Lenovo Launches Yoga 11S Windows 8 Convertible

Lenovo has announced that customers can now place orders for the IdeaPad Yoga 11S on http://www.lenovo.com or pre-order on http:/www.bestbuy.com.

The 360 flip and fold Yoga 11S hybrid premiered in January at the International Consumer Electronics Show, following its popular predecessor, the IdeaPad Yoga 13.

Svelte and Powerful Mini-Ultrabook Convertible

Sized well for mobility in a thin, 11.6-inch design, the Yoga 11S Ultrabook convertible comes with choices of a third-generation Core i3, i5 or i7 Intel processor giving consumers the ability to create high-performance content and presentations and seamless graphics consistant with a great entertainment device.

Yoga in Four Modes

Yoga converts into four special modes to fit the changing ways people are using technology, offers a new way to experience mobile computing, and letting users define which mode works best for them in various environments, from the park and the coffee shop to in transit, at home or at the office.

For example, users can watch movies by putting Yoga in tent mode while enjoying the convertible’s Dolby Home Theatre audio. They can convert Yoga into stand mode for a different environment; good for things like swiping through family photos using the high definition IPS screens 10-finger multitouch support. Yoga also supports hand gestures so users can just wave their hand in front of the webcam to instantly advance photos, videos and other content.

In tablet mode, Yoga takes advantage of Windows 8’s Modern interface on its 11-inch touchscreen, while in laptop mode, Yoga offers a superior typing experience with its comfortable and responsive keyboard. Additionally, the Yoga 11S has a soft-touch exterior and comes in attractive Silver Grey and Clementine Orange colors.

“Consumers around the world loved our first Yoga for its unique flip and fold and multi-mode design,” says Jay Parker, president, Lenovo, North America. We’re continuing to develop the Yoga franchise with the new Yoga 11s, and due to Yoga’s popularity already, we’ve created a pre-sale program so customers can get their hands on one before it even hits the shelves.”

“The IdeaPad Yoga 11S is a great example of the commitment Lenovo is making to continued innovation with Windows,” says Jordan Chrysafidis, vice president, Worldwide OEM Marketing, Microsoft Corp. “The commitment is evident in its beautiful hardware designs that exhibit flexibility, mobility and extended battery life; combining that with the new touch capabilities of Windows 8 provides an experience that is sure to delight customers.”

Customers can place orders on http://www.lenovo.com and http://www.bestbuy.com. Models will be available in Best Buy stores starting on June 23. Multiple configurations will be available with suggested list price starting at $799.99

Lenovo offers a full suite of services for the convertibles, including In-Home Warranty upgrades for service at the owners home or business, and Accidental Damage Protection on select products to help insure against damage from accidents like drops or spills. Lenovo Premium Supports expert technicians are available when needed with convenient over the phone or remote session support from the comfort of home.

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