The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga houses a pair speakers between the deck and display hinge. It responded well in the weeks we spent using it this PC in laptop mode. The ThinkPad compact keyboard features a wired device, blue ThinkVantage button, TrackPoint pointer and with no trackpad. The inch convertible is a bit beefier than competing laptops.
The usual Left and Right buttons are extensions of the touchpad, making it just a bit taller than it otherwise would be. This supports Windows Hello, and it performed admirably in our tests. As with most productivity-oriented devices, the Achilles heel of the laptop is its graphical performance.
A sixth row of half-size function keys stretch across the top. Images are crisp and clear and colors appear vibrant. The red nub is located just above the B key, offering excellent control. Rating 1 to 10, top score 10 Pros Good performance and long battery life Dual USB-C ports Cons No built-in video out or Ethernet ports Lenovo helped popularize the convertible 2-in-1 with its Yoga line of PCs that are flexible enough to be both tablets and laptops.
The latest entry in this series is the Yogawhich has a In typical ThinkPad fashion, that same ThinkPad logo sits along the lower right-hand side of the deck, next to the fingerprint scanner.
It comes only in Platinum Silver, but it nevertheless looks attractive for consumers while still appearing professional for business people. It blends the flexibility of the Yoga line with the performance and reliability of the ThinkPad line. The left side features a power connector, a Thunderbolt 3.
Viewing angles are also limited with images begin to lose color and fade at around 60 degrees.
Bright lights will cause background images to appear on the screen. Lenovo offset the touchpad to the left just a bit for the convenience of right-handed people. These are the latest and greatest processors from Intel, offering better performance and reduced battery drain.
It lasted 8 hours and 21 minutes on a single charge with its 8-cell battery. The touchpads of the X double as regular mouse buttons, which is also the case with some newer models as of December With every minicomputer and mainframe IBM installed almost all were leased — not solda blue plastic sign was placed atop the operator's console, with the "Think" command on an aluminum plate.
Another choice to make is how much RAM, but this will be heavily controlled by the choice of processor, and vice versa. Going up against a recent Windows 2-in-1, the Yoga performed just as well or slightly better than the Lenovo Miix That gives it a pixel density of approximately ppi and a 0.
The shallow viewing angles are a bit of a disappointment, but NBR would happily make this trade for the overall better viewing experience. The Yoga feels very solid. In addition to giving it an innovative name, IBM marketed the ThinkPad through imaginative activities such as early customer pilot programs, numerous pre-launch announcements, and an extensive loaner program designed to showcase the product's strengths and weaknesses.
Industrial design[ edit ] The TrackPoint pointer. Lenovo did not put a removable memory card slot in this model. Key travel is solid for a notebook of this size and the consistent steady feedback makes it easy to get into a comfortable typing rhythm.
We experienced no problems with our Yoga as we used it for a variety of productivity tasks. This device can also be put into cinema mode, in which the keyboard base is lying flat on a table supporting the screen.
They were publicly announced in October This feature has gone on to become a definitive part of the ThinkPad series. Anyone who wants to use one will have to include an adapter in their gear bag. The other USB-C port is best used for charging this computer. The speakers are boisterous enough to provide audio for a conference meeting or a modestly sized room.
It includes a fingerprint scanner and two USB-C ports. The black carbon fiber chassis also available in silver offers a great cushy padded feel, that makes the laptop easy to hold and provides a comfortable wrist rest. The ThinkPad tablet became available for purchase by the general public in October of the same year.
This inch Yoga weighs 2. The pen has a dedicated compartment along the lower right side of the chassis, which also serves a charger for the pen. The first ThinkPads were very successful, collecting more than awards for design and quality.
Probably a better option is tent mode, which accomplishes the same as cinema mode but gives better protection for the vulnerable moving parts. Older models are revered by technology enthusiasts, collectors and power users lenovo yoga 3 11 slot in case to their durable design, relatively high resale value, and abundance of aftermarket replacement parts.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga features a That said, it has a typical limitation with such biometric scanners: