Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 is a multi-mode laptop that is designed to transform seamlessly from a notebook to tablet. The 2-in-1 laptop, which is now in its 2nd generation features an attractively slim design, a multi-touch display and a powerful fifth-generation Intel Core processor.
At 18.8 mm and 1.57 kg, Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 is thin and light, but it does not break any record in either category. The matte hybrid boasts a durable magnesium alloy frame to ensure it can withstand some level of rugged use and knocks.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 features a quality 360-degree hinge that allows you switch between laptop, stand, tent and tablet modes easily. The multimode keyboard is designed to prevent accidental key presses and retracts into the hybrid’s body as you fold it back.
Display and Hardware
As could be deduced from its name, the ThinkPad Yoga 12 sports a 12.5-inch touchscreen with either an HD (768p) or an impressive Full HD (1080p) resolution. The screen is protected from scratches and smudges by a tough Dragontrail glass.
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 supports 10-point multi-touch which enables you control the notebook using gestures. The hybrid is powered by fifth-generation Intel Core processors, available in Core i3, i5 or i7 options.
Paired with either 4 GB or 8 GB of DDR3L RAM, the Intel chip will ensure you experience minimal glitches, if any at all, while using the multi-mode laptop. It is supported by integrated Intel HD 5500 Graphics.
Miscellaneous Specs and Features
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 runs on Windows 8.1 operating system out of the box, but buyers will be able to downgrade to Windows 7 Professional from Windows 8.1 Pro 64. It packs a battery that is rated to last a full workday (eight hours).
For a laptop this small, the ThinkPad Yoga 12 no doubt impresses with its array of ports, including two USB 3.0 ports, one mini-HDMI port and a 4-in-1 card reader. It features an HD webcam and integrated stereo speakers (optional JBL speakers) with Dolby Advanced Audio. Storage is handled by a 500GB 7200rpm hard drive or up to 512GB solid state drive.
Pricing and availability
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. Lenovo Yoga 12 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N160,000 to N250,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.
Lenovi Thinkpad Yoga 12 (2nd Generation) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 12 2-in-1 Laptop:
- OS: Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 7 downgrade rights in Windows 8.1 Pro 64
- Processor: Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Processor (5th Generation)
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
- Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM
- Colours: Black
- Dimension: 315.97 x 220.98 x 18.79 mm
- Weight: 1.57 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 12.5-inch Touch Display, 1366 x 768 pixels or 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB to 1TB HDD (7200 rpm) or up to 256GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Video
- USB 3.0: Yes, 2 ports
- USB 2.0: No
- HDMI: Yes, mini-HDMI
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, dual-band
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Optional JBL Speakers
- Dolby Advanced Audio
- Dragontrail Glass Protection
- Battery: 8 Cell, 47 WHr Li-Po Battery
- Use Time: up to 8 hours