Lenovo IdeaPad S10

Lenovo IdeaPad S10

High Capacity/6-Cell Batteries for Lenovo IdeaPad S10
(Amazon/3rd Party)
US: Lenovo S10/S9 4800mAh 6-Cell Battery (White)
US: Lenovo S10/S9 4800mAh 6-Cell Battery (Black)

Clearance (3-cell) – Buy.com:
Lenovo IdeaPad S10e – 80GB HDD, 512MB RAM, Bluetooth – 418739U – $299.99 (may sell out and/or have the price change)

Official Lenovo Batteries for S9/S10/S9e/S10e:
– IdeaPad S9e/S10e 6 cell battery (white) 51J0399
– IdeaPad S9e/S10e 6 cell battery (black) 45K1275
– IdeaPad S9e/S10e 3 cell battery (white) 51J0398

Summary: 8.9″ and 10.1″, Intel Atom, October 2008, Express Card

This page last updated: Feb 16, 2009

Product Name: Lenovo IdeaPad S10
Official Page:Lenovo Store – IdeaPad S Series
Manufacturer: Lenovo
Announced: August 4, 2008
Available: September, 2008
Status: In production
Price:Starting at $439 USD (see models below) (Price drop October – $399)
Markets: Consumer, Worldwide

Models:
– $399 – 80GB HDD, 512MB RAM, Windows XP, 10″
– $449 – 160GB HDD, 1GB RAM, Windows XP, 10″
– Frist Colors: Ruby Red, Classic White, Bold Black,
– Later (December) Deep Blue, Pastel Pink

New Models (Dec 2008):
Lenovo S10e: Windows XP, 160GB HDD, 1GB RAM. Reported to have a 16:9 display (10.1″) – 1024×576

Older Models (Oct 2008):
– 10.2″, 512MB RAM, 80GB HDD, 3-cell battery
4231-2BU (Black) – $399
4231-2AU (Pink) – $399
4231-36U (Blue) – $399
4231-2CU (White) – $409
4231-2DU (Red) – $399
4187-39U (Black) – 512MB RAM, 80GB HDD

New Models (Dec 2008):
– 10.2″, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, 3-cell Battery
423135U (Black) – $449
423132U (Pink) – $459
423137U (Blue) – $449
423134U (White) – $449
423133U (Red) – $459

Similar Laptops:
– 12.1″ Version could be called Lenovo IdeaPad S20
– 8.9″ called Lenovo IdeaPad S9
– Could be small version of 11.1 IdeaPad U110
– Part of the netbook category.

Related Stories/Links
Nov 17, 2008: Lenovo S10, SSD, Windows 7 – Small-Laptops.com, some SSD Benchmarks
Oct 28, 2008: Lenovo IdeaPad S10e and SplashTop
Oct 17, 2008: Lenovo S10 Video Review (HotHardware)
Oct 9, 2008: Lenovo Upgrading S10, Dropping Prices
Oct 8, 2008: Lenovo S10 and Wired Magazine
Oct 8, 2008: Lenovo S10 and Communities
Oct 6, 2008: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 at CompUSA
Sep 28, 2008: Lenovo S10 at Circuit City
Sep 27, 2008: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 – Taken Apart
Aug 4, 2008: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 – Lenovo’s Netbook
Jul 20, 2008Lenovo Netbook by End of September?
Lenovo IdeaPad Lite S9 / S10 FCC Gallery

Search Small-Laptops.com for Lenovo IdeaPad S10 News

Circuit City Model:
Lenovo IdeaPad S10-1211
– 1GB DDR2
– 160GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
– Windows XP Home
– 3-Cell Battery
– Black

Features:
– OneKey Rescue System to restore system
– ExpressCard slot
– Webcam

Updates over previous models:
– This represents a brand-new line

Other Notes:
Compal Electronics (manufacturer of Lenovo’s mainstream / consumer laptops), Wistron (manufacturer of Lenovo’s X-series laptops) and Pegatron Technology (manufacturers of Lenovos’ IdeaPad laptops) are listed as potential manufacturing partners for such a device.

Manufacturer’s Description:
As rapidly as the technology changes, today’s consumers are looking for mobile products that feature the best of basic computing functions in an extremely compact and affordable form, and Lenovo designed the IdeaPad netbooks for that purpose/

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz
Chipset: Intel 945 GSE Express Chipset
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: DDR2
Memory Capacity: 512MB – ? – 2GB

Graphics/Display:
Display: 10.2″ Widescreen LED-backlit Display VibrantView TFT
Resolution: 1024×600 XGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 950 Graphics
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Conventional/Mechanical 2.5″ (Probably SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 80GB or 160GB
Optical: External USB
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: Broadcom 802.11b/g
Modem: External/USB
Ethernet: Yes
Bluetooth: Optional
Mobile Broadband:

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Intel HD Audio
Internal Speakers/Microphone:
Audio I/O: Line-Out/Headphones, Line-In/Microphone
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard (probably ExpressCard34)
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 4-in-1 Card Reader
Keyboard/Mouse: 85% full-size keyboard, touchpad
Other:

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint:
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Windows XP (US), Linux
Other Software:
Warranty: One year parts and labor
Drivers:

Battery:
Options: 3-cell, 6-cell
Battery Life: 3 hours – 6 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 9.85 inches / 250.2mm
Depth: 7.2 inches / 183mm
Height: 0.87 – 1.08 inches / 22 – 27.5mm
Weight: 2.4 pounds / 1.09 kg (3-cell battery)

Reviews and Articles:
FCC.gov Filing
CNET Taiwan / Crave – August 5, 2008, Hands-On
MarketWatch – August 4, 2008 – Press Release
PC Magazine – August 4, 2008 – Announcement
YouTube video – Posted August 3, 2008 – supposedly taken earlier in July at the ‘ “Summer Holiday Sleigh Ride” event in NYC (a consumer electronics holiday preview show). ‘
CNET Asia – August 4, 2008