 2.0
Match-on-Chip touch fingerprint reader
Windows Hello facial recognition (with optional IR camera)
ThinkShutter privacy cover
Smart card reader
Kensington lock slot
AudioDolby Audio Premium
Dolby Atmos for headset
Noise-cancelling dual-array far-field microphones
KeyboardSpill-resistant keyboard with white backlighting
Touch PadMulti-touch glass touch pad
Ports2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Thunderbolt 3)
4-in-1 SD card reader
HDMI 2.0
LAN port
3.5 mm audio / mic combo port
Battery4-Cell Li-Cylinder Battery (80 Whr)
- 135 watt power adaptor
Dimensions361.8 mm wide
245.7 mm deep
18.4 mm thick (FHD) / 18.7 mm thick (4K(
WeightFHD non-touch : 1.7 kg
4K touchscreen : 1.8 kg

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Price + Availability

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme (US | UK) is available with immediate effect. Here are some direct purchase links for your convenience :

 

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The Legion of Champions III (LoC III) Finals In Bangkok!

Lenovo and Intel just announced that the Legion of Champions III (LoC III) Grand Finals will take place in Bangkok, Thailand in January 2018! Get all the juicy detail about this highly-anticipated eSports competition right here!

 

Lenovo + Intel Kicks Off Legion of Champions III Finals!

The Malaysian team D.O.D brought home RM 5,000 as the champion of Legion of Champions III (LoC III) local finale and will represent Malaysia at the highly-anticipated Grand Finals in Bangkok, Thailand

This eSports competition will bring together over 60 gaming talents from 11 markets across Asia Pacific as they seek to be crowned 2019’s Legion of Champions III (LoC III) champions.

“LoC has become an annual highlight of Asia’s gaming calendar, and we are thrilled to be a part of it for the third time,” said Khoo Hung Chuan, Country General Manager, Lenovo Malaysia. “We have seen tremendous support from our partners and players. We’re proud to be supporting our local teams in their journey to becoming eSports champions, and providing a platform for them to elevate their skills and experience.”

 

Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) In Malaysia

This year’s tournament is the biggest one yet. It will include first-time competitors from India, Japan and Korea along with Hong Kong / Macau, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

After multiple elimination rounds, local winning team D.O.D won and will be representing Malaysia at the Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) Grand Finals from 25 – 27 January 2019 at Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok.

Said Malaysia local finals winning team, D.O.D, “LoC has become synonymous with gaming excellence in the region. As gamers, we value these platforms as they provide us with the chance to compete with the cream of the crop in Asia. We’re honoured to be representing my country at this tournament and am looking forward to meeting fellow counterparts from across Asia!”

Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) Prizes

Local champions and grand finalists will be competing for a total combined prize pool of USD$35,000 (approximately RM146,000) – the largest of any Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) tournament yet.

At the end of the competition, the winning team will walk away with USD$7,000 and USD$5,000 worth of Legion Y530 notebooks, while the first and second runners-up will take home USD$3,000 and USD$2,000, respectively.

Legion of Champions Series III (LoC III) Extra Details

During the previous Legion of Champions Series which was held earlier this year, the tournament had attracted close to 7,000 gamers and 20,000 on-site attendees.

Such events have become crucial and valuable moments for Lenovo to interact with the community and better understand their gaming needs and motivations.

The evolution of Legion of Champions Series has been driven by feedback from the gaming community itself to deliver supreme performance for work and play.

Those who wish to be part of the excitement may also take part in the Rise of Legion walk-in tournaments, LAN party, and cosplay contests.

 

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The Official Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Tech Briefing!

At the Lenovo ThinkShield tech briefing and Lenovo-IDC report on Intelligent Enterprise, Lenovo took the opportunity to reveal the ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop.

Let us share with you the official Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme tech briefing, as well as the specifications and price of Lenovo’s new ultralight mobile workstation!

 

The Official Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Tech Briefing!

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme is an ultralight mobile workstation that can be equipped with a 4K HDR touchscreen display with Dolby Vision and optional pen support.

It is powered by the 8th Generation Intel H series 6-core processor, with NVIDIA GeForce graphics and fast NVMe SSD storage. Yet, it weighs less than 2 kg, with a long-lasting 80 Whr battery!

The ThinkPad X1 Extreme is also tough, being tested against 12 military-grade requirements. Needless to say, it is secure as well, with Lenovo ThinkShield technologies protecting it from the factory till the end of its lifespan.

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Specifications

Here are the MAXIMUM specifications of the new Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme.

SpecificationsLenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme
Operating SystemUp to Windows 10 Professional
Display OptionsA. 15.6-inch 4K HDR display
- 3840 x 2160 pixels, 400 nits brightness
- 100% Adobe RGB colour gfamut
B. 15.6-inch FHD IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels, 300 nits brightness
- 72% Adobe RGB colour gamut
Processor8th Gen Intel Core FL-H vPro processor
Graphics ProcessorIntel UHD Graphics 630
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
MemoryUp to 64 GB DDR4-2666 memory
StorageUp to two M.2 2280 PCIe SSDs (max. 2 TB)
ConnectivityIntel Wireless-AC 9560
- 802.11 AC 2x2
- Bluetooth 5.0
Camera720p HD video camera with ThinkShutter privacy cover
Optional Infra-red (IR) camera for Windows Hello login
SecurityFast Online Identity (FIDO) authentication
dTPM 2.0
Match-on-Chip touch fingerprint reader
Windows Hello facial recognition (with optional IR camera)
ThinkShutter privacy cover
Smart card reader
Kensington lock slot
AudioDolby Audio Premium
Dolby Atmos for headset
Noise-cancelling dual-array far-field microphones
KeyboardSpill-resistant keyboard with white backlighting
Touch PadMulti-touch glass touch pad
Ports2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Thunderbolt 3)
4-in-1 SD card reader
HDMI 2.0
LAN port
3.5 mm audio / mic combo port
Battery4-Cell Li-Cylinder Battery (80 Whr)
- 135 watt power adaptor
Dimensions361.8 mm wide
245.7 mm deep
18.4 mm thick (FHD) / 18.7 mm thick (4K(
WeightFHD non-touch : 1.7 kg
4K touchscreen : 1.8 kg

 

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Price + Availability

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 is available in Malaysia with immediate effect. It has a starting price of RM 7,749 / ~US$ 1,890, with the following specifications :

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  • Intel Core I5-8300H processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display (300 nits)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4 GB)
  • 8 GB DDR4-2666 memory
  • 256 GB M.2 2280 NVMe SSD

 

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The Lenovo ThinkShield Tech Briefing by Thorsten Stremlau!

Lenovo recently introduced ThinkShield – a complete end-to-end security solution to keep all of their devices secure throughout their life cycle. Join us for the official Lenovo ThinkShield tech briefing by Thorsten Stremlau!

 

The Lenovo ThinkShield Tech Briefing

Lenovo ThinkShield is a comprehensive suite of hardware, software and policies that are designed to protect Lenovo devices from the design and manufacturing stages, and all the way through their lifespans.

Thorsten Stremlau, Lenovo Commercial Chief Technology Officer, flew in to give us a briefing on Lenovo ThinkShield. Check it out!

Lenovo ThinkShield Secures Devices through the Entire Lifecycle

  • From secure BIOS and firmware development to features like ThinkPad Privacy Guard security screens and the industry’s first laptop camera shutters, Lenovo builds protection into its products.
  • Security doesn’t stop at design: Lenovo has unique control over its global supply chain, setting strict security standards and policies for its manufacturing facilities.
  • Lenovo’s strategic partnership with Intel has enabled them to align with the Intel Transparent Supply Chain, which allows customers to locate the source of each component of their new system.
  • Lenovo oversees the security of suppliers who build intelligent components, making sure they conform to rigorous Trusted Supplier Program guidelines and best practices. For an extra layer of transparency, Lenovo Quality Engineers can audit suppliers at any time.

Lenovo ThinkShield Protects Users’ Identities and Credentials

  • A founding member of FIDO®, Lenovo offers the industry’s first and only FIDO-certified authenticators—plus match-on-chip fingerprint technology—to give companies safer, easier ways to protect their employees’ identities.
  • An industry-leading level of integration with Intel Authenticate—up to 7 authentication factors—offers greater security and flexibility than vendors providing fewer authentication methods.
  • BIOS-based Smart USB protection allows IT professionals to configure USB ports to respond only to keyboards and pointing devices, keeping employees’ PCs safer.

Lenovo ThinkShield Protects Users Online

  • Lenovo WiFi Security, in partnership with Coronet, detects threats and notifies users when they are about to connect to unsafe wireless networks.
  • BUFFERZONE technology isolates online threats before they infect the whole organization.
  • Lenovo Endpoint Management, powered by MobileIron, provides a secure, simple way to unify cloud and endpoint security across multiple devices.

Lenovo ThinkShield Protects Users’ Data

  • Absolute Persistence technology provides IT admins with an unbreakable connection to all of their devices so they can leverage enriched asset intelligence, automate endpoint hygiene and stay audit-ready with continuous compliance.
  • Once devices reach the end of their lifecycle, Lenovo keeps potentially sensitive data secure by wiping the drives and securely recycling the parts.
  • Lenovo offers a paid Keep Your Drive service that ensures sensitive information never leaves customers’ hands.

 

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Lenovo + IDC : Powering Intelligent Enterprise Transformation

Lenovo sponsored an IDC research on the questions that are foremost on the minds of corporate IT decision makers when it comes to digital transformation. Find out what they found out in the Lenovo + IDC info brief on Powering Intelligent Enterprise Transformation!

 

Lenovo + IDC on Powering Intelligent Enterprise Transformation

IDC ASEAN Research Director, Jun Fwu Chin, gave us a summary of their findings, which we recorded for your viewing pleasure!

Here is a snapshot of the IDC report on Powering Intelligent Enterprise Transformation :

  1. Automation: In 2019, 25 per cent of IT development and operation processes will be automated, resulting in a 15 per cent gain in IT productivity and requiring IT to redefine skills and manage digital workers.
  2. XaaS: By 2020, 90 per cent of large enterprises will generate revenue from data as a service—from the sale of raw data, derived metrics, insights, and recommendations—up from nearly 50 per cent in 2017 (Source: IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2018 Predictions)
  3. Employee experience: By 2021, demand for top talent will result in 65 per cent of G2000 companies offering co-working and remote-work options that leverage pervasive access to enterprise and collaboration applications.
  4. New revenue sources: By 2023, 30 per cent of G2000 companies will generate at least 20 per cent of their revenue outside their core industries, using crowdsourcing and agile aggregation models to source talent and business capabilities.

 

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Ryze Up With AMD – Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile Laptops!

At our last meeting with Gavin Wong, the National Consumer Sales Manager for AMD Malaysia, we pointed out that there has been a dearth of information on AMD Ryzen Mobile laptops. Almost immediately, he arranged for a media update on the Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile laptop line-up. Check it out!

 

The Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile Laptop Media Update!

It was an informal media update event, but Gavin brought in the big guns from AMD’s top partners to brief us – Jeffrey Lai (Senior Product Manager of Acer Malaysia), Frankie Chan (Business Director of PC Business, HP Malaysia), and Wong Yuen Lai (Consumer Segment Lead of Lenovo Malaysia). The Regional Marketing Manager of AMD APJ, Ms. Yennee Ng, also came for this media update.

Their central message was – despite the onslaught of laptops powered by the Intel Core processors, there is a large number of AMD Ryzen Mobile laptop options out there. And AMD will do more to bring in even more Ryzen Mobile laptops in coming months.

 

The Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile Line-Up

AMD with their partners, Acer, HP and Lenovo, showcased  their Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile line-up. Here is a quick video tour :

All in, they showcased a dozen Ryzen Mobile laptop model that are currently available for sale. The current Q4 2018 Ryzen Mobile line-up include :

Acer

Acer Nitro 5 (AN515-42-R8SH)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X with 4 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 128 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD storage
  • Price : RM 3,199 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $879 (with 256 GB SSD)

Acer Swift 3 (SF315-41G-R6Z9)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 with 2 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 256 GB SSD
  • Price : RM 3,199 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $682.50 (without Radeon RX 540)

Acer Aspire 3 (A315-41G-R7HY)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon 535 with 2 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 1 TB HDD storage
  • Price : RM 2,259 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $549.99 (with 8 GB RAM + 256 GB SSD)

Acer Aspire 3 (A315-41G-R5RJ)

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200U processor with Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon 535 with 2 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 1 TB HDD storage
  • Price : RM 1,879 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $388.99 (with 8 GB RAM)

HP

HP 14-CM0010AX/012AX

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200U processor with Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon 520 with 2 GB DDR3 memory
  • 1 TB HDD storage
  • Price : RM 1,864 (Web | Mobile App)

HP Envy X360-13AG0003AU

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • 256 GB SDD storage
  • Price : RM 3,609 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $668.95 (with 1 TB HDD)

HP Envy X360-13AG0001AU

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300U processor with Radeon Vega 6 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • 256 GB SDD storage
  • Price : RM 3,347 (Web | Mobile App)

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Lenovo

Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-13ARR (81BR0056MJ)

  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700U processor with Radeon Vega 10 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • 512 GB SDD storage
  • Price : RM 3,799 (Web | Mobile App)

Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-13ARR (81BR0055MJ)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • 256 GB SDD storage
  • Price : RM 3,219 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $756.94 (Amazon)

Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15ARR (81D20063MJ)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon 540 with 2 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 2 TB HDD storage
  • Price : RM 2,399 (Web | Mobile App)
  • US Price : $612.61 (with 8 GB RAM + 1 TB HDD)

Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15ARR

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2200U processor with Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
  • 4 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • AMD Radeon 535 with 2 GB GDDR5 memory
  • 2 TB HDD storage

Lenovo Yoga 530-14ARR

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
  • 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM
  • 256 GB SDD storage

 

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The 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad + Mirage VR Devices Revealed!

The 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad desktops and laptops were just revealed, together with a ThinkPad tablet, and the new Lenovo Mirage VR devices. They include the newly-refreshed ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad X1 Yoga and ThinkPad X1 Tablet. Check them out!

 

The 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad Desktop + Laptops

Sachin Kinagi, Learning Manager of Lenovo Asia Pacific, started with his presentation on the 2018 Lenovo ThinkPad desktop and laptop models.

They include the ThinkPad X, T and L Series, X280, X380 Yoga, T480, T480s, T580, L380, L380 Yoga and L480; Workstations, P52c, P520, P720; Tab 4 8-inch Plus series; Tab 4 310-inch Plus series (Android) and Yoga Book (Windows).

2018 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon and ThinkPad X1 Yoga

  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon remains the world’s lightest 14-inch commercial laptop with durable chassis, while the ThinkPad X1 Yoga is the world’s only convertible with integrated pen and Global LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) capability
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  • 360o Far-Field Communication microphones that support Wake-on-Voice function and hands-free Amazon Alexa enabling users to give command from afar, even in noisy environments or while playing music at loud volumes
  • Unparalleled productivity and security with glance-eye-tracking powered by infrared camera

2018 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

  • Uncompromised PC performance with Intel 8th Gen Intel Core processors and full-function ThinkPad keyboard experience
  • Enhanced user interaction with new vibrant 13-inch HDR Ready 3K display and Lenovo Pen Pro
  • Legendary ThinkPad durability and uncompromised security with infrared camera and Fingerprint Reader

 

The 2018 Lenovo Mirage VR Devices

Adrian Lesmono, Tablet & Smart Device Leader, of Lenovo Central Asia Pacific, reveals the key features of the Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset, and the Lenovo Mirage Camera.

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The 2018 AMD Ryzen Mobile Laptops Revealed!

AMD launched the Ryzen Mobile APUs in October 2017, but where are the Ryzen Mobile laptops? Today, we share with you details and videos of three new Ryzen Mobile laptops, and an ASUS gaming laptop that actually uses a desktop-grade Ryzen 7 CPU!

 

The 2018 AMD Ryzen Mobile Laptops Revealed!

AMD Director of Consumer Sales (APJ), Peter Chambers, kicked off the event with a presentation on the Ryzen Mobile APUs, and the 2018 AMD Ryzen Mobile laptops. He also shared some updates on the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge (Zen+) processors.

Then Acer Malaysia’s Product Manager, Jeffrey Lai, shared the key features of the two new Acer Ryzen Mobile laptops – the Acer Nitro 5 and Acer Swift 3 SF315-41G. They run on the AMD Ryzen 7 2700U and AMD Ryzen 5 2500U APUs respectively.

Finally, Gavin Wong from Lenovo Technology revealed the key features of the Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-13ARR laptop that runs on the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U.

ASUS was also at hand to show off their ROG Strix GL702Z gaming laptop that runs on the desktop-grade AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU. It also features the AMD Radeon RX 580 GPU!

The Acer Nitro 5 could not make it to the launch event on time. But when it arrived the next day, we had the opportunity to take a closer look at it too.

 

The 2018 AMD Ryzen Mobile Laptops First Look

After the launch of the three Ryzen Mobile laptops, we had the opportunity to take a closer look at them, as well as the ASUS ROG Strix GL702Z gaming laptop.

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Specification Comparison

Here is a table comparing the specifications of the three Ryzen Mobile laptops (Acer Nitro 5, Acer Swift 3 and Lenovo IdeaPad 720S), as well as the Ryzen 7 gaming laptop (ASUS ROG Strix GL702Z).

SpecificationsAcer Nitro 5Acer Swift 3ASUS ROG Strix GL702ZCLenovo IdeaPad 720S
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
Display15.6" IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
- 300 nits brightness
15.6" IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
17.3" IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Supports AMD FreeSync
13.3" IPS display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 2700U
- 4 cores, 8 threads
- 2.2 GHz base clock
- 3.8 GHz boost clock
- 4 MB L3 cache
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
- 4 cores, 8 threads
- 2.0 GHz base clock
- 3.6 GHz boost clock
- 4 MB L3 cache
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
- 8 cores, 16 threads
- 3.0 GHz base clock
- 3.7 GHz boost clock
- 16 MB L3 cache
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
- 4 cores, 8 threads
- 2.0 GHz base clock
- 3.6 GHz boost clock
- 4 MB L3 cache
Integrated Graphics ProcessorAMD Radeon Vega 10
- Up to 1.3 GHz
AMD Radeon Vega 8
- Up to 1.1 GHz
NoneAMD Radeon Vega 8
- Up to 1.1 GHz
Memory4 GB DDR4 memory
- upgradable to 16 GB x 2
8 GB DDR4 memory8 GB DDR4 memory4 GB DDR4 memory
Discrete Graphics ProcessorAMD Radeon RX 560X
- 4 GB GDDR5 memory
AMD Radeon 540
- 2 GB GDDR5 memory
AMD Radeon RX 580
- 4 GB GDDR5 memory
None
Storage128 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD256 GB PCIe SSD256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD256 GB SSD
WiFi802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Battery4-cell lithium-ion battery
- 48 Wh (3220 mAh x 15.2 V)
4-cell lithium-ion battery
- 48 Wh (3220 mAh x 15.2 V)
4-cell lithium-ion battery4-cell lithium-ion battery
- 48 Wh (3220 mAh x 15.2 V)
Dimensions390 mm wide
266 mm deep
26.75 mm thick
341 mm wide
236.6 mm deep
17.95 mm thick
415 mm wide
280 mm deep
34 mm thick
305.9 mm wide
213.82 mm deep
13.6 mm thick
Weight2.7 kg1.5 kg3.2 kg1.14 kg

 

Prices & Availability

Here are their prices and availability, as well as some purchase links.

Model Availability Price Purchase Links
Acer Nitro 5 (Ryzen 5 2700U) End of March 2018 TBA / US$ 749.99 Amazon | Lazada
Acer Swift 3 SF315-41G End of March 2018 TBA / US$ 749.99 Amazon | Lazada
ASUS ROG Strix GL702Z Available RM 6,999 / US$ 1,479 Amazon | Lazada
Lenovo IdeaPad 720S-13ARR Available RM 3,299 / US$ 846 Amazon | Lazada

 

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Is Now Available In Malaysia!

Star Wars Jedi Challenges (Price Check) is now available in Malaysia! Get the full details here!

 

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges (Price Check) is a smartphone-powered augmented reality experience. The kit consists of a Lenovo Mirage AR headset and tracking beacon, as well as a lightsaber controller. It is designed to work with select Android and iOS devices :

iOS Devices : iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6

Android Devices : Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel, Moto Z² Force Edition, LG G6

Lightsaber Battles

Perfect your lightsaber skills by taking on some of the most menacing villains the dark side has to offer.

  • Defeat waves of enemy troops across all eras in Assault Mode
  • Face-off in 1-on-1 duels against Kylo Ren, Darth Vader, and more
  • Progress through varying levels of difficulty across six planets
  • Use Force powers to strategically defeat your enemies

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Holochess

Train your mind in the ultimate game of concentration and strategy, as first seen in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.

  • Direct holographic alien pieces as you battle for territory on checkered game tables
  • Collect eight unique creatures, each with different strengths and weaknesses
  • Outsmart your opponent with tactical skill and a powerful team

Strategic Combat

Test your skills as a military strategist and command armies against enemy troops in large-scale ground wars.

  • Place your defenses and units to strategically defeat enemies on the battlefield
  • Lead heroes such as Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi to overcome the forces of the dark side
  • Recreate epic battles from the Star Wars saga like the Battle of Hoth
  • Unlock new units and troops as you progress through increasingly difficult challenges

 

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Price & Availability

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges is available right now at a recommended retail price of RM 1,168 / ~US$ 285.

In the US, you can get it from Amazon for just $199.99!

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The Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 Preview

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that of the Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 is coming to a galaxy near you! And guess what – it comes in two designs – one for the Galactic Empire, and one for the Rebel Alliance!

 

The Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920

Coming in two versions with visually striking and head-turning Gorilla Glass covers, the Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 will be available in Malaysia very soon! The white version features an etched logo of the Rebel Alliance, while those who prefer the Dark Side can buy the black version etched with the emblem of the Galactic Empire.

The slim and sleek Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 has an intricately-tooled watchband hinge, and a beautiful all-metal unibody design weighing at just 1.37 kg. It also has a near edgeless 4K UHD display, making it ideal for immersive entertainment and unparalleled productivity.

In terms of its design and hardware, the Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 is as futuristic as it looks and sounds, featuring:

  • 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 16GB DDR4 memory, 512GB SSD storage and up to 15.5 hours of battery life;[adrotate group=”2″]
  • A 13.9” UHD wide-angle IPS touchscreen;
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home;
  • An integrated fingerprint reader for secure, instant biometric authentication;
  • Four modes: typing in laptop mode, presenting in stand mode, browsing in tablet mode, or watching videos in tent mode;
  • Far-field technology that enables Cortana — a voice-activated intelligent assistant — to recognise voice commands from up to four meters away. Use Cortana to easily add items to a shopping list, play music, check the traffic, send a short email, track packages and much more. Cortana even uses AI to learn from its owners, so the Yoga 920 grows smarter over time;
  • And an optional Lenovo Active Pen 2, which enables pen-on-paper precision — with 4,096 levels of pen sensitivity — with no discernible lag.

 

The Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 Specifications

SpecificationsStar Wars Special Edition Yoga 920
Operating SystemMicrosoft WIndows 10 Pro
Display13.9" UHD IPS touchscreen display
- Gorilla Glass protection
Processor8th Generation Intel Core i7-8550U (1.8 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorIntel UHD Graphics 620 (1.1 GHz_
Memory16 GB DDR4-2400 (8 GB x 2)
Storage512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2x2
Bluetooth 4.1
Audio2 x JBL speakers (2 W)
Dolby Atmos subwoofer (3 W)
Battery LifeUp to 15.5 hours (with full HD resolution)
Weight1.37 kg
Available DesignsBlack : Galactic Empire
White : Rebel Alliance

 

Price & Availability

Whether you choose the Rebel Alliance, or the Galactic Empire, the Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 will only cost you RM 8,888 (including 6% GST) / ~US$ 2,116.

The Star Wars Special Edition Yoga 920 model will be made available in December 2017. As quantities are limited, make sure you get one before stocks run out!

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The Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower & Y520 Tower Revealed!

Lenovo just unveiled three new additions to the Lenovo Legion gaming line-up – the new Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower that promise to offer new levels of gaming performance. Let’s take a look at these new Lenovo Legion gaming systems!

 

The Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower & Y520 Tower

Let’s start with a presentation on the new Lenovo Legion Y920, Y720 Tower and Y520 Tower by Gavin Wong, Consumer Notebook Distribution Manager of Lenovo Malaysia.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y920

The Lenovo Legion Y920 Laptop is their 17.3″ top-of-the-line gaming laptop with a G-SYNC display. It is powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 unlocked processor (the Core i7-7820HQ) and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. It has extremely fast storage, in the form of two PCIe x4 NVMe SSDs in RAID 0.

In addition, the Lenovo Legion Y920 boasts a mechanical keyboard with 2 mm key travel, and an optional multicolour backlight. It also has a JBL sound system with two speakers and a subwoofer that supports Dolby Home Theater.

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The Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower

The VR-ready Lenovo Legion Y720 Tower is loaded with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card with 8 GB of GDDR5 memory. This gaming desktop also features a tool-less design for effortless self-upgrading of its graphics card, storage drives, and memory.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower

The Lenovo Legion Y520 Tower can be equipped with up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. It is also designed to allow its user to easily swap the optical drive, storage drives or memory modules.

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Grab These Great Deals At The Motorola FLASH SALE!

Is there a Motorola smartphone you wish you owned? It’s time to check out the Motorola Flash Sale, as Lenovo Mobile Business Group and Motorola Mobility will be participating in the Lazada Electronics Fair from 7 to 11 September 2017!

 

Great Deals At The Motorola FLASH SALE!

Customers who purchase any selected Motorola smartphone during the Motorola Flash Sale will be entitled to free gifts worth up to RM886 in value.

Moto G5 Plus

  • From 7 to 11 September only
  • Special retail price at RM1,099
  • Total Gift Value: RM188 (32GB SD Card worth RM99, Moto Touch Flip Cover and screen protector worth RM99)

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Moto Z

  • Only applicable on 8 September 2017
  • Special retail price at RM2,299
  • Total Gift Value: RM638 (Moto Mod Incipio offGRID Power Pack worth RM499, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

Moto Z Play

  • Only applicable on 9 September 2017
  • Special retail price at RM1,499
  • Total Gift Value: RM638 (Moto Mod Incipio offGRID Power Pack worth RM499, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

Moto Z2 Play

  • Only applicable on 11 September 2017
  • Retail price at RM1,999
  • Total Gift Value: RM886 (Gift Box worth RM299, extended warranty worth RM199, ADP worth RM249, and Motorola Pulse 2 Headphone worth RM139)

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The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny Workstation Launched!

NEW YORK, June 20, 2017 – At its Tech World TRANSFORM commercial summit, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) announced the ThinkStation P320 Tiny – the world’s smallest workstation with ISV certification. The Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certification ensures that the user’s most critical applications will run reliably inside the small one liter form factor.

 

The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny

The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny (Lowest Price) makes full use of tight spaces and delivers on the power expected from a workstation. Easy to set up and compatible with Lenovo’s ThinkCentre Tiny accessories, the P320 Tiny harnesses the power of the 7th Generation Intel Core processors and relies on NVIDIA Quadro Graphics to achieve ISV certification to deliver the performance demanded across a range of professional applications.

The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny (Lowest Price) offers a lot of computing power in the smallest of packages, so workspaces perform at their best, even in the most finite spaces.

The PC Process Simplified with PC as a Service

The shift towards agile IT, Choose Your Own Device and multi-device synergy is changing corporate computing. PC as a Service (PCaaS) responds to this change by simplifying the financing, deployment, management and disposal process of computing assets by packaging it into a single, configurable solution with a fixed monthly cost.

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Businesses can select tablets, laptops, desktops, workstations or software and services, giving end users greater device choice and allowing capital investment to grow with the business. PCaaS is available in selected markets and on a project-by-project basis in Malaysia.

Lenovo Premier Support

Lenovo Premier Support provides direct access to skilled and experienced Lenovo personnel offering comprehensive hardware and software support. Expert troubleshooters will be able to quickly provide solutions and advice that will keep hardware and software operating at optimal efficiency.

There will also be a single contact for end-to-end case management and next business day onsite labour and parts prioritisation. This service will be available in Malaysia on 7 July 2017 onwards.

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Lenovo Reveals The 2017 ThinkCentre Desktop PCs!

On 14 June 2017, Lenovo not only launched the ThinkPad P51s mobile workstation, they also revealed the new 2017 ThinkCentre desktop, AIO and TIO models, as well as the refreshed 2017 ThinkPad models. Check out the full details below!

 

Lenovo Reveals The 2017 ThinkCentre Desktop PCs

Lenovo has an extensive 2017 ThinkCentre portfolio that consists of three desktop PC lines, two AIO (All In One) models and event a TIO (Tiny In One) model. Lenovo ThinkStation Business Manager, Jason Wong, explains their key features in this presentation :

The new 2017 ThinkCentre desktop PC models that Lenovo just been announced are :

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Lenovo P Series

Lenovo M910 Series

  • Lenovo M910 TW
  • Lenovo M910 SFF
  • Lenovo M910 Tiny

Lenovo AIO / TIO Family

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad Kaby Lake Refresh

Lenovo also announced that they refreshed their ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Lowest Price), ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Lowest Price) and ThinkPad 13 (Lowest Price) with the 7th Generation Intel Core (Kaby Lake) processors.

On top of better performance and longer battery life, the Kaby Lake refresh also adds integrated support for USB-C Gen 2 and faster integrated graphics that is better-suited for 4K video.

The new Lenovo ThinkPad 51s (lowest price on Amazon) that was announced at the same event also features the latest Intel Kaby Lake processor, specifically the Intel Core i7-7600U. It boasts a 3.9 GHz boost frequency and 4 MB L2 cache.

Read more about the ThinkPad 51s, and check out our hands-on preview in our article – The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s Preview, Specs & Price!

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The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s Preview, Specs & Price!

Lenovo just introduced the Lenovo ThinkPad P51s mobile workstation. Powered by the latest Intel Kaby Lake processor with an NVIDIA Quadro GPU, the Lenovo ThinkPad P51s (lowest price on Amazon) remains incredibly svelte and light. Check out their tech briefing on the ThinkPad P51s, and our hands-on preview of this ultra-light mobile workstation!

 

The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s Tech Briefing

The new Lenovo ThinkPad P51s (lowest price on Amazon) is a 15.6″ mobile workstation that weighs about 2 kg. That incredible feat is due to its fiberglass-reinforced plastic construction, which is built to MIL-SPEC (military specifications) requirements.

This allows it to be used in extreme conditions, whether it’s exposure to sand, high temperature and humidity, or even high vibration and high altitudes. It is also shock-proof.

An interesting and useful feature is its Power Bridge Technology, which allows for hot-swappable rear batteries. This means you can swap batteries for virtually unlimited mobile computing on-the-go.

In this video, Lenovo ThinkStation Business Manager, Jason Wong, gives us an in-depth look at its key features.

 

Our Hands-On Preview

The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s (lowest price on Amazon) is powered by the latest Intel Core i7-7600U (Kaby Lake) dual-core processor, which runs at up to 3.9 GHz and has a 4 MB L2 cache. In addition, it boasts an NVIDIA Quadro M520 GPU with 384 CUDA cores.

Lenovo will offer three display options – a full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 and a maximum brightness of 250 nits (available in non-touch, and touchscreen versions), as well as the top-of-the-line 4K UHD IPS display, with a resolution of 3840 x 2160, and a maximum brightness of 300 nits.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s Specifications

SpecificationsLenovo ThinkPad P51s
ProcessorIntel Core i7-7600U
- 2.8 GHz core speed, 3.9 GHz boost speed
- 4 MB cache
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GPUNVIDIA Quadro M320 (2 GB RAM)
Memory16 GB DDR4-2133 memory
Storage512 GB NVMe OPAL2.0 (PCI Express)
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Pro
Display15.6" FHD IPS display - 1920 x 1080, 250 nits, or
15.6" FHD Touch IPS display - 1920 x 1080, 250 nits, or
15.6" 4K UHD IPS display - 3840 x 2160, 300 nits
ConnectivityIntel 8265 (2x2 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 4.1 vPro
WeightStarting at 1.99 kg
Launch PriceStarting at RM 6,999 / ~US$ 1,666

 

Price & Availability

The Lenovo ThinkPad P51s (lowest price on Amazon) will be available in mid-July 2017, with a starting price of RM 6,999 / ~US$ 1,666 (inclusive of 6% GST).

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The Motorola Moto G5 Plus Offer, Specifications & Preview

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is here! We had the opportunity earlier last week to have our first-ever hands-on preview of the Moto G5 Plus smartphone. We also managed to unearth some preliminary information on the Moto G5 Plus. Check out the preview and pre-launch details!

 

The Moto G5 Plus Preview

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus is a mid-range smartphone with a 5.2″ full HD display. It runs on the new Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC. Motorola offers variants with 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM and either 16 GB or 32 GB of storage. But we can confirm that only the top model with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB of storage will be sold in Malaysia.

Even though Motorola pegs the G5 Plus as a mid-range smartphone, it boasts a 12 MP main camera with a Dual Pixel sensor which allows for more accurate and very fast autofocus. This is usually a feature of flagship smartphone models. It is also supported by a dual LED flash, and is capable of recording 4K videos at 30 fps.

The Moto G5 Plus has a 3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery, which supports 15 W TurboPower charging. According to Moto, a 15 minute charge is enough to give you an additional 6 hours of power. In addition, the G5 Plus has a full metal chassis, and is protected in the front by Gorilla Glass 3. Motorola also gave it nano coating that repels water, but it is not water-resistant.

 

The Moto G5 Plus Specifications

SpecificationsMoto G5 Plus / Moto G Plus (5th Gen)
Display5.2" Full HD IPS display
- 1080 x 1920 pixels, 424 ppi
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Water-repellent nano-coating
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
System PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 625
Processor8 x ARM Cortex-A53 cores (2.0 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorQualcomm Adreno 506 GPU (650 MHz)
Memory4 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM (933 MHz)
Storage32 GB internal flash storage (eMMC 5.1)
Dedicated microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
Front Camera5 MP sensor with f/2.2 lens
Rear Camera12 MP Dual Pixels sensor with f/1.7 lens and dual LED flash
AudioFront-ported speakers
Dual microphones
Connectivity4G LTE : Band 1, 3, 5, 8, 40
WiFi : 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
Bluetooth : version 4.2
USB : microUSB 2.0 port
SIM CapabilityDual SIM, Dual Standby capability
Dual nano SIM (dedicated slots)
Fingerprint SensorYes
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, Proximity
GPSYes, GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS support
NFCYes
Battery3,000 mAh lithium-ion battery (non-removable)
- 15 W TurboPower charging
Dimensions74.0 mm high x 150.2 mm tall x 9.7 mm thick
Weight155 g
Available ColoursLunar Gray / Fine Gold

 

New Features On The Horizon

While the Moto G5 Plus already comes with Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed, Motorola is promising a slew of new features. While they cannot reveal much, we know that a major firmware update is scheduled for July 2017, and it will come with Moto Key.

The Moto Key upgrade will allow you to unlock any computer (with the Moto Key app installed) with your Moto G5 Plus. Just authenticate yourself using the fingerprint sensor on the G5 Plus, and presto! your computer is unlocked!

 

Price & Availability

The Moto G5 Plus is priced at RM 1,299 (~US$ 289), and is exclusively available on Lazada. You will be able to pre-order the Moto G5 Plus starting Monday, 29 May 2017, with delivery starting from 5 June 2017 onwards.

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Motorola has prepared the following pre-order and launch promotion

Pre-Order Offers (valid from 29 May to 4 June only)

  • 12-month extended warranty under the Moto Care Plan worth RM199
  • Moto Flip Case and screen protector worth RM99 (while stocks last)

Launch Offers (valid from 5 June onwards)

  • Moto Flip Case and screen protector worth RM99 (while stocks last)

Customers can check out the 0% installment plan offered by Lazada Malaysia as well.

 

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Google Collaborates With Lenovo On Daydream VR Headset

Lenovo and Google are coming together again. This time, they’re collaborating on a new immersive virtual reality product that’s designed for everyday consumers – the Google Daydream VR headset. Check out what Lenovo has to say about this collaboration!

 

The Google Daydream VR Headset

We’ll be giving an early preview of our upcoming Daydream standalone headset. It will be one of the first devices to feature WorldSense to allow you to move around and explore virtual environments as if you’re truly there: ducking, weaving and jumping for even more immersive experiences.

This product represents our latest effort in collaboration between our companies: You may remember the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the world’s first Tango-enabled smartphone, launched in 2016. While the Phab 2 Pro makes a number of smartphone AR experiences possible, this standalone headset is built specifically for immersive VR.

What’s a Standalone VR headset?

Other similar VR devices require a complex setup that relies on external sensors (standalone headsets have built-in sensors). This standalone headset will streamline the experience: just pick up and play.

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And this is different from Google Daydream smartphone-based VR, since WorldSense brings natural movements into your 3D environment. Duck in a game of dodgeball or lunge sideways to evade enemies as they close in on your position.

Casual consumers will soon be able to access immersive virtual reality experiences. Developers will now be able to unlock features that most consumers have never experienced before.

We’re excited that easy-to-use, fully immersive virtual reality is coming to you very soon. We hope you are too.

 

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Great Deals @ The Lenovo Mobile Carnival Weekends!

If you have been shopping around to change or upgrade your smartphone, this is the best time to do so now with the Lenovo Mobile Carnival Weekends, from 29 April (Sat) to 1 May (Mon), and 6 May (Sat) to 7 May (Sun)!

Check out Lenovo and Moto smartphone offerings during the Lenovo Mobile Carnival Weekends, and redeem freebies or rebates worth up to RM420!

 

Lenovo K6 Note, K6 Power & A6600 Plus

Customers who purchase either the Lenovo K6 Note or the Lenovo K6 Power during this promotional period will be entitled to a bundle free gift (phone casing, tempered glass screen protector and bluetooth speaker) worth RM149 / ~US$33.

Customers who purchase the Lenovo A6600 Plus during this promotional period will be entitled to a bundle free gift (phone cover, screen protector, food container) worth RM79 / ~US$17. 

  

Moto M

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With each purchase of a Moto M during this promotional period, customers are entitled to a bundle free gift (phone casing, screen protector, bluetooth speaker) worth RM149 / ~US$33.

 

Moto Z, Z Play & Moto Mods

With the purchase of either a Moto Z or Moto Z Play, you are entitled to purchase your preferred Moto Mod at a special rate. If the preferred Moto Mod purchase is a JBL speaker Moto Mod, you can get your second Moto Mod at the special rate too! Special rates start from RM299 / ~US$ 69.

*Promotion only valid during campaign period. Terms and conditions apply. While stocks last.

 

The Lenovo Mobile Carnival Weekends

The Lenovo Carnival Weekend Promotion Campaign will be held from 29 April (Sat) to 1 May (Mon), and 6 May (Sat) to 7 May (Sun) in selected Lenovo and Moto mobile retail outlets.

 

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The Lenovo Legion Y720 & Y520 Gaming Laptops Revealed!

Lenovo just announced Legion by Lenovo – a new sub-brand dedicated to creating powerful gaming laptops with DIY flexibility. The first two Legion gaming notebooks they launched are the Legion Y520 and the Legion Y720. Let’s find out what makes them special!

 

The Lenovo Legion Y720 & Y520 Presentation

The Country General Manager of Lenovo Malaysia & Singapore, Mr. Khoo Hung Chuan, revealed Legion by Lenovo, and the new Legion Y520 and Legion Y720 gaming laptops.

 

The Lenovo Legion Y720 Gaming Laptop

The Lenovo Legion Y720 is the world’s first Windows-based Dolby Atmos PC with JBL speakers. It is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU.

The Lenovo Legion Y720 has a backlit keyboard with programmable LED lights, and boasts an integrated wireless receiver that supports up to four Xbox One controllers (not included). Here is a quick look at the Lenovo Legion Y720 gaming laptop.

And here are its key specifications.

SpecificationsLenovo Legion Y720 - 15IKBUpgrade Options In Future Models
Model Number80VR001CMJ
Display15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" 4K anti-glare IPS display (3840 x 2160)
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Memory8 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots16 GB DDR4-2400 memory
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB GDDR5)
Storage1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB PCIe SSD
500 GB / 2 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
Audio2 x JBL speakers (2 W)
1 x Dolby Atmos subwoofer (3 W)
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2 x 2)
Integrated wireless receiver for Xbox One controller
Battery4 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (60 WHr)
- Up to 5 hours of battery life
Dimensions380 mm wide x 177 mm deep x 29 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.9" deep x 1.14" thick
WeightStarting from 3.2 kg (7.05 lbs)
Launch PriceRM 6,099 / ~US$ 1,359

Next Page > The Lenovo Legion Y520 Gaming Laptop, Price & Availability

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The Lenovo Legion Y520 Gaming Laptop

The Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop has a 15.6″ Full HD IPS display, and is powered by either an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU.

It boasts Harman-certified speakers, and a red backlit keyboard, with a key travel of 1.7 mm. Here is a quick look at the Lenovo Legion Y520 gaming laptop.

And here are its key specifications.

SpecificationsLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBNLenovo Legion Y520 - 15IKBN
Model Number80WK0050MJ80WK0051MJ80WK0052MJ80WK004YMJ
Display15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)15.6" Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920 x 1080)
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 HomeMicrosoft Windows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i5-7300HQ
- 2.5 GHz base clock, 3.5 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- 2.8 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, 6 MB L3 cache
Memory4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots4 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots8 GB DDR4-2400, 2 SODIMM Slots
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4 GB GDDR5)
Storage1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
PCIe M.2 slot
128 GB M.2 PCIe SSD
1 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
256 GB M.2 PCIe SSD
2 TB SATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
Audio2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)2 x Harmon-certified speakers with Dolby Audio Premium (2 W)
Connectivity802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1 x 1)
Battery3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
3 Cell Lithium-Polymer battery (45 WHr)
- Up to 4 hours of battery life
Dimensions380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
380 mm wide x 265 mm deep x 25.8 mm thick
14.96" wide x 10.43" deep x 1.01" thick
WeightStarting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)Starting from 2.4 kg (5.3 lbs)
Launch PriceRM 3,299 / ~US$ 729RM 4,219 / ~US$ 829RM 4,919 / ~US$ 1,089RM 5,419 / ~US$ 1,199

 

Price & Availability

All of these Lenovo Legion models are available right now from Lenovo Exclusive Stores and Lenovo Multi-Brand Stores.

The Lenovo Legion Y720 base model (80VR001CMJ), with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, 8 GB DDR4 memory and 1 TB SATA hard disk drive, is priced at RM 6,099 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,359.

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The Lenovo Legion Y520 base model (80WK0050MJ), with an Intel Core i5-7700HQ processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU, 4 GB DDR4 memory and 1 TB SATA hard disk drive, is currently available for purchase at RM 3,299 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 729.

The 80WK0051MJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, and is priced at RM 4,219 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 829.

The 80WK0052MJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and an additional 128 GB SSD, and is priced at RM 4,919 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,089.

The top-of-the-line 80WK004YMJ variant of the Lenovo Legion Y520 model features an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 8 GB DDR4 memory, 256 GB SSD, and a 2 TB SATA hard disk drive. It is priced at RM 5,419 (inclusive of 6% GST) / ~US$ 1,199.

 

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New Moto M Smartphone Now Available In Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 11 January 2016 – When it comes to choosing style or performance in a smartphone, you don’t have to compromise anymore. Introducing the magnificent new Moto M. Marvelously encased in fine metal, Moto M is a powerful smartphone that reflects your personality, attitude, speed and makes you look good, no matter what you’re doing. This majestic smartphone that’s all metal and mettle, is available in stores now.

Power Meets Style

With its gorgeous full-metal unibody and vibrant 13.97cm (5.5) Full HD display, Moto M offers an elegant design and a gorgeous display that’s perfect for viewing photos and movies. With the blazing-fast 2.2 GHz Octa-core processor and up to 4GB of RAM1 now share images, surf the web and play games all at once without compromising on speed. With 32GB of storage built in2, Moto M allows you to store all your favorite songs, movies and pictures right on your phone.

Dolby Atmos-Powered Immersive Premium Sound

With a Dolby Atmos-powered rear speaker, Moto M is engineered for outstanding audio. Bring your favorite music and movies to life with amazing clarity, richness, power, and depth.

Capture Your Magical Moments

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For the ones who love shooting photos and taking selfies, Moto M offers an advanced 16MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera, ensuring your pictures come out in amazing quality. With a dynamic Correlated Color Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash, it automatically adjusts for natural-looking skin tones and consistent, vibrant colors. The 8MP selfie camera has a beautification mode and numerous filters that ensure your selfies always look their best.

Your fingerprint is your password

Instantly unlock your phone with the ultra-fast fingerprint sensor, making your password as unique as you are. With Moto M, simply touch the fingerprint reader and it instantly wakes your phone, conveniently unlocking it at the same time.

Matchless protection with Nano-coating

Water-repellent nano-coating on Moto M protects it against spills and splashes, both inside and out. You’ll never have to worry about a little water while sitting poolside or a bit of drizzle getting in your way.

Power through the day with a powerful battery

The Moto M will let you play music and videos all day and night without worrying about battery life, thanks to its whopping 3050 mAh battery. When it’s time to power up, you don’t need to slow down. Moto M includes the 10W rapid charger to get you going quickly.

Moto M Pricing and Availability

Moto M comes in two colours – gold and grey. Both variants are available in stores now for RM1,199 / ~US$ 269.

  • Actual usable RAM memory may be less due to system configuration.
  • Available user storage is less due to preloaded software, and is subject to change due to software updates.
  • Battery must be substantially depleted; charging rate slows as charging progresses. All battery life claims are approximate and based on a mixed use profile (which includes both usage and standby time) under optimal network conditions. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on many factors including signal strength, network configuration, age of battery, operating temperature, features selected, device settings, and voice, data, and other application usage patterns.

Moto M Specifications

 

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