Lenovo Twist Offer at Amazon. Core i5 Touch Convertible for $780

Posted on 17 February 2013 by

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The Lenovo Twist is a great Ultrabook convertible. Keyboard, ports, screen and Wi-Fi are all good quality and the twist screen is one of the easiest single-unit convertible designs to work with. There’s an offer at Amazon today for our US readers. $780 buys you a Core i5 version with 500GB HDD. Don’t forget that you can pop out that HDD and drop in a 7mm SSD without having to take the back off. I did it when I reviewed the Lenovo Twist recently. It flew! (Note, I’m testing a MyDigitalDIscount BP4 Slim SSD right now. It’s looking good)

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230u Offer at Amazon

The Mini display port will interest many as will the full SD card slot. The only specification I would ask you to pay atention to is the 42Wh battery which will give you about 4hrs of web activity.

  • Battery Capacity: 42Wh
  • Hybrid HDD: Hitachi HTS725050AE7E630 (500GB 7200RPM) + Samsung MZMPA024HMCD 24GB SSD. HDD is easily removable – 7mm height.
  • Weight: 1555gm / 54.8 oz. (measured)
  • Ports: DC-in, Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm), DisplayPort (Mini), SDHC Card Slot, USB3.0 x2, Mini HDMI, Ethernet
  • Wireless: Intel Centrino N2230, Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Security: TPM Module. Intel Anti-Theft
  • Other features: TrackPoint, Glossy Screen, Array microphone, Multitouch Touchpad, Stereo speakers with Dolby Processing, rubberised casing, ambient light sensor, HD active protection, robust construction with Gorilla Glass.
  • Unofficial: Evidence of accelerometer, e-compass, gyrometer.

Full review here.

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  • For all the functions in the world this machine is still one of the ugliest ones I have ever seen. It looks like my first laptop from 1999.
    The yoga is prettier at least

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