Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11E-G3 Convertible, Intel:N3160/CQC, 1.6 GHz, 128 GB, Intel-HD/IGP, Windows 10 Home Edition-64 bit, Black, 11.6" HD Touch
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Tough enough for any busy classroom, the durable Yoga 11e boasts powerful processing and an all-day battery. It can also be used as a tablet, laptop, or anything in between. And built with post-consumer recycled material, it's a smart, green choice for students and teachers. Rugged Construction A rubber bumper around the top cover absorbs the force of side bumps. And the corners are 50% stronger to reduce potential damage if dropped at an angle. In fact, it can withstand drops from up to 90 cm. From hinges to ports, we’ve thought through every detail on how to make the Yoga 11e one tough, durable laptop. Tested to Military Specifications Military-specification testing validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of this machine. Before it gets to you, the Yoga 11e has to pass the most rigorous tests and procedures, including high pressure, humidity, vibration, temperature shock, fungus, and dust. It's then ready for everything - from the classroom to the great outdoors. Works the Way Students Do Whether you're using it as a laptop to take notes or as a tablet to annotate pdfs, the Yoga 11e delivers a rich, intuitive experience with its preloaded education software and integrated apps. All-Day Battery Life With up to 11.5 hours of battery life, you won’t have to worry about scrambling for a charger in the middle of class. Key Features: Get reliable performance from the Intel N3160 Quad-Core processor 11.6" HD LED-backlit Touchscreen IPS display with 1366 x 768 resolution showcases movies and games in stunning clarity 4GB DDR3 memory - For multitasking power SATA 128GB solid state drive for an amazingly smooth and fast computing experience Enhanced viewing with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 400 Connect to a broadband modem or router with wired Ethernet, or wirelessly connect to a Wi-Fi signal or hotspot with the built-in 802.11ac wireless connection Easily link with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as a mobile phone or MP3s players Windows 10 Home is so familiar and easy to use, you’ll feel like an expert. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and comes with great built-in apps like Maps, Photos, Mail Calendar, Music, and Video Shipping Note: Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is not available for this item A physical address is required for delivery. No Military or PO Box shipments available.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #1211 in Personal Computers
- Size: 11.6" HD Touch
- Color: Black
- Brand: Lenovo
- Model: 20GAS01L00
- Number of items: 1
- Memory: 4GB
- Hard Disk: 128GB
- Graphics: Intel-HD/IGP
- Processors: 4
- Display size: 11.6
- Get reliable performance from the Intel N3160 Quad-Core 1.6GHz processor^11.6" HD LED-backlit Touchscreen IPS display with 1366 x 768 resolution showcases movies and games in stunning clarity^4GB DDR3 memory - For multitasking power^SATA 128GB solid state drive for an amazingly smooth and fast computing experience^Connect to a broadband modem or router with wired Ethernet, or wirelessly connect to a Wi-Fi signal or hotspot with the built-in 802.11ac wireless connection
Most helpful customer reviews
434 of 444 people found the following review helpful.
Not the fastest or the prettiest, but one of the cheapest and the sturdiest!
I have bought a bunch of these in all three generations for myself and clients. They've been the deal of the day a number of times and I've bought them elsewhere too. They usually sell out as the Deal of the Day. I'm a computer tech who works with some small offices that need windows touch screen computers for an app or two. I also think they make a great student laptop. This third gen has an updated processor, a little longer battery life, and supposedly a little stronger frame. These are in no way a powerhouse, but for a laptop of this size and price they're very nice. It works well as a laptop and it works well as a tablet when you flip the screen all the way over. For this "Deal of the Day" Woot or Amazon made a new product page so that's why the only review is from today.
Yes they're clunky. For their size they have a big bezel around the screen, they are a little heavier than you would expect, and they aren't as thin as some. The Amazon weight is totally wrong. This is a little over 3 pounds. But on the flip side of the coin, they can take a beating. They have a strong frame and are rough-and-tumble ready. They're military spec--whatever that means. I feel secure giving the 11e to my kids. Cheap laptops don't often stand up to abuse and the Yoga 11e really does. I think I've worked with over 20 of just this 3rd generation over the past year or so and there have been no hardware failures. Most of these have been employee laptops and in the same situation other laptops have failed when abused.
The screen is low resolution, but if it were higher resolution everything on the screen would be even smaller. I don't want high resolution on a small laptop like this. It's IPS so it has good viewing angles. The touch works well in laptop or tablet mode.
The processor isn't very powerful. The Celron processor in this third generation has been the 3150, but now it's the 3160. The only difference is that the turbo mode is not quite 10% faster in this 3160. It's not the type of laptop that you open a ton of windows and programs at one time. I think it's perfectly usable for web, Netflix, Word, etc. It's perfect as long as you're not trying to do all that at once! :) My kids play Minecraft on it and don't complain. It doesn't come with Microsoft Office. The second generation Yoga with the Core-M processor is a good bit faster but it's about $400 on Amazon today. There is a i3 version of the 3rd gen, but I've not seen it inexpensive.
Everything else is good too. I like the keyboard, but it's not backlit. The touchpad is ok but I prefer actual left and right-click buttons. The touchscreen works great. The speakers are pretty good. You get two USB, an SD card slot, an HDMI out, a wired internet port, and a rectangular power cord port. Both USB are third generation. The 720p webcam is ok but nothing special. The power button is on the side so you can reach it in tablet mode and is one of those you have to hold for a second or two for it to turn on. There are physical volume buttons next to the power button. The battery life is nice and long. I've not timed it, but I think we get around 8 hours out of it. The 128GB SSD won't win any speed awards, but it's a lot faster than a spinning disk and in a convertible you need a drive that can be moved around. The drive is much faster than the previous generation Yoga 11e.
These aren't hard to open up. Something like 7 screws on the bottom panel and it pops up. There's only one ram slot and the hard drive is the M.2 format. The physical format is m.2 and I believe that it uses the SATA protocal. I don't have any way of verifying if these can use PCIe m.2 drives before the deal of the day is over. I'm not positive on the SATA protocal, but I am sure about the m.2 for all the gen 3 I've used.
I think most of the time I've gotten Windows Pro with these, so I'm sad this only has Windows home. The main difference between home and pro is that you can connect Pro to a local Windows Server Domain. Windows pro also has a little more control over Windows Update in Windows 10.
I like these Yoga 11e. It won't win style awards, but there's nothing uglier than a stylish laptop in a pile of broken plastic. This is a tough little laptop/tablet that will survive to be used again tomorrow.
90 of 93 people found the following review helpful.
Lotta bang for the buck!
By Jon Whipple
Being an IT Tech for the local school district, I can say that we have literally thousands of these laptops and they have held up exceptionally well, especially in an environment where students don't care how they treat a computer because they didn't (or their parents didn't) pay for it.
The SSD in them makes up for the CPU -makes it seem more like an i3 than a celeron, and the display is fantastic. I've had 11.3" laptops with full HD screens - this one is better. The full HD was so small that it messed up my eyes - these screens are crisp and I don't have to wear reading glasses.
No, you won't be playing the latest 3D games on it, but for web surfing or basic work, they do the job while still staying portable. Forget a Chromebook - get one of these and stick with Windows!
Our school district pays in excess of $550 for these through our supplier - snatch them up at this price while you can!
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful.
Just what I was looking for
By Mister Gizmo
I have a workhorse Win7 desktop computer that I didn't want to risk bricking by upgrading to Win10. But I did want to experiment with Win10, and the Yoga is a great way to do it.
Pro: Minimal bloatware included, adequate RAM and SSD, does tablet and laptop modes, fast enough for intended student use, value for money.
Con: Heavy, won't be going on any out-of-town trips
Bottom line: Don't confuse this with a premium or gaming laptop, but get it if you have kids who would use it (rugged), or you want to play with Win10 before spending serious money.