The October 26 Windows 8 launch is fast approaching! So what do you expect, new Laptops, Ultrabooks, Tablets? Today Lenovo has announced two Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga models and a a business-centered convertible ultrabook, the IdeaPad Edge Twist.
Out of the announced IdeaPads, the model which got our eye is the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13, a convertible Windows 8 Ultrabook that uses a multi-mode hinge to open up into a laptop, and then open further, with the screen moving 360 degrees to become a tablet-style device. The 13.6-inch screen offers 10 points of touch tracking on a 1,600-by-900 resolution IPS display.
The IdeaPad Yoga 13 will be available with either Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, paired with 8GB of RAM, and up to a 256GB solid-state drive. The laptop is equipped with USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, a 3-in-1 card reader, and a full-size HDMI output port. Measuring 17 millimeters thick and weighing a mere 3.6 pounds, it meets ultrabook specs, including seven-hour battery life.
The Yoga 13 also features Dolby Home Theatre and special Motion Control technology for easy manipulation of your media i.e you can also use your fingers to manipulate the data on your Yoga 13. The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 will start shipping on par with Windows 8 that is from October 26th onwards with pricing starting from $1,099.