Lenovo on Tuesday launched the Yoga 3 Pro ‘ultrabook’ notebook in India, with prices starting from Rs. 1,14,990. The successor to the Yoga 2 Pro, the Yoga 3 Pro was first launched in October in the US, starting from $1,349.99 (approximately Rs. 82,500).
In India, the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro will be exclusively available via the Lenovo Smart Connected Devices store (thedostore.com), and select Croma retail outlets across the country.
Alongside, Lenovo has also brought the tablet it launched at CES, the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30, to India at Rs. 8,500 for the 2G variant, and Rs. 11,800 for the 3G variant. The device was launched alongside the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 at CES, but already made its way to India last month at Rs. 4,999.
Starting with the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, the ultrabook features Lenovo’s signature 360-degree hinge design concept, taken from its predecessor the Yoga 2 Pro. Lenovo says that the new Yoga 3 Pro has also got a 17 percent slimmer frame at 12.8mm than the Yoga 2 Pro and weighs 14 percent less as well, at 1.19kg.
Upfront, the Yoga 3 Pro comes with 13.3-inch QHD+ (3200×1800 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It runs on an Intel Core M-5Y70 Processor (2 cores, 4 threads, 1.10GHz base clock, 2.6GHz turbo clock, 4MB cache), with Intel HD Graphics 5300.
The device comes with Windows 8.1 64-bit or Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit operating system options, with 8GB of DDR3L 1600MHz RAM, a choice of a 256GB or 512GB SSD, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.0, and a 4-cell 44.8 Watt hour Li-polymer battery.
Coming to the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30, the tablet device runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It features a 7-inch display with 1024x600pixel resolution translating to a pixel density of 170ppi.
The Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8382 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The device packs a 2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
As for the storage, the Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 offers 16GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Also, Lenovo has added Dolby sound technology in the tablet speakers. The Lenovo Tab 2 A7-30 measures 190.5×104.1×9.3mm and weighs 269 grams.