Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is rightly called a phablet. It can be used as a mobile phone and a tablet. (as you may like it) Spare a thought for Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13. It is a device that boasts of a 360-degree screen and a foldable laptop body. You can fold it into a stand, slate and even a tent. Plus, this Ultrabook can double up as a tablet if you wish. Regardless of being a convertible touch-screen device, there has been no compromise made on its features and specifications of the Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop.
We managed to un-box this gadget and here’s what we feel.
Design and physical build of Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop;
One look at Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop will leave you thinking that it is like any other laptop or Ultrabook of the 13-inch category. However, physical appearance of this laptop makes it stand out from the rest. Once you open this laptop your eyes will automatically be attracted to the huge island-style Lenovo keyboard. The keys are flat-topped and their bottom edges have a small curve. This makes them look good and enables easier typing.
We experimented with the Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop a bit. This device works fine as a laptop so we explored opportunities of using it as a tablet. The first thing we did is we folded it into a slate. We realized that the outer shell comes of this device comes equipped with soft-touch material that enables easy gripping. The keyboard was jutting out from the back of this device. Folding it automatically disables the physical keyboard. However, we recommend that you use the Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop as a tablet only when you need to. The bottom line is that this device works best as a laptop.
Fold the screen back to 270 degrees or greater than that and your device will be ideal for group viewing. You can also view it in the standing or sharing mode by folding its screen. Some of this device’s buttons are cleverly placed on its side allowing you to use this device comfortably in almost every position.
Specifications of Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop
Key specifications of the Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop have been listed below:
- Operating system: Windows 8
- Dimensions (WD): 13.1×8.9 inches
- Height: 0.67 inch
- Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
- Memory: 4GB, 1,600MHz DDR3
- Processor: 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U
- Graphics: Intel HD 4000
- Chipset: Intel HM77
- Memory: 4GB, 1,600MHz DDR3
- Video: HDMI output
- Data: 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, SD card reader
The Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop is available in three different configurations. The difference between the three models is power of the RAM, Intel Core CPU and their SSD capacity.
To sum it up
This device comes packed with the best of features and specifications. Fold it and place it on a surface like a table or your desk or simply hold it in your hands, the possibilities with Lenovo IdeaoPad Yoga 13 Laptop are endless.