Chinese PC giant Lenovo has announced that it has established a new business group, focusing on the mobile Internet and family-oriented digital businesses.
The new business group will reportedly be responsible for the research and development of mobile Internet terminals, including tablet computers, smartphones, and products involving cloud computing, smart television, and digital family technologies. This new group will also be in charge of the development of services and applications for the next-generation terminals.
In recent years, Lenovo accelerated its layout in the mobile Internet sector. It previously launched its own-branded smartphone named LePhone and its online software apps store. It also unveiled a dual-mode laptop product IdeaPadU1 and its tablet computer LePad.
Commenting on the development of the company, Yang Yuanqing, chief executive officer of Lenovo Group, said that new areas like mobile Internet, cloud computing, and smart television have huge growth opportunities. They will actively seize these opportunities to promote Lenovo's business growth in the long run. He said Lenovo will take advantage of its leading position in the Chinese PC market to expand into the fast growing areas with its various products in the mobile Internet terminal and digital family fields.
According to Lenovo, Liu Jun, former president for Lenovo's product group, will be president of the newly established group.