Earlier this year at CES 2015, Lenovo had showcased a range of new devices including the showstopper Yoga 3 Pro. The company has now decided to bring the Yoga 3 Pro to the Indian market at an event held in Mumbai. Carrying a hefty price tag starting at Rs 1,14,990, the Yoga 3 Pro will be available exclusively at Lenovo’s Smart Connected devices store (thedostore.com) and also at Croma outlets across the nation.
Available in a champagne-gold colour, the Yoga 3 Pro claims to be the thinnest convertible device. True to the Yoga range of devices, it can be used in four modes – tablet, laptop, tent and stand.
The Yoga 3 Pro is said to be 17 percent thinner and 14 percent lighter than the Yoga 2 Pro. It retains the 13.3-inch QHD+ 3200 x 1800 pixels of resolution. Users can connect to the keyboard with what Lenovo calls a “watchband hinge” that built using 800 pieces of steel and aluminum.
Under the hood, it is powered by an Intel Core M-70 processor, 8GB of RAM, and SSDs up to 512GB. It includes the latest wireless technologies like 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.01. For music afficiados, it packs in JBL stereo speakers. The Yoga 3 Pro promises 7.2 hours of battery life with the 44Whr lithium-polymer battery pack.
At the event, Lenovo has also showcased other devices including the ThinkPad PCs and tablets. Lenovo spoke about its intensive ThinkPad lineup as its 100 millionth device is just on the way. The ThinkPad range includes ThinkPad X1 Carbon, ThinkPad helix 2, ThinkPad X250, Tiny M73 desktop, and ThinkPad accessories like the sleeves and cables.
Lenovo’s robust range of tablets include the Yoga Tablet 2, Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, Yoga Tablet Any Pen and Tab 2 A7-30. The Yoga Tablet 2 Pro comes with a built-in pico projector. It features a 33,78 cm QHD display and 8W sound system to help turn your device into a movie screen. With the Any Pen, you can pick a ballpen or pencil and scribble on the screen to take notes just like you would have done on paper. The versatile Tab 2 A7-30 is a phablet-like device with a 7-inch display in a mere 8.9mm form factor. It weighs 269 grams and comes equipped with a SIM slot.
The company has also displayed the P90, the company’s first smartphone that comes powered by 64-bit Intel atom processorand 5-mode XMM 7260 LTE-advanced modem. The company’s Vibe Xtension Selfie Flash is a pocket-seized flash that plus into the audio jack to take selfies. However, it works only with Vibe X2.
The Yoga Tablet 2, Tablet 2 pro and Any Pen are available on Flipkart priced at Rs 28,999, 49,490 and Rs 22,499 respectively. The A7-30 will be available this month for Rs 8,500. The ThinkPad Carbon X1, Helix 2 and X250 are priced at Rs 1,25,000, 1,04,000 and 82,000 respectively. The Tiny in One monitor and Tiny M73 Desktop are available at a starting price of Rs 40,000.