Lenovo Intros the IdeaPad Yoga 11s- Full Windows 8 Hands-on
The IdeaPad Yoga 11S is the world’s first mini- Ultrabook with a unique hinge that allows the convertible design to move 360° to flip and fold from laptop to tablet in one quick motion. Yoga can function in four different modes (Laptop, Tablet, Stand, and Tent), providing the ultimate flexibility between work and play. For instance, “Stand” mode is great for looking at pictures or watching movies – and “Tent” mode is ideal for playing games, video chatting and more.
Yoga 11S also offers an 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) IPS screen with wide-viewing angle, 10-point multi-touch screen and is only 17.2mm (.67 inches) thin and 3.08 pounds in weight. Lenovo Motion Control lets users quickly flip through photos, PowerPoint slides and e-book pages, or skip to the previous/next song playing on their PC with simple motion gestures. To keep users up and running, the IdeaPad Yoga 11S supports up to six hours of battery life while 3rd Gen Intel Core™ i5 processors provide Ultrabook performance quality.
|Processor||Up to Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 processor in the US (up to i7 worldwide)|
|Operating System||Up to Genuine Windows 8|
|Display/Resolution||11.6 inch HD (1366 x 768) IPS display with wide viewing angle; 16:9 widescreen, 300 nits|
|Video Graphics||Integrated Intel HD 4000 Graphics|
|Memory||Up to 8GB DDR3 memory DDR3L 1600MHz (1 x 4GB or 1 x 8GB)|
|Storage||Up to 256GB SSD storage|
|Sound||Integrated stereo speakers supporting Dolby Home Theater v4|
|Integrated Comms||1 x USB2.0; 1 x USB3.0 connectors; 2in1 (headphone and mic); 2in1 (SD, MMC) card reader; HDMI output|
|Wireless||802.11 b,g,n WLAN; Bluetooth 4.0|
|Camera||Integrated 720p HD Camera|
|Battery||Up to 6 hours|
|Weight||1.4kg (3.08 pounds)|
|Dimensions||298 x 204 x 17.2 mm11.73 x 8.03 x 0.67 inches|
IdeaPad Yoga 11S – Small Yet Powerful Ultrabook
Users now have another option for choosing one of Lenovo’s groundbreaking flip and fold, 360° hinge IdeaPad Yoga convertibles. The new Yoga 11S comes equipped with a new low power lineup from Intel with up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors and Windows 8 to give users the full power of multitasking and using Office applications, all in a svelte, 0.68-inch thin frame. Like its predecessor, users can work with Yoga 11S as a laptop, or flip the screen around to turn it into a great sized tablet. Even convert Yoga 11S into Stand or Tent modes for a space-saving way to watch movies, as it’s tuned with great Dolby Home Theatre audio and smooth Intel integrated high definition graphics.
IdeaPad Yoga 11S features an 11.6-inch HD IPS display that supports 10 finger multi-touch and comes with unique features previously only available on Yoga 13: Motion Control lets users simply swipe their hand in front of the webcam to advance photos, videos and other document, and with Lenovo Transition, users can automatically open applications like PowerPoint in full-screen when using Yoga in its other three modes: tent, stand or tablet.
IdeaPad Yoga 11S also has the same attractive rubber painting and a soft-touch exterior as the IdeaPad Yoga 13, although it now will be available in Silver Grey and Clementine Orange.
Lenovo offers a full suite of services for the convertibles, including In-Home Warranty upgrades for service at the owner’s home or business, and Accidental Damage Protection on select products to help insure against damage from accidents like drops or spills. Lenovo Premium Support’s expert technicians are available when needed with convenient over the phone or remote session support from the comfort of home. Additionally, a full lineup of Lenovo Services for Small Business backs up ThinkPad Helix. Customers can select from a portfolio of warranty upgrades, Accidental Damage Protection, Keep Your Drive and other protection services valuable to today’s small businesses. Pricing and Availability3
The ThinkPad Helix and IdeaPad Yoga 11S convertibles will be available starting in late-February and June, respectively, through retailers, business partners and www.lenovo.com. Models start at approximately $1,499 and $799, respectively.
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1Based on weight comparisons to full-function Intel core i tablets in market today.
2Requires separate data plan. North America only.
3Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.