The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro has a breakthrough design, but requires careful consideration of the trade-offs required, particularly battery life.
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But this popular hybrid line leaves its eye-catching watchband hinge behind in these lower-cost laptops.
The Yoga Tablet 2's unique design can't overshadow its tragically stripped-down UI and irregular performance issues.
Jumping up to a 14-inch display, the biz-minded ThinkPad Yoga hides its keyboard in tablet mode.
If you can live with the fact that its screen is too small for the full Windows 8 experience, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2's comfy build and cutting-edge stylus technology are compelling enough reasons to own it.
If you can't quite afford the Yoga 2 Pro but still want a full-time laptop and a part-time tablet, the 13-inch Lenovo Yoga 2 is an excellent choice.
With a clever mechanical keyboard that solves the main complaint about the Yoga line, the ThinkPad Yoga is the best of both worlds.
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The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro's design is great for at-home use and the built-in projector is handy for watching video or making presentations, but the UI is too stripped down.
These 8-inch and 10-inch tablets run the same Intel Atom processor, but come in Windows 8 and Android flavors.
The education-aimed Yoga 11e Chromebook bends into several useful hybrid shapes, but it's also too thick and rugged for commuters who want lightweight hardware for their lightweight operating system.