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Lenovo K900 smartphone global expansion detailed

We got our first look at the Lenovo K900 smartphone back in January during CES. The handset has since come available in select markets, however as of today Lenovo has announced the latest in terms of the global expansion. The K900 came available in Thailand and Malaysia this week which brought the total market availability up to eight countries. But with that in mind, Lenovo has also dropped some details in terms of where the K900 is heading next.

Lenovo smartphones could be heading to the US market

Smartphones are not an entirely new market for Lenovo, however the company does consider them a new opportunity. In fact, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang Yuanqing recently spoke about how you always have to consider how to grow when you are a public company and that smartphones could be their "new opportunity." Basically, it is looking like Lenovo has plans to extend their smartphone business into the US as well as Europe.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon hands-on with BlueStacks for Android gaming

The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon recently began shipping and while this "table" PC is running Windows 8, those making the purchase will find something Android related. The IdeaCentre Horizon comes pre-installed with a copy of BlueStacks. Basically, this means you can turn your 27-inch Windows 8 PC into an oversized Android tablet. The table PC ships with a wireless keyboard and mouse, however it also has a touchscreen display.

Lenovo confirms Ideaphone K900 release date

Lenovo announced the Ideaphone K900 back in January. The announcement took place during CES and while Lenovo was forthcoming in terms of specs, they were rather quiet in terms of when the handset would begin shipping. At the time all we heard was about how the K900 was expected to begin shipping around April.

Lenovo CEO is open to the idea of buying BlackBerry

This isn't the firs time we've heard scattered rumors regarding the extremely popular PC maker Lenovo buying BlackBerry, but today their CEO made a few remarks that has the rumors swirling again. Previously RIM, now known as BlackBerry could be a potential target for Lenovo to buyout, and their CEO said an acquisition “could possibly make sense.”

Lenovo S920 5.3-inch phablet and S820 smartphone leaks

It looks like the popular PC company Lenovo is aiming to offer a few impressive quad-core smartphones later this year. While we've already seen and were impressed with the Lenovo K900 Intel-powered 5.5-inch smartphone, today a few slightly more budget aimed smartphones have leaked. Both rocking quad-core processors, and one even sports a large 5.3-inch display.

Hands-on with the new Lenovo A- and S-series tablets: Aiming for the Nexus 7

Today here in Barcelona, the folks from Lenovo have announced a trio of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered tablets to take on the market. More importantly, Lenovo wants to take on Google's own Nexus 7 with two aggressively designed and priced 7-inch tablets in their new A-series. Then we have a new Lenovo S-6000 10.1-inch tablet also coming soon. Check out all the pictures and specs below.

Gartner: Q4 2012 was a record making quarter for smartphone sales

The latest Gartner report has been released, this time focusing on smartphone sales for the fourth quarter of 2012. Diving right in, the report notes the quarter as breaking records. In fact, Gartner is reporting that Q4 2012 smartphone sales were up 38.3 percent as compared to Q4 2011. Or in actual numbers for the quarter, Q4 2012 saw smartphone sales of 207.7 million. Anyway, given some of the other recent smartphone sales reports we have seen -- we suspect you can guess which companies are on the top of the list.