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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Comments (5)

5 responses to “Lenovo Announces New Yoga and Miix PCs, Plus Its MR Headset”

  1. david.thunderbird

    Yoga has always mixed reality, windows just enables peeping toms.


  2. MutualCore

    Why not Macs?

  3. steveoo987

    920 has Spectre like UHD...I had just about pulled the trigger on ThinkPad X1 Yoga w/OLED...which is best for CAD fine linework?