The lightest and thinnest laptops in the market are often referred to as Ultra-books and they are the best laptops of 2015 for you if you are looking for a functional laptop that is light enough to be very portable. The Lenovo Yoga 3 is one of the best Ultra-books in the market. This machine is very light and thin and comes with an impressive high-resolution display. Let’s look at its features in more detail.
If you thought the Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 was beautiful, the Yoga Pro 3 was somehow able to improve on this amazing design. It has the same finish as the Pro 2 but it is much slimmer and lighter than even the MacBook Air. The design is classy and useful in a very small package.
The most important and unique aspect of this machine is its ability to bend 360 degrees and be used as a tablet. The hinge on the Yoga Pro 3 is designed to bend easily with little room for error. It is also just as good to use in tablet form as it is in laptop form it just depends on your preferences.
This machine comes with a 13.3 inch 3200 x 1800 ultra touch sensitive display that allows you to see detailed images displayed with impressive colours. The display is also significantly brighter than most of the other laptops even the MacBook Air. This is true whether using the Yoga 3 in the laptop or tablet modes.
The screen while in tablet form is as responsive as the latest tablets in the market although the start button mounted on the screen bezel wasn’t as responsive. This is however a bug that the company says they are working on.
The audio system produces good sound on its JBL speakers which is particularly very god when the machine is used in tablet mode. In fact the quality of the sound got even better as the volume was increased or as the laptop was switched to tablet mode.
Keyboard and Touchpad
The keyboard on this machine offers very many positives when it comes to adequate and efficient typing. Lenovo designs keyboards that are meant to make the typing experience as comfortable as possible. The Keyboards backlight is also very good.
On the other hand, the touchpad is sensitive enough to ensure maximum responsiveness and therefore easy navigation.
The Yoga 3 comes with a small fan that ensures that the machine stays cool enough for tolerable work. The cooling system is so efficient that after a period of constant activity for 15 minutes, the temperature remained at 77 degrees.
It comes equipped with a Core I-3 processor that works very well despite the fact that it is not as good as an I-5 or I-7. It works surprisingly fast and is one of the well performing Best laptops of 2015. The fact that it is light and small enough to carry with you is an added advantage.