Lenovo YOGA 900 Convertible Laptop Now Available in US – See Specs, Price and ReviewsPublished on October 26th, 2015 | by Peter Paul
The Lenovo YOGA 900 convertible laptop is one of the company’s latest mobile PC. It’s basically the successor of last year’s Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. The YOGA 900’s basic function is similar with its predecessor, a convertible laptop that can be used as a laptop, tablet or a mini all-in-one desktop. But under the hood it comes with new and better hardware. It’s now powered with the latest 6th generation Intel Core i7 Skylake processor, features improved battery life, better keyboard and trackpad. Not only that, it also features an improved hinge compared to last year’s Yoga 3 Pro. Check out the rest of its features, specifications as well as its price and availability below. There are also YOGA 900 review videos below to give you visual information about this new convertible laptop.
Lenovo YOGA 900 Convertible Laptop Features
The Lenovo YOGA 900 is the world’s thinnest Intel Core i7 convertible laptop (based on reviews of major PC manufacturer sites) balancing performance and mobility with the YOGA’s signature watchband hinge. The YOGA 900 convertible laptop is thin and light at 14.9mm and 1.29 Kg, and more powerful than ever thanks to the latest 6th gen. Intel Core i7 Skylake processor, Intel Core i7-6500U at 2.5GHz to be exact. The YOGA 900 provides flexibility with four usage modes (laptop, stand, tent, and tablet), letting users work, watch or play in a variety of scenarios. Lenovo crafted the laptop with its recognizably different watchband hinge made of more than 800 intricately woven, individual pieces. The improved watchband hinge provides a noticeably smoother rotation – allowing users to flip and fold their YOGA 900 easily into different modes.
The Lenovo YOGA 900 features a 13.3-inch QHD+ IPS display, at 3200×1800 resolution, offering a wide viewing angle that takes full advantage of the new Windows 10 and brings digital content to life in vibrant colors. Entertainment experiences become more immersive with the device’s JBL stereo speakers and Dolby Audio Premium for powerful sound that’s crisp and clear. Users can escape into a home-theater quality experience virtually anywhere—with audio that dynamically adjusts to deliver a virtual surround sound experience over the YOGA 900’s speakers and through headphones.
It also takes full use of Windows 10 Continuum, allowing users to seamlessly move between laptop and tablet modes on their YOGA 900. It has 50% greater battery density (compared to the previous generation), allowing it to achieve up to nine hours of local video playback (this requires BIOS to be updated to V32 which will be available starting October 26, 2015). From working through a long-haul flight in laptop mode to enjoying a movie marathon in stand mode to reading while commuting in tablet mode, the super-light YOGA 900 can flex into nearly any position to fit into users’ lives.
The Lenovo YOGA 900 is designed with a Samsung Solid State Drive (actual unit may vary based on geography and availability) and greater memory capacity (offering up to 16 GB) for higher reliability and a faster experience with minimal noise. Remarkably, even with its razor-thin design, Lenovo improved the cooling system by 30%. Thanks to its distinct thermal solution and uniquely designed vent structure, it not only cools better but also stays quieter and cleaner.
Lenovo YOGA 900 Specifications
|Processor||6th Generation Intel Core i7-6500U Processor (2.50GHz 1600MHz 4MB)|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home|
|Graphics||Intel® HD Graphics 520|
|Memory||Up to 16 GB LP-DDR3L|
|Webcam||1MP 720p HD CMOS Camera|
|Storage||Up to 512 GB Samsung SSD|
|Audio||JBL® Stereo Speakers with Dolby® DS 1.0
Home Theater® Certification
|Battery||Up to 9 hours*
*Requires BIOS to be updated to V32 available 26th Oct. 2015. Testing is based on display brightness set at 200 nits & WiFi off. Battery life (and recharge times) are approximate and will vary based on various factors including system settings, features selected and usage. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.
|Display||13.3" QHD+ (3200 x 1800) IPS, 300 nits|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||(inches) : 12.75" x 8.86" x 0.59"|
|Weight||Starting at 2.8 lbs (1.3 kg)|
|WLAN||WiFi 2 x 2 802.11 a/c, Bluetooth® 4.0|
|Ports||2x USB Type A 3.0
1x USB Type C 3.0 with Video-out
1x DC-in with USB 2.0 Function
4-in-1 Card Reader (SD, MMC, SDXC, SDHC)
Audio Combo Jack
Price and Where to Buy
The Lenovo YOGA 900 convertible laptop is now available in US and you can choose from three different colors: Clementine Orange, Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold. It has a starting price of $1,199 for the base model with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD. The current highest model available has a price tag of $1,399 and comes with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. You can choose your model and order one from Lenovo US Online Shop here.
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Lenovo YOGA 900 Reviews / Previews
The Lenovo TOGA 900 hands-on review below is courtesy of Windows Central: