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Optimized for Windows 8 Apps: IdeaPad Yoga Covertible Laptop from Lenovo
Windows 8 Laptops and All-in-One PCs
Windows 8:
Beautiful, Fast, Fluid
Microsoft's sleekest, most innovative operating system yet. Built around touch technology and tiled applications, the OS takes the PC experience to a new level of customization, consumption, and creation.

Created specifically for the new Windows 8 OS, Lenovo has combined the best hardware and software features to create Lenovo Enhanced Experience 8.
Experience Windows 8 Apps with the A720 touch screen
10-finger multitouch displays and pen input. Lenovo's user experience teams have finely honed touch input across all of our platforms to give you greater accuracy and control. Perfect for multiplayer games.
Lenovo's legendary keyboard. Now more comfortable and more accurate with simplified controls for Windows 8.
Our legendary keyboards are now even better. More comfortable. More accurate. Still spill-resistant. Lenovo has set a new benchmark for the industry and added simplified control for Windows 8 laptops. Multimedia controls and indicator lights add convenience, plus many models include backlighting, so even in dimly lit surroundings you're unhindered.
Intelligent touchpads optimized for Windows 8 laptops.
Intelligent touchpads optimized for Windows 8. One clean, smooth surface, with easy scroll and zoom functions.
Lenovo Motion Control lets you navigate using gestures.
Lenovo Motion Control lets you navigate and execute commands through simple gestures. Yes, it's a lot like magic! Conveniently flip through your ebook. Scroll through your photos. Skip to the next song. Enjoy the enhanced Windows 8 experience.
CONNECT: Quick Resume & Connect
Pick up where you left off. Wake from sleep in less than 2 seconds and quickly connect to the internet.
Lenovo Cloud Storage
Lenovo Cloud Storage
Access to your files, from anywhere on any device. Auto-sync content, back-up data, and share files across Windows, Android, iOS and Blackberry devices. 5GB free storage. Data is encrypted on transfer for an extra level of security. Plus, single sign-on with a Lenovo ID.
Lenovo Mobile Access
Lenovo Mobile Access
This wallet-friendly pay-as-you-go wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile broadband service enables online access anywhere, anytime.

Flexible pricing and no contract needed—30 minutes or up to 30 days. Perfect for travelers and anyone on-the-go.
DISCOVER: Adaptable Ergonomics, Exclusive Lenovo Tools, A World of Apps
Adaptable Ergonomics.
Adaptable Ergonomics.
We make devices that conform to you. Patented lay-flat all-in-one (AIO) designs—the industry's widest adjustable screen angles—plus, exclusive multimedia remotes, and Bluetooth® mice and keyboards that make working with your computer more relaxing.
Exclusive Lenovo Tools.
Discover all the amazing things you can do. Learn how to get the most from your PC with Lenovo Companion. Monitor your system performance with Lenovo Support. Stay up to date and get exclusive music, games, and video content delivered to you.
Lenovo Companion. Lenovo Companion. Become the PC user you always wanted to be. Learn about new apps, what they do and how to get them.
Lenovo Support Lenovo Support. Be at ease with your PC. Understand your system's performance.  Know when to take action and how to address the need.
Lenovo Mobile Access Lenovo Mobile Access. Stay connected as long as you want with exclusive pay-as-you-go broadband solution.
Lenovo Settings Lenovo Settings. Controls in one place to optimize your device performance.
Lenovo QuickSnip Lenovo QuickSnip. Snip it.  Crop it. Save it. Share it. Easy, fast, and a really cool way to capture and share your experience.
A World of Apps.
A World of Apps.
Discover and download thousands of apps. Choose from Microsoft's Windows 8 store or Lenovo's curated collection of optimized apps.
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 RT.
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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