I must admit: I’m not much of a tablet kind of guy. Mostly because when I want one, I’m in an awkward position that makes holding it uncomfortable. And even then, when the battery dies 1 hour later, I’m left disappointed. Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ quells many of my tablet fears, taking their “Hold, Tilt, and Stand” mantra into the Yoga’s next generation.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ Specs
Improving on the original Lenovo Yoga Tablet from MWC 2013, the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ makes a number of expected improvements, but most noticeably a much more crisp and beautiful screen along with a spec boosts in processor, camera, and more.
- 10-inch HD Display with (1920 x 1200 resolution)
- 178 degree viewing angle
- 1.6GHz quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 8MP camera, 1.6MP front
- 9,000mAh extended battery lasting 18 hours
- Android 4.4 KitKat (after OTA)
Yoga Stretches Its Capabilities
The hold, tilt, and stand are not new, but relative to other tablet form factors, still feels incredibly fresh. The cylindrical battery at the Yoga’s bottom gives it a very different look that also enhances its battery life and flexibility, though I’ll let you be the judge if it makes fitting into a large purse any more difficult.
Lenovo hasn’t adjusted this successful formula very much although they have improved the kickstand that folds out of the cylindrical battery to put the Yoga in stand mode.
The Yoga has 3 additional features you’ll want to keep in mind:
- SHAREit – can wirelessly share multimedia with up to 5 devices, without an internet connection.
- SECUREit – advanced security and privacy protection features
- SYNCit – backs up your data to the cloud
New Yogo owners almost certainly will be buying the Yoga’s form factor, no matter how many propriety offerings Lenovo takes to STUFFit in there.
As you read and watch about Lenovo’s 2014 MWC announcements, keep in mind that Lenovo now owns Motorola. They’ve got a great international track record and popularity and Americans might not fully appreciate how innovative the company has been with form factor.
We’re not sure if this might translate into Motorola offering a wider variety of form factors, but it wouldn’t surprise us. Lenovo is known for introducing fresh ideas, and although I’m not sure that’s what Motorola needs to succeed, I’m interested to see how the company leverages their new stronghold.