Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The principal feature mentioned in sales materials for the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is the 360-degree pivoting screen which allows this 13-inch Ultrabook to transform into a tablet or one of two other presentation modes for displaying content. Like most Ultrabooks, the IdeaPad Yoga 13 strikes an impressive balance between speedy performance, good battery life and a thin-and-light design. If you don’t mind the way the keyboard is left exposed in tablet mode then this is a pretty great hybrid notebook/tablet.

  • Windows 8 (64-bit)
  • 13.3-inch glossy IPS LED display (1600 x 900) withy 10-point capacitive multi-touch (300 nits)
  • Dual-core Intel Core i5-3317U Processor (1.7GHz, 2.6GHz Turbo frequency, 3MB cache, 17W TDP)
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • 8GB DDR3-1600 RAM
  • 128GB SSD
  • 802.11b/g/n wireless network adapter
  • Internal Bluetooth v4.0
  • Integrated 720p webcam
  • 2x Dual-cell speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • 4-cell (3860mAh) Li-Polymer integrated battery
  • 90W power adapter
  • Weight: 3.3 lbs.
  • Dimensions: 13.1 x 8.9 x 0.67 inches

  • Pros

    • Solid performance
    • Great display
    • Nice fit and finish
  • Cons

    • "Exposed" keyboard in tablet and stand modes
    • Potentially frustrating power button location
    • Limited to no more than 8GB of RAM

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