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Lenovo launches ThinkBook 14s Yoga convertibles with Tiger Lake processors

The ThinkBook 14s Yoga is significantly more expensive than the other refreshed ThinkBooks due to its convertible nature.  (Image Source: Lenovo)
The ThinkBook 14s Yoga is significantly more expensive than the other refreshed ThinkBooks due to its convertible nature. (Image Source: Lenovo)
The ThinkBook 14s Yoga convertibles are lighter and slimmer than previous versions due to the new anodized aluminum chassis. They also come with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass protective layer for the 360-degree touchscreen. Processor options go up to an Intel gen 11 i7 Tiger Lake, which can be coupled with up to 40 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM, and there is a Thunderbolt 4 connector, as well.
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Besides the Intel Tiger Lake processor upgrades, the latest Lenovo ThinkBook 14s Yoga convertibles are also getting several improvements in the design, display, and connectivity departments. However, unlike most of the refreshed ThinkBook models, the 14s Yoga 2-in-1 laptops will not feature AMD Ryzen 4000U APU options.

Lenovo is including processor options up to the i7 Tiger Lake models, which integrate the Xe-LP GPUs. Users can add up to 40 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and the storage solution includes an onboard 1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD plus an open slot for another 1 TB PCIe NVMe module, if need be.

The upgrades on the design side feature new anodized aluminum top and bottom dual-tone covers (Mineral Gray and Abyss Blue color options), while the touchscreen now features Corning’s latest Gorilla Glass protective layer. Speaking of touchscreens, the new 14s Yoga is getting a 360-degree WVA panel with FHD resolution, 300 nit peak luminance and 100% sRGB color gamut supporting Dolby Vision. Lenovo also provides a Smart Pen for the touchscreen.

As for the improved connectivity, the 14 s Yoga comes with a Thunderbolt 4 port, along with USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 and 2x USB-A 3.1 connectors, plus an HDMI 1.4b video out, a combo audio jack and a microSD card reader. Other features include an HD webcam with SmartShutter, 2 x 2 W Dolby Audio Harman speakers, dual-array mics, fingerprint reader integrated in the power button, backlit keyboard and Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.0. Lenovo is iproviding a 60 Wh battery, as well. The chassis is 0.67-inch thick and total weight is at least 3.3 lbs, depending on options.

The ThinkBook 14s Yoga is expected to be available this November, starting at $879.

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Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Abyss Blue color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Mineral Gray color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Mineral Gray color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Mineral Gray color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Mineral Gray color option (Image Source: Lenovo)
Spec sheet (Image Source: Lenovo)
Spec sheet (Image Source: Lenovo)

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I first stepped into the wondrous IT&C world when I was around seven years old. I was instantly fascinated by computerized graphics, whether they were from games or 3D applications like 3D Max. I'm also an avid reader of science fiction, an astrophysics aficionado, and a crypto geek. I started writing PC-related articles for Softpedia and a few blogs back in 2006. I joined the Notebookcheck team in the summer of 2017 and am currently a senior tech writer mostly covering processor, GPU, and laptop news.
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Bogdan Solca, 2020-09-29 (Update: 2020-09-29)