Bangalore – December 20, 2012: India’s No. 1 PC brand, Lenovo, has brought the “Yoga” hybrid computing platforms to India – marrying features of an Ultrabook and a touch tablet. Available in 2 sizes -- 13-inchand 11-inch—the IdeaPad Yoga PCs, are Windows 8 devices powered by 3rd generation Intel Core™ processors.
While the Yoga 13 weighs a mere 1.54 kg, it is just 0.6 inch thick and promises 8 hours of battery life. Yoga 11 weighs just 1.25 kgs and its batteries keep you going for 10 hours. Good graphics and video are assured by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 graphics processor and Dolby Home Theatre. Yoga 11” is the world’s slimmest multi-mode PC, measuring 15.6 mm.
The switch from notebook to tablet avatar can be achieved with IdeaPad Yoga 13 at the flip of the special patented double hinge, the keyboard flips 360° all the way to fold flat, beneath the display, a contortion that may explain the ‘Yoga’ name that Lenovo is using. Users can gesture to flip through photos and other content with Yoga 13’s special Motion Control technology or simply use their fingers on the multi-touch screen.
“Lenovo is one of the first players to embody the convertible design and touch interface in a single device- the IdeaPad Yoga, while providing an optimized Windows 8 experience to the end user. The product is targeted at individuals who want to enhance their performance at work and play through one extraordinarily light device that offers flexible multi-modes. Despite having two devices rolled into one, the Yoga is unbelievably thin, offering the user great mobility and convenience,” said Rajesh Thadani, Director, Consumer Business Segment, Lenovo India at Thursday’s launch event.
Added Shailendra Katyal, Director, Marketing, Lenovo India: “With the YOGA we are rounding off one of the most exciting years of innovation and launches in Lenovo’s history. We have seen Ultrabooks, X1 Carbon and Smartphones all getting launched within a few months of each other.”
The IdeaPad Yoga 13 costs Rs 84290 while the IdeaPad Yoga 11 has an MRP of Rs 61790