Last year, with the launch of IdeaCentre Q180, Lenovo has bid for the title of creator of world’s smallest desktop PC. IdeaCentre Q190 is offering 80% faster processing speed than last year model. The desktop PC is available with storage capacity of up to 1 TB with HDD storage.
IdeaCentre Q190, “world’s smallest” (6.1 x 7.55 x 0.86-inch (155 x 192 x 22-mm) has powerful tech into its slim frame. The system is powered with the choice of Celeron 887 dual core (1.5 GHz) or 2nd gen Intel Core i3-2365M (1.4 GHz) processor with Intel HD graphics.
There is a choice for users to select the HDD storage favoring SSD, however Lenovo has reduced this from 128 GB with Q180 to just 24 GB of Q190, as required for former configuration being reported as quite low.
This space-saving Win 8 PC is powered with following specs
- Lossless S/PDIF audio out for 5.1 channel surround sound or 7.1 surround via HDMI.
- 2 USB 3.0 ports
- 4 USB 2.0
- 6-in-1 card reader supporting to SDXC format
- built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
- Gigabit LAN
The IdeaCentre Q190 is supported with an optional wireless multimedia remote having built-in mini backlit mouse and keyboard. There is no included optical drive with the system but an optional add-on DVD writer or Blu-ray drive is available.
The Q190 has been priced at USD 335.20 and will be available in January 2013.