The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 - 23" Touchscreen All-in-One PC
The powerful IdeaCentre B540 all-in-one PC combines a 23" frameless display with state-of-the-art multitouch screen technology. Powered by the 3rd generation Intel Core processors, they are loaded with features that will enhance both gaming and multimedia experiences and allow users to do more with their technology.
Who is IdeaCentre B540 for?
The IdeaCentre B540 is an ideal choice for anyone who wants a desktop all-in-one PC with a clear screen that supports multi-touch, with high quality processor and graphics technology. You'll find this computer to be ideal for those who are looking to experience TV, movies, VOIP chats with family, social media activity and Web browsing, or exciting touch-based games.
23" Frameless Touchscreen Display
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is built around the bright and stylish 23" frameless HD screen. You'll find the touchscreen display to be stunning to look at and responsive to the touch. Featuring a 16:9 display ratio, the screen can display images and video at Full HD (1920 x 1080), allowing you to get the most out of your favourite movies and games.
Ultimate Entertainment Hub with Built-in TV Tuner
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 is perfect for everyday computing or hi-def entertainment. With a 23" Full HD screen and integrated digital TV tuner, you can use the B540 just like a normal HD television, but with the added benefit of digitally recording TV programmes. So not only is it a PC it is also your very own TV, making the B540 the ultimate entertainment hub for your home.
10-point Multi-touch Display
The IdeaCentre B540 features Projected Capacitive Touchscreen (PCT) multi-touch technology for greater accuracy.
Adjustable Screen Angle
You don't use a touchscreen just for viewing, so why keep it at just one angle? The screen on the IdeaCentre B540 can be adjusted so you can use the touchscreen function in comfort when playing games, editing photos, watching movies and more.
Lenovo Dynamic Brightness System
The Lenovo Dynamic Brightness System protects your eyes by automatically adjusting screen brightness based on ambient light conditions. This system is user customisable, and can be set up to automatically power off the display to save energy when the user is away, and auto run at startup.
Lenovo Eye Distance System
The Lenovo Eye Distance System alerts you if you are too close to the screen. Fully customisable, simply select the distance you want the system to alert you at, and a pop-up box will appear when the IdeaCentre B540 determines you have moved too close.
OneKey Rescue System
You can rest at ease knowing OneKey Rescue System is there to simplify data back-up and recovery, allowing you to focus on using your computer instead of worrying about its maintenance. With the touch of a button, users can restore the system and recover valuable data - the OneKey Rescue System also recovers essential system files in the event of corruption, and can be used to initiate a virus scan before entering Windows.
Wireless AccuType USB Keyboard & Mouse
Keep your desktop wire-free with the wireless USB AccuType keyboard and mouse included with the Lenovo IdeaCentre B540. The Accutype keyboard is designed to help easy cleaning & maintenance, and avoid the accumulation of dust and crumbs over time. The finger-friendly curved key shape and ergonomic spacebar will work together to make it easier to type and reduce the number of typos, wherever you find yourself working.
3rd Generation Intel Core Processor Family
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 features the 3rd generation Intel Core family of processors, including the intelligent Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. When top-of-the-line performance is needed for the most demanding of tasks, the Intel Core i5 and i7 processors are the ideal choice. Users get a computer with amazing performance and stunning visuals due to Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, and a suite of visual enhancements.
Intel Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology
Intel HT Technology enables each processor core to work on two tasks at the same time, giving you smart multitasking performance to move between applications quickly and without hesitation. This is where to start for visibly smart performance.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 (i5 and i7 models only)
The next generation of adaptive performance is intelligent, energy-efficient and dynamic. It delivers the automatic speed increase that a PC needs for demanding tasks.
High Definition NVIDIA Graphics and HDMI
Enjoy the best entertainment and gaming with either the NVIDIA GT615 or NVIDIA GT650 graphics card with 1GB or 2GB of dedicated memory. This powerful graphics adapter will allow you to experience the very best of DirectX 11 gaming, as well as getting the most out of the 23" HD widescreen display, giving you Full HD 1080p video playback without stuttering.
You can also enjoy your multimedia on the big screen by using the built-in HDMI out port to hook your computer up to a HDTV, monitor or projector - ideal for sharing your favourite videos and movies with friends.
Fast Memory and Spacious Storage
Whichever Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 you choose, inside you'll find fast DDR3 RAM to help your PC handle the most demanding of multitasking tasks. You'll also find a large hard drive perfect for storing your files and favourite multimedia.
USB 3.0 for Faster Connections*
By connecting the Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 to a compatible USB 3.0 device, such as an external drive, 3.0 can offer up to 10 times faster transfer rates than standard USB 2.0. This means that files and folders that took hours to transfer now just take minutes, and you can move whole albums to and from your PC in just a few seconds, saving you time and making your media much more portable.
*Available on selected models.
Easy Access for Upgrading
Unlike many other all-in-one PCs, you'll find the Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 comes with an easy-access back. The two panels slide apart to allow you to access the components inside quickly and with the minimum of fuss. This means that the B540 will be easy to upgrade with extra memory or hard drive storage in the future, extending the lifespan of this stylish all-in-one PC.
Fast Booting with Enhanced Experience 3
Lenovo Enhanced Experience 3 for Windows 7 with RapidBoot lets you start 40% faster than a typical Windows 7 computer (available on certified models with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors )*. BootShield helps maintain fast boot performance even after installing multiple applications. Plus, you can enjoy richer sound with improved speaker design and crystal clear 720p HD webcams. Find out more at the Lenovo website.
*Available on certified models with Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors. Claim is calculated by taking the average of Lenovo EE3 PCs and desktops, and compares it with averaged data from 49 competitor products of similar configuration (Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 PCs only). Testing conducted by CNET Labs, Beijing in December 2011, using the independent VTS tool to measure start-up time and other performance measurements. Performance will vary by model and configuration.
Integrated DVD Reader/Writer or Blu-ray Disc Drive
You'll also find that the IdeaCentre B540 features an optical disc drive, to allow you to easily watch your favourite DVD movies, install your favourite games, or transfer files. You can also safely back up precious files onto a blank disc using the writing function, making it easier to protect and transport your media.
Selected models also come with a Blu-ray Disc drive, allowing you to enjoy the very latest in home entertainment, with powerful sound and amazing Full HD 1080p detail.
Dolby Advanced Audio 2.0
The Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 features integrated stereo speakers that are custom tuned by Dolby to maximise volume and to eliminate distortion. Dolby Advanced Audio will conveniently maintain the volume level across applications - meaning no more loud surprises when switching applications. Experience less audio distortion at higher volumes with the built-in speakers, and enjoy a cinematic surround sound experience.
The IdeaCentre AB540 comes complete with Lenovo IdeaTouch - a range of touch-optimised multimedia applications for your enjoyment. You'll find a wide variety of applications on offer, from creative tools such as a synthesizer, to popular games like Angry Birds.
HD 720p Webcam
Take your web chats to the next level thanks to the built-in HD webcam. Your friends and family will be able to see you in clear 720p resolution, which means the picture will look fantastic, even on a large TV screen. The HD webcam will capture and stream video with greater detail and truer colours than standard webcams, perfect for recording videos to upload to social media site, or for talking with loved ones.
Lenovo Camera Fun Zone
Lenovo Camera Fun Zone allows you to see yourself on screen and move your hands to interact with fun games. Includes five games: Ping Pong, Rockbeat (Guitar game), Castle Hero, Dance, and Goal Keeper.
YouCam is a suite of advanced webcam software for facial tracking and image effects. By allowing you to take control of your recording and customise the video, YouCam makes the whole webcam experience more interactive.