|[January 05, 2014]
Seagate Ultra Mobile to Power Lenovo YOGA 2 PC
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a worldwide leader in storage
solutions, today announced that it is working with Lenovo (News - Alert), the world's
largest PC maker, to deliver YOGA 2, a new multimode PC powered by the
Seagate® Laptop Ultrathin HDD. Both companies will demo the
YOGA 2 multimode PC at CES (News - Alert) 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Laptop Ultrathin HDD Set to Redefine the Mobile Computing Market (Photo: Business Wire)
"Seagate (News - Alert) has had an ongoing strategic alliance with Lenovo for many
years. By delivering the technology that enables their YOGA 2 with the
Laptop Ultrathin HDD, we have succeeded in delivering a high-capacity,
lightweight laptop that addresses the needs of consumers and commercial
users," said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of marketing.
"Redefining the laptop and tablet space, this new drive enables
consumers to enjoy PC-like storage capacity in a thin and light
Delivering similar power, performance and reliability to what was
originally a SSD only device, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD provides up 500GB
of storage capacity at a fraction of the cost. The 500GB HDD delivers
the highest-capacity available in a small, ultra-thin form factor while
supporting over 100,000 photos, 125,000 songs or 62 hours of
high-definition video and movies.
"Besides SSD, now we can offer more storage options for our customers
with Seagate's ultra-thin, high-capacity HDD," said Wentao Yng, Global
Procurement VP of Lenovo. "We have extensive collaboration with Seagate
across our laptop, desktop, all-in-one and servers, helping deliver
innovative products with extreme performance and reliability."
Leveraging the company's experience with ultra-portable applications
like iPods, MP3 players, and handheld video recorders, the Seagate
2.5-inch Laptop Ultrathin HDD is just 5mm thin while weighing in at a
mere 3.3oz- about the same as a light bulb. Its slim, rugged design
allows it to be utilized in new emerging applications like convertible
and detachable storage.
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