Vol. 5 Num 1046 Sat. May 12, 2007  

Lenovo unveils notebooks in Bangladesh

Lenovo launched its 3000 series notebooks for the first time in the Bangladesh market on May 10 through a gala evening at a city hotel.

The introduction of the Lenovo 3000 product range will enable Lenovo to compete in the consumer segment of Bangladesh's PC market and provide SOHO (Small Office and Home Office) customers access to a superior range of technology rich products, says a press release.

Currently, Lenovo's Think range of PCs - ThinkPad notebooks and ThinkCentre desktops - is targeted at large and medium-to-large enterprises. With the launch of the Lenovo 3000 series, Lenovo will expand its product portfolio in Bangladesh and reach out to a larger section of the Bangladesh IT market.

"Lenovo has a strong focus on investing in emerging markets. The launch of the Lenovo 3000 series in Bangladesh is due to the potential we see in the consumer market here. The Lenovo 3000 series presents attractive options for consumers seeking innovative, stylish and worry-free PCs", said Neeraj Sharma, managing director, Lenovo South Asia.

Lenovo will engage directly with its distribution partner in Nepal, Thakral Brothers, which will in turn work with its resellers in tier-II cities. Thakral Brothers will also provide full-fledged service and support for the Lenovo 3000 series.

Lenovo 3000 C200
The Lenovo 3000 C200 notebook is perfect for home consumers wanting a simple, stylish and worry-free computing experience. It features an Intel Celeron M 420 processor, 60 GB hard disk, 256 MB memory and a 15-inch TFT screen. The C200 also offers complete connectivity features such as integrated 802.11 a/b/g wireless LAN, 10/100 Ethernet and an internal 56 kbps modem. Other features include a 5-in-1 multi-card reader for downloading digital pictures from multiple types of memory cards, four USB ports, 1394 and S-Video ports, integrated graphics and a DVDROM-CDRW Combo drive. The notebook has a pricetag of Taka 55,000.

Lenovo 3000 N100
The Lenovo 3000 N100 notebook is ideal for home users seeking innovative, stylish and worry-free PCs with easy-to-use features and technology backed by comprehensive service and support. It is packed with rich multimedia features such as forward facing stereo speakers, an integrated microphone for playing and recording audio and an integrated DVD recordable dual layer drive. The price varies from Taka 72,000-99,000, depending or configuration.