Lenovo has announced the availability of the new Yoga 3 Pro laptop, a 13-inch slim convertible PC on October 9 in London. The convertible laptop features an aluminium and steel hinge for transforming the device into a tablet.
The ultra-thin (0.5 inches) Yoga tablet weighs 2.62 pounds, has a built-in projector to display 50-inch wide video on any surface. The aluminium and steel hinge allows the laptop to a tablet in a 180 degrees position. The new device is 17 percent thinner than he Yoga 2 and 14 percent lighter. The convertible PC is available in Clementine Orange, Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold colors.
“The new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro design is an outstanding example of innovation, we are seeing in 2-in-1 systems,” said Kirk Skaugen, senior VP and general manager of the PC client group at Intel.
The Yoga 3 features a 13-inch QHD+ display with 3200 x 1800p resolution along with Corning Gorilla glass 3. The device is powered by the new Intel Core M processor with solid-state drive storage up to 512 GB. Other features include nine hours of battery backup, Intel integrated graphics, JBL speakers with Waves Audio and Wi-Fi.
The Yoga is backed by Harmony Software that adjusts itself according to the laptop, standing or tent mode. While reading an e-book, the software adjusts the brightness and color based on external light while motion and touch is enabled in presentation mode. While watching videos or audio playback the software sets the optimal settings. Apart from hardware functions, the software supports optimization for more than 50 applications.
The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro priced at $1,350 will be available by October end at BestBuy and Lenovo’s official website. The company also recently launched the Yoga tablet 2 designed by Ashton Kutcher and Yoga tablet 2 Pro.
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