Lenovo unveils Yoga 720, Flex 5, and Miix 320 Windows 10 devices

Mobile World Congress 2017 — Lenovo introduces two new convertible laptops running Windows 10, including the Yoga 720 and Yoga Flex 5 (520), and the detachable Miix 320 balancing design and affordability.

The Yogas feature Intel’s latest 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors, while the Miix 320 packs Intel’s Atom X5 chip.

Let’s dive into the most important aspects of these new devices from Lenovo.

Lenovo Yoga 720

The new Lenovo 720 laptop is available in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch, and both models are configurable up to Core i7, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 discrete graphics for better gaming performance, 4K resolution display, super-fast Solid-State Drive, and premium Dolby enhanced audio. And you can even select a model with fingerprint reader to enable Windows Hello for a fast and secure sign-in experience on Windows 10.

Lenovo Yoga 720 tech specs

Description Yoga 720 (13") Yoga 720 (15")
Processor Up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7 Up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Display 13.3" 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
13.3" FHD (1920 x 1080)
15.6" 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080)
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 620 NVIDIA GTX 1050M
Camera HD 720p
Memory Up to 16GB DDR4
Storage Up to 1TB PCIe SSD
Battery Up to 8 hours with FHD display
Up to 7 hours with UHD display
Up to 9 hours with FHD display
Up to 8 hours with UHD display
Audio 2 x JBL speakers
Dolby Audio Premium
Security Fingerprint reader Fingerprint reader (optional)
Ports 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt
PD Port
USB 3.1
USB 3.0
Audio jack
USB Type-C with Thunderbolt
USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
Audio jack
Connectivity 802.11 a/c WiFi
Dimensions 12.2 x 8.4 x 0.5"
310 x 213 x 13.9mm
14.3 x 9.5 x 0.75"
364 x 242 x 19 mm
Weight 2.9 lbs 1.3 kg 4.4 lbs
2.0 kg
Colors Platinum Silver
Iron Grey
Platinum Silver
Iron Grey

Lenovo Yoga Flex 5

Technically, it’s the Yoga 520, but in the United States, the device will be known as “Yoga Flex 5”. This is a more affordable option with a 14-inch screen and 1920×1080-pixel resolution.

It’s configurable up to Intel’s Core i7 processor, integrated graphics, Solid-State Drive, and optional fingerprint reader to use Windows Hello.

Lenovo Yoga Flex 5 tech specs

Description Flex 5 (14)
Processor Up to 7th Gen Intel Core i7
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Display 14" FHD (1920 x 1080)
Graphics Intel® Integrated Graphics
Camera HD 720p
Memory Up to 16GB DDR4
Storage Up to 512GB PCIe SSD
Battery Up to 10 hours
Audio Dolby Home Theatre
Harman Audio
Security Fingerprint reader (optional)
Ports 2 x USB 3.0
USB Type-C
Card reader
Audio jack
Connectivity 802.11 a/c WiFi
Dimensions 12.9 x 9 x 0.8"
328 x 229 x 19.9mm
Weight 3.9 lbs
Colors Black

Lenovo Miix 320

Then there is the Miix 320, which is a lightweight detachable PC that can hold up to 10 hours with a single charge. This device features a 10.1-inch screen and 1920×1080-pixel resolution. It works great as a laptop, but you can quickly detach the keyboard to use it as tablet.

Under the hood, you’ll find an Intel Atom X5 processor, integrated graphics, and up to 128GB of eMMC storage, and with optional LTE connectivity, you can connect nearly anywhere.

Lenovo Miix 320 tech specs

Description Lenovo Miix 320
Processor Intel Atom X5
Operating System Up to Windows 10 Pro
Graphics Intel HD Graphics
Memory Up to 4 GB DDR3L
Cameras Front: 2 MP webcam with mic
Rear: 5 MP, auto-focus
Storage Up to 128 GB eMMC
Audio Stereo Speakers
Dolby Advanced Audio
Battery Up to 10 hours' local video playback
Display Up to 10.1" FHD (1920 x 1200), touchscreen
Thickness 0.7" / 17.5 mm = Tablet: 0.3" / 9 mm (tablet) + Dock: 0.3" / 8.5 mm
Weight With keyboard: Starting at 2.2 lb / 1020 g
Without keyboard: Starting at 1.2 lb / 550 g
Connectivity 802.11ac (2 x 2)
Bluetooth 4.2 combo w/ Wi-Fi card
Wireless WAN LTE (Optional)
Ports USB Type-C 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Micro HDMI
Micro SD
Nano SIM
Audio combo jack

As for release date and pricing, Lenovo plans to make these devices available sometime later this year.

The Yoga 720 will be available in April 2017 with a starting price of $850 (13-inch) and $1100 (15-inch), while the Yoga 520 (Flex 5) will be available in May 2017 and pricing will start at $800.

The Lenovo Miix 320 with keyboard will be available this July, and it’ll cost $200 for the base model.

While these may not be the most impressive devices, they have great features typically found of high-end models, which now are package in a more affordable price range.