Lenovo and NEC Personal Computers (NECP) today announced world’s lightest 13-in laptop and world’s lightest 13-in convertible Windows PCs. The Lenovo LaVie Z HZ550 takes the title of world’s lightest 13-in laptop PC at just 1.72-lbs., while the Lenovo LaVie Z HZ750 claims world’s lightest 13-in convertible PC at just 2.04-lbs.
LaVie Z HZ750 convertible Comes with 360-degree hinge pioneered by Lenovo in its original YOGA family of convertibles. Apart from the lightweight nature, these devices measure just 16.9mm thick. it is made of specialized magnesium-lithium (Mg-Li) body construction along with specialized technologies including a Magnesium Lithium forged back cover. The materials are 50 percent lighter than aluminum and as strong as any heavier typical Magnesium alloy laptop materials resulting in unsurpassed quality engineering. The HZ750 also has a direct bonded touchscreen that uses a film instead of cover glass.
In the U.S., the new Lenovo LaVie Z HZ550 and HZ750 will be available beginning in May 2015 with models starting at approximately $1,299 and $1,499, respectively via www.lenovo.com. In Japan, the new LaVie Z models will be available in spring 2015. Pricing will be announced later.