Lenovo has pulled the wraps from its latest addition to the Yoga series, the Yoga 720 and the Yoga 520 at the ongoing MWC. Both the laptops are designed for maximum versatility and on the go usage. Lenovo has been coming up with new features with every Yoga iteration and this time around the focus is on a compact form factor and a better battery backup.
The new Lenovo Yoga 720 is 13-percent lighter and 17 percent thinner and weighs in at 1.3kg. The Yoga 720 is 14.3mm thick while the Yoga 520 is 19.9mm thin and weighs in at 1.74KG. The bottom line is that Lenovo has worked on both the laptops to shed some bulk and also make it sleeker than its predecessor, thankfully, all of this has not taken a toll on the battery life. The Lenovo Yoga 520 is rated to offer 10 hours of battery life in FHD while the Yoga 720 with a larger display is expected to last for 10-hours.
Lenovo Yoga 720 comes equipped with a 13.3-inch 4K ultra HD display, buyers can also opt for the same sized FHD display. Under the hood, the Lenovo 720 draws its power from Intel Core i7 processors paired with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. On the storage front, the laptop offers up to 1TB of PCIe SSD. The camera setup on the Yoga 720 includes a 720p HD fixed focus front camera paired with dual digital mics. Furthermore, the laptop is fitted with JBL Speakers along with Dolby Audio Premium. Connectivity features on the Yoga 720 include WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, 2xUSB Type-C with thunderbolt, 1X USB 3.0 and also a standard 3.5mm audio jack. Backlit keyboard, Lenovo Active Pen 2 support and Fingerprint Reader are some of the other features that the Yoga 720 has to offer.
The Lenovo Yoga 520, on the other hand, comes equipped with a slightly bigger 14-inch display and offers a choice between either an HD display or an FHD display. The device is powered by the Intel 7th Gen Core i7 processor and is offered with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Storage options on the Lenovo 520 include a 512GB SSD/1TB HDD/128GB SSD+1TB HDD. The Lenovo 520 comes baked in with Harman speakers along with Dolby Audio Premium and will be available in Onyx Black and Mineral Grey colors. Connectivity features on the Yoga 520 include WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.1, 1 x USB Type-C, 2 X USB 3.0, Card reader, HDMI and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Lenovo Yoga 720 (15-inch) will be available starting from €1099 ($1161) while the Yoga 720 (13-inch) will be available in April 2017 with price starting at €999 ($1056). The 14-inch Yoga 520 will be available in July starting at €599 ($633).