Lenovo has released the ThinkPad S531. This 15" Ultrabook comes packed with an Intel's Ivy Bridge Core i3/i5/i7 processors, up to 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphics, up to 1TB HDD or 256GB SSD, and up to 10GB DDR3L memory. Other features include a backlit keyboard with numeric keypad, a 5-button ClickPad with glass surface, HDMI, 4-in-1 memory card reader, two USB 3.0 ports, WiFi, Bluetooth and a fingerprint reader. The battery life is listed as up to nine hours, the laptop measures 379mm x 253mm x 20.7mm and weighs 2.29kg. Pricing starts at 619 EUR (excl. VAT). Optimized for Windows 8, the ThinkPad S531 offers small businesses enhanced performance and 15 percent faster processor speed than previous generations. The ThinkPad S531 is being launched today at the Xander Zhou fashion show at London Fashion Week in conjunction with the designer’s new mens’ fashion collection.
Lenovo’s first 15-inch ThinkPad Ultrabook delivers high style and performance to image-conscious small businesses and is ideal for professionals who want a combination of design and substance. It is also a fit for small businesses that need a laptop to do it all – great performance for work tasks and an excellent experience for personal computing
“The progressive design of our ThinkPad S531 will help small businesses impress their customers. We pack a punch behind that style, however, as we are committed to delivering genuine substance with improved performance, battery life and legendary ThinkPad reliability,” said Vincent Fauquenot, VP Products and Channels, Lenovo EMEA. “The ThinkPad S531 offers an intuitive Windows 8 experience with the power needed to accelerate productivity.”
The S531 is one of the first ThinkPads to feature Lenovo OneLink technology, which allows users to connect to the ThinkPad OneLink Dock with a single cable for dedicated video, additional USB 3.0 ports and gigabit Ethernet, all while powering the system.
Chic, stylish design Featuring an ultra-thin bezel, the aesthetic exterior of the ThinkPad S531 includes bevelled edges on the front and side, giving the illusion that the laptop is suspended over the desk. An aluminum LCD cover, available in fashion-forward silver or graphite black, is sand blasted and anodized, making it smooth to the touch for a premium feel. The ThinkPad S531 also boasts a simplified interior with a five-button clickpad with glass surface to eliminate clutter, adding to the overall clean look of the laptop.
Easy, interactive experience The ThinkPad S531 come with a variety of high-resolution displays featuring 180-degree open angle that lets users interact with the laptop in a number of ways. It also has a six-row backlit keyboard that includes Windows 8 optimized shortcut keys. Additionally, the large, responsive touchpad supports Windows 8 gestures, providing users with a powerful and intuitive way to be more productive and interactive with their laptop.
Power for performance The ThinkPad S531 is powered by Intel 3rd generation Core™ processors, making it 15 percent faster than its predecessor with up to nine hours of battery life. With up to 10 GB of memory* and 500 GB of storage, users don’t have to sacrifice responsiveness for performance. The S531 can store up to 150,000 MP3s or 250 full-length feature films. Dolby Advanced Audio will bring sound to life and a 15.6inch Antiglare Full HD* display will make movies stand out. The laptop features two USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer.