Lenovo Gets in on the 3D action with the IdeaPad Y560d


Yes it looks like Lenovo is now going 3D to follow suit of the other companies that have already gone that way. The new IdeaPad Y560d uses both SSDs and regular HDDs is what they call Enhanced Experience RapidDrive Technology for faster everything basically. This 3D laptop comes with up to 8gigs of ram and up to 750gb storage and it’s powered by an Intel Corei7 with an ATI HD5730 graphics chip. Pricing starts at $1199.99 and it’s 15.6 inches in size for the screen, and of course it comes with 3D glasses.

“Fun is a notebook that brings multimedia to life—and the IdeaPad Y560d does this in a dramatic fashion with a truly unique 3D viewing experience,” said Dion Weisler, vice president, business operations, Lenovo. “While 3D technology has been around for ages, it has not been readily accessible to consumers within the home. Lenovo is helping bridge this gap by delivering consumers a 3D experience on a familiar PC platform that can be viewed and enjoyed when and where they want.”

The Y560d will be available with JBL-designed speakers and Dolby Home Theater surround sound – perfect for enjoying music and movies. Powered with up to an Intel Core i7 processor featuring Intel Turbo Boost Technology for delivering extra GHz when you need it, and the latest high-performance ATI Radeon HD5730 1GB graphics card, the Y560d is more than capable of running the latest games. With Switchable Graphics, users can toggle between performance and energy-saving modes for extended battery life. The laptop also includes an optional Blu-ray Disc drive, HD graphics support and an HDMI output for connecting to other HD devices such as a TV or gaming console.

Additional features on the Y560d include SlideNav – an intelligent touch-sensitive slide bar application for easy desktop navigation; OneKey Theater II for optimized video playback; and an Ambient Light Sensor that automatically adjusts the PC screen brightness based on the user’s distance from the display. For staying connected while on the move, the Y560d also comes with optional high-speed integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.



Pricing and Availability

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y560d laptop is available by the end of June on www.lenovo.com and will start at approximately $1,199.99.