The IdeaPad Yoga 11 Series 11.6" Convertible Notebook Computer from Lenovo features a unique 360° multi-mode design. Laptop Mode features the traditional layout of a laptop where you use the keyboard and touchpad to navigate the screen. Stand Mode is where you can watch videos and view photos with little to no touch interactions with the computer. Tablet Mode is when you push the screen all the way back, transforming this notebook computer into a tablet. Tent Mode is when you stand the Yoga up, resembling a tent. This mode is best suited for PowerPoint presentations.
The system is powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz nVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 mobile processor with a 5th battery saver core and integrated nVIDIA ULP (ultra low power) GeForce graphics. The 11.6" capacitive touchscreen features 5-point touch support. The screen features a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution. It also has 2GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, 64GB of eMMC flash storage, a Secure Digital media card reader, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers.
Windows RT is the installed operating system. Similarl to its big brother, Windows 8, Windows RT is optimized specifically for tablets. Windows RT is not quite the full-fledged operating system that Windows 8 is and Windows 8 applications cannot run on Windows RT, but Windows RT takes advantage of the ARM platform's power efficiency for longer battery life. Windows RT also uses the Windows Store for touch-optimized apps. Windows RT has its own version of Microsoft Office for an emphasis on productivity.
nVIDIA Tegra 3 Mobile Performance
The Lenovo Yoga 11 features a 1.3GHz nVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 mobile processor, which has quad cores and an additional fifth battery saver core for longer battery life. Using ARM Cortex A9 architecture, this processor also has integrated nVIDIA ULP (ultra low-power) GeForce graphics, which provides dedicated 2D/3D graphics hardware accelerator with OpenGL ES 2.0 support. It can output Full HD 1080p content to an external display via the HDMI port
11.6" Capacitive Touchscreen
The 11.6" capacitive touchscreen features LED backlighting and 5-point touch support. You'll be able to utilize the multi-touch gestures of Windows RT and seamlessly transition from touch to keyboard to touchpad. The screen features a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution. It has a VibrantView glossy coating for brighter color and deeper black levels
Thanks to its unique 360° hinge, this Lenovo Yoga 11 computer can transform into four unique modes for a variety of interactive options, which are:
Laptop Mode is the traditional notebook layout with the screen in the normal position and you use the keyboard and touchpad to navigate through Windows RT
Stand Mode is when you push the screen past 180° and have it come up the other side, but not all the way to 360°. In this mode, the screen resembles a TV or a picture frame, from which you can watch videos and view photos with little to no touch interactions
Tent Mode is when you stand the Lenovo Yoga 11 on its two edges with its hinge in the highest position. As you can gather from the name of the mode, the Lenovo Yoga 11 should resemble a tent in this position. Tent Mode is best utilized for presentations, such as for graphs and PowerPoint slides
Tablet Mode is when you push the screen 360° back so it is resting on the backside of the keyboard. This mode makes the Yoga 11 resemble a tablet and you can use its 5-point supported capacitive touchscreen to tap, swipe and rotate your way around Windows RT
This Lenovo Yoga 11 computer comes with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity so you can connect to any Wi-Fi network, provided you have the required password and authorization. There's also built-in Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you can connect various compatible peripherals, such as a wireless keyboard and mouse. The integrated front-facing webcam and integrated microphone lets you video chat with friends and family with ease
Windows RT is different from Windows 8 because it is optimized specifically for tablet and tablet/laptop hybrid devices. Windows RT plays nice with ARM architecture in order to utilize its low power consumption and energy efficiency. Windows RT also uses the Windows Store to download apps. Included with Windows RT is the Microsoft Office Home and Student
2013 RT preview. Please note that there is a special version of Microsoft Office for Windows RT; Microsoft Office for Windows 8 WILL NOT work with Windows RT
In the Box
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 Series 11.6" Convertible Notebook Computer (Silver)