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Lenovo Launches IdeaCentre B540, Updated with Windows 8 OS
By Wong Chung Wee - on 17 Jan 2013, 3:25pm

Lenovo Launches IdeaCentre B540, Updated with Windows 8 OS

Lenovo has unveiled the IdeaCentre B540, an all-in-one desktop system that operates Windows 8 and features a 23-inch full HD widescreen frameless touchscreen display. The 10-point touchscreen also supports 3D viewing with FPR technology and its aural experience is driven by Dolby Advanced Audio software suite.

(Image Source: Lenovo)

Powered by a third generation Intel Core i5-3300s processor, the IdeaCentre B540 also boasts of an NVIDIA GeForce 615 graphics chip with 2GB of video memory. In addition to being an all-in-one desktop system, it can morph into a full HD television with its OneKey TV functionality, without having to power on the PC. The detail hardware specifications of the system are as follows:

  IdeaCentre B540
Processor 3rd Gen Intel Core i5-3330s
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce G615 2GB with DirectX 11
Display 23-inch, Full HD, 1920 x 1080, Widescreen Frameless 16:9 Display, Optional 3D and 10-point Multi-Touch support
Memory 4GB DDR3-1600
Storage Up to 2TB 7200RPM HDD
OS Windows 8
Connectivity Integrated 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi,
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN,
(optional Bluetooth)
Other Features
  • Blu-ray disc drive
  • Built-in speakers with Dolby Home Theater v2
  • TV Tuner
Dimensions / Weight (H x D x W mm): 576.6- x 110.3- x 411.9mm / 9.18kg

To add to its credentials as an all-purpose entertainment hub, the IdeaCentre B540 comes pre-loaded with rara.com; a Windows 8 application, that allows the system to gain access to rara.com’s global catalogue of 18 million licensed tracks and its music channels and playlists!

The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is retailing at S$1,599 and is currently available through all authorized Lenovo retailers. The system first made its appearance at Sitex last year; however, it was loaded with the previous generation Windows 7 Home Premium OS.

(Source: Lenovo)


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