The 12.5" ThinkPad Yoga 260 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Laptop 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 into a tablet. Tent Mode is when you stand the system up on its edges, resembling a tent, which is well-suited for PowerPoint presentations.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 has a 12.5" 1366 x 768 HD IPS LED-backlit display. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, which is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics, great for watching HD video. The display is also a touchscreen, which supports multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 10. For more detailed tasks, a ThinkPad Pen Pro is provided so you can sketch and jot down notes. There's also a Mini DisplayPort and an HDMI port, so you'll be able to output video to an external display, such as an HDTV.
The system is powered by a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-6200U Dual-Core processor that boosts up to 2.8 GHz when needed. It also has 8GB of 2133 MHz DDR4 RAM for quick access to frequently used files and programs. For storage, it has a 192GB SSD. Unlike traditional hard drives, SSDs have no moving parts thus they can endure more and perform faster. Other integrated features include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, a OneLink+ port, a microSD card slot, an integrated webcam, a microphone, and built-in Dolby stereo speakers. The operating system pre-installed within this system is Windows 10 Pro (64-bit).
- Laptop Mode is the traditional notebook layout with the screen in the normal position and you use the keyboard and touchpad to navigate.
- 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 notebook on its two edges with its hinge in the highest position. As you can gather from the name of the mode, the notebook 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 Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga resemble a tablet, and you can use its capacitive touchscreen to tap, swipe, and rotate your way around.