Lenovo Announces New Yoga and Miix PCs, Plus Its MR Headset

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Hardware, Windows 10 with 5 Comments

Lenovo announced new versions of its Yoga 920 and 720 2-in-1 and Miix 520 detachable PCs, plus its Windows Mixed Reality-based Explorer headset.

At IFA in Berlin today, Lenovo announced new versions of its Yoga 920 and 720 2-in-1 and Miix 520 detachable PCs, plus its Windows Mixed Reality-based Explorer headset.

Lenovo also announced the Home Assistant, an Amazon Alexa-powered smart speaker accessory for its Tab 4 family of tablets.

Here’s what Lenovo announced.

Yoga 920. Lenovo’s flagship consumer 2-in-1 PC starts at $1400 and provides 8th generation Intel Core processors, active pen compatibility, far-field Cortana-compatible microphones, new all-metal designs with new “warm” colors (Platinum, Bronze, and Copper), 360-degree Dolby Atmos sound via JBL speakers, near edgeless 13.9-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) or Full HD IPS displays, 8 or 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB to 1 TB of PCIe-based SSD storage, and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Availability is October 2017.

Yoga 720. Starting at just $650, Lenovo’s most portable Yoga sports a 12.5-inch FHD IPS display on a 360-degree hinge, 7th generation Intel Core processors, 4 to 8 GB of RAM, 128 to 512 GB of SSD storage, active pen compatibility, and a curb weight of just 2.5 pounds. Availability is October 2017.

Lenovo Miix 520. Lenovo’s Surface Pro competitor is revved with 8th generation Intel Core processors, and far-field microphones for Cortana. Pricing starts at $1000 and availability is October 2017.

Lenovo Explorer. Lenovo’s mixed reality headset offers twin 1440 x 1440 displays and comes with optional motion controllers. Pricing starts at $350, or $450 for the bundle with the controllers. Availability? You guessed it, October 2017.

 

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