Lenovo unveils the IdeaPad Yoga 13, ThinkPad Twist ultrabook convertibles

Written by Russell Co. Posted in Launch, News, Tablets, Ultrabook

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Published on December 07, 2012 with No Comments

Portability and versatility drive the computing race now, more and more users have active on-the-go lifestyles and need devices to match. Lenovo enters the market with their latest Ultrabook convertibles, capable of switching from Ultrabook to tablet in an instant. The company offers two of these cutting-edge devices, the flexible IdeaPad Yoga 13 and the twistable ThinkPad Twist.

IdeaPad Yoga 13

The slim 16.9mm IdeaPad Yoga features nifty hinge that allows it to move 360 degrees, folding from a laptop to a tablet in one smooth motion. It is powered by an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD, running Windows 8. The Yoga 13 has a 13.3-inch (1600 x 900) HD LED multi-touch display capable of folding from laptop to tablet, tent or stand so you can choose the most comfortable way to use it. It comes with proprietary Lenovo Energy Management software that protects your battery.

ThinkPad Twist

The ThinkPad Twist features a 12.5-inch IPS screen that swivels and locks over the keyboard to turn from Ultrabook to tablet in a simple motion. Aimed at business users, the Twist is powered by an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM, up to 500GB HDD and 24GB mSATA, running Windows 8. It has the usual ThinkPad keyboard with the iconic trackpoint nub. It has Lenovo’s proprietary suite of SMB Solutions software, perfect for on-the-go business users. Just like the IdeaPad Yoga, it has four operation modes so you can choose the most comfortable position.

The IdeaPad Yoga 13 will be available by the end of December for P60,995, while the ThinkPad Twist is now available at Lenovo Exclusive Stores for P57,990.