Excellent laptop with convertible screen
Display and Design
The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 (59-369597) UltrabookÂs 13.3-inch multi touch IPS display offers HD Plus (1600x900 pixels) resolution which gives sufficient real estate and at the same time doesnÂt make texts look too small. The IPS panel makes sure that the display is crystal clear from various off axis angles.
Its captivating design is stunningly thin (16.9mm) and light (1.54kg) and can be folded into tablet, tent, or stand modes. Its main USP is its double hinge design which enables it to exhibit the performance of a conventional laptop. The laptop looks good in sharing or stand mode making it good for watching movies or sharing presentations.
Processor and OS
The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 is equipped with 1.8GHz Intel Core i5 3rd generation CPU along with 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM. You can enjoy rich graphics from 360 degree angles thanks to the Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS, built for touchscreen gadgets.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
This laptop cum tablet has a 1MP HD webcam and a 128GB SATA SSD storage thereby delivering faster response. It comes with an island style AccuType keyboard with keys having small curves at the bottom and a sufficiently large touchpad for supporting multiple gestures. There are two 1W stereo speakers delivering HD audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The 6 cell Li-ion battery boasts of 6 hours of uninterrupted backup. Connectivity options include 3-in-1 card reader, VGA port, digital media reader, 2-in-1 slot for headphone and mic, HDMI out, 1 USB 2.0 slot, 1 USB 3.0 slot, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN and Ethernet.
Unlike other ultrabooks, the Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 (59-369597) doesn't compromise the original look and performance of a laptop despite being a gadget with a convertible screen. This laptop can be easily used as a tablet but you may have problems as the keyboard, despite getting deactivated, points out in the back. A proficient configuration makes it equally attractive.