Berlin, Germany 31 Aug 2016: Lenovo revealed the Yoga Book, which is the world’s thinnest and lightest 2-in-11 tablet. Lenovo Yoga Book designed for unmatched productivity while on-the-go, Built for mobility and to solve the most common challenge among tablet users, “the Yoga Book is a tablet that looks and acts like no other”. The Yoga book contains all the features which a tablet must have, namely portability, long battery life and a rich app ecosystem. It is a great combination of both software and hardware for the market including:
- The instant halo keyboard
- The dual-use stylus that writes on paper and screen
- The productivity-driven Book UI
Specifications of Lenovo Yoga Book 2-in-1 Tablet
The Yoga Book is 9.6mm closed, tapering to 4.05mm at its slimmest edge – a thickness of just under three pennies which weighs just 690gms. It will have 15-hour battery life and a watchband hinge that folds 360 degrees with a 10.1-inch IPS FHD screen, high-quality sound enhanced with Dolby Atmos® and 64GB of memory.
The Halo Keyboard: Lenovo’s Productive feature which make it thin is Halo Keyboard, a full touch screen backlit keyboard that weaves software and hardware into one fluid interface. The touch screen is made with glass that was meticulously chosen to give a rough, matte feel and finish, along with anti-glare coating to ensure the best possible touch-typing experience. So there is no Physical key in it. The halo keyboard constantly ‘learns about and adapts to’ the typing habits of its user, with built-in prediction and artificial learning software. This software also allows for continuous optimization.
Real-Pen Accessory – Dual Use Stylus: The surface of the halo keyboard feature also allows for a few additional uses when paired with the Yoga Book’s standard real-pen accessory, a dual-use stylus. Inspired by the elegance and simplicity of real notebooks. Users can now write with the real-pen accessory that holds real ink tips onto a piece of paper or notepad covering the multi-use keyboard panel, or as a stylus when applied straight onto the panel. Everything they create, from doodles and drawings to notes, is instantly digitized and saved with the Lenovo note-saving app. The real-pen accessory can draw with the precision of a pencil or paintbrush, with 2,048 pressure levels and 100-degree angle detection. In addition, you’ll never have to charge or replace it – the real-pen accessory doesn’t require batteries and its ink can be replaced with standard ink tips, just like that of a conventional pen.
Book UI and Hinge: As a 2-in-1 that weaves together both hardware and software, Yoga Book truly brings work and play into one tablet through the Book UI, the Yoga Book will have Android 6.0 operating system that draws from the best UI features of laptops and tablets. The Book UI allows several apps to run at once through multiple windows that can be pinned, maximized or minimized, as well as a taskbar that keeps track of your apps and common Windows keyboard shortcuts and action keys. This additional new workload is easily handled by the Yoga Book’s powerful Intel® Atom™ X5 processor and 4GB of memory. And Windows users also have the option to work on that platform, as the Yoga Book is available on Windows 10.
Pricing and Availability4
Pricing for the Yoga Book will start at €499 for the Android version and €599 for the Windows version. Pricing and availability may vary from country to country. All will be globally available beginning in September. In the US, the Yoga Book will be sold online by the end of October.