Lenovo is pushing forward its latest consumer range by introducing two LTE-supported Windows 10 detachable devices, including the portable Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i with its Lenovo E-Color Pen and the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i1 with digital pen.
Another way to enjoy a personal connection at home is with the upgraded Lenovo Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Generation) with Alexa built-in, which enables Alexa’s popular hands-free ‘Show Mode’ experience when docked and charging in its Smart Dock. , with the added benefit of being a fully functional Android tablet.
For a portable device that does more without much weight (1.16kg / 2.55lbs including the folio case), the Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i is the very first Yoga PC to feature a detachable backlit Bluetooth keyboard (5.0) to enable freestyle work mode. as well as an adjustable stand for easier viewing and switching to drawing mode. And if detaching your keyboard and simply typing while sitting on your lap a few feet away from your screen wasn’t cool enough, the Yoga Duet 7i is compatible with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig +) and available with optional LTE / 4G coverage.
This 2-in-1 offers a range of smart features, such as the Alexa voice service and more secure facial login via the infrared (IR) camera with Windows Hello that works 3x faster than using a password alone. Glance by Mirametrix smart presence detection features help protect your screen from neighbors surfing on their shoulders and pause video playback when you walk away; you can also move content from your screen to a connected monitor with a turn of your head.
With up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and Windows 10, the Yoga Duet 7i offers a combination of intelligent performance, connectivity and entertainment. It has a 13-inch IPS 2K touchscreen with narrow bezels and 100 percent sRGB for a color gamut of 450 nits of bright. It is available in two shades including Slate Gray and Orchid and a sleek metallic finish on the cover.
For easy note taking, adjust the adjustable stand to a more comfortable angle to sketch and draw with your digital pen, or use the new optional rechargeable Lenovo E-Color Pen. The new pen has a built-in smart sensor that lets you pick up colors from guides or a real object by simply touching the surface of the object with the tip of the pen while holding it down. Apply any captured color to your artwork created in popular design apps, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator.
Enjoy clearer sound with Dolby Audio, a new viewing experience with Dolby Vision ™, plus lots of memory (up to 16 GB DDR4) and storage (up to 1 TB PCle SSD). The Yoga Duet 7i also offers a battery life of up to 10.8 hours11, optimized by artificial intelligence for an average 20 percent longer battery life when the balanced center setting is enabled via the Lenovo Q-Control Intelligent Cooling function.
A new 2-in-1 device with optional LTE connectivity that deserves to stay poolside during your stay is the multi-functional Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i. Lightweight at only 0.86kg (less than 2lbs) including folio, and its small size, the IdeaPad Duet 3i is ideal for students and go-getters who need a full-fledged PC but want to travel light without too many devices make them heavy.
The Lenovo IdeaPad PC with detachable Bluetooth (5.0) keyboard and folio stand supports the Lenovo Digital Pen for notes, compatible with the most important classroom supplies. Powered by Intel Pentium processors and Intel integrated graphics, the Ideapad Duet 3i comes with Windows, Wi-Fi compatibility and Dolby Audio for clearer sound without distortion.
With a metal stand and remote-controlled keyboard, you can choose from four usage modes (tablet, notebook, tent, or stand mode) all day long to get more done faster, so you can sit back and relax while you streams shows on your up to 10.3-inch Full HD IPS screen with 330 nits of clear; without the need for a hotspot from your phone if you go for the optional LTE model.
Available in a cool graphite gray hue, count on the smarter features of the IdeaPad Duet 3i to make hands-free communication easier with Cortana digital assistant plus dual 360-degree microphones, while the privacy shutter on the webcam helps keep you safe from unwanted onlookers. A smart buy for those on the go, the IdeaPad Duet 3i has two USB-C ports for faster data transfer speeds, solid memory (up to 8 GB), storage (up to 128 G eMMC) and up to seven hours of battery life.
Lenovo is also introducing the Lenovo Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd generation) with Alexa built-in.
This newly designed tablet is easier to set up and has a more expansive 10.3-inch Full HD IPS display, a more powerful mobile processor and a platinum gray metal back.
Designed to be portable and light at 460 grams (1lb), the technology in the Lenovo Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd Gen) with Alexa built-in gets a significant boost with up to 2.3Ghz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 mobile processor for more multitasking, plus a TDDI (Touch and Display Driver Integration) chip for better and more efficient display and touch detection for up to 9 hours of battery life.
Connect with friends and family when you get cabin fever using the smarter ‘Drop In’ calling that serves as a modern two-way intercom, plus even more advanced Alexa communication features such as messaging and voice / video calls between supported devices at no extra cost.
In addition, the enhanced kids mode offers parental controls, special content for children and specialized eye protection features to reduce harmful blue light, plus ‘posture’ and ‘bumpy environment’ alerts to encourage a healthy viewing gesture when holding the tablet .
When the tablet is hand-held, watching YouTube and playing games is even better thanks to the four-sided narrow bezel with bezels up to 4.6mm thin on each side, plus two front-facing speakers tuned with Dolby Atmos.
Price and availability
- The Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i (known as Yoga Duet 2020 in China) including the folio case with keyboard and active pen costs € 1199 including VAT and is expected to be available from June 2020.
- The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i including folio case with keyboard costs € 429 including VAT and is expected to be available from July 2020.
- The Lenovo Smart Tab M10 FHD Plus (2nd generation) with built-in Alexa (including the Smart Dock) costs € 229 including VAT and is expected to be available from June 2020.