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Lenovo has introduced three new “luxury” laptops, taking a
swing at Apple’s MacBook Air.

Lenovo’s IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook and Lenovo’s U300 and U400
laptops combine performance with good looks, according to Lenovo.

Lenovo Idealpad U300s in Clementine Orange"People will be wowed with the new U Series systems
from Lenovo that combine incredible performance in beautiful and stylish
designs," said Mooly Eden, vice president and general manager of Intel’s
PC Client Group, in a statement. "Powered by our 2nd Gen Core processors,
this system will deliver great capabilities with a wonderful user experience
and long battery life that people increasingly want. We’re particularly excited
by Lenovo’s innovation and as one of the leading time to market partners in the
new ultrabook category with the U300s device that combines a no-compromise,
must-have mobile experience with performance, security, responsiveness and

Specs: IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook

Featuring up to 2nd generation Intel Core i7 processor the
device boots in as little as 10 seconds with Enhanced Experience 2.0 RapidDrive
SSD technology. The U300s offers a 13.3-inch 16:9 widescreen HD display, 4GB
DDR3 memory and up to 256GB of SSD storage (well above the storage space on
MacBook Air.)

At just 0.6 inches (14.9mm) thick,the U300s is built from a
single-piece aluminum shell to create a sleek and lightweight product weighing
in at less than three pounds. It’s offered in Graphite Grey or limited-edition
Clementine Orange. It also features new advanced cooling technology and a
long-life battery that offers eight hours of productive use. Also included are
Bluetooth, 802.11n Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 connectors and an integrated 1.3M
(720p HD) webcam.  Pricing starts at

Specs: IdeaPad U300 and U400 Ultraportable Laptops

The IdeaPad U300 and U400 laptops come with 2nd generation
Intel Core processors and feature boot up times of under 17 seconds. The U300
features a 13.3" HD display while the U400 has a 14" HD display and
AMD Radeon HD5470M 1GB graphics. Both models can be specified with up to 8GB
DDR3 memory, up to 1TB HDD storage and up to 256GB SSD storage. The U400 also
has an integrated slot-loading DVD-RW drive.

Battery on the U300 lasts for up to six hours of
productivity and up to seven hours on the U400. Both models also feature the
same Breathable Keyboard technology as the U300s. Pricing for the U400 starts
at $849