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Lenovo: Surface will be good addition to a competitive market

Lenovo vs Microsoft

Lenovo’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) division head Gianfrano Lanci said on Thursday that Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 8-powered Surface tablet will be a good addition to a competitive market. Lanci welcomed the tablet at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin on Thursday, despite

Microsoft’s unhealthy relationships


BERKELEY, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Microsoft Corp. is getting heat from vendors, such as Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell Inc., over its branded Surface tablet computer. This will result in demands by vendors of Windows computers and tablets to get a better

Lenovo’s $399 Android Tablet with Detachable Keyboard

Lenovo Ideatab S2110

At the top of line of tablets sits the Ideatab S2110. The 10-inch tablet is 8.69mm thick and weighs 580g, making it one of the thinnest and lightest tablets on the block. Lenovo expanded its Ideatab line of tablets Thursday

Tablet War: Lenovo Beats Microsoft’s Surface in Terms of Hardware

Lenovo, one of the world’s largest PC makers, said recently that it was not worried about Microsoft’s Surface tablets, as Lenovo is confident in its ability to create premium, top-of-the-line products that provide an advanced Windows experience. Microsoft will become a rival, but it will also remain a strategic partner to Lenovo.

Microsoft’s Surface tablet marks the first time the software giant has introduced an own-brand PC product. The move caused controversy among its partners, and Acer even warned Microsoft that its move may hurt the tablet ecosystem and eventually force Acer to seek other alternatives to Windows. With its entry into the hardware business, Microsoft aims to provide a point of reference for Windows RT and Windows 8-based devices. By releasing its own-brand Surface slates, the software giant reportedly plans to show users what to expect and demand from Windows-based tablets, thus limiting the success of sub-par devices.

Lenovo dings Microsoft Surface: We’ll provide better hardware

Lenovo executives believe it can beat Microsoft on hardware and claims not to be worried about Microsoft’s Surface tablet.

During Lenovo’s first fiscal quarter 2013 earnings call, executives didn’t mince words in attacking Microsoft’s Surface strategy.

“Although we don’t like Microsoft providing hardware, for us, it just adds one more competitor,” Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing



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