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Lenovo's first multimode Yoga tablet goes on sale today

Lenovo shows off its first multimode Yoga tablet
Lenovo shows off its first multimode Yoga tablet
This new slate uses a quad-core MediaTek processor and offers three innovative modes as well as over 18 hours of battery life, all for a competitive price.

Lenovo expands its Yoga line of portable devices with the first multimode Yoga Tablet which is powered by Google's Android operating system and comes in two sizes - 8 and 10 inch. Unlike the existing Windows-driven Yoga convertibles, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet cannot be used as notebook or tablet but in one of the three modes available, namely hold, tilt, and stand.

The Yoga Tablet has the following technical specs and features:

  • Processor: quad-core 1.2 GHz MediaTek MT8125 (MT8389 for the 3G variant)
  • Memory/Storage: 1 GB LP-DDR2 RAM; 16 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64 GB
  • Display: 10-inch and 8-inch multitouch with 1,280X800 pixels and 178 degree viewing angles
  • Cameras: 1.6 MP HD webcam and 5 MP rear-facing
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, micro USB, Bluetooth 4.0, micro SIM slot  (3G variant only)
  • Audio: front facing stereo speakers and built-in noise-canceling microphone
  • Operating system: Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Weight: 1.35 pounds and 0.88 pounds
  • Dimensions:  10.3X7.1X0.32 inches and 8.4X5.7X0.29 inches
  • Battery/Autonomy: 9,000 mAh and 6,000 mAh, up to 18 hours of battery life in reading mode
  • Price: $299 and $249

Both models are available starting today from Lenovo.com and a wide range of retailers, with the 8-inch one currently being a Best Buy exclusive.

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Author: Codrut Nistor, 2013-10-30 (Update: 2013-10-30)