Lenovo honored by iF Design Awards

Mar 20, 2018 at 04:00 pm by SchelleFire


Lenovo has been recognized with design awards from iF DESIGN AWARDS, the iF has been recognizing great design for 65 years, accoridng to a press release.

Each year, iF International Forum Design GmbH organizes one of the world's most celebrated and valued design competitions: the iF DESIGN AWARD. Recognized as a symbol of design excellence around the world, the iF DESIGN AWARD welcomes over 5,000 submissions from 70 countries every year.

The iF DESIGN AWARD has long become a symbol for excellent form, for aesthetic quality, and for user-focused, ergonomic and efficient design in all disciplines, by companies around the world. This year the jury awarded Lenovo for the following 12 great designs:

ThinkPad anniversary Edition TP25

ThinkPad 25 is a product developed to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ThinkPad. Many of the design points followed the results of an online customer survey conducted by Lenovo.

ThinkPad X1 Tablet

As a member of the new ThinkPad X1 series, the X1 Tablet (available soon) is designed to evoke delight in the business professional through a premium feel. The large 13-inch display and other specifications provide superior user experience comparable to a business laptop while being thinner and providing more flexibility by working as a stand-alone tablet. 

ThinkVision X1 Monitor

The X1 monitor exemplifies the best in display technology. The slimmest 4K display comes with a low profile stand, built-in speakers, USB hub, Thunderbolt connectivity, and automatic hidden camera. The 4K bezel-less display is just 4.7mm thick. The minimalist stand, with flower-like stem and base, allows the infinity image to optically float above the desk.

ThinkVision X24 Monitor

ThinkVision X24 design is exceptionally thin, light and elegant. The 23.8” IPS panel is 4mm thick with near a borderless image of 5mm. The slim form is enhanced by an exposed rear panel surface and tapered cover, with a dark metallic finish. 

Yoga 730

The YOGA 730 (available soon) is one of the simplest and purest laptop designs available. Thanks to ultra-slim display borders, the 730 houses a comparably large screen, which enables mobile users who need more viewing area to stick with the travel-friendly 13” footprint.

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IdeaPad 20 series notebook family

The Lenovo Ideapad series (available soon) is designed for young people, especially Millennials. The products have a simple appearance that marry design and high performance. From premium to essential, Lenovo use the same unique dynamic box design language.

Miix 630

The Lenovo Miix 630 (available soon) is the world’s first ARM-based 2-in-1 laptop. This ultra-slim detachable notebook with detachable keyboard cover combines a full keyboard in a protective case with a buried adjustable hinge, providing a clean outside surface.

Ideacentre 730s AIO

The AIO 730s (available soon) is an ultra-slim All-In-One desktop PC with a clean, space-saving design, featuring a stunning, borderless display and advanced in-cell touch. The design highlights its frameless display and ultra-thin profile. Premium finishes and an environmentally friendly woven fabric speaker cover makes this an excellent fit for sophisticated interiors. 

Mirage Jedi Challenges

Jedi Challenges features a smartphone-powered AR headset, Tracking Beacon, Lightsaber controller, and Star Wars gameplay with the latest technology to fulfill the wishes of anyone who’s ever wanted to wield a lightsaber. The Mirage AR headset is ergonomically designed for maximum immersion. 

Mirage Solo with Daydream

Lenovo Mirage Solo (available soon) redefines what immersive VR is capable of, providing true freedom and fully immersive VR experiences fused with ground-breaking technology.

Tab4 with Smart Assistant

Lenovo home assistant pack not only lets users enjoy their Lenovo TAB4 series tablet, but is also a powerful speaker with Amazon Alexa voice command center. 

Smart Display 8” & 10”

The stylish and playful form of the new Lenovo Smart Display (available soon) is marriage of form and function; it acts as the central unifying element in the expanding world of IoT devices and curates our smart home experience. 

Lenovo was also recognized for 2 concepts:

Lenovo SmartVest is the world’s first 12-lead ECG smartwear, which features a 360-degree heart scan and 24-hour continuous monitoring. With the ability to forecast heart risks 8 hours in advance, this vest can save lives. The vest uses 10 flexible-textile electrodes for all-day comfort wearing. In addition, a mobile app enables the patient to check real-time health information. The app also syncs data to the Cloud, which supports the doctor in diagnosing remotely.

Lenovo Medicine Card is a printable card to help patients understand how to take their medication. Oftentimes, hospital clinics in China distribute first-aid pain-relief medication to patients without clear instructions. A common problem for patients is remembering what their medicine is and how to take it. The Medicine Card elegantly solves these usability problems by presenting quick information in visual instructions.


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