Featuring an ultra-slim design, Lenovo Yoga 3 14 is a nice Windows laptop that offers superb flexibility and versatility. The 2-in-1 convertible offers a level of performance that rivals the more-expensive Yoga 3 Pro, being powered by 5th-generation Intel Core processors.
Design and Display
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 shows off an attractively slim profile, but it is not as thin or light as the Yoga 3 Pro. It is 18.3mm thick and weighs 1.7 kg. The 2-in-1 laptop is still portable enough to be easily carried around, though.
It features two hinges that allows you flip it around a full 360 degrees to use as a tablet. The Lenovo Yoga 3 14 packs a cool 14-inch display with Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The 10-point multi-touch display uses IPS technology for to generate sharp images and offer wide-angle viewing, perfect for watching movies and other videos with friends.
In terms of performance, Lenovo Yoga 3 14 impresses more than some costlier hybrids, including the Yoga 3 Pro. It packs latest 5th-generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor (Broadwell), instead of the Core M CPU used on its more-expensive cousin.
The Core i5 processor is clocked at 2.2 GHz, while the Core i7 CPU delivers speed of up to 2.4 GHz. Standard system memory is 4 GB, upgradeable to 8 GB. Integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500 takes care of graphics.
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 is powered by Windows 8.1 (64 bit). A Yoga Harmony feature compliments this operating system, making optimisation of the convertible in line with its different modes seamless. It is configured to deliver rich sound with powerful JBL stereo speakers backed by Waves Audio technology.
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 comes with a nice array of ports and connectors, including two USB 3.0 ports (one with DC-in capability), a USB 2.0, a micro-HDMI port and a 4-in-1 memory card reader. Storage is handled by zippy solid-state drives with up to 256GB capacity. The Yoga 3 14 features Bluetooth 4.0 and super-fast Wi-Fi 802.11ac.
Pricing and availability
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 2-in-1 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy the laptops at leading online stores in the country. Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N160,000 to N220,000 depending on your location in Nigeria and the configuration of the laptop.
Lenovo Yoga 3 14 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo Yoga 3 14 2-in-1 Laptop:
- OS: Windows 8.1 64 (Free upgrade to Windows 10)
- Processor: Intel Core i5, or Core i7 Processor (5th Generation)
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
- Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM, up to 8GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 334.77 x 229.3 x 18.29 mm
- Weight: 1.6 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14-inch FHD Touchscreen, 1920 x 1080 pixels (multi-touch, anti-glare)
- Keyboard: Full Size Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: up to 256GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Video Camera
- USB 3.0: Yes, 2 Ports (1 port supports DC-in)
- USB 2.0: Yes, 1 Port
- HDMI: Yes (micro-HDMI)
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, WiFi 802.11 a/c
- Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Premium JBL Speakers
- Integrated dual-Array Microphone
- VeriFace® Pro
- OneKey® Optimizer
- Battery: 4 Cell, 45 WHr Battery
- Use Time: up to 7.4 hours