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Lenovo Yoga 720-12 Series

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003USProcessor: Intel Kaby Lake i3-7100U, Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U, Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch
Weight: 1.15kg, 1.18kg, 1.2kg
Price: 700, 899, 900 euro
Average Score: 82.08% - good
Average of 8 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 83%, features: 80%, display: 82%, mobility: 94%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 94%

 

Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inchNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i7-7500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.15kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Reviews

Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch preview: Portable convertible gets added muscle power
Source: Pocket Lint English Archive.org version
Exactly which spec skews will make it to which countries is yet to be seen, but our suspicion is that lower-powered Core i models will be the most affordable, quietest and longest lasting.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2017

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKBNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.18kg
Price: 899 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 94% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

84.6% Lenovo Yoga 720 12 (i5-7200U, 128 GB) Convertible Review | Notebookcheck
Versatile with limited stamina. Lenovo's new compact device gets a nice aluminum case and versatile 360-degree hinges, but also works well as a conventional office subnotebook. Important advantages such as the screen and the input devices are countered by a small number of drawbacks, and most interested buyers should be fine with them – except one.
Lenovo Yoga 720 (12-inch) review – small but just as powerful and versatile
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
The Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch definitely has its place in the ultra-portables market but not like this. It misses on an essential feature for all convertibles and ultra-portables – a good IPS screen. Given the price point and the Yoga lineup to which it belongs, a panel with suboptimal maximum brightness and limited sRGB is just unacceptable. And when you add the glossy finish of the screen, it becomes barely usable outdoors. Still, the absence of PWM and the high contrast ratio should be noted and taken into account.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2018
Lenovo Yoga 720 (12-inch) review – small but just as powerful and versatile
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
The Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch definitely has its place in the ultra-portables market but not like this. It misses on an essential feature for all convertibles and ultra-portables – a good IPS screen. Given the price point and the Yoga lineup to which it belongs, a panel with suboptimal maximum brightness and limited sRGB is just unacceptable. And when you add the glossy finish of the screen, it becomes barely usable outdoors. Still, the absence of PWM and the high contrast ratio should be noted and taken into account.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2018

Foreign Reviews

94% ▷[Análisis] Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKBR, Opiniones y Review del convertible que esperabas a precio reducido
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%
94% ▷[Análisis] Lenovo Yoga 720-13IKBR, Opiniones y Review del convertible que esperabas a precio reducido
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 100% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003QUS

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003QUSNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003QUS
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i3-7100U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.15kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 76.8% - good

Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

Reviews

84% Lenovo Yoga 720 12″ review: A small laptop that’s lightweight and capable
Source: Techaeris English Archive.org version
The Lenovo Yoga 720 12″ is a lightweight yet capable laptop that makes computing on the go very easy. The Intel i3 processor is able to handle some more than one program at a time, and the screen looks great. This is probably not the laptop you will want to use if you are into heavy video or photo editing, but for every day use it should have no problem handling anything you can throw at it.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 85% performance: 95% display: 80% mobility: 95% workmanship: 80%
70% Lenovo Yoga 720 (12.5-Inch) Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English Archive.org version
Six hundred and fifty dollars isn't a bad deal, either, for a compact convertible that you can toss into your briefcase or carry with one hand. The Yoga's screen is so good that you won't miss its missing eight-tenths of an inch compared to 13.3-inch 2-in-1's, and overall it ably fills a niche. It's a small niche, however—we suspect most buyers would just as well spend the extra $150 to get the Core i5 chip, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD as well as the slightly larger display of the next-size-up Yoga 720.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Lenovo Yoga 720 (12”) Review: The Best for Less
Source: Gotta Be Mobile English Archive.org version
A solid mid-range PC doesn’t need every feature more expensive PCs have. It needs the features and hardware that make the most impact. That the delicate balance that Lenovo manages with the Lenovo Yoga 720 (12”).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
60% Lenovo Yoga 720 (12-Inch)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
Versatile albeit underpowered, the Lenovo Yoga 720 is a good choice for budget-conscious shoppers who want a well-designed convertible laptop for light tasks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Lenovo Yoga 720 (12-inch) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The 12-inch Lenovo Yoga 720 is a useful convertible, thanks to its Intel HD Graphics 620 GPU, its 7th-generation Core i3 CPU and a battery that lasts longer than 7 hours.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003WSP

The Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003WSP is an ultra-portable convertible with a very compact size thanks to its 12.5-inch screen and the reduced width of its frames. With a weight of 1.18 kg, it is noticeably a strong competitor to convertible ultraportables like the Acer Spin 5 SP513-51, which is 1.6 kg. In addition to being lightweight, it is a relatively thin model with a thickness of less than 16 mm. The elegant design of the Yoga 720-12IKB features steel-gray surfaces on both the work area and the base, while the display frames, which have a glossy finish, are the only black parts in the casing. Thanks to its mixed construction in aluminum and plastic, the solidity of the casing is quite good, offering adequate stability in the work area of the device. Its 360º hinge system, which allows this model to have the functions of tablet, tent or lectern apart from the laptop, keeps the position of the screen stable in almost any situation. The processor of the model is a low-power Intel Core i5-7200U microprocessor at 2.5 GHz. It offers improved performance when carrying out advanced functions, which is suitable for beginner or advanced level users. The Core i5-7200U would also be compatible with the second version of TurboBoost technology, which allows it to increase its speed to a maximum of 3.1 GHz. It has 8 GB of DDR4 RAM at 2.133 MHz and an SSD of 256 with M.2 interface. For display, it offers 12.5-inch IPS panel with Full-HD resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and LED backlighting, offers good brightness value, a high level of contrast and very wide viewing angles. The anti-reflection treatment of the screen does not avoid environmental lighting reflections completely. However, it reduces them, which allows the use of the laptop in very bright areas without major problems. The low capacity of its battery, which is 36 Wh meaning that the autonomy of this model is not particularly long, barely exceeding 5 hours of light use with Wi-Fi navigation. It is delivered with Windows 10 Home (64 bits) installed and with its corresponding license. It also has good networking capabilities, being compatible with WiFi-AC and Bluetooth in its version 4.1. The main weakness of this model lies on its limited selection of ports, which is reduced to only headphone jack and the power supply on the back of the left side, while on the right side there is a USB 3.0 port of type A and a USB 3.1 type C port compatible with DisplayPort that can be used to connect the device to an external screen. 12-inch laptops might not be for everyone’s cup of tea as it favors more towards productivity rather than entertainment. However, they do suit business people well and for those people, the Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB is definitely a good choice. It is a mid-range ultraportable laptop capable of handling all the serious tasks that are needed in a business. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003WSPNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003WSP
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Ultraportátil convertible 12,5": Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB [81B5003WSP]
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; powerful processor; excellent display; light weight; nice connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/22/2018

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003VSP

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003VSPNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003VSP
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.15kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

¡Chollo! Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB (81B5003VSP). Convertible 12,5" gama alta (549 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; good price; nice design; decent connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/23/2018

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5005ASP

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5005ASPNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5005ASP
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i3-7100U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

¡CHOLLO 21/09! Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB (81B5005ASP). Convertible 12,5" con stylus muy barato (499 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; good price; impressive design; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/21/2018

 

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003US

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003USNotebook: Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB-81B5003US
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i3-7100U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 620
Display: 12.50 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.2kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

Price comparison

 

Foreign Reviews

¡Oferta 15/11! Lenovo Yoga 720-12IKB (81B5003USP). Convertible 12,5" básico de gama alta con stylus (529 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; elegant design; smart stylus pen; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/15/2018

 

Comment

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


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

Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

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


Intel Kaby Lake:

i7-7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

i5-7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

i3-7100U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.4 GHz (no Turbo Boost), HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


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Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11-20 (Update: 2019-11-20)