Lenovo today announced its new ThinkCentre M92p "tiny" desktop PC, the industry's first Intel vPro enabled one-litre desktop measuring just the width of a golf ball (34.5 mm). The ThinkCentre M92p, along with the new M72e tiny desktops, exhibits an innovative tiny form factor allowing it to fit in practically any space while maintaining first-class productivity with up to 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors.
The ThinkCentre tiny form factor is equipped with the latest desktop power manager for optimal energy efficiency and enhanced reliability and manageability features. It's the perfect desktop for users who need uncompromised computing power in a small package. Lenovo today also announced the new ThinkCentre M92z all-in-one (AIO) and the ThinkVision LT2323z wide monitor offering an improved VoIP experience.
"ThinkCentre desktops are evolving to fit the needs of today's professional users, offering uncompromised desktop power in a very innovative, space and energy efficient form factor," said Tom Shell, vice president and general manager, Commercial Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo. "We designed the tiny form factor so that businesses can enjoy outstanding performance and manageability regardless of the size of their workspace."
"We are excited to see continued innovation from Lenovo with their tiny form factor ThinkCentre M92p desktop PC", said Zane Ball, general manager of Intel Desktop Platforms. "Lenovo has taken advantage of the unprecedented performance and power reduction improvements of our upcoming 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor family, which will enable the industry to build smaller, thinner and more power-efficient PCs moving forward."
ThinkCentre Goes Tiny
The ThinkCentre tiny form factor is the first desktop of its size to employ Intel vPro technology and can conveniently be positioned on a desktop, hang on a wall, or mount under a desk. With up to 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor's with vPro Technology, the tiny form factor can fit in today's shrinking office space without sacrificing power. The M92p tiny also supports up to four monitors in Mosaic Mode or three independent monitors, without the need of a graphic card. Lenovo is also expanding its accessories portfolio to include options specifically created for the tiny form factor. The M92p and M72e tiny form factor desktop features include options for solid state or traditional hard drives, integrated graphics and WiFi. With Lenovo's Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows 7 (EE3), the tiny form factor enjoys a fast boot up -- 30 percent faster than non-optimized PCs. Users can be assured their information is safeguarded with enhanced data protection with TPM Security Chip and RAID 0,1. With PC Clould Manger for vPro, IT managers can manage their PC fleet remotely on web-based system, without the need for a management console. The M92p and M72e tiny feature certifications from EPEAT Gold, UL Environment Gold, Energy Star, GREENGUARD and Cisco EnergyWise.
Next Generation All-in-One
Available in 20 and 23-inch models, the ThinkCentre M92z AIO provides a powerful and productive computing experience with:
- Choices of up to 3rd Generation Intel Core Processor's with optional Intel vPro technology
- Up to 1 TB of storage with optional solid state or traditional hard drives
- Optional 1 GB discrete AMD Radeon graphics on 23" touch-screen model
The M92z AIO, Microsoft Lync qualified, is built for business collaboration: a new 23" IPS LED delivers 178 degrees wide viewing angle and a built-in HD webcam delivers a more effective VoIP experience, while a supreme anti-glare feature with multi-touch capability is available as an option. It also comes standard with Dolby Advanced sound enhancement for a rich audio experience. With its built-in Wi-Fi technology, users can easily connect to the Internet and its enhanced tool-less design allows quick and simple system service and upgrade. Not only powerful and manageable, the M92z is among the industry's most environmental friendly AIO: its plastic components use more than 50 percent recycled consumer materials and it meets certifications for energy efficiency and environmental considerations, including EPEAT Gold, UL Environment Gold, Energy Star, TCO Edge, GREENGUARD, Cisco EnergyWise and TUV Green Mark.
Voice and Audio Optimized Monitor
The 23-inch ThinkVision LT2323z is the first monitor to be qualified by Microsoft Lync - specifically designed to enhance the VoIP experience. Features include IPS screen technology, allowing multiple viewers to see images clearly regardless of which angle they're looking from. Integrated Full HD camera, speakers, and dual digital microphone with noise cancellation and adjustable settings aid smooth group meetings. For enhanced productivity, users can opt to work in dual-screen mode, which provides the benefit of two monitors in one. For convenience, users can lift, tilt, swivel or pivot the monitor.
The LT2323z's industry-leading technology is matched with the highest industry standards for environmental safety and energy efficiency including: UL Environment Gold, TUV Green Mark, Energy Star, TCO Edge, and EPEAT Gold. Lenovo's LT2323z is also the industry's first TUV Green Mark certified monitor.
Pricing and Availability
The ThinkCentre M72e and M92p Tiny desktop, ThinkCentre M92z all-in-one desktop and ThinkVision LT2323z monitor are available beginning in June through Lenovo business partners and www.lenovo.com. Pricing for the models starts at approximately $499, $799, $799 respectively, and the ThinkVision L2323z pricing TBD.