Both the Lenovo Yoga tablets were first unveiled in October this year in US. The Yoga Tablet 8 and Tablet 10 feature Lenovo's multimode design, offering three modes to work - hold, tilt and stand. The tablets also feature cylindrical handles at one end for gripping.
The Yoga Tablet 8 and Tablet 10 can be pre-booked from the company's official site; with the online shipping date is November 25. The company is also offering bundled free accessories with Lenovo Yoga tablets, 8-inch and 10-inch models worth Rs. 4,000 and Rs. 5,000 respectively. The free accessories include a sleeve cover, protective film and earphone; although the company notes that the offer is only available until November 24, 2013.
Both the newly announced tablets run on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and sport the same design and specifications, just come in different sizes. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and Tablet 10 both feature displays with 1280x800 pixels resolution. While both the tablets come with micro-SIM support, only the Yoga Tablet 8 supports voice-calling. The tablets are powered by quad-core 1.2GHz MediaTek MT8389 (Cortex-A7) processor, coupled with 1GB of LP DDR2 RAM. The 16GB built-in eMMC storage can be supplemented via microSD card, up to 64GB.
Both the Yoga tablets feature 5-megapixel autofocus rear cameras, and also sport 1.6-megapixel front-facing cameras. The Chinese manufacturer claims that both the tablets can deliver up to 18 hours of Wi-Fi browsing, with the Yoga Tablet 8 bearing a 6,000mAh battery, and the Yoga Tablet 10 bearing a 9,000mAh battery.
Commenting on the launch, Shailendra Katyal, Director, Consumer Business, Lenovo India said, "Technology is a part of who we are, therefore it needs to transition constantly to keep pace with our changing lifestyles. With this intent, we have re-engineered the Tablet from ground-up to offer users a better way to experience the Tablet. We are confident that the Yoga Tablet will redefine the category and set the stage for devices that are in sync with the evolving needs of the consumer." Lenovo also roped in Ashton Kutcher as its new brand ambassador for promoting the Yoga tablets.
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and Yoga Tablet 10 key specifications