The Good The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8's super-slim, unique design makes it easy to hold. It’s also only $250.
The Bad The tablet’s low-resolution screen is dull and the heavily modified operating system is downright ugly.
The Bottom Line Though it feels well-built and has a handy kickstand, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet’s poor performance makes it hard to justify even at its low cost.
Unique, sturdy design can't match subpar screen
Lenovo added two tablets to its convertible Yoga line in fall 2013 with the Yoga Tablet 8 and. Though they're aesthetically unique, with a design that features a rounded spine and kickstand, their identical internal specs, mediocre screens, and heavily-modified operating systems prove less than exciting.
The tablets get their Yoga names thanks to a kickstand on the back of each device, which props them up on a flat surface to give you a variety of viewing angles. They don’t, however, transform as much as other Yoga devices, since neither includes a keyboard.
At $250 for the 8-inch model and $300 for the, the Yoga tablets are much cheaper than other tablets on the market. For those prices, the 8-inch is a solid value when you put it up against its competition. Unfortunately, you get what you pay for with the Yoga 10, whose low price gets you an overall unimpressive tablet that only has long battery life to brag about.
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