Lenovo IdeaCenter A600 All-in-One Desktop Aims Squarely at iMac
27 April 2010
Excerpt: The Lenovo IdeaCenter A600 all-in-one desktop is most definitely taking a leaf out of the iMac book, but given the cheaper cost of non-Apple parts, it just might be an iMac killer. It comes with a choice of Core 2 Duo processors, 21.5″ 1920×1080 full HD screen, optional Blu-ray, up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM, optional ATI Radeon graphics card (not sure what one), up to 1TB of HDD space, facial recognition technology, and a [...
Conclusion: The A600 has a 21.5 inch screen (1920 x 1080 resolution) so its on the small side. It comes with a choice of IntelCore 2 duo CPUs, an optional ATI Radeon GPU, 4GB of DDR3 RAM hard drives up to 1TB.
Summary: At a time when PCs really have become consumer commodities, a complete, all-in-one computer like the A600 is quite appealing. The IdeaCentre is a user-friendly product that can easily slip into the role of a shared home PC. No cable messes, no clutter of discrete machines. It's also capable and robust enough to fare well in a home or small business, and when the cost of a separate monitor is considered, the A600 represents good value as well.
Conclusion: At the RRP of RM 3,999 – I think this All-in-One desktop is great as a family computer. The 21.5″ screen is far from being an LCD TV replacement but for desktop purpose, it’s great for practically anything – even for graphic design work. The HD3650 discrete graphic system makes it a little more capable for computer gaming. The remote control makes it convenient to navigate the Windows Media Center when seated slightly further away.
Excerpt: Synopsis : The Lenovo IdeaCentre A600 is an all-in-one desktop with plenty of features and bells-and-whistles to keep all but the most jaded of users happy. Perhaps taking a page out of Apple's book, Lenovo put a lot of effort into the look and feel of the A600, with its black-colored chassis, borderless 21.5-inch 1920x1080 TFT display, curved back, and svelte form factor--measuring only 1-inch thick at its thinnest point.
Summary: Lenovo's forthcoming IdeaCentre A600 all-in-one looks like Darth Vader's own iMac. The slick black machine has style and cool to spare, and the optional four-in-one remote functions as a regular remote, an air mouse, a Wii-style game controller, and -- get this -- a wireless VOIP phone. The Lenovo Ideacentre A600 is full of thoughtful design choices, like side-mounted USB and FireWire ports, and slots for multiple kinds of memory cards.