Lenovo has unveiled the second era of the 100e pocketbook, the agency’s in style laptop computer vary aimed primarily on the education market.
This aggressively-priced piece of kit is powered by two new processors from AMD, introduced at CES earlier this year. The AMD 3015e and the AMD 3020e don’t belong to any particular household (e.g. Athlon, Ryzen or Sempron), however feature the smallest (and possibly least expensive) Zen-based components.
Given the 6W TDP, we do not count on a lot from these tiny Ryzen-like processors. They’ve two cores, both two or 4 threads and a base frequency of 1.2GHz, boosted to both 2.3GHz or 2.6GHz. Additionally they characteristic a Vega three GPU with a clock velocity of 0.6GHz.
The brand new 100e comes with 4GB of DDR4 memory, 64GB eMMC, a 42WHr battery (which Lenovo claims can power the laptop computer for greater than 14 hours), Windows 10, Wi-Fi 6 and an 11.6-inch display screen with an anti-glare coating and a disappointing HD+ resolution.
The gadget additionally boasts water-resistance, a non-backlit keyboard with touchpad and mechanically-anchored keys, MIL-STD-810G certification (covering falls from 75cm), and a plethora of ports: two USB Type-A, one Type-C, HDMI, card reader and audio jack.
The 100e also comes with AMD Memory Guard, which offers full memory encryption to assist defend delicate data if the gadget is ever misplaced or stolen.
The laptop will go on sale for $219, whereas a second model with the extra highly effective 3020e and touchscreen capability will sell for $299. Pricing for non-US territories is yet to be confirmed.