Lenovo says it's the first to introduce notebooks sporting the second-generation Intel Core i7 processors, previously codeanmed Sandy Bridge.
The three models, namely the IdeaPad Y560P, the V470 and the V570, are all powered by the Core i7-2630QM processor which has a 2GHz speed (2.90GHz with TurboBoost) and 6MB of L3 cache.
Apart from the processor, the IdeaPad's Y560P's other notable features are a 15.6in LED-backlit screen, Windows 7 Home Premium, 4GB RAM (expandable up to 8GB). 750GB hard drive, Blu-ray combo drive as well a ATI Radeon HD 6570M 1GB discrete graphics chip.
For the SOHO/SMB market, there's the Lenovo V470 and the V570, both of which feature the Intel Core i7-2630QM processor, 4GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, built-in Intel HD Graphics 3000, DVD burner and Windows 7 Home Premium.
The major difference between the V470 and V570 is that the V470 has a 14.1in LED backlit display while the V570 has a 15.6in LED backlit screen.
The IdeaPad Y560P is in stores right now while the V470/V570 should make an appearance by the time you read this.
Prices for the IdeaPad Y560P start from $999, and the V470 starts from $899. Price for the V570 has yet to be announced.