18 January 2019
The biggest tech show of the year CES is going in full swing and as expected almost all companies are taking the stage to announce new products. We have seen new laptop offerings from Asus, Acer, Dell, HP, Samsung, and Razer. Today the Chinese giant Lenovo took the stage to announce their latest portable smartphone Yoga S940. The latest addition to the Yoga lineup is specially designed to attract customers who are looking for an ultraportable machine.
The Yoga S940 is bringing almost everything in terms of design and specs what you can expect from a truly portable notebook. Apart from portability, the Yoga S940 key selling aspect is its stunning edge-to-edge display with curved glass.
As far as the hardware specs are a concern, the Yoga S940 is featuring a 13.9-inches IPS display. The device will be available in two configurations on the basis of screen resolution. The base model comes with Full HD screen resolution with max brightness of 400-nits and supports Dolby Vision. The top-tier variant features 4K screen resolution with max brightness at 500-nits. The best thing about the Yoga S940 display is its 16:10 aspect ratio which makes it one of its kind laptops in the market.
The Yoga S940 thickest point is 12.2mm and it weighs 1.2kgs only. Under the hood, you can either grab the base model with a Core-i5 processor whereas the top-tier model comes with a Core-i7 processor. The Intel UHD 6320 is taking care of graphics. The top of the line model will have up to 16GB RAM. The base model native storage is 256GB PCIe whereas the top of the line model comes with 2TB storage.
To ensure a great level of audio setup, the Yoga S940's front-facing speakers feature Dolby Atmos. For facial recognition, it has an IR camera at the top bezel. In case if the user moves away from the unlocked device it locks itself automatically. For connectivity, you will have three USB-C ports and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Last but not the least the Yoga S940 comes with two AI Assistants including Microsoft Cortana and Amazon Alexa.
As far as the release is a concern the Yoga S940 will be available in May with a price tag of $1,500. Do share your views regarding the Yoga S940 launch in the comments section below. Stay tuned.