Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro review


Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro review

For

  • A superb QuadHD screen
  • thinner and much more powerful

Against

  • 6 hour battery life could be an issue

A welcomed upgrade to Lenovo's flagship Ultrabook


The Lenovo Yoga was a flip in the right direction for Ultrabooks when it was first released.
But it offered in style points - the ability to bend the laptop to your viewing preference - it didn't really match in spec appeal.

Having an Ivy Bridge processor inside and given a rather low-res 1,600 x 900 display means you are never going to win any awards in the power stakes.
But the wait is finally over for a new and even bendier Yoga - the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro
Shown off at IFA 2013, the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has been given a screen that's twice the quality of its stablemate. At 3,200 x 1,800, the 13.3-inch screen is one of the best on the market, and one of the brightest too at 350 nits.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro
Lenovo has also given the chassis a little bit of a makeover. It may look similar but it is thinner - 1.5mm instead of 17.1mm – and it has gone through more weight loss than a Bikram Yoga addict, weighing in at an impressive 1.4kg. To put the weight into context: this is around the same weight as Ultrabooks that don't have the flip factor.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro
Couple this with an Intel Haswell processor - up to Core i7, up to 8GB or RAM and a 512GB SSD - and what you have is a better and beefier computing setup.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro
Interestingly, Lenovo is pitching the ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro at the professional crowd. With its improved display it will be hoping that creatives choose it over the MacBook Pro, which looks positively dull in comparison (its screen is a mere 2560 x 1600), and with the processing power it is packing it may actually have some chance.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro
From our brief tests with the device, the ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro is a vast improvement on its predecessor. It's form factor is still as malleable as the original Yoga but it is lighter, more responsive and quite a bit quicker.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Pro 
 
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