At MWC 2018, Lenovo today announced the new Yoga 730 (in 13-inch and 15-inch models) and the new 14-inch Yoga 530. With the new Yoga 730, Lenovo is trying to bring the premium Yoga family features to more affordable price point. With both Cortana and Alexa built-in, the Yoga 730 offers more choice and recognizes voice commands from across the room using its Far-field microphones.
Use Cortana on your Yoga 730 during the day to schedule meetings, get reminders, search and send emails and manage to-do lists with just your voice. Or just ask to order food, do your shopping, dim the lights and turn up the music at night with Alexa on your Yoga 730.
The Yoga 730 is powered by up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, optional NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 discrete graphics (on the 15-inch Yoga 730). Even though it is a mid-range device, Lenovo 730 can be configured with up to a UHD IPS touchscreen display. Whereas FHD IPS touchscreen display is a standard on the Yoga 530.
To support Windows Inking experience, Lenovo has added support for Lenovo Active Pen 2 with 4,096 levels of sensitivity on these devices. There is an integrated fingerprint reader for supporting Windows Hello authentication.
The Yoga 730 can be connected to a 4K display through its new Thunderbolt 3 port. Lenovo also highlighted that Lenovo Yoga 730 is more portable than other devices in its class. The 15-inch Yoga 730 is just 1.89 kg, 1.12 kg for the 13-inch model. The device is encased in a polished and durable anodized aluminum casing with your choice of premium Platinum and Iron Grey colors. The 14-inch Yoga 530 weighs just 1.6 kg. It’s 11 percent thinner than before at just 17.6mm.
Lenovo claims that the new Yoga 730 will offer a battery life of up to 11.5 hours on the 13-inch model and up to 11 hours on the 15-inch in FHD model. They also support fast charging, in just 15 minutes you can get up to 2 hours of usage of your Yoga 530 and 13-inch Yoga 730.
Pricing and availability:
- The 13-inch Yoga 730 with Lenovo Active Pen 2 included will start at €999 (VAT included), will be available in April.
- The 15-inch model with Lenovo Active Pen 2 included will start at €1,099 (VAT included), will be available in April.
- The 14-inch Yoga 530 will start at €549 (VAT included), will be available in June.