Today’s tech news: Lenovo launches Yoga laptop variants


Lenovo at its IFA 2019 event on Thursday launched four new Yoga laptops, apart from smart displays, tablets, and new ThinkBook models. The Yoga models launched were the Yoga C940, Yoga S740, Yoga C740, and the Yoga C640. While the first three are available in both 14-inch and 15-inch variants, the Yoga C640 is only available in a 13-inch variant. The Yoga S740 models are the only non-convertible laptops of the ones launched. The company has announced pricing for all four Windows 10 Home laptops, as well as availability.

Lenovo Yoga C940 specifications

The Yoga C940 is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop with ‘garaged pen’ stylus and Windows Ink functionality. It offers full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) and UHD (3840×2160 pixels) resolution options on its 14-inch and 15.6-inch HDR displays. The laptop features a Dolby Atmos speaker system with a rotating soundbar and 2 base speakers. The 14-inch model weighs 1.35kg (14.1mm at its thinnest), while the 15-inch model weighs 1.9kg (17.5mm at its thinnest).

The 14-inch Yoga C940 model is available with up to 10th-Gen Intel Core i7 processors with up to Intel UHD 960 graphics, while the 15-inch model comes with up to 9th-Gen Core i9 processors with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics. There is up to 16GB of RAM, with the 14-inch model getting LPDDR4X and the 15-inch model getting DDR4. Buyers have a choice of up to 1TB PCIe SSDs, or an Intel Teton Glacier configuration up to SSD 32GB + 1TB. Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 5 configurations are also available. The company is touting a battery life of up to 17.5 hours for its full-HD 14-inch laptop, and up to 12 hours for its full-HD 15-inch laptop, with the 15-inch model also offering RapidCharge.

Lenovo Yoga S740 specifications

The Yoga S740 has a more standard form factor, with a thin and light frame its USP. It offers the same resolution as the C940, with both the 14-inch and 15.6-inch displays once again featuring HDR support. It also offers a Dolby Atmos speaker system, and weighs 1.4kg (14.9mm at its thinnest) for the 14-inch model and 1.45kg (17.7mm at its thinnest) for the 15-inch model.