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Lenovo's new consumer laptops bring a load of welcome options

The new IdeaPad S540, S440 and C340 come with features like a rotating display, a fingerprint scanner and a webcam privacy shutter. Take a closer look at MWC.

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Lenovo used MWC 2019 here in Barcelona to announce a trio of new consumer laptops. From left to right are the IdeaPad S540, IdeaPad S440 and IdeaPad C340.

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The S340 comes in two sizes -- 14 and 15 inches -- and weighs as little as 3.72 pounds (1.69 kg). It has Lenovo's RapidCharge technology and you can choose from a handful of color options. 

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The C340 has a rotating display that can switch between four modes: laptop, tablet, tent and stand.

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The C340's screen also comes in 14- or 15-inch sizes.

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Options on the C340 include a backlit keyboard and a fingerprint reader. 

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The C340's glass fiber top cover also comes in a range of colors.

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Depending on how you configure it, the C340 weighs between 3.61 pounds and 4.41 pounds.  

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Port options on the C340 include USB, USB Type-C, a card reader, HDMI and a stereo headphone jack.

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Last on Lenovo's list is the S540. Lenovo says the bezels are 25 percent smaller than the previous generation. 

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Choose from unusual colors on the S540 such as Abyss Blue, Copper and Mineral Gray.

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You can configure the S540 with either integrated graphics or an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or MX250 GPU.

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Like Lenovo's business laptops, the S540 also has a privacy shutter for the webcam to ensure that you're not being recorded without your permission.

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The S540 weighs as little as 3.3 pounds and is as slim as 0.62 inches (15.7 mm).

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