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Apple ‘MacBook Pro 2016’ Competitor: Lenovo Yoga Book Unwrap Featuring Touch-Sensitive Halo Keyboard; Selling Point Advantage over ‘MacBook Pro 2016’

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While "MacBook Pro 2016" is still under wrap, its competitor Lenovo Yoga Book has been released in August this year featuring a touch-sensitive halo keyboard that is said to be a selling point advantage over Apple's long rumored 2016 laptop flagship. Will this become a wakeup call for Apple to make necessary moves regarding the launching of "MacBook Pro 2016"?

Lenovo Yoga Book Specs

When it comes to physical design, Lenovo Yoga Book 2-in-1 tablet has sizes of 9.6 millimeters and 4.05 millimeters considered as the thinnest as well as the lightest in a weight of 690 grams (1.52 pounds) according to Tech Times. The tablet screen is sporting in 10.1 full HD screen with 1920x1200 pixels resolution.

Under the hood, the 2-in-tablet is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom x5 processor with built-in RAM of 4GB run by both Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Windows 10. The available on-board storage is 64GB and can be expand through the microSD slot. In addition, Lenovo Yoga Book has a battery capacity rate of 8,500 mAh that lasts up to 13 hours of usage in-between charges for Android and 12 hours of usage for Windows.

The most compelling reason to buy the new Lenovo Yoga Book is its halo keyboard - a software-optimized with auto-complete and auto correct when someone is typing. According to Digital Trends, the halo keyboard is also serves as a platform for writing using the stylus. Additionally, the stylus can be used to draw just like using a pencil or paintbrush and it lasts for a lifetime since no batteries are required to make the stylus works.

With the features specs of Lenovo Yoga Book 2-in-1 tablet, the device offers the best experience of two worlds - tablet and laptop.

Lenovo Yoga Book Price and Pre-order

The android version of Lenovo Yoga Book costs $499.99 while the Windows 10 costs $549.99 both are available in two color variants - Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold. For customers who placed their pre-orders will have to wait for 30 days since the deliveries will kick off in October 17.  

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