At the IFA 2013, Lenovo has launched a host of new Ultrabooks, tablets and also smartphones. The most important launch from is the second version of its popular Windows 8 Ultrabook, the Yoga 2 Pro. Similar to the original Yoga, the new Yoga 2 also comes with a 360 degree design which allows you to use the tablet in four positions- tent, laptop, tablet and stand.
Lenovo has further improved the design of Yoga 2 making it only 15.5mm thick and it weighs just 1.39Kg which is impressive for an Ultrabook. Another impressive feature of Yoga 2 Pro is the screen resolution, which has been upped from 1600 x 900 to massive 3200 x 1800 along with processor upgrade to Intel Haswell.
The new model runs on fourth-gen Intel Core processors (all the way up to i7), with the battery life now rated at up to nine hours. Yoga 2 adds a backlit keyboard and this gets disabled when you shift the ultrabook into tablet mode.
Detailed specifications of Yoga 2 Pro:
- 13.3-inch QHD+ with 3200×1800 resolution, 10-point Multitouch, 350 nits
- 4th generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 U series (Haswell) with Integrated Intel HD Graphics
- Up to 8GB DDR3L RAM
- Hard Disk-128, 256 or 512 GB SSD
- Stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater and Dual Array Digital Microphone
- Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
- 720p HD Camera
- Ports- 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, Audio Combo Jack, micro HDMI-out, 2-in-1 (SD/MMC) card reader
- Upto 9 hours
- Ships with Windows 8.1
- 12.99 x 8.66 x 0.61 inches and 1.39 kg
Price and Availability:
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro price starts at $1100 for the base model which is with the QHD+ screen, a Core i5, 128GB SSD, and 4GB RAM. The availability will be on October 18th, the same day of Windows 8.1 release.