Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Convertible Ultrabook  9.5/10


Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 LaptopLenovo has broken into the laptop business and now they are trying to put a twist on the standard formula. The IdeaPad Yoga 13 is excellent proof of their efforts. This. The Yoga 13 might not look like much, but there is a lot more going on than meets the eye. With an 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3337U processor, 4GB DDR3L memory, 128GB SSD – and HD Graphics 4000, you will have more than enough for basic word processing, excel, online homework, games, and medium design work. Windows 8 is preloaded and takes full advantage of the touchscreen interface. This is a convertible ultrabook, that means the screen can fold around to make it a tablet. It’s a very cool feature and has a lot of potential to be very handy in all sorts of situations. It has 2 USB ports and weighs in at 3.3 pounds with a 13.3″ screen (1600×900 resolution). The battery life is another more than impressive spec at over 8 hours. This is an ultimate portable machinethat is perfect for everyday and school use. The price is a bit high at $900, but with all of these features that comes out to be a great value.


Extremely long battery life that will get through even the longest days of class

Super fast 3rd generation Intel processor

128 SSD drive may not be big, but bootup and loading programs is super fast

The screen is just the right size for a portable machine with crisp resolution

Perfect for school work and web browsing


Wish it had better integrated graphics, but this is for school after all

More harddrive space would be helpful for music and videos, but there are plenty of options these days to make it work