Lenovo Yoga 720 and Miix 720 now available in South Africa

September 1, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top Stories

Lenovo Yoga720

The Yoga 720 detects which mode it is in—laptop, tent, stand, or tablet—and automatically adjusts its performance and thermals accordingly.

Lenovo has announced the launch of two of its latest offerings; the Yoga 720 and Miix 720 in South Africa. The laptops come with features that, according to the company, give users more versatility, speed, and convenience. The Miix 720 is 14.6 mm thin and weighs 1.1 kg, including its keyboard. The Miix has a battery lasts up to eight hours claims Lenovo.

The Yoga 720 – created for the mobile multitasking generation
Yoga 720 is a convertible laptop created for the mobile multi tasking generation, who want a thin, light computer and top-notch performance.

It comes with a range of features designed to deliver Windows 10 experience for the home, office and everywhere in between. Users can write or draw with the Lenovo Active Pen 2 (optional extra) and Windows Ink, in the same way, they would with pen and paper—no adjustments necessary. It has a responsive touchscreen which distinguishes between intentional pen input and accidental pressure from the user’s palm, so writing and drawing feel fluid and natural.

Multiple usage modes
The Yoga 720 detects which mode it is in—laptop, tent, stand, or tablet—and automatically adjusts its performance and thermals accordingly. With optimised cooling for every mode, it is designed not to overheat in the user’s lap or hand.

Thanks to the integration of antennas in Lenovo’s hinge, it maintains – as stated by Lenovo – optimum Wifi performance in any mode, so users can get continuous connectivity up to 200 meters away from the hotspot.

Miix 720 – detachable for work and life on the go
Lenovo’s new Miix 720 is a versatile Windows 10, 2-in-1 detachable device that comes with the Lenovo Active Pen 2, touchscreen and a full-size keyboard for work-life integration. The Miix 720 offers consumers laptop performance, doubles as a tablet and digital pen functionality all in one device. For added security, the device has a Windows Hello face authentication that uses an integrated infrared camera to free users from complex and easily forgotten passwords. The lightweight Miix 720 has up to 1TB PCIe SSD, up to Intel’s latest 7th Gen Core i7 processor and an integrated Thunderbolt 3 for fast and powerful performance.

Enhancing work-life integration
“In less than a decade, technology has enabled a major shift in how we live and work. As the lines between our business and leisure activities continue to blur, users need consistency and continuity across every facet of their lives and are weary of switching from one computer to another based on location or activity. With this in mind, Lenovo spoke to thousands of users to better understand how we could develop technology that would enhance their work and personal lives. Innovative models like the Lenovo Miix 720 and Yoga 720 help to combine work and life in a way that is most beneficial to our users,” concludes Thibault Dousson, General Manager for Southern Africa at Lenovo.

Availability and Pricing
The Lenovo Yoga 720 is available at from R19999 and the Lenovo Miix 720 from R29999

Edited by Fundisiwe Maseko
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