Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga, the flexible Windows 8 Ultrabook

Yesterday we saw Lenovo’s consumer-grade Ultrabook made for Windows 8, the 13-inch IdeaPad Yoga.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 1

The aptly called Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga features a display that can be tilted all the way on its back which gives you four ways to use it, somewhat similar to the ThinkPad Twist. The IdeaPad Yoga uses a special patented hinge that Lenovo claims can weather 25,000 open/close cycles.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2

Aside from using it as an ordinary laptop, you can flip the screen back and have it stand on its edges for tent mode. Tent mode makes the display sturdy which is ideal for playing with the touchscreen.

You can also tilt the screen backward with the base flat and upside down on the surface to enter stand mode. This is ideal for watching movies without distraction from the keyboard. The keyboard will be facing but won’t touch the surface.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 3

Tilt the screen all the way on its back for tablet mode. The keyboard deactivates by itself on this mode so you won’t accidentally press and keys.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 6

The screen on the Yoga has a 13-inch HD+ display with 10-finger multi-touch support. It is powered by a 3rd gen Intel Core i5 processor with 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD for storage. That combination will make sure that you’ll get speedy performance on this Ultrabook.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 4

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 will be available by the end of December for Php60,995 and comes with a stylish sleeve and 2 years warranty on parts and labor. It’s more expensive than the Lenovo ThinkPad Twist mainly because it uses a pure SSD storage to accommodate the thin form.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 5

An 11-inch version of the IdeaPad Yoga will also be available for just Php45,995 but it comes with a Tegra 3 processor, 64GB internal storage and runs on Windows 8 RT.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Specs:
13.3″¬≥ HD+ (1600 x 900) IPS display; 16:9 aspect ratio
10-finger multi-touch display
Intel Core i5-3317U (1.7GHz /1600MHz/3MB L3 cache)
4GB DDR3 RAM
Intel HD 4000 graphics
128GB SSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, 3-in-1 card reader, HDMI
1MP, 720p HD webcam
Windows 8
4-cell battery, up to 8 hours battery life
333.4 x 224.8 x 16.9 mm
1.54kg
SRP: Php60,995
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  • thejorlanb

    just wondering, if it is in tent mode, would it cause scratches/dent on the yoga…

    • scratches on its edge… maybe over time.. dents, don’t think so unless binagsak mo paglapag.

  • Pedro Calvo

    Where can I buy one.

    • Cherry

      hi! i have 4 units of silver lenovo yoga pad 11 brand new from the US.. im selling for 24k only.. please contact me at 0926-844-5133