Pros

  • Great keyboard, trackpad and touchscreen
  • Smooth, responsive display
  • Excellent speakers

Cons

  • A little heavy

At A Glance

The Yoga is perhaps one of the most usable devices on the market. It has a great keyboard, trackpad, and touchscreen, and can be used in multiple positions.

Manufacturer’s Description

Yoga 13 combines the productivity of an Ultrabook with the touch experience of a tablet, taking full advantage of the Windows 8 functionality. The screen flips a full 360 degrees into four modes that make it easy to create, share, or consume content. Combine those with its long battery life, and the Yoga 13 provides ultimate versatility.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5-3317U
Processor speed 1.7 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Display type multi-touch LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1600 x 900 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics 4000
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 128.0 GB
Drive type Solid-State Drive
General Information
UPC Code 887619680973
Battery
Vendor Rated Battery life 8.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection
  • 802.11n
  • Bluetooth
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory max 8.0 GB
Dimensions
Width 13.1 inches
Depth 8.9 inches
Height 0.7 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Ultra Portable
Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 60.0
Worldbench Version 8
Battery
Battery Life 5:37   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 7.9   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 2115.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 1956.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 4880.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 142.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 283.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 235.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 308.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 10.4   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 579.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 368.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 10.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 30.1   Frames per second (higher is better)