On the occasion of launch of Windows 8.1, Lenovo decided to refresh its Yoga series, when launched “blockbuster” Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, Direct competitor of Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and the Apple Macbook Pro 13-inch Retina.
One of the most attractive part of Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is not only its configuration, as this is the element needed for a “rookie”, but it is capable of displaying crisp detail on LED Touchscreen the 13.3-inch wide with high resolution QHD Super Plus (3200 x 1800 pixels).
All of this combined together to give Yoga 2 Pro absolute power sources, “eat off” series of high-level Ultrabook and tablet line more “heavy” on the market today. Here, invite you to look through the detailed review of this blockbuster.
Specifications of Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro
|Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro||
|Screen Size||13.3″ IPS LCD Touchscreen||13.3″ IPS LCD Touchscreen|
|Resolution||3200 x 1800 pixels||3200 x 1800 pixels|
|Operating System||Windows 8||Windows 8|
|Dimensions||HD (3200 x 1800 pixels)||HD (3200 x 1800 pixels)|
|Weight||1.39 kg||1.39 kg|
|Processor||Intel, Core i5, 4200U,||Intel, Core i7 Haswell,4500U,|
|Cache||3MB, Intel Smart Cache||4MB, Intel Smart Cache|
|Motherboard||Intel HM 86 Express Chipset,||Intel HM 86 Express Chipset,|
|RAM||DDR3 (On board), 4-GB||DDR3L (On board), 4-GB|
|Hard Drive||SSD, 256-GB||SSD, 256-GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4400||Intel HD Graphics 4400|
|Sound||Dolby Home Theater v4||Dolby Home Theater v4|
|Technology||Microphone, Headphone (2 in 1)||Microphone, Headphone (2 in 1)
|Interface||USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Mini HDMI||USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Mini HDMI|
|Backlit Keyboard||Backlit Keyboard|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope,||Accelerometer, Gyroscope,|
|Compass, Light||Compass, Light|
|Connectivity||Standard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0||Standard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0|
|PIN / Battery||4cell Li – Polymer||4cell Li – Polymer|
2 in 1 Design
Unlike its rivals such as Microsoft Surface Pro 2 or Asus Transformer family, but Yoga 2 Pro has multi-touch screen type, but can not completely separate from the keyboard. To be meaningful, the machine “morph” It is another sample chi Ultrabook touch with versatile looks.
It’s annoying when its predecessor Yoga earlier, when “withdrawal form” to become a tablet, but the keyboard was disabled but still annoying touched by hand. But with Yoga 2 Pro, the machine is capable of performing up to 360 degrees folding screen ingeniously than its predecessors.
Lenovo has overcome this by you flat surface keyboard when the users perform a conversion. For this mechanism, it definitely had to sacrifice a portion of the thickness of 15.5-mm in size but still 17.1-mm thinner than its predecessors. In addition, the weight of Yoga 2 Pro is only 1.39 kg, compared with losses as Microsoft Surface 2 Pro weighs 907 g (without keyboard).
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro for over keyboard and keyboard lines entrusted to the traditional laptop, almost no difference. Large physical keys and evenly spaced, so the operation is very easy typing. This keyboard uses white LED backlight that you can turn on or off, when working or entertaining in the great darkness.
The capacitive track pad part measures 3.5″x2.5″ that works very well and is not too sensitive, as well as move the mouse cursor on the screen with absolute precision.
The Second Display is Vivid
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro creates a strong impression for the users with Touchscreen 13.3-inch IPS LCD, QHD resolution Super Plus high (3200 x 1800 pixels), combined with a pixel density of 276ppi, too much better the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Plus and surpassed Apple Macbook Pro Retina screen 13-inch (2560 x 1600 pixels).
Basically, the screen is Full HD (1920 x 1080) a total of 2 million pixels, while Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is aggressive with the figure of 5.7 million pixels. It means that the text and images will show the most accurate result. The color saturation is also quite good and the viewing angles than ever before (178 degrees).
Also, with LED-backlit technology for Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro brightness is up to 350nits, A good start for use under daylight, but do not let the sun too much frontal projection.
Running at the Platform of Windows 8.1
Hopefully Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro will soon be upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro from Windows 8.1 (64-bit) when current is sold out (you can compare the difference here). It means that you can run most applications and games series is on the line desktop conventional (32 and 64 bit).
On the surface line, Microsoft Windows 8.1 displays all alive Tiles on the Start screen most, aggregate content based on what you set up. Accordingly, you can also select up to four different sizes Tiles for better organization on the Start screen, even though, the number of options may vary depending on the application.
On the other hand, Lenovo has refreshed the platform with many smart features, while Yoga 2 Pro in tablet mode as: Yoga Picks will give you hints as Birizzle applications, a common touch game, or Zinio, a book reader / electronic media. In the tent mode, it will make drawing application (painting), Fresh Paint and software Rara music directly.
Also, Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is equipped with multiple apps designed especially for the use of the machine mode. In laptop mode, the Phone Companion app allows users to copy content from web pages and documents or information sent to your phone as text messages. Yoga Photo Touch app also allows users to tablet mode can edit photos with your finger on the touch screen 10 points.
Designed for vertical mode, Yoga Man Camera lets you to take photos with various effects like lomo effect (improvisation), 4 in 1, macros, Gifs and many other effects to images, Yoga Chef or tent mode will activate voice control or gesture of Yoga 2 Pro to browse recipes from the cooking applications.
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro will maneuver with Intel 4th generation powerful processors and the user can choose model compatibility options as:
Core i3-4010U 1.7-GHz speed, DDR3L 4/8GB RAM, SSD 128/256/512GB, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Core i5-4200U 1.6-GHz, DDR3L 4/8GB RAM, SSD 128/256/512GB, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Core i7-4500U 1.8-GHz speed, DDR3L 4/8GB RAM, SSD 128/256/512GB, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Lower is better
Lower is better
Higher is better
Unlike most of the line tablet is equipped with rear camera direction, Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro carries only a 1-MP front camera, with the ability to record and capture video at HD resolution (1280 x 720p). Here, look through the pictures of Yoga 2 Pro test shots below.
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Sample Video
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is designed as seamless monolithic should mean that you can’t disassemble the battery out of the machine. Ingots 4 Cell Lithium-Ion Battery 54 Watt-Hour can be operational within 9 hours used in normal mode, or up to 6 hours of continuous HD video playback (with the screen brightness at 150nits and backlight keyboard shortcut).
Too many smart features
Design optimization and the ability to bend 360 degrees excellence
There is only one phrase and only 1-MP camera
Pretty tired of reading the newspaper lying on hand (in tablet mode)
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro not only own configuration “dream” that the visibility of the machine is expected to more users. It is a blend of 3200×1800 pixels display, slim shape and a long battery life. 13-inch folding convertible Core i3-4010U is only in the $1049 base price, with 4-GB RAM and a 128-GB hard drive, While the Core i5-4200U model with 8-GB RAM and a 256-GB SSD normally costs $1149, and Core i7-4500U with 8-GB RAM and a 256-GB SSD costs $1249.
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Video Experience
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