Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
The Yoga 13 features a third generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor clocked at 1.7GHz, 4GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and a 128GB solid state drive. True to its name, the Yoga 13 utilizes a 13.3-inch HD+ LED Multitouch display operating at 1,600 x 900 resolution.
Interesting and sturdy design.
Performs well for everyday tasks.
Lovely 1600 x 900 IPS touch screen.
Slim, quick, good keyboard.
Fip design adds high level of versatility.
Solid performance and graphics.
Better battery life than other Windows 8 convertibles.
Skimpy selection of ports.
Keys lie on bottom in tablet mode.
Lots of bundled software saps storage space.
Touchscreen responsiveness can be a bit off.
A bit heavy and bulky to use as a fullfledged tablet.
Odd design leaves keyboard exposed when not in laptop mode.
No backlit keyboard.
Power button hard to locate.
Heavy and a bit awkward as a tablet.
By TechSpot on December 20, 2012
Lenovo is looking to capitalize early and often with the do-it-all Yoga 13. Priced from $999, this system was one of the first portable systems to launch alongside Windows 8. Without jumping right to the conclusion from the get-go, I will let you know that it's a very capable all-around system that doesn't compromise on that it is first and foremost: a notebook.85
By DigitalVersus on July 26, 2013
It's official, the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is a completely different beast than the Yoga 11. This one has a great screen and sound quality of the type we'd like to see more often on ultrabooks. With good battery life and a lightweight body, the...100
By Tom's Hardware on June 12, 2013
Our time with the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 was very Zen-like in the beginning, filled with ego-boosting moments of showing off our flexible trophy to all who would bear witness. As the novelty waned and our teardown commenced, we focused more on what lies...-
By Wired UK on May 31, 2013
The IdeaPad Yoga 13 offers an intriguing take on the tablet/laptop hybrid theme. It's well built, and works effectively, even if it's a bit heavy to be very attractive as a tablet. It's a shame the performance level doesn't quite match...70
By makeuseof.com on March 28, 2013
Windows 8 , Microsoft's new and controversial operating system, calls out for a touch screen. If you've upgraded to the latest version of Windows, you must have noticed the new Start screen, the Charms, the task switcher, the hot corners –...-
By TechSmart.co.za on March 14, 2013
Chinese PC powerhouse Lenovo’s Yoga 13 might look like a regular ultrabook, but it’s not. Bend this baby backwards, and you’re left with a very capable, if not slightly heavy, tablet. Interesting you might say, but what is the...-
By Computeractive on February 27, 2013
Never before has a hinge seemed like such a big deal, but Windows 8 has done some strange things to laptop manufacturers. While the Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 might look like most other laptops, it is actually a lithe, excitingly hinged transforming...-
By VR-Zone on February 26, 2013
Reading the storm of online criticism, Windows 8 is quite annoying to anyone who has used any Windows OS between Windows 95 and Windows 7. But of course, perhaps all this annoyance is due to the fact that Windows 8 is meant to be an operating system...80
By Expert Reviews on February 07, 2013
Its keyboard could be better, but its excellent screen and long battery life elevate it above its rivals...80
By 5FWD on February 06, 2013
The Lenovo Yoga 13 is a great touchscreen Ultrabook, but its tablet function falls flat due to the unwieldy size and heft, making it more party trick than useful talent. On the other hand, its propped up tent option more than makes up for it, and...80