scp.async = true; I was also impressed by how well it read multi-touch commands – something past Yoga touchpads haven’t always done very well. High-end TVs have done an admirable job of eliminating screen bezels over the past few years, but only a couple of laptops have followed suit — such as the Dell XPS 13. Unlike other sites, we thoroughly test every product we review. Along its right and left sides you’ll find USB 3.0 Type-C, USB 2.0 Type-C and full-sized USB 3.0 ports. That converts to around £990 or AU$1,730. Language: 'en-us', We never, ever accept money to review a product. The hinge will be a little ostentatious for some people’s tastes, but I’m a big fan. Nevertheless, Lenovo has managed to load the hybrid with a reasonable selection of ports. All sounds great, right? Add to this the fact that you can configure the Yoga 910 to feature as much as 16GB of DDR4 memory, and the Yoga 910 should be pretty speedy – although the inclusion of Intel HD graphics means serious gaming will be beyond its capabilities. The unibody metallic construction just makes sure there’s no give or flex in either the lid or the main-body, so when it comes to build quality, this gets an A+.The matte anodized finishing feels great to the touch and looks exquisite on this darker variant we got here, with very discrete branding elements on the lid and interior. We may earn a commission if you click a deal and buy an item. It will also be possible to upgrade the 13.9-inch touchscreen to feature a 4K panel, which would be a huge help to creatives looking to use the laptop for photo and video editing. Key villains include Lenovo’s Value Applications store, Photo Master storage and curation service, and McAfee security software. Specifically, buyers will be able to choose between Kaby Lake i5 and i7 CPUs. The move may not be terribly original, but it means the 910 looks way slicker than past Yoga laptops. I didn’t notice any backlight bleed on the demo unit, and while viewing angles weren’t as wide as I’d expected, colours looked reasonably balanced. Luckily, unlike Acer with its latest Spin 7 laptop, Lenovo hasn’t used one of the rebranded Ms and has opted to use a full-fat laptop core-i CPU. The media engine is another important addition to Kaby Lake. The lack of significant changes to the keyboard isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If you're using an ad-blocker you might miss out on seeing the deals. The metal chassis also feels fairly well built, and gives the Yoga 910 a suitably premium feel. The increased trackpad size also helped to make navigating Windows 10’s menus easier. })(document, window); scp.src='https://s.vi-serve.com/tagLoader.js'; }; Running through the laptop’s installed apps I found more Lenovo and unwanted third-party services than could easily be counted. Worldwide pricing and availability has yet to be announced, but the Yoga 910 is going start at $1,299 in the US when it’s available later in September. Intel claims that the media engine allows Kaby Lake CPUs to decode Ultra HD video on-chip, something older processors weren’t powerful enough to do. Rocking speakers. Bloatware isn’t quite as bad as it is on some competing OEMs, such as Acer and Asus, but Lenovo has still loaded more custom apps onto the 910 than I’d like. Featuring the same "watchband hinge" as the Yoga 3 Pro, the major difference is that the traditional mechanical keyboard is replaced with a pressure-sensitive "Create Pad" that responds to an active stylus with 2,048 levels of pressure and a backlit, touch-sensitive "Halo Keyboard" with haptic feedback. Since then, pretty much every tech company under the sun has jumped on the bandwagon, launching laptop-tablet hybrids sporting 360-degree hinges. It lets you flip the screen round to turn the laptop into an insanely chunky 14.3mm, 1.38kg tablet or free-stand it in a tent mode. 21-hour battery life. The Yoga Book is a compact hybrid tablet designed similarly to the Yoga laptops that is available in both Android Marshmallow and Windows 10 Home versions. Intel has pulled a bit of a shady trick with Kaby Lake and has rolled the M-branding back into its i-series. The Yoga 910 could be one of the best Ultrabooks to hit the market this year. We don’t have international price and date information yet, but in the US, it’s coming in October starting at $599. Note: HTML is allowed. FontSize: '', Lenovo has ticked all the right box hardware-wise, loading the Yoga 910 with full-fat core-i CPUs and adding a useful 4K option. Substantially larger screen. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! ( Log Out / Learn More. But the 910 also manages to fit more screen into less space, upsizing the display to a 13.9-inch panel (essentially making this a 14-inch laptop), even though it’s just 14.3mm thick and looks and feels no bigger than last year’s 13-inch Yoga. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Alastair is in charge of Trusted Reviews’ and Recombu’s editorial output. It could be said that Lenovo created the foldable laptop market when it unveiled its first Yoga many moons ago. The Lenovo 910 is set to hit stores later this year with a recommended RRP of £1,099 for the most basic configuration. Your email address will never be published. Excellent day-to-day and multimedia performance. This can mostly be put down to the use of underclocked Intel M CPUs that offer passable performance at best. I have to stress on this aspect: this device is built like a tank, despite being only .56″ in its thickest point. It features a refined technology that boosts the CPU’s efficiency, meaning Kaby Lake CPUs can run at Turbo Boost speeds for longer without overheating.