Lenovo has launched successor of Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 named the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2. The newest addition in the Yoga Series comes in Android 4.4 KitKat and Windows 8.1 options and has 8-Inch and 10.1-Inch Screen Variants. Both the Slates will be available starting October 9, 2014.
The 8-Inch Yoga Tablet 2 comes in Platinum color and is priced at Euro 229 for the Android version. The Windows v8.1 version is priced slightly higher at Euro 249. The 10.1-Inch Yoga Tablet 2 gets a best buy price of US$ 300 for the Android while the Windows variant is highly priced at US$ 400. It will be in Ebony color option.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Features
Both the variants of Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 are almost the same with the only difference being the Screen Size and the Battery capacity. The slate comes in 8-Inch and 10.1-Inch Display options (as we mentioned earlier) and boasts 1920 x 1200 Pixels IPS Display with 178 degree wide viewing angles along with 10 finger multi-touch support.
Under the hood is a Intel Atom Z3745 Processor clocked at up to 1.8 GHz coupled with Intel HD Graphics GPU. Both the device sports 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB of Internal Storage which is further expandable up to 64GB. There is a 1.6 Mega Pixels 720p Camera on front and 8 Mega Pixel primary camera on the back with features like f/2.2 Wide Aperture Lens, BSI Sensor, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digiral Zoom, Geo-Tagging etc.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 comes in Android 4.4 Kit Kat and Windows 8.1 Operating system Options. The 8-Incher has a battery capacity of 6400 mAh which gives 18 Hours of usage while the 10.1-Inch Variant houses a slightly larger 9600 mAh battery that lasts for up to 15 Hours. It also has a Clamshel Bluetooth Keyboard Dock as well.
In terms of connectivity, both the slates support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual Band (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, USB OTG etc. The Tabs also feature Dual Front Large Changer Speakers with Dolby Audio and Wolfson Master Hi-Fi Codec.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Specifications
|Name||Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8-Inch)||Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (10-Inch)|
|Price||Android: US$ 250||Windows: Euro 229||Android: US$ 300||Windows: US$ 400|
|Body||Dimensions||210 x 149 x 2.7 – 7.0 mm||255 x 183 x 3.0 – 7.2 mm|
|Weight||419 Grams||619 Grams|
|Technology||IPS Capacitive Touch Screen, 178 Degree Wide Viewing Angles|
|Resolution||1920 x 1200 Pixels|
|Multi-touch||Yes, 10 Point||Yes|
|Chipset||CPU||Up to 1.8GHz Quad Core Intel Atom Z3745 Processor|
|GPU||Intel HD Graphics|
|Expandable||Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card|
|Camera||Front||1.6 Mega Pixels, 720p|
|Rear||8 Mega Pixels|
|Camera Features||f/2.2 Wide Aperture Lens, BSI Sensor, Auto focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 KitKat OR Windows 8.1|
|Battery||Capacity||6400 mAh||9500 mAh|
|Usage||18 Hours||15 Hours|
|Data Feature||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Dual Band (2.4GHz and 5 GHz)|
|USB||MicroUSB V2.0, USB OTG|
|FM Radio||No (TBC)|
|Audio||Yes, 3.5mm, Dual Front Large Chamber Speakers, Dolby Audio and Wolfson Master Hi-Fi Codec|
|Others||Clamshell Bluetooth Keyboard Dock|