Lenovo Wins Prestigious “Design Oscar” with an iF Design Gold Award

ThinkVision LT2934z cinematic display and sleek lines leads as Lenovo wins a further seven iF Design Awards

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Lenovo (0992.HK) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced a record eight design awards from the 2014 International Forum (iF), including a Gold Product Design Award for the ThinkVision LT2934z monitor. Other award winners in the product design category include Lenovo’s new ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptop, ThinkPad 8 tablet and YOGA TABLET 8, ThinkCentre E93z all-in-one PC, the Lenovo K900 smartphone and the Horizon table PC. For the first time, Lenovo also won a Communication Design Award for its Aura software interface from the Horizon product. In its 61st year, the iF received more than 4,600 product entries from around the globe, and the top award winners are bestowed with a Gold Award, known as the "Design Oscar.”

This year’s internationally acclaimed panel of forty nine judges commended Lenovo on its pioneering product design and innovation vision. The jury panel said of the ThinkVision LT2934z, “we chose this monitor design particularly because of the successful use of a landscape aspect, creating one dramatic single screen”. The panel also highlighted the device’s Think design language and individuality.

Featuring a 29 inch AH-IPS LED backlit panel offering 33 per cent more viewing area than a traditional 16:9 screen, the ThinkVision LT2934z delivers a true cinematic experience. It also includes a Full HD webcam, dual array microphone and speakers for exceptional video calls and Picture-in-Picture capability enables a continuous multi-tasking workflow

“Design is becoming increasingly important in the PC Plus era as people’s expectations for technology change. Our designs must drive strong emotional appeal to a new audience, not just the IT manager. Quality, reliability and thoughtful design are crucial ingredients for all smart connected devices,” said David Hill, vice president of Think Design and User Experience. “Lenovo will continue the drive to revolutionize our industry with visionary solutions that resonate with the design community and our customers.”

Lenovo has design centers in multiple locations around the globe with over 120 designers focused on the advancement of design and user experience. To date, this diverse team has won over 100 awards for its innovative designs.

ABOUT LENOVO

Lenovo (0992.HK) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology company – and the largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

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