Lenovo has finalised the prices and specs of four new convertible devices designed for Windows 8 and RT. Here’s a quick preview of the IdeaPad Yoga 13, Yoga 11, IdeaTab Lynx, and the ThinkPad Twist.
With a starting price of $1099, the IdeaPad Yoga 13 is the most premium convertible in the line-up. The screen can be folded all the way into the back for a tablet experience. The Yoga runs Windows 8, and can be configured with Core i5 and i7 processors, upto 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The battery life is claimed to be 8 hours, it sports USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, an SD card reader and HDMI connectivity.
The Yoga 11 is a scaled down, 11-inch version of the Yoga 13, with the same hinge design. Like its predecessor, it has five-point touch, USB 2.0, HDMI ports, and an SD card reader. Priced at $799, it runs Windows RT, and is powered by a Tegra 3 processor.
Starting at $599 for just the tablet, the IdeaTab Lynx offers a detachable design. The 11.6-inch tablet runs Windows 8, and is powered by Intel’s new Atom processor. The Lynx has a claimed battery life of 8 hours, which can be enhanced to 16 by adding a $149 keyboard.
Priced at $849, the ThinkPad Twist is a business-grade device that combines the functionality of an ultrabook and a tablet. It has a 12.5-inch touchscreen, and can be configured with a 3rd Generation Core i7 processor. The convertible runs Windows 8 Pro, and can be fitted with hard drives or SSD storage.