Lenovo is among the remaining massive names within the Android market that’s nonetheless making tablets. Similar to Samsung, its tablets cowl a variety of sizes and tiers, together with some relatively odd or unconventional designs. The brand new Lenovo YOGA Pad Professional undoubtedly falls within the latter class, and that’s not simply because it has a big display screen or could be hung up on partitions. It earns that distinction by being a pill that may additionally function your Nintendo Change’s display screen.
The biggest tablets, each on Android and iOS, common at round 12 to 12.9 inches. That’s virtually the typical measurement of pocket book screens and is already chopping it near changing into not so transportable due to it. Bigger screens do go away loads of room for content material but it surely typically additionally looks like wasted house.
Luckily, Lenovo considered a option to put that 13-inch 2K display screen to good use. Whereas it does have a USB-C port that can be utilized for charging, knowledge, and video output, it additionally has a micro HDMI port on the alternative aspect for video enter. In different phrases, the system, which features as a standalone Android pill, may also be used as a second show for a laptop computer or a primary show for a Nintendo Change. Presuming you’ve gotten a option to energy its TV dock, in fact.
As an Android pill, the Lenovo YOGA Pad Professional is definitely fairly spectacular, with a Snapdragon 870 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage for starters. It’s undoubtedly designed for leisure with its massive 2K display screen that helps HDR10 and Dolby Imaginative and prescient in addition to its Quad JBL audio system. Its distinctive design blends older Yoga tablets and their tubular edge and a rotating deal with that features each as a stand and as a hook for hanging the pill on partitions.
The Lenovo YOGA Pad Pro carries a 3,299 RMB price ticket, roughly $515, but it surely isn’t but sure if and when it will likely be accessible outdoors of China. The pill additionally helps Lenovo’s Energetic Pen stylus, most likely bought individually, that turns it into a big drawing canvas as nicely. Whether or not that works whereas utilizing the pill as a monitor like a Wacom Cintiq isn’t but clear.