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Seagate Ultra Mobile to Power Lenovo YOGA 2 PC

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Super-slim, 5mm HDD Provides Lenovo Multimode PC with 500GB of Storage at an Affordable Price</i> </p>

Sunday, January 05, 2014

Seagate Ultra Mobile to Power Lenovo YOGA 2 PC

19:07 EST Sunday, January 05, 2014

LAS VEGAS (Business Wire) -- Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a worldwide leader in storage solutions, today announced that it is working with Lenovo, the world's largest PC maker, to deliver YOGA 2, a new multimode PC powered by the Seagate® Laptop Ultrathin HDD. Both companies will demo the YOGA 2 multimode PC at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Laptop Ultrathin HDD Set to Redefine the Mobile Computing Market (Photo: Business Wire)

Laptop Ultrathin HDD Set to Redefine the Mobile Computing Market (Photo: Business Wire)

“Seagate has had an ongoing strategic alliance with Lenovo for many years. By delivering the technology that enables their YOGA 2 with the Laptop Ultrathin HDD, we have succeeded in delivering a high-capacity, lightweight laptop that addresses the needs of consumers and commercial users,” said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of marketing. “Redefining the laptop and tablet space, this new drive enables consumers to enjoy PC-like storage capacity in a thin and light Ultrabook design.”

Delivering similar power, performance and reliability to what was originally a SSD only device, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD provides up 500GB of storage capacity at a fraction of the cost. The 500GB HDD delivers the highest-capacity available in a small, ultra-thin form factor while supporting over 100,000 photos, 125,000 songs or 62 hours of high-definition video and movies.

“Besides SSD, now we can offer more storage options for our customers with Seagate's ultra-thin, high-capacity HDD,” said Wentao Yang, Global Procurement VP of Lenovo. “We have extensive collaboration with Seagate across our laptop, desktop, all-in-one and servers, helping deliver innovative products with extreme performance and reliability.”

Leveraging the company's experience with ultra-portable applications like iPods, MP3 players, and handheld video recorders, the Seagate 2.5-inch Laptop Ultrathin HDD is just 5mm thin while weighing in at a mere 3.3oz— about the same as a light bulb. Its slim, rugged design allows it to be utilized in new emerging applications like convertible and detachable storage.

About Seagate

Seagate is a worldwide leader in storage solutions. Learn more at http://www.seagate.com. Follow Seagate on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and subscribe to our blog.

©2014 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate Technology, and the Wave logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. When referring to drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes. Your computer's operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity. In addition, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage. Quantitative usage examples for various applications are for illustrative purposes. Actual quantities will vary based on various factors, including file size, file format, features, and application software.

Seagate Technology
Jon Piazza, 408-658-1715
jon.v.piazza@seagate.com

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