Apple ‘MacBook Pro 2016’ Competitor: Lenovo Yoga Book Unwrap Featuring Touch-Sensitive Halo Keyboard; Selling Point Advantage over ‘MacBook Pro 2016’By Shunie Pearl C. Dela Cruz, UniversityHerald Reporter
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.