Lenovo launches 13-inch Windows Yoga Tablet 2

Hot on the heels of the launch of Android and Windows Yoga Tablets, Lenovo unveils a 13-inch model running Windows.
Written by James Kendrick, Contributor

The Lenovo Yoga line of tablets gets a new member with a 13-inch Yoga Tablet 2 running Windows 8.1. This joins the existing 8- and 10-inch Yoga Tablet 2 and features a kickstand that houses a long-life battery of up to 15 hours. The kickstand rotates nearly 180 degrees to allow using the tablet in four different modes: hold, stand, tilt, and hang, whatever that might be.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13 inch
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This Yoga Tablet 2 has an Intel Atom processor and a 13-inch display offering a good (2,560 x 1,440) resolution. The kickstand functions as a stand and as a grip for tablet use.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 specs (13-inch):

Processor Intel® Atom Processor Z3745 (2M cache, 4 cores, up to 1.86 GHz)
Display 13-inch IPS, 2,560 x 1,440
Memory/ storage 4GB / 64GB
Ports microHDMI, microUSB, audio in/out, microSD
Camera 1.6MP (front)
Battery 12,800 mAh, up to 15 hours
Connectivity wi-fi (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Dimensions 12.8 x 8.7 x 0.2-0.6 in; 324.1 x 221 x 3.7-14 mm
Weight 2.27 lbs (without keyboard)

There is a premium audio system in the Yoga Tablet 2 which includes a 5W subwoofer. Lenovo includes software to get the most out of audio playback.

Sadly, this large Yoga tablet does not include a pico projector as found in the smaller Android Yoga tablet.

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 13-inch will be available in November at a starting price of $699 which includes the keyboard cover.

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