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Optimized for Windows 8 Apps: IdeaPad Yoga Covertible Laptop from Lenovo
Which Windows 8 Version is right for you?
Which Windows 8 Version is Right for You?
Whether you're looking for unrestrained mobility or the ultimate business experience, we've got the right Windows 8 PC and operating system for you. Learn what makes each Windows 8 edition unique so you can find a Lenovo solution that fits you perfectly.

The top features for all Windows 8 versions include:
  • Easy-to-use interface design that's fluid, intuitive, and easily customizable
  • Dual-mode operating system that's enabled for both touch and mouse/keyboard functionality
  • A vibrant new Start Screen that's easy to use and serves as your very own digital bulletin board
  • Touch and thumb keyboard with multiple usage modes
  • Built in apps like Mail, Calendar, Messaging, Photos, SkyDrive, and Windows Store
  • Live tiles for instant, up-to-date information
  • The latest version of Internet Explorer 10 for fast, intuitive browsing
  • Snap, a cool new way to use two apps at once
  • The all new Task Manager, which puts the fun in functionality with its modern, user-friendly design
Windows RT
Windows RT
The new Windows 8 RT (Runtime) operating system is designed for the ultimate on-the-go experience. Specifically designed for thin and light PCs with an extended battery life, Windows RT comes preinstalled on specific ARM-based devices and exclusively runs compatible Windows Store Apps.Windows RT doesn't run desktop applications.

Lenovo offers the IdeaPad Yoga 11-inch Convertible preinstalled with Windows 8 RT.

Windows RT specific features include:
  • Windows Update to keep your apps current and Windows Defender to provide the latest virus and malware protection so you can truly be footloose and fancy-free
  • Advanced data protection with mobile device encryption to keep your important information more secure
  • Connected Standby, which turns your system on instantly
  • Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 RT Preview to keep you ready for productivity
  • HomeGroup (join only)
  • Longer battery life on ARM devices running RT

Windows 8
Windows 8
Looking for an operating system that's a little more powerful than Windows RT? Windows 8 offers everything that Windows RT does and more, allowing users to take advantage of a full desktop environment that runs the programs used with a Windows® 7 operating system.Refers to programs built for mouse and keyboard that run in the classic Windows desktop environment. Perfect for users who don't need an operating system built specifically for business.

Windows 8 specific features include:
  • Full Windows desktop environment where you can install and run desktop apps
  • Better compatibility with Windows Store apps than RT
  • Windows Media Player
  • HomeGroup (join and creation)

Lenovo offers the IdeaPad Yoga 13-inch Convertible preinstalled with Windows 8.
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Pro is the latest Windows Professional and ultimate operating system. Built with both business users and enthusiasts in mind, additional business features enhance the Windows 8 core to give you everything you need to succeed.

Additional Windows 8 Pro features include:
  • Domain Join – Join a Windows Server domain
  • Group Policy – Centrally manage and configure operating systems, applications, and more in an Active Directory environment
  • Remote Desktop – Access your computer remotely
  • Advanced data protection – Encrypts your important data with BitLocker and BitLocker To Go (not available on Windows 8)
  • Sideload Windows Store Apps – Gives administrators an easy way to deploy new apps
  • Windows Media Center – Record TV shows, copy CDs, and create photo slide shows with this paid add-on

Lenovo offers the ThinkPad Twist Convertible and the ThinkPad Tablet 2 preinstalled with Windows 8 Pro.
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