Lenovo adds new 13-inch Windows tablet to YOGA tablet portfolio

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Lenovo has extended its YOGA tablet portfolio with the launch of its 13 inch Windows tablet. Company’s latest tablet is not only the biggest but the most flexible as it features a new Hang mode.

The new tablet runs on Windows 8.1 and features a kickstand that houses a long-life battery of up to 15 hours. The kickstand can rotate 180 degrees which allows using the tablet in four different modes: hold, stand, tilt, and hang.

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The device sports a 13-inch IPS display offering a good (2,560 x 1,440) resolution and is powered by an 1.86GHz Intel Atom processor. The kickstand functions as a stand and as a grip for tablet use.

The new YOGA tablet measures 12.8 inches by 8.7 inches by 0.2-0.6 inches (324.1 millimeters by 221 millimeters by 3.7-14 millimeters) and weighs 2.27 pounds.

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The device has 4GB LP DDR3 RAM and Intel HD graphics. It also features 64GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, micro HDMI port, micro USB port, 3.5mm audio jack, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, two large chamber speaker, 1.6MP HD front-facing camera.

The new 13 inch YOGA tablet is juiced up by a 12,800mAh battery that claims to last for at least 15 hours.

Key specs:

  • 13 inch IPS display with 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution
  • 1.86 GHz Intel Atom processor
  • 4GB internal and 64GB external memory
  • 1.6MP front camera
  • microHDMI, microUSB, audio in/out, microSD ports
  • 12,800 mAh battery, backup of 15 hours
  • wi-fi (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2.27 lbs

There is a premium audio system in the Yoga Tablet 2 which includes a 5W subwoofer. Lenovo includes software to get the most out of audio playback.

Yoga tablet does not include a pico projector as found in the smaller Android Yoga tablet.

Lenovo’s 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows will be available beginning  in November for $700 which include the keyboard cover.

 

Vishal Kawadkar

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