IdeaPad Yoga reportedly will be Lenovo’s Windows RT tablet

Gallery Photo: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga hands-on pictures

Lenovo just announced its business-centric ThinkPad Tablet 2, but there was another Windows 8 device from the company we originally saw back at CES: the convertible laptop / tablet called the IdeaPad Yoga, which has a screen that flips all the way around the back the device to convert into a tablet mode. When we saw it at CES, it was running on a Core i7 Intel processor — which would line it up as a full Windows 8 device. However, ABC News’ Joanna Stern reports that the company is planning on releasing an ARM-based version running Windows 8 RT at “around the time” that Microsoft is releasing the OS itself, October 26th. That news lines up perfectly with an earlier report that Lenovo was working with Nvidia on a Windows RT tablet.


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