Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook Review

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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook ReviewLenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 13 ultrabook is designed to give users flexibility in a way other ultrabooks don't: This ultrabook features a unique, dual-articulating hinge that lets the Yoga 13's touchscreen fold 360 degrees, converting the machine from notebook mode to tablet mode. Thanks to its special hinge design, the Yoga 13 can also be used in "stand" or "tent" modes as well.

The IdeaPad Yoga 13 runs Windows 8 and when used in notebook mode, the Yoga 13 gives you the full desktop experience of Windows 8 with the added benefit of a touchscreen. In tablet, tent, or stand modes though, you'll appreciate all of the touch-friendly controls and features found within Windows 8...

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Ultrabook Review

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Awesome review. I was just looking at this the other day because I need a laptop, but want a tablet. I dont really game anything past casual on the go, so this works. My only problem is battery life... Can you guys loop a 720p movie full screen and see how long it will last? It is between this and a Nexus 10 (depending on docks available). The Nexus will give me the average 8 of video and that is OK, but I can recharge that 9000mah battery with a hundred dollar 6600mah model we sell at work. The Yoga apparently has 4000mah. Now this is li-ion vs li-pol, but even so, I have no way to extend that battery, AFAIK. Sadly the Yoga also costs 200 more in canada. Ill check it out BB, get a feel for the weight.

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sparkie replied on Mon, Dec 3 2012 10:13 AM

Awesome review - thanks for all the great information.

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Something like this will be excellent once the prices drop a bit more. I'm still waiting for the day where us guys out in the field will be able to have a device that functions as a mobile desktop while also serving as a tablet for looking things up quickly, or taking notes. These things just don't seem economical for companies to pick up a few of just yet.

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Manduh replied on Tue, Dec 4 2012 2:54 PM

Too bad it's Windows 8. I want to get a new lappy but I think I'll either wait to see what the next Windows will be or go with a completely different OS.

 

Thanks for the review!

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