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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro features latest Intel Core M, retails for Php76,995 - zoneitech

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro features latest Intel Core M, retails for Php76,995

lenovo-yoga3-180-degreeLenovo Philippines has just announced the availability of the Yoga 3 Pro, an ultrathin 13-inch display Windows 8.1 notebook that folds 360 degrees to turn into a complete tablet mode.

The Yoga 3 inherited the design, make, look, and form factor of its predecessor the Yoga 2 Pro, but is now 17 percent thinner and weighs only 1.19 kg. It has also a distinguishing feature–a watchband hinge (yes, like the ones you see on metal watches) made from 800 pieces of steel and aluminum that holds together the display and the keyboard parts.

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The Yoga 3 Pro is available in two eye-catching colors: Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold. Positioned as a premium computing product, the Yoga 3 Pro has a suggested retail price of Php76,995.

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The Yoga 3 Pro is powered by the latest Intel Core M processor, which enables 9 mm fanless designs for 2-in-1 convertible notebook such as the Yoga 3 Pro.

A fanless and ultrathin design for the Yoga 3 Pro also translates to very low thermal power and yet the device offers full PC functionality and exceptional performance.

lenovo-yoga3-right-sidePopular technology websites have mixed reviews about the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. CNET said it’s almost the universally perfect-for-almost-anyone hybrid laptop, but the main drawback is its price and battery life. “The physical design is superb; updating and adapting the Yoga just enough to stay ahead of the competition. But the performance is better geared toward casual use than complex multitasking — the Intel Core M platform isn’t blowing anyone away in its initial public outing — and the battery life is disappointing for such a lightweight system clearly meant for on-the-go use. In the end, it requires a real judgment call about whether this amazingly slim and light design is worth the trade-off in performance and battery life.”

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Intel Philippines country manager Calum Chisholm demonstrates the features of the new Yoga 3 Pro

Techradar said the Yoga 3 Pro is undoubtedly the best looking hybrid and offers useful modes. “The Yoga 3 Pro is thin and light with a strikingly original design, making it arguably most attractive Windows 8.1 Ultrabook out there. Its display isn’t one of the brightest we’ve laid eyes on, but its QHD+ resolution means that text, images and UI elements look pleasingly crisp and provide plenty of desktop real-estate for productivity or general tasks, in addition to light gaming. Its excellent IPS display means that content can be easily viewed from all angles and shared with a friend when flipping the convertible into one of its four different modes.”