The Lenovo Yoga 8 tablet is a feature rich and technically sound 8-inch device powered by Android, which comes with the unique feature of a kickstand, which can swivel, and be used to keep the tablet on its back, or inclined at a certain angle. The cylindrical base, that provides for this unique feature houses a massive 6000 mAh battery. The pin-up functionality allows the tablet to serve as almost a miniature all-in-one PC as it can rest at a suitable viewing angle, as you would do with your desktop.
At the very heart of this tablet is a powerful and high performance quad-core MediaTek MT8389processor, which runs at 1.2 GHz. The processor comes with four cores which empowers the processing capabilities of the device. The processor, coupled with 1 GB of DDR2 RAM supplies ample strength for high-end graphic games. This is one capability that makes Lenovo Yoga 8 Tablet way better than most other tablets in its price range. The Lenovo Yoga 8 Tablet is powered by Android 4.4.2 operating system, which also makes the tablet easily customizable.
The inbuilt storage for this tablet stands at 16 GB, with the possibility of expanding to as high as 64 GB with the help of a microSD card. For connectivity, the tablet supports the standard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other options. A regular SIM card slot is provided in the tablet which enables 3G access on the move via SIM services, and voice calling as well.
The screen resolution for the tablet is an impressive 1280 x 800 which on an 8-inch HD screen presents better visibility angles - 178 deg - and more detailed pictures. A "Sound and Visual" option in the settings module allows the users to set sound and video profiles according to the tablet's generic positions - standing upright, in hand, and lying along its spine. The Dolby Digital Plus enhancement of the sound system of the tablet assures a pristine experience in listening to your favorite tracks.
The tablet comes loaded with Lenovo-only apps like the power manager, file browser with easy GUI, Wi-Fi hotspot manager, and a detailed feature guide. The enormous backup of battery power ensures the tablet remains working for a number of days, while supporting video recording for up to 8 hours on a single charge and internet browsing time of up to 18 hours.
The tablet also poses with a good quality 5 MP rear camera and a 1.6 MP front camera to support video-calling. Standard pre-loaded apps are available on the tablet and you can install many more at no extra cost from the play store.
The Yoga 8 tablet's performance, sleek and stylish design makes it an excellent option for the segment of tablets where customers are looking for value for money. In terms of ease of use, storage capacity, design, durability, battery life and portability, Lenovo Yoga 8 Tablet is a clear winner. The specs and price tag of this tablet are just too good to ignore.