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Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14

Specifications

Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14
Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14 (ThinkPad Yoga Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 940M - 2048 MB, Core: 1072-1176 MHz, Memory: 1000 MHz, DDR3, 64-Bit-Anbindung, ForceWare 352.86 (9.18.13.5286), Optimus
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3-1600, Single-Channel, eine Speicherbank (belegt)
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, kapazitiv, 10-Touch-Punkte, native pen support, LG Philips LP140WF3-SPD2, IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Premium)
Storage
Samsung SSD PM871 MZ7LN256HCHP, 256 GB 
, 220 GB free
Soundcard
Realtek ALC283 @ Intel Broadwell PCH-LP High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Audiokombo, Card Reader: SD, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Ausrichtungssensor
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 21 x 336 x 230 ( = 0.83 x 13.23 x 9.06 in)
Battery
56 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD-Webcam
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, USB-3.0-auf-Ethernet-Adapter, Active Pen, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.9 kg ( = 67.02 oz / 4.19 pounds), Power Supply: 250 g ( = 8.82 oz / 0.55 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14

Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14 – test
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Excellent workmanship; excellent keyboard; good display; good performance; quiet and efficient cooling system Negative: Slight throttling under heavy load; poor speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2015
Test: Lenovo ThinkPad S3 Yoga 14 - překlopný ThinkPad s rozměry ''tak akorát'' a extrémní výdrží
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Comfortable, quiet keyboard with TrackPoint; silent cooling system; quality FHD IPS display; excellent battery life. Negative: No LAN port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/28/2015

Comment

Series:

For those unfamiliar with the Lenovo Yoga brand, these flexible devices allow users to fold back its screen 360 degrees, turning a laptop configuration into a tablet configuration. For those who were familiar with the previous iterations of the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga, having the keyboard mashing against the hand in tablet mode was widely considered a design flaw. Now, the newest 12 inch Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga has a mechanism that will extract the keys back down into the body when the screen is pushed back into tablet mode, so that the keys aren't raised, and won't be able to be depressed. Lenovo has named this innovation a lift and lock system.

Weighing in at 1.578 kg, this device is on the heavy side for tablet, which is why having the built in kickstand (the keyboard) will come in handy. Users can stand their screen up in tent mode or stand mode to move the keyboard out of the way. For a portable notebook, it is light and the 12.5 inch IPS screen is in Full HD which should ensure a good viewing experience. Under the hood is the 4th generation Intel processor which should allow for good battery life. The Haswell chips are available in configurations that go up to i7 which should facilitate a wide range of user preferences. A good selection of ports will allow for a variety of business and entertainment uses.

NVIDIA GeForce 940M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.9 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK-80QD0088SP
GeForce 940M, Core i7 6500U
Lenovo Flex 3 14
GeForce 940M, Core i7 6500U
Lenovo Yoga 500-14IBD
GeForce 940M, Core i7 6500U

Devices with the same GPU

Microsoft Surface Book, Core i5-6300U
GeForce 940M, Core i5 6300U, 13.5", 1.7 kg
Wortmann Terra Mobile 360-15
GeForce 940M, Core i5 6200U, 15.6", 2.2 kg
Lenovo Yoga 500-15IBD
GeForce 940M, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 2.148 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

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Adreno 680, Snapdragon 8cx, 14", 1.25 kg
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HD Graphics 500, Celeron N3450, 11.6", 1.5 kg
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Fold
unknown, unknown, 13.3", 1 kg
Lenovo Yoga 730-15IWL-81JS0009MX
GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL-81Q9004GMH
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 14", 1.35 kg
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL 81Q9
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 14", 1.35 kg
Lenovo Chromebook C340-11-81TA000GGE
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake N4000, 11.6", 1.24 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 6 14-81EM000KUS
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 14", 1.67 kg
Lenovo Yoga S740-14IIL-81RS001DGE
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Ice Lake 1035G4, 14", 1.4 kg
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL-81Q90020GE
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Ice Lake 1035G4, 14", 1.35 kg
Lenovo 300e Chromebook G2-81MB0003US
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake N4000, 11.6", 1.32 kg
Lenovo Ideapad C340-15IWL-81N5004QGE
GeForce MX230, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 2 kg
Lenovo Yoga C740-14IML-81TC002RGE
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 14", 1.4 kg
Lenovo Yoga C640-13IML-81UE0010GE
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
Lenovo Yoga C640-13IML-81UE0003GE
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i5-10210U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Lenovo Yoga 530-14ARR-81H9005SMX
Vega 3, Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) 2200U, 14", 1.6 kg
Lenovo Ideapad C340-14API-81N6005LSP
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) 3500U, 14", 1.65 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G4-20QF0024GE
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8565U, 14", 1.36 kg
Lenovo Yoga C940-14IIL
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake 1065G7, 14", 1.403 kg
Lenovo Ideapad C340-14API 81N6004UGE
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) 3500U, 14", 1.65 kg
Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630-81JX0004US
UHD Graphics 620, Kaby Lake Refresh 8130U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-05-13 (Update: 2019-04-30)