Lenovo’s ThinkPad Yoga line has become more popular and well known for pairing a flexible and bend-back design with ThinkPad level durability and usability. It is provided with 12.5 inch display size, keyboard, 2.9 pound framework, and an accurate touchpad.
Design of ThinkPad Yoga 260:
Like other Lenovo laptops ThinkPad Yoga 260 is also has the same visual appearance. The raven black framework gets small splashes of color from a blinking red light in the ThinkPad logos on the deck and lid along with the red TrackPoint nub and buttons. It consists of a couple of powerful hinges which allows the screen to bend back a full 360 degrees so that you can use it in presentations, tablet modes, etc. While coming to screen it remains same in all the different modes but bounced a bit in laptop mode. Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 uses “lift and lock” keyboard which becomes untraceable when you rotate the screen. ThinkPad Yoga 260 is light weighted and is made of carbon fiber hybrid material on the lid and the base is made of magnesium plastic blend. It is provided with a size of 12.20 x 8.66 x 0.70 inches and 2.9 pounds and is comfortable to carry in any bag.
Display and Audio:
Lenovo laptops ThinkPad Yoga 260 consists of 12.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 display which helps to offer sharp images and strong viewing angles. The color output seems to be worthless and according to colorimeter its screen reproduces only 68.5 percent of the RGB color gamut that means it is not able to show some shades.
While coming to audio it consists of hinge mounted speakers which contains enough power to fill a small room. It also consists of software named Dolby Audio software which helps you to switch between the sound profiles for music, games, movies, etc. or can manually adjust a graphic equalizer.
Stylus and WRITEit Application:
Lenovo Yoga 260 also comes with an active stylus which is nothing but ThinkPad Pen Pro. This pen provides 2,048 levels of pressure for great handwriting experience and for highly accurate drawing purpose. Unlike many other laptops that come with styluses Lenovo Yoga 260 includes the Vaio Z Flip, and also contains a built-in compartment for its pen. When docked the pen charges its internal battery and Lenovo also revealed that in just 20 seconds of time it will get 19 hours’ worth of charge in just 20 seconds.
Keyboard, Touchpad, and TrackPoint:
While coming to keyboard all the Lenovo ThinkPads are well known for having the best laptop keyboards. Yoga 260 offers strong feedback, deep travel and comfortably curved keys. It offers 60’s 3.6 x 2.2-inch button-less touchpad which provides smooth and accurate navigation around the desktop. It is also featured with a red TrackPoint pointing stick between the G and H keys on its keyboard. This stick is mainly used to highlight the text, navigation purpose, draw boxes, etc.
ThinkPad Yoga 260 uses 2.3 GHz Core i5-6200U CPU, 8GB RAM capacity and 256GB SSD, It took the ThinkPad Yoga 260’s 256GB Solid state drive take 39 seconds to complete the Laptop Mag File Transfer Test, which involves copying 4.97GB of mixed media files while the Lenovo’s business 2-in-1 took 4 minutes and 42 seconds to complete the Laptop Mag Spreadsheet Macro Test, which involves matching 20,000 names with their addresses and for playing 4K video ThinkPad Yoga 260’s integrated Intel HD 520 graphics processor is good enough.
On the Laptop Mag Battery Test ThinkPad Yoga 260 lasted 7 hours and 46 minutes, which involves continuous Web surfing over Wi-Fi.