6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

First Look: Hands-on with Lenovo's limber IdeaPad Yoga 13 laptop

About Video Transcript

First Look: Hands-on with Lenovo's limber IdeaPad Yoga 13 laptop

1:06 /

Lenovo's laptop-tablet Windows 8 hybrid takes a simple approach, but is a clever hinge enough?

-Hi, I'm Rich Brown for CNET. We're here at Lenovo's big unveiling for its Windows 8 laptops. So, we saw this one at CES earlier this year. Here we're seeing a closer look to Windows 8 obviously. So this is a convertible laptop. Here it's in its standard mode and it's a touchscreen of course. Now, this unique hinge design folds down into Tablet mode. What Lenovo is also talking about here is a couple other uses of these models. This is Stand mode. It sort of wants to show off. And here's this Tent mode. You can see the screen responds once you get into position. So, it's a 13-inch screen. It weighs just over 3 pounds. It's gonna start at $1099 at Best Buy for a Core i5 CPU in here. For its port, it's actually pretty sparse. You have an SD card slot here, USB 3. Right here, we have full-blown HDMI, USB 3, audio jack, [unk] system. We'll get it in a couple of weeks hopefully to review on top of Windows 8 Launch. I'm Rich Brown. This is Lenovo Yoga 13.

New releases

Valve sets sights on the living room with Steam Machines
1:50 March 4, 2015
Valve's Steam Machines will be coming in all shapes and sizes, and aim to bring PC gaming to your living room.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 139: Nvidia Shield, an online comic book class taught by Stan Lee and more
27:48 March 4, 2015
On today's show, we discuss the new set-top box future of Nvidia Shield, explain how you can take a comic book course taught by Stan...
Play video
The Sony Morpheus VR headset gets more comfortable and more immersive
2:39 March 4, 2015
The redesigned Sony Morpheus VR headset fits better on your head, has a better screen, and its demos are more compelling.
Play video
2015 Lexus RC350 F Sport
5:32 March 4, 2015
Lexus just keeps getting younger.
Play video
'Chappie' stirs up questions about artificial intelligence
2:57 March 4, 2015
Some of the biggest names in tech have warned about the dangers of creating AI, and machines that can think are at the center of Sony's...
Play video
'House of Cards' season 3: Totally obsessive tech-spotting
1:59 March 4, 2015
We combed through the entire third season of "House of Cards" to find out which gadgets each and every character uses.
Play video
Instant smartphone printers
1:37 March 4, 2015
Instant printers are the new Polaroids. Check out these top 3 that connect to your smartphone, giving you a paper print out in min...
Play video
What's free on Xbox and PlayStation: March 2015
1:41 March 4, 2015
Check out the free games for March 2015 available on the Xbox Live Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus subscription services.
Play video