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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga to run on Windows 8

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Notebook

For what it’s worth in terms of unusual constructs, the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga brings to the floor an interesting design which appears to be a cross between a sleek notebook and a tablet. With its 13.3-inch multi-touch display, the device leans towards fulfilling its role of being a laptop. But then again, with the flip and fold chassis, it manifests the potential to play a tablet too.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga boasts of the company’s 360-degree, dual hinge flip design and sports a sleek 16.9mm form factor tipping the scale at 1.47kg. Besides being powered by an Intel core processor, the gadget will run on the yet-to-be launched Windows 8 OS. On the 13.1-inch HD display, users will be able to avail of visuals delivered in resolutions of 1600 x 900 pixels for enhanced viewing.

“It is clear to us that consumers want their four screens: mobile devices, tablets, notebooks and smart TVs and they want them to work together seamlessly, anytime, anywhere. Whether a notebook that bends and folds, or an all-in-one that puts the ‘wide’ into wide-angle, today’s announcements reflect our focus on delivering the inspirational innovations that consumers are looking for,” states Yang Yuanqing, Chairman and CEO, Lenovo. “The IdeaPad YOGA multi-mode notebook redefines the convergence and convertible user experience by bringing together the best of traditional PCs, with the best of tablets and more.”

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga

This Lenovo Ultrabook brings four-in-one personal computing usage modes namely, notebook, tablet, stand, and tent. It stays true to playing the part of a tablet with help from its 10-point capacitive touch. The onboard battery should be able to breathe life into the system for up to 8 hours on a single charge. As far as the memory is concerned, the setup will possess up to 8GB RAM with a 256GB SSD for hoarding content when on the go.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga convertible notebook should be made available in the second half of 2012 with a price tag of about $1,199.