Lenovo announces new Yoga Book and two new convertible laptops
Lenovo is one of the big names that participate at the IFA leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. The Chinese company has revealed the new Yoga Book, which is a 2-in-1 tablet for productivity and creativity, and the Miix 510 and Yoga 910 convertible laptops.
The Yoga Book costs $499 (Android variant in Gunmetal or Gold finishes) or $549 (Windows 10 variant in black), it’s powered by an Intel Atom x5-Z8550 quad-core processor that’s backed by Intel HD Graphics and 4 GB of LPDDR3 memory, and has an internal memory of 64GB. It has a 10.2-inch IPS touchscreen supporting a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels on which you can draw or take notes using an AnyPen device.
The tablet can be paired with a Create Pad keyboard made of a magnesium-aluminum alloy and which features haptic feedback. On the front side of the tablet can be found a 2MP camera, while on the back is located a more advanced 8MP camera. The Yoga Book measures 10.1 x 6.72 x 0.38 inches, it weights 1.52 lbs and has a battery that keeps it alive for up to 13 hours.
The Miix 510 ($599) measures 11.81 x 8.07 x 0.39 / 0.62 inches (with keyboard), it has a 12.2-inch touchscreen screen protected by Gorilla Glass and which supports a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. Likewise the Microsoft Surface tablet, it’s coupled with a detachable keyboard and supports a stylus, which is called Active Pen. It’s powered by the sixth gen Intel Core i7 processor (Skylake), which is coupled with 8 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and supports up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD storage. T
he 39 WH battery should keep the laptop running for up to 7.5 hours. If you want to make video calls, you’ll use the 2MP front camera, and the 5MP camera on the back with autofocus can be used to take pictures.
The Yoga 910 has a fixed, but flexible keyboard. It’s very expensive ($1,299), but that’s because it comes with the 7th gen Intel Core i7 processor (Kaby Lake), which is backed by 16GB of RAM and supports up to 1TB PCIe SSD. Its IPS touchscreen has a diagonal of 13.9-inch and supports a UHD (3840 x 2160) or FHD (1920 x 1080) resolution. The battery life can last 15.5 hours with the FHD screen or 10.5 hours with UHD display and the available colors for its body are Gunmetal or Silver.
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