Lenovo announces its latest netbook, the Ideapad S10-2 featuring 3G connectivity and, at 1-inch thick and weighing less than 2 pounds, is smaller and lighter than its predecessor, the IdeaPad.

Tomorrow, the new Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 with a version of 3G antenna built in will be available, it will be announced later this evening, and will run from $349 to $399.

The IdeaPad S10-2 will ship with Windows XP, 1.6GHz Intel Atom procesor (N270), 1GB of RAM and 160GB hard drive, a screen resolution of 1024x600, plus the quick-launch pre-Windows OS and VeriFace facial-recognition software. The S10-2 will come with a standard six-cell battery which has a life span of up to six hours, and available in pink, white black or gray color.

The S10-2 has handy OneKey Rescue System and Quick Start for accessing email, calendar, the Internet, online games, music, photos, IM apps, and Skype without booting into Windows

Though the Ideapad S10-2 is really small in size it has a keyboard layout of 90 percent almost similar with a traditional notebook it also features three USB ports and a four-in-one card reader and the integrated 3G wireless.

The IdeaPad S10-2 has a larger touchpad than the previous model it starts at 2.2 pounds and it has VeriFace technology, which uses facial recognition, 1.3-megapixel Webcam to log onto the system.