Lenovo at annual Tech Life event unveiled an array of a new smarter home, laptop, AR and mobile devices, designed to provide ‘Smarter Technology for All’. Lenovo is focused on an ongoing vision and commitment to develop technologies that are not only smarter but are available, accessible and benefit everyone.
Lenovo Goes All in on AI with Smarter Yoga PCs
Premium Yoga PCs from Lenovo are known for their computing power, first-rate craftsmanship and immersive entertainment. Lenovo is unveiling a new class of industry-leading laptops, engineered with Intel as part of its innovation program code-named Project Athena, it is the thinnest, lightest and most intuitive AI-enabled devices along with the latest Intel Core processors and Windows 10. The new 14-inch Yoga C940 and Yoga S740 are exclusive smart features performance, super-resolution to upscale video up to FHD 1080p on Windows Media Player and Q-Control to boost a PC battery life and its AI-enhanced Intelligent Cooling Mode is enabled to monitor the device’s thermal attributes and better control its fan. In standby, the Yoga laptops perform background tasks like receiving emails while in sleep mode and instantly wake from sleep mode like a smartphone.
The new Lenovo Yoga C940 (14-inch) is just one of the new laptops verified through Intel’s Project Athena innovation program. In select markets, the new Yoga laptops have smarter capabilities with the Amazon Alexa voice service.
Lenovo is announcing three new Alexa updates4 coming to its consumer PCs, including:
Lock Screen Support: Speak to Alexa when the laptop lid is open and locked or asleep – she’ll respond instantly, with pop-up messages that appear at the bottom of the screen.
Updated Smart Home Visuals: Select Yoga devices4 now feature the familiar visual experience people are used to seeing when managing smart home devices with the Alexa mobile app.
Multi-Language Support: Talk to Alexa in multiple languages without having to change settings, currently offered in English and German.5
The 14-inch Lenovo Yoga C940 is the new 2-in-1 convertible laptop with its all-metal chassis and built-in features like TrueBlock Privacy shutter, Windows Hello biometric authentication and garaged pen with silo charging and Windows Ink. Lenovo’s exclusive Q-Control can be enabled by pressing Function-Q to shift into Intelligent Cooling Mode for your PC to auto-adjust performance and optimize battery life based on tasks. There is an improved battery life of up to 17.5 hours6 in FHD, and up to 10.5 hours6 with a UHD display.
With the device lid open, Alexa replies instantly from across the room, providing pop-up notifications even when the screen is locked. The 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor dynamically upscales video content on Windows Media Player to Super-Resolution for a crisper image on an optional 4K HDR display. This flagship device supports fast WiFi 6 and comes with a Dolby Vision-enabled display and a redesigned Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos Speaker System for immersive audio in every usage mode. An engraved camera notch makes 14-inch Yoga C940’s twice-polished aluminium lid easier to open, available in Iron Grey or Mica.
Lenovo Yoga S740 is sleek with an all-aluminium body and colour-matched keyboard, the 14-inch Yoga S740 is powered by up to 10th Gen Intel Core processors and has a hands-free IR camera login and time-of-flight(TOF) sensor. Easy to carry around town at 1.4kg and ultra-slim at 18.1mm at its thickest point, the Yoga S740’s 14-inch optional 4K HDR display with Dolby Vision features amazing sound with Dolby Atmos Speaker System, optional NVIDIA GeForce GPUs, plus an upgraded Eye Care mode made to help reduce eye strain from blue light emission. It will soon showcase a new child safety setting that reminds kids to limit their screen viewing time in one setting. The sound quality with Dolby Atmos Speaker System and Dolby Vision for ultra-vivid picture quality on Yoga S740 (14-inch).
The new Lenovo Yoga C940 (15-inch) is the top-of-the-line 2-in-1 convertible with distinct design details such as a notched webcam bump on its lid for better grip, a garaged pen with silo charging, TrueBlock Privacy Shutter and Windows Hello biometric fingerprint authentication for confident security. For high performance, there is a Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, the latest Alexa features plus faster video and photo editing with 9th Gen Intel Core processors and an optional 4K HDR display boosted to 500 nits of brightness and encased by ultra-thin bezels. The narrow bezel on the new 15-inch Yoga C940 provides an 85 per cent screen to body ratio for more cinematic viewing. The Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos Speaker System provides immersive audio whether in laptop or tablet mode, Dolby Vision-enabled display and a backlit keyboard with convenient numeric keypad, the Yoga C940 offers an immersive experience with up to 12 hours of charged entertainment (in the FHD option). The 15-inch Yoga S740 offers NVIDIA GeForce GPUs for intense visuals.
The all-metal Lenovo Yoga C740 is available in a 14-inch or 15-inch screen size in two stylish hues, Mica or Iron Grey. The laptop can be flipped to enable tablet mode and thanks to the soft rounded edges of this stylishly crafted convertible. It is lightweight and has a colour-matched keyboard, this 2-in-1 device that features TrueBlock Privacy Shutter and more secure fingerprint login. Opening the lid of the 14-inch Yoga C740 to talk to Alexa from across the room and get instant results even when the laptop screen is locked. It also provides up to 13 hours of battery on the 14-inch size and up 15 hours on the 15-inch. It also has up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 mobile processing and Dolby Atmos Speaker System for portable productivity and cinema-like entertainment day or night. The 15-inch model comes up to FHD HDR touchscreen display at 500 nits bright plus Dolby Vision and IPS touchscreen FHD display on the lighter 14-inch model.
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