February 26, 2017 11:02 pm

Mobile World Congress 2017: Lenovo unveils new devices built for mobility

By / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog

Today, Lenovo announced at Mobile World Congress a new lineup of devices and services with Windows 10 built for mobility.

Lenovo’s new devices include the detachable Miix 320 – blending affordability with connectivity on-the-go – and two convertible 2-in-1 PCs: the mobile powerhouses Yoga 720 and 520.

Lenovo also announced an enhancement to Lenovo Connect with support for reprogrammable e-SIMs, which on select Windows LTE enabled devices, will allow customers to take advantage of their local Telco contract for data when at home and the best local wireless pricing, when they are roaming, without having to swap out their SIM.

Yoga Convertibles with Windows 10 balance design, performance and mobility

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For people who want the full power and productivity of a PC in a thin and light machine, Lenovo built the Yoga 720 and 520, available in 13, 14 and 15-inch models, each weighing less than five pounds.

The 15-inch Yoga 720 comes with up to the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 discrete graphics, blazing-fast Thunderbolt 3 and up to nine hours of battery life.

Coupled with an ultra-responsive touchscreen, the new Yoga 720 and Yoga 520 both offer optional active pen support for editing, note-taking and sketching on Windows Ink for more authentic personal expression. Lenovo also added an advanced integrated fingerprint reader on the Yoga 720, as well as making it an option on the Yoga 520, allowing you to swiftly and securely log onto your new Yoga convertibles through Windows Hello with a built-in fingerprint reader.

The Lenovo Miix 320 detachable for mobile professionals

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To continue offering professionals the versatility they need, Lenovo built the new Lenovo Miix 320 – a lightweight Windows 10 detachable with up to 10 hours of battery life. Use it as a laptop with its up to FHD 10.1-inch display for work, or detach and use it as a portable tablet on-the-go, and connect nearly anywhere with its optional LTE. Continuum will automatically adapt it to laptop or tablet mode – making the multimode transitions seamless.

Stay connected anywhere with Lenovo Connect e-SIM

Lenovo Connect e-SIM enhancement makes it easy to connect anywhere in the world – no more swapping out SIM cards. Lenovo Connect gives users a seamless connection and local wireless pricing even when they are abroad by taking advantage of local Telco contract for data. Users can even share the same plan across devices when those devices are enabled with Lenovo Connect.

It’s great to see partners like Lenovo creating new devices options and services built for Windows 10 that offer customers choice, mobility and a great experience. Discover more at lenovo.com/mwc or news.lenovo.com/MWC2017.

Pricing and Availability in North America:

  • The Yoga 720 (13-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting $859.99 in April 2017. The Yoga 720 (15-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting $1,099.99 in April 2017.
  • The Flex 5 (14-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting $799.99 in May 2017. The Flex 5 (15-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting $799.99 in May 2017.
  • The Miix 320 (keyboard included, Wi-Fi only without LTE) will be available on lenovo.com starting $199.99 in April 2017. The Miix 320 with Active Pen support and Microsoft Office 365 (for 12 months) will be available in select markets beginning in July 2017 on lenovo.com.

Pricing and Availability in EMEA:

  • The Yoga 720 (13-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting €999 in April 2017. The Yoga 720 (15-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting €1,099 in April 2017.
  • The Yoga 520 (14-inch) will be available on lenovo.com starting €599 in July 2017.
  • The Miix 320 (keyboard included, Wi-Fi only without LTE) will be available on lenovo.com starting €269 in April 2017. Miix 320 (keyboard included, with LTE) will be available on lenovo.com starting €399 in April 2017.

Updated February 26, 2017 11:17 pm