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Lenovo Yoga Book (Windows / Android, YB1-X91F, YB1-X90F, ZA15, ZA16, ZA0V, ZA0W)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 reviews of Lenovo Yoga Book (Windows / Android, YB1-X91F, YB1-X90F, ZA15, ZA16, ZA0V, ZA0W). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and keyboard. The design and portability also get good views.

usability, portability, design, keyboard, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Yoga Book (Windows / Android, YB1-X91F, YB1-X90F, ZA15, ZA16, ZA0V, ZA0W) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Melissa Riofrio (pcworld.in)

Lenovo Yoga Book review: Unique touch features let you be hands-on creative

 

Lenovo's Yoga Book is for people who have never been content with just a keyboard and mouse to express their ideas. People who prefer to scribble on notepads or napkins. Who draw pictures to illustrate ideas or create art. The $550 Yoga Book...

2016-10

Expert review by: Shruti Dhapola (indianexpress.com)

Lenovo Yoga Book review: Innovation yes, but is it for you?

 

Lenovo Yoga Book is pegged as a game-changing laptop, and hybrid that comes with innovative new features.

2017-01

Expert review by: Hardik Singh (digit.in)

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

 

The Yoga Book is the one to buy if you want something “cool”, but overall, it's not a device that will replace a regular laptop.

Well Built ; Nice display ; Good battery life

Slow processor ; Keyboard / touchpad implementation is not perfect ; microUSB port only

The Lenovo Yoga Book is an interesting concept, but there are kinks to be worked out. The Yoga Book is more like a proof of concept right now, and not the best laptop you can buy for the price.

2016-12

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Lenovo Yoga Book review: A keyless laptop from the future... that's stuck in the past

 

The Lenovo Yoga Book is the keyless laptop from the future, albeit available in the here and now. It's one of those rare products that's not just different for the sake of it, but truly innovative in its thinking, by combining a two-in-one light-up...

Outside the box thinking, Halo Keyboard isn’t the keyless gimmick you might think, multiple usage scenarios with touch panel input and included Real Pen stylus, learns as you go, thin and lightweight design

Keyboard often misses first press, slow microUSB 2.0 takes years to recharge, limited power, some will never get over Halo Keyboard’s learning curve, overly complex and convoluted for many, where to keep the Real Pen stylus (and why the physical change...

It's rare that a product could be called revolutionary in its thinking, but that's certainly an accolade that could be awarded to the Lenovo Yoga Book.

2016-11

Expert review by: Joe Osborne (techradar.com)

Lenovo Yoga Book review

 

Is this the netbook of the future – the ultra netbook?

Insanely thin and light ; Halo Keyboard surprisingly accurate ; Excellent display ; Clever Create Pad

Woefully underpowered ; Dated microUSB port

Lenovo has crafted a brilliant, forward-thinking device that could very well create a subcategory in computing all of its own. But, with low-power components inside holding it back against the tablet competition, it’s tough to outright recommend you...

2016-11

Expert review by: Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo Yoga Book Android YB1-X90F Convertible Review

 

Multitalented. Would you like a tablet which is also a graphics tablet? Want a keyboard too? The Lenovo Yoga Book Android offers all this and more. We will check how well the device performs in our in-depth review.

graphics tablet, lots of accessories, innovative input concept, useful Halo keyboard, very flexible, yet sturdy hinges, decent screen, barely heats up, good speakers

Halo keyboard hard-to-read in bright lighting conditions, graphics tablet has some flaws, quiet creaking noises, slightly superfluous software, GPS module is unreliable, only 12 months warranty

The Yoga Book occupies a special place in our hearts and runs well even with Android. In fact, in some areas, it can even outperform the Windows tablet. The design of this device is unique and it is a true joy to see the "watchband" hinges in action....

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo Yoga Book 2016 Windows 64GB LTE Convertible Review

 

Sketchbook for creators. Not satisfied with stylus inputting on a tablet? Lenovo now has the handy solution for all creative minds: Write with ink on paper and work digitally, anyway. The 10-millimeter Book is not an all-rounder, but it can do more...

design and stability, firm hinge, touch keys' good feedback, touchpad very comfortable to use, sketch & write on paper, battery's all-day runtime, bright, high-contrast panel, decent 8 MP camera

few interfaces, no DIN A5 paper size, sluggish eMMC, no maintenance options

Open, take notes, and think creatively: The Yoga Book, in fact, seems like a home run since so many input options in one device and pen inputs via paper was not invented until now.

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Lenovo Yoga Book review

 

Unique 2-in-1 tablet and laptop offers plenty of look-at-me functionality

Clever design ; Superb build quality ; Unique usability ; Decent battery life

Performance can be sluggish ; Screen needs more punch ; Audio lacks cohesion and dynamics

Innovative design shows promise, but performance falls short in too many key areas

2017-03

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Lenovo Yoga Book with Android review

 

This keyboard-toting tab is crying out for creative types to take note

Minority Report styling ; Awesome double-act keyboard and drawing pad ; Decent performance and battery life

Get ready for plenty of typos (at first) ; Multi-window isn’t perfect yet ; Few dedicated drawing apps on Android

It’s so kooky, we just can’t help loving the Yoga Book’s concept - even if it’s not perfect

2016-11

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo Yoga Book (Windows) Review: Better Than Android

 

The Lenovo Yoga Book is far more than just a competitor to the Microsoft Surface. Is this Windows-based notebook worth more than the lackluster Android version? Read our review to find out.

Beautiful display ; Premium thin and light design ; Excellent writing with Create Pad and Real Pen ; Great battery life

Halo Keyboard doesn't feel great when typing ; Real Pen doesn't offer full functionality on the screen ; Mediocre performance

2016-11

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Atmos / Dolby Audio Premium
Audio system:Dolby Audio
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1.5

Battery

Battery Capacity:8500
Battery capacity (Watt hours):8500
Battery life (max):13 / 15
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:2
Standby time:1680

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 8
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):2 / 8

Certificates

Certification:RoHS
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Champagne, Gold / Gold / Grey
Device Type:PHABLET
Form factor:Convertible (Detachable) / Convertible (Folder)
Housing material:Aluminium, Magnesium
Market positioning:Business
Product Type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display brightness:400
Display diagonal:25.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1200 x 1920 / 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:IPS
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter:HD GRAPHICS 400
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of execution units:12
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):600
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 400

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4

Networking

2G standards:Edge
3G:N / No / Y
3G standards:WCDMA
4G:No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:N / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / No
SIM card support:Y
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Processor Socket:BGA1380

Packaging Content

Keyboard supplied:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Stylus pen:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone Out:Y
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N

Power

AC adapter output current:2
AC adapter output voltage:12

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:2
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600
Memory types supported by processor:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
Number of execution units:12
PCI Express configurations:2x1, 1x2 / 2x1,1x2
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor ARK ID:93360
Processor boost frequency:2.4 / 2.40
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor code:SR2KH
Processor codename:Cherry Trail
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.44
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:x5-Z8550
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor package size:17 x 17
Processor Series:Intel Atom x5 series
Processor Socket:BGA1380
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):2
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N / No
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics:N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:93360 / x5-Z8550
Processor code:SR2KH
Processor package size:17 x 17

Security

Fingerprint Reader: No
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Bundled software:Lenovo notes Saver\nLenovo Collection\nLenovo ShareIT\nLenovo SyncIT\nGoogle Docs\nGoogle Sheets\nGoogle Slides\nMcAfee® Security\nTouchPal IME / Office Mobile - Word, Office Mobile - Exce, Office Mobile - PowerPoint, OneNote
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Android 6.0 / Android 6.0.1 / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO
Platform:Android
Trial software:ArtRage

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Flash drive interface:Flash
Flash memory:64
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:128
Storage Media:eMMC / Flash
Total Storage Capacity:64

Technical Details

Material:Metal

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:17.1 / 170.8 / 9.6
Height :17.1 / 170.8 / 9.6
Weight:690
Width:25.7 / 256.6