Lenovo rolled out their updates to the all-in-one desktop IdeaCentre line at IFA 2012 with the A520, B340 and B345 models. All models feature 10-point multi-touch to leverage the Windows 8 OS that ships with the systems.
The A520 takes special advantage off it’s touchscreen qualities with a mount that can angle the screen from 90 degrees to -5 degrees, so fingers-on-screen actions can be more comfortable. The display is a 23-inch 1920×1080, with dynamic brightness to adjust to light levels in the room. The processors range from Intel Core i3 at 2.4GHz to Core i7 at 2.7GHz. Hard drive sizes are 500GB/750GB/1TB and RAM can go up to 8GB. Ports are two USB 2.0, two USB 3.0, HDMI and a 6-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC,MMC, MS, MS-Pro), and standard headphone jack. The optical drive is a DVD/Blu-ray combo.
IdeaCentre B340 and B345
The new B-series models are both 21.5 inch screens with a 1920×1080 on the B340 and 1080p HD on the B345. Avaliable processors on the B340 are from the Intel Core family and on the B345 are AMD A4 to A10. Hard drive sizes are 500GB/1TB/1.5TB/2TB, and RAM goes up to 8GB on both models. Ports on both are Ports are four USB 2.0, two USB 3.0 (optional on the B340), HDMI and a 6-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC,MMC, MS, MS-Pro), and standard headphone jack. Both models feature the option of OneKey TV, which can re-task the display to operate as a television at a single button click. The optical drive is a choice of DVD read/write or Blu-ray.