Lenovo's 27-inch pill continues to be heavy, however comes with extra helpful apps
Lenovo’s been making big, battery-powered all-in-ones for almost three years now, and although the corporate apparently hasn’t given up on the thought, it has the identical problem as ever: serving to shoppers perceive simply what you are able to do with a machine like this. Till now, Lenovo has been promoting non-compulsory equipment, like a suction-cup joystick, or air hockey paddles permitting you to make use of the PC as a tabletop; successfully a 27-inch pill. Now, although, the corporate is taking issues a step additional: It simply introduced its newest mannequin, referred to as the Yoga Residence 900, and it is pre-loading a slew of apps it thinks is perhaps helpful in tabletop mode. That features video games like Danger and Worldwide Chess, in addition to artistic apps like Crayola’s Paint.
Aside from together with extra tabletop-pleasant apps out of the field, although, that is a lot the identical product as final yr’s mannequin. As soon as once more, what we’ve got here’s a 27-inch all-in-one with a 1080p display and a technically moveable design, permitting you to make use of it for 3 hours unplugged. Particularly, the display has a tilting base that lets you lie the display flat; once you attain the seventy five-diploma mark or so, that is when Lenovo’s contact-pleasant “Aura” consumer interface takes over, so that you are looking at that as an alternative of the Home windows 10 desktop. It additionally weighs about the identical as ever, at sixteen.seventy five kilos, which suggests it is nonetheless not straightforward to maneuver from room to room. Ideally, then, you’d depart this plugged in a communal place like your den or kitchen, and plan on principally utilizing it there.
Beneath the hood, the Yoga Residence 900 runs fifth-gen Intel Core processors (as much as Core i7), with as much as 8GB of RAM, as much as a 1TB hybrid arduous drive an elective NVIDIA GeForce 940A GPU with 2GB of video reminiscence. It ships later this month, beginning at $1,549.