In a massive launch that saw the announcement of 10 devices from the IdeaPad and YOGA lines, global innovation and technology leader Lenovo aims to fulfill the needs of consumers who want to maximize power and performance for both work and play.
“The Philippines will experience firsthand the powerful productivity of the latest IdeaPad and YOGA ultrabooks, supported by portable form factors and elegant design. These devices assure a seamless experience, critical in powering through today’s digitally driven world regardless if it’s for work or play,” said Lenovo Philippines Country General Manager Michael Ngan.
With different specifications, applications, and target users, the device lineup, consisting of five IdeaPads and five YOGA devices, all of them are Ultrabooks that sport SSDs, making lenovo the first and only manufacturer locally to have a completely Modern Ultrabook PC lineup.
With Ice Lake and Comet Lake processors from Intel, these devices deliver significant performance gains over the previous generation, offering double-digit increases for productivity and multitasking. Additionally, Wi-Fi 6 support gives unprecedented network speeds, and Intel Optane, for superb system speeds when combined with built-in SSDs.
Boosting productivity, Lenovo has stuck a deal with Microsoft, bundling premium devices at the launch, such as the YOGA S940 and IdeaPad S540, with a lifetime subscription to Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019.
Leading Lenovo’s charge for the last quarter of this year are the IdeaPad S540, YOGA S740, and IdeaPad C940, with all of them offering powerful 10th Generation Intel Core processors, sleek bodies, and a range of smart features.
The IdeaPad S540 gives users powerful performance in a premium, sleek, highly portable package. With models coming in 13-, 14-, and 15-inch screen sizes, and either a, Intel Core i5-10210U processor for the 13-inch model, or the Intel Core i7-10510U for the two larger configurations. Narrow bezels on all sides allow an amazing 92 percent 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 recognizing the users face to unlock the device. Prices for the S540 start at a highly accessible PHP 49,995.
The YOGA S740 has two variants available for the 15-inch model. An entertainment powerhouse, the device has a gorgeous 4K VESA400 HDR display with 500 nits of brightness, and powerful Dolby Atmos sound. Discrete NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics means it can handle gaming duties, and either a Core i7-9750H or i9-9980H processor for blazing-fast performance regardless of the task. Crafted from sand-blasted premium aluminum, the ultra-sleek clamshell offers sophisticated style with thoughtful details including a webcam privacy shutter. The Intel Core i7-9750H variant is priced at PHP 89,995, while the Intel Core i9-9980H variant is available for PHP 119,995.
Lastly, the YOGA C940, with the 14-inch model available in two colors, incorporates features yet to be seen for a Lenovo device. A 2-in-1 convertible device, the YOGA C940 has a unique rotating sound bar 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 Display HDR that is 50 percent 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 percent more power from its 16-hr battery. It is available for PHP 99,995.
The IdeaPads S130, S145, and C340 are now available in the Philippines, while the IdeaPads S340 and S540, and YOGAs C640, C740 (14-inch), and S740 will arrive in local stores in October. The YOGA devices C740 (15-inch), C940, and S940 will be available in November in all major electronics stores. Buyers at the launch can get up to PHP 4,000 off the suggested retail price plus free Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 worth PHP 6,995.