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Lenovo Yoga 900 Review

lenovo yoga 900

Lenovo is well known for its Yoga series laptop and a recent addition has been Lenovo Yoga 900. Successor to the Yoga 3 Pro, it comes with the same design but with a number of key improvements under the hood and outside. It is the budget friendly top-of-the-line consumer ultraportable laptop from Lenovo.

About Lenovo Yoga 900

Design Improvements

The Lenovo Yoga 900 comes with a sturdy design and feels at its best in a standard laptop configuration. The keyboard and trackpad are comfortable and responsive. It is impressively slim and manages to fit in three USB 3.0 ports and a full-size SD card reader. The hinge with 813 unique parts looks premium. The touchscreen is beautifully sharp and text, images and videos all look crisp and clear. The high resolution is impressive.

Lenovo Yoga 900

Build Quality

Yoga 900 is a bit thicker and heavier than the predecessor but has a millimetrically smaller footprint. It is well built and feels comfortable to grab and hold in your hands. Lenovo says that it is the thinnest Core i-series convertible ever laptop. There’s a high capacity battery and comes with 3200×1800 13.3 inch display.

Lenovo Yoga 900

Different Modes

Yoga 900 allows for smooth transition between four different modes: Laptop, Stand, Tend and Tablet. As a tablet it is slim and the screen folds flat on the back of the laptop. The magnets used to keep the two halves tied together are a positive. In Tent, Stand and Tablet modes; the keyboard and trackpad are automatically deactivated. The large screen also translates in a large interior and this interior is covered in a soft plastic with a smooth texture.

Lenovo Yoga 900

Operating System and Software

Lenovo Yoga 900 comes with Windows 10 Home, the basic version of Microsoft Windows 10. Based on whether it is in laptop or tablet configuration, one can easily switch between a traditional desktop view and tablet view. It includes Core i7-6500U from Intel’s 6th generation Skylake. It comes with dual-core chip clocked at 2.5GHz – 100MHz along with 8GB of RAM.

Lenovo Yoga 900

How Lenovo Yoga 900 is different from Lenovo Yoga 700?

Both these laptops have been launched in last month and come with different specifications and use. Here are the differences between the Yoga 900 and Yoga 700 to let you better decide on the type of laptop that best suits your needs.

A quick look at Lenovo Yoga 900 and Lenovo Yoga 700:

Specifications Lenovo Yoga 900 Lenovo Yoga 700
Display 13.3” QHD+ (3200×1800) IPS display, 10-point touchscreen 11″ or 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display, 10-point multitouch
Size & Weight 0.59″ & 2.8 lbs Starting at 0.7″ & 3.6 lbs
Processor Up to 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor Up to 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor
Operating System Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home
Memory Up to 16 GB LP-DDR3L Up to 8.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L
Storage Up to 512 GB Samsung SSD Up to 256GB SSD
Hinge 360° watchband hinge 360° 2-hinge design
Battery Life Up to 9 hours of local video playback* Up to 7 hours
Price Starting at $1,199.00 Starting at $899.00

What are your thoughts about these Yoga series laptops being introduced by Lenovo? Do you use of any of them or consider purchasing them in near future? Share your views with us in the comments.

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