Lenovo has unveiled the Yoga 730 and Yoga 530 2-in-1 laptop-tablet hybrid devices at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 tech exhibition in Barcelona, China. The Yoga 730 comes in 13-inch and 15-inch models whereas the Yoga 530 is a 14-inch device. The Yoga 530 will be arriving as Flex 15 in the U.S.
Lenovo Yoga 730, Yoga 530 Specs and Features
The Lenovo Yoga 730 variants and Yoga 530 are all powered by the Intel Core i7 (8th Gen) processor. The 15-inch model comes with option Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 discrete graphics. All the three notebooks are equipped with full-sized keyboards.
The 13-inch Yoga 730 offers a battery performance of around 11.5 hours whereas its larger sibling can last for up to 11 hours. With Rapid Charge technology, the new Yoga tablets can gain 2 hours of battery life by charging them for only 15 minutes. For robust security, these devices are enabled with fingerprint reader.
The Yoga 730 variants are blessed with Ultra HD IPS LCD touchscreen whereas the Yoga 530 is fitted with a Full HD IPS LCD touchscreen. Lenovo is providing an optional stylus called Lenovo Active Pen 2 that offers up to 4096 levels of pressure. It can be used for writing, drawing and annotating.
One of the interesting features of the Yoga 730 and Yoga 530 laptops is that they come preloaded with Alexa voice assistant from Amazon. It means that the two Yoga 2-in-1 devices feature two voice assistants namely, Cortana and Alexa. The 15-inch and 3-inch Yoga 730 respectively weigh 1.89 kg and 1.12 kg. The 14-inch Yoga 530 weighs 1.6 kg.
Lenovo Yoga 730, Yoga 530 Pricing and Availability
The 13-inch Yoga 730 coupled with Active Pen 2 has a starting price of 999 euros (~$1,231). The 15-inch variant with Lenovo’s stylus carries a pricing of 1,099 euros (~$1,355). Both the devices will be available in the Europe for buying in April. The Yoga 530 that costs 549 euros (~$676) will be releasing in the Europe in June.
The Chinese manufacturer also displayed the Lenovo 100e, 300e and 500e Chromebooks at MWC 2018. These Chromebooks that are designed for use in schools were also showcased at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 in the previous month. Lenovo has just now started the sales of the new Chromebooks.
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