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Lenovo Yoga 900S-12ISK-80ML

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga 900S-12ISK-80ML
Lenovo Yoga 900S-12ISK-80ML (Yoga 900 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 515, 20.19.15.4380
Memory
4009 MB 
, 933 MHz, 12-12-15-34, Dual-Channel, Soldered
Display
12.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 176 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Name: AUO B125HAN02.2, ID: AUO226D, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Skylake-Y Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung PM951 NVMe MZVLV128, 128 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Skylake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer
Networking
Broadcom 43A3 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 12.8 x 305 x 208 ( = 0.5 x 12.01 x 8.19 in)
Battery
53 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo with Dolby Audio Premium, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Quick Start guide, Lenovo Telephone Support list, Lenovo OneKey Recovery, Lenovo ID, McAfee Internet Security, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.01 kg ( = 35.63 oz / 2.23 pounds), Power Supply: 193 g ( = 6.81 oz / 0.43 pounds)
Price
1100 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.39% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 15 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: 27%, display: 86% mobility: 84%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Lenovo Yoga 900S-12ISK-80ML

82.3% Lenovo Yoga 900S 12ISK Convertible Review | Notebookcheck
Silent convertible. The 12.5-inch Yoga 900S is one of the most comfortable Yoga convertibles we've used. There are, however, a couple of key drawbacks to keep in mind.
Lenovo Yoga 900S
Source: Toptenreviews English
It’s not badly priced for an attractive and practical laptop-tablet, but the 900S doesn’t break any moulds.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/02/2017
70% Lenovo Yoga 900s Review: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
Mobile workers looking for a portable, flexible laptop will love Lenovo's Yoga 900S. The system is wonderfully sleek and slim, and its 360-degree folding design is actually useful. Good battery life and excellent stylus support round out the package, making this a solid pick for frequent travelers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Treading lightly
Source: Expert Reviews English
In the end, the only thing the Yoga 900S really has to recommend it is its thinner, lighter chassis, which, given its £1,000 price, isn’t really enough to make it a better buy than its slightly chunkier 900 sibling - especially now both laptops are roughly the same price. There’s also the worrying issue of its hit and miss wireless performance, which still hasn’t been fixed at time of writing.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Strike a pose
Source: Pocket Lint English
Taken on its own merit, however, and it's easy to heap praise on the Yoga 900S. As laptop design goes, it's up there with the best. It's ultra-portable and practical, with ample battery life, silent operation and performance that, while it won't blow anyone away, is sufficient. The sticking point is the price and how it sits in among some equally strong competition, such as the Surface Pro 4.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% A 2-in-1 With Lightweight Performance
Source: Notebookreview.com English
That said, this Lenovo Yoga 2-in-1 offers marginally better real-world battery life than the Apple MacBook, and it is more portable. People who buy MacBooks usually aren’t looking for good performance, so if you just want a thin-and-light laptop with good looks and great battery life then the Lenovo Yoga 900S might be exactly what you want.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Lenovo Yoga 900S review
Source: Techradar English
Despite not putting out the best scores on our benchmark tests, this laptop performs well with everyday tasks and even some of the most demanding applications. What's more, this 2-in-1 machine is easily one of the longest-lasting Windows 10 systems I've seen. With all of that mind, it's easy to appreciate the Yoga 900S despite its blemishes.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Yoga 900S
Source: Computer Shopper English
Indeed, that's the appeal of the Yoga 900S—to our minds, it's the first convertible that could tempt ultrabook shoppers, offering tablet, stand, and tent modes strictly as a bonus. Yes, it's still heavier than a detachable or a pure tablet. But did we tell you about the gorgeous gold keyboard?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Yoga 900S
Source: PC Mag English
With the Lenovo Yoga 900S, you certainly pay for portability. It's a good choice for the traveling writer or small businessperson, thanks to its light weight, flexible and easy-to-pack build, and long-lasting battery. But you will pay a premium for those features. Midrange convertible-hybrid laptops like the Acer Aspire R 14 and Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 offer similar portability with more system memory and storage for $200 to $300 less. Our Editors' Choice for midrange convertible-hybrid laptops remains the Acer Aspire R 14 given its lower price ($699.99), larger screen, better performance, and overall value.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Yoga 900s
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Yoga 900s is an excellent blend of style and substance, packing a crisp, 1080p display and cozy keyboard into a wonderfully luxurious design. The Yoga's 360-degree hinge makes it both an impressive laptop and responsive tablet, and its 8-hour-plus battery life will get you through a long day of work. However, the Core m5 model we tested is slower than other ultraportables that have the same CPU.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Yoga 900S
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
If you want a very thin and light convertible that's actually comfortable for note taking and drawing, the Lenovo Yoga 900S has strong appeal. It's not as heavy or bulky as 13" convertibles and the fanless design and cool operation mean it's comfy and quiet in the lap and in hand. The Yoga 900S is versatile thanks to the Yoga 360 degree hinge, and works well in laptop and tablet modes.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo YOGA 900S Review — redefining what ‘luxury laptop’ means
Source: Slashgear English
Lenovo has a lot of bland laptops (and many stylish ones, too), but that's not because it isn't capable of more. If you need a no-frills all-black design, they have you covered. If that's not your thing, though, if you want a laptop that stands out from the crowd and makes itself known with no shortage of elegant beauty, the Lenovo YOGA 900S is the laptop you've been waiting for. It's not a powerhouse, of course. It doesn't try to be. For most people, it's exactly what they need in wrapped up in a package miles above what they wanted.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/30/2016
Lighter than Air and flexible as always
Source: Laptop Media English
The Lenovo Yoga 900S is packs the best what the Yoga family can offer going beyond our expectations. Aside from the stunning build quality and design that bring the device’s weight below 1 kg, the notebook offers exceptional usability in all modes without constantly reminding you that you are using a 2-in-1 device instead of a normal tablet. However, our only complaint in this regard would be the too shallow keyboard. We were kind of surprised because usually touchpads aren’t the strongest suits in Lenovo machines lately while excelling in keyboard design. This time around, Lenovo got a big miss on the keys with the short travel but nailed the overall touchpad usability. We also liked the delicate faux leather interior, which doesn’t attract fingerprints, it looks nice and it feels nice.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2016

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo Yoga 900s – дорогого стоит
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very stylish look; carbon body, compact dimensions and low weight; 2560x1440 pixels IPS display; ability to be converted into different modes. Negative: Short key travel; high price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/19/2016
Ревю на Lenovo Yoga 900S – по-лек от въздуха и гъвкав, както винаги
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Exceptional build quality and design; extremely slim and light; very long battery life; quiet operation; supports standard M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. Negative: Poor display for this price; shallow keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/10/2016
100% Lenovo Yoga 900S
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%

Comment

Model: The Lenovo Yoga 900S-12ISK-80ML is a convertible ultrabook, which claims to be very thin and still offer very long battery life. With up to a 6th generation Intel Core m7 processor, integrated HD Graphics, 8 GB LPDDR3 RAM and a 256 GB PCIe SSD, it offers mid-range hardware capable of accomplishing many everyday tasks. Its 12.5" IPS touchscreen features a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.

With a size of 30.51 x 20.8 x 1.27 cm (12.01" x 8.19" x 0.5") and a weight of 999g, it is very thin and light. Its battery lasts up to 12 h. For entertainment purpose, it is equipped with stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium and a 720p HD webcam. Since Windows 10 Home is pre-installed, the device is ready to use upon purchase. In the realms of connectivity, it provides WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 (Type A) port, a USB 3.0 with video-out (Type C) port, a DC-in with USB 2.0 function and an audio combo jack.

Intel HD Graphics 515: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on Core-m-CPUs of the Skylake generation (4,5 W TDP). Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
6Y54: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for tablets and 2-in-1 notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 515 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.5":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that 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.
1.01 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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.


78.39%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-04-28 (Update: 2016-04-28)