Lenovo Yoga 11S–$699 at Lenovo.com. You’ve Got questions? We’ll provide the Answers.

Posted on 27 November 2013 by

P1160072With Black Friday coming up this is one of the Ultrabooks we expected to get a heavy discount. It’s already at $699 which brings you an Ivy Bridge i3, 128GB SSD and 1366×768 touchscreen in a 3 pound package. No, it’s not a Haswell version but it’s a bundle worth taking a closer look at.

Lenovo Yoga 11S at $699 Black Friday offer. 


 

This is one of the few one-piece 2-in-1 convertibles that does a reasonable job at being mobile, productive and useful as a casual tablet. No, it’s not as light as a removable 2-in-1 or dedicated tablet but that’s not the point. 1.3KG is netbook weight but with quite a bit more power from the Y-series CPU in a single unit. I will be checking Handbrake with Intel Quick-Sync right after this to see how close it gets to the top score of 330 FPS we’ve had on full-power Haswell. Expect update here in 10 mins…

Update: 182FPS which is pretty good!

Touch, SSD, Windows 8, convertible, for $699. What’s not to like? I’ll be doing some tests over the next 24hrs. If you’ve got questions, let me know.

(We’re not affiliated with the offer. Lenovo provided the review unit.)

2 Comments For This Post

  1. cybernevets says:

    For $50 more, Best Buy has the silver version of the 11s with Haswell i5-4210Y, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD. $750 + tax and you can pick it up today.

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/ideapad-yoga-ultrabook-2-in-1-11-6-touch-screen-laptop-4gb-memory/1835037.p?id=1219065985762&skuId=1835037&st=yoga%2011s&cp=1&lp=5

  2. Steve Chippy Paine says:

    Well spotted and thanks for the comment. $50 for Turbo Boost is probably worth it.

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