Lenovo Yoga 13 Ideapad user review

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imageBlackwaterops posted the above user review of the Lenovo Yoga 13 Ideapad Windows 8 hybrid.

The well specified device comes with either a Core i3, i5 or i7 processor and either 4 or 8 GB RAM and either 128 GB or 256 GB SSD.

The reviewer above seems really like the device.  At its low price, do our readers think this is a better alternative than the Asus Taichi? Let us know below.



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  • http://twitter.com/A7medo778 Ahmed M Alrasheed

    this is my next guaranteed, will probably wait for gen2 with the new intel cpu’s

  • scallywaggzz

    I agree it’s a great machine and I have a hard time putting it down. The memory upgrade is no problem, it’s right under the keyboard. Hard drive is another matter, it’s possible but more involved. It will not take a regular crucial ssd it’s smaller in size and a tad more expensive. http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=7B4242BAA5CA7304

    That being said mine is on the way from crucial as I think Lenovo’s price for the 256gb upgrade(mid November rumored) will still be more expensive.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Njoi-Fontes/590077451 Njoi Fontes

    pretty nice but unless you absolutely need more than 128 GB or can’t wait till January why would you get this instead of the surface pro?

    • Ryan T

      Its a different device with different capabilities, and for one, a bigger physical screen

  • WilSantiago

    This computer has 2 SSD bays. I will just buy another 128GB and add it as the second drive. Best Buy has already priced the 256GB Yoga at 1600.00. A 128GB from Crucial is 106.00. And how do I know about the second bay, because I took my Yoga apart and I take pictures for documentation for putting it back together.

  • Bugbog

    Nice review. (I’m usually skeptical of some user reviews, but he nicely elaborated the pro’s and cons of the device).

  • http://www.facebook.com/bzakharin Boris Zakharin

    I wish they had a larger screen version. I need a new laptop to develop WP8 apps, but want to jump into the Windows 8 goodness with multitouch while I’m at it. I would also prefer SSD. Even 14″ would be acceptable if the resolution is good, though I’ve had only 15″ laptops in the past.