The new Lenovo Yoga 900, despite its slight change of the name, is the true heir of the Yoga Pro. It is a bit bulkier, due to the bigger battery and cooling system for its cutting-edge Intel processor. This laptop is truly an amazing piece of technological innovation, with more power under the case, options and battery power that is superior to that of its predecessors. All these enhancements make it a fan favorite for the premium convertible-hybrid devices.
On the outside, the Lenovo Yoga looks very similar to the Yoga Pro, with a silvery metallic frame that makes it appear extremely stylish and with a case able to compete with any premium hybrid device out there on the market. The hinge with a watchband design allows the gadget to turn into laptop, tablet, tent and stand modes. This attachment’s complicated mechanism is mainly exposed aluminum, compared with the plastic-coated fulcrum hinge incorporated into other similar products that are too detachable-hybrid tablets.
Its backlit keys have a separate row of special buttons, which represents an important progress over the past Lenovo laptops. These older models needed at least two fingers to be used for features like audio control or screen lighting. The additional keys are a lot easier to manage, especially for people who use the F1 to F12 buttons as shortcuts for their applications. All caps have a proper design and rounded for comfort, the keys are not too hard or too soft to press, while the ergonomic coating for the palm is smooth for the user. All these extra details help to maintain a relaxed position during lengthy typing hours.
The touch pad made from one piece has a nice clicky feel to it, even if it appears to have a two-phase clicking system. The Yoga 900 does not have a forced feedback mechanism like the MacBook Pro and it is simply technical, with no extra features. Slot choice is also very similar to that of the Yoga Pro, on one side having a headphone port, a USB 3.0 slot and control buttons to auto-rotate the screen, power and program restoration.
On the other side, there is a microSD card slot, another one for the USB 2.0 that is paired with the notebook’s charger and an USB type-C connector. This last slot replaces the past laptops’ micro-HDMI attachments and can be used for connections to all HDMI and DisplayPort screens via third-party adaptors. There is a series of hard disks and flash hardware available on the market, so anyone who buys the Yoga 900 will have no problem to incorporate them in the notebook.
All 16GB of RAM work together with all multi-tasking programs and the laptop will not suffer from any lag unless there are a huge number of applications started at the same time. Furthermore, there is more than enough space for local information on the device’s SSD with a capacity of 512GB. This represents a lot more memory storage than on a MacBook Pro with only 128GB based on the basic configuration.
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