Lenovo launches ThinkBook 14s Yoga convertibles with Tiger Lake processors
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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.