Lenovo launches new IdeaPad, YOGA ultrabooks in PH

Global innovation and technology company Lenovo released recently the latest devices in its popular IdeaPad and YOGA lines in the Philippines after its launched at IFA Berlin 2019, one of the world’s leading trade shows for consumer electronics.

The 10 IdeaPad and YOGA devices come in different variants with different specifications. These include the IdeaPads S130, S145, S340, S540, and C340, and the YOGAs S740, S940, C640, C740, and C940. In line with the company’s makeover of its consumer devices last year, all of the upcoming IdeaPad and YOGA devices are ultrabooks – laptops that are less than 20mm thick and weigh less than 2kg.

Lenovo is bundling a free Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 perpetual license worth P6,995 for the upcoming ultrabooks. This can be availed upon purchasing the premium devices such as the YOGA S940 and IdeaPad S540.

All of the upcoming IdeaPad and YOGA ultrabooks will also be equipped with solid-state drives (SSDs) for faster performance, including entry-level devices that usually only have hard disk drive (HDD) storage and a slot for optional SSD. A majority of the laptops will have high-performance SSDs that can reach up to 1TB PCIE NVMe.


Lenovo Ideapad S540


Headlining the new devices are the IdeaPad S540, YOGA S740, and IdeaPad C940 — three premium ultrabooks that run on 10th Generation Intel Core processor.

Coming to the market in different variants for its 13-, 14-, and 15-inch models, the IdeaPad S540 sports narrow bezels on all sides that allow 92% screen-to-body ratio, wide-angle viewing, and either QHD or FHD resolution options with some of the best color calibrations available. The device also includes built-in AI features such as hands-free login thanks to its IR camera capable of facial recognition login and the smart assistant Cortana. It also has an intelligent thermal solution that manages the device’s cooling. The 13” model will have an Intel® Core™ i5-10210U processor, while the 14” and 15” models will have an Intel® Core™ i7-10510U processor. Prices start at P49,995.

The YOGA S740 has 15-inch models available in two variants. Graphics are NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card and either an Intel Core i7-9750H or i9-9980H processor. The Intel Core i7-9750H variant is priced at P89,995, while the Intel Core i9-9980H variant is available for P119,995.

The YOGA C940, with the 14’’ model is available in two colors. A 2-in-1 convertible device, the YOGA C940 has a unique rotating soundbar with Dolby Atmos technology attached to its 360-degree hinge which allows for an uninterruptible audio experience when changing laptop modes. Complementing its impeccable audio is its VESA-Certified DisplayHDR that is 50% brighter than standard SDR displays. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor, the YOGA C940 has a smart Intelligent Cooling mode that optimizes battery life to enable it to save 15-20% more power from its 16-hr battery. It is available for P99,995.

The IdeaPads S130, S145, and C340 are now available in the Philippines, while the IdeaPads S340 and S540, and YOGAs C640, C740 (14”), and S740 will arrive in local stores in October. The YOGA devices C740 (15”), C940, and S940 will be available in November in all major electronics stores.

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