Lenovo finally bringing S9, S10 netbooks to UK

Lenovo's IdeaPad netbooks are Europe-bound, with the 10.2in S10e and 8.9in S9e heading for a shop near you in the next few days.According to Register

According to Register Hardware, the pair of dinky, wallet-friendly lappies will come with a choice of 4GB solid state drive or 160GB standard hard drive, and either SuSE Linux or Windows XP as the operating system.

There's also a Linux-based Instant On mode which enables users to browse the web, listen to music, check email and, er, video conference without booting into the main OS.

All models have an Atom processor, up to 1.5GB of memory, Wi-Fi and Ethernet. Bluetooth will be available as an optional extra. Prices are expected to start at around £300.


Lenovo S9e, S10e

Price: from £300 approx

On sale: December

Contact: Lenovo