Latest Lenovo laptop reviews

Lenovo Yoga 920 review: Design delight with mighty battery life
4.5 stars Lenovo Yoga 920 review: Design delight with mighty battery life By Andrew Williams

The Yoga 920 is Lenovo's latest take on a hybrid laptop for people with plenty of money who want something worth showing off. At £1,399 with no extra gaming hardware, this is a laptop that asks you to you pay for its design.There's a difference between... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 730 initial review: Trim bezel bolsters this sterling laptop
Lenovo Yoga 730 initial review: Trim bezel bolsters this sterling laptop By Mike Lowe

How to improve upon one of last year's best laptops? Trim the bezel, but of course. That's exactly what Lenovo has done in the Yoga 730, which refreshes the already impressive Yoga 720. Best laptops 2018: The top-rated notebooks and Ultrabooks to buy... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2018) initial review: HDR screen makes for sensational sixth-gen laptop
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2018) initial review: HDR screen makes for sensational sixth-gen laptop By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo ThinkPad series is well-known for its business appeal. And for the sixth-gen 2018 model it's ramping up design to look even more suave and sophisticated.It's also crammed in features many other laptops can only dream of, including an ultra-bright... Read more

Lenovo Miix 630 initial review: Bossing battery life with 20 hours per charge
Lenovo Miix 630 initial review: Bossing battery life with 20 hours per charge By Mike Lowe

Lenovo has been producing Miix 2-in-1 tablet-cum-laptop devices for a number of years, but relying on Intel for its chipsets. In the last model, the Miix 720, that resulted in an over-powerful, battery-limited product that didn't quite cut the mustard.But... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch preview: Portable convertible gets added muscle power
Lenovo Yoga 720 12-inch preview: Portable convertible gets added muscle power By Mike Lowe

It was only a year ago we were praising the Lenovo Yoga 11 710, an 11-inch laptop which we said "offers just about everything you get with the 12-inch MacBook, and a bit more besides, for much less money," when reviewed in mid 2016.But that era is over,... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: The perfect Windows remedy for MacBook haters
4.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: The perfect Windows remedy for MacBook haters By Andrew Williams

Not every portable laptop secretly wants to be a MacBook. No other series quite nails the "not a MacBook" angle like the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, while still providing you with almost all the benefits of a slim and light Apple computer. This is one... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 720 review: Setting the bar for 2017
4.5 stars Lenovo Yoga 720 review: Setting the bar for 2017 By Mike Lowe

In recent years laptops have gone through big changes: while embodying the familiar screen-and-keyboard form, increasingly touchscreen operation, detachable keyboards and flexible hinge designs have become ever prevalent, typically hiking up the price... Read more

Lenovo Miix 720 review: Can it outsmart the mighty Surface?
3.5 stars Lenovo Miix 720 review: Can it outsmart the mighty Surface? By Mike Lowe

It might be splitting hairs, but the 2-in-1 world is changing: there are now medium-powered tablets with clip-on keyboards, and powerful almost-laptops with removable keyboards. It's this latter category that the Lenovo Miix 720 slots into — given... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 910 review: Fancy 4K meets fan-noise dismay
3.5 stars Lenovo Yoga 910 review: Fancy 4K meets fan-noise dismay By Mike Lowe

Laptops keep getting thinner, lighter and ever more stylish. Among our favourite convertible Windows-based laptops is the Lenovo Yoga series, which has been tweaking its 360-degree hinge-based formula over the years.In the Lenovo Yoga 910 that means ultra... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) preview: The best business laptop money can buy?
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2017) preview: The best business laptop money can buy? By Mike Lowe

If there's one so-called "business laptop" brand that keeps its customers happy time and again, that would be ThinkPad. The once IBM-owned brand has remained strong under the wings of its Lenovo acquisition and its latest 2017 product, the X1 Carbon,... Read more

Lenovo Yoga Book review: A keyless laptop from the future... that's stuck in the past
3.5 stars Lenovo Yoga Book review: A keyless laptop from the future... that's stuck in the past By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo Yoga Book is the keyless laptop from the future, albeit available in the here and now. It's one of those rare products that's not just different for the sake of it, but truly innovative in its thinking, by combining a two-in-one light-up keypad... Read more

Lenovo Miix 510 preview: Is that a Surface? No, but it's just as serious and more affordable
Lenovo Miix 510 preview: Is that a Surface? No, but it's just as serious and more affordable By Mike Lowe

First glance at the Lenovo Miix 510 and you'll be looking for the Microsoft logo. But no, this isn't the Surface 4, this is the Chinese maker's savvy take on the 2-in-1.We say savvy because the Miix 510 comes with both the keyboard and stylus included... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 11 710 review: Bending the rules and winning
4.5 stars Lenovo Yoga 11 710 review: Bending the rules and winning By Andrew Williams

Tech giants have responded to the decline of laptops in a couple of ways. Some companies have backed out altogether, others have simply gritted their teeth and carried on, doing their best to reinvent the laptop. Again.The Lenovo Yoga 11 710 is a Windows... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose
4.0 stars Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose By Mike Lowe

Lenovo has been pushing its flexible-hinge Yoga series for some time, refining design and capability with each iteration. At the tail-end of 2015 we were impressed by the original Yoga 900, which combined Intel Core i processor power in a slender build... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 900 review: Flexing its design muscle
4.5 stars Lenovo Yoga 900 review: Flexing its design muscle By Andrew Williams

Laptops are going through a change. But is it a kind of growing-up or that last pre-retirement crisis? Machines like the Lenovo Yoga 900 and Microsoft Surface Book want us to believe it's more the former than the latter.The Lenovo Yoga 900 takes what... Read more

Lenovo Y50 review: Good for gamers
4.0 stars Lenovo Y50 review: Good for gamers By Andrew Williams

Buying a gaming laptop can get expensive. The sort of expensive that'll make you wince and have you scoping out your cupboards for things you can flog on eBay. The Lenovo Y50 is designed to be an antidote to that kind of financial anxiety.For as little... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700: Better than the Microsoft Surface Pro?
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700: Better than the Microsoft Surface Pro? By Mike Lowe

Lenovo is making moves to take a bite out of the Microsoft Surface Pro, revealing its 12-inch IdeaPad Miix 700 tablet-meets-laptop 2-in-1 hybrid at the IFA consumer technology fair. And it has a number of additional features that put it a notch ahead... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey
4.0 stars Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro review: Design delight, but pricey By Luke Edwards

Lenovo has pushed its Yoga line forward once again with the Yoga Pro 3, a lightweight laptop with a stunning design that features a 360-degree hinge to double as a tablet.The earlier Yoga 2 Pro introduced super-high resolution screens into a small form... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

Lenovo has a new ultrabook that it showed off at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. It's called the 14-inch ThinkPad X1 Carbon.Described as a 14-inch performance ultrabook with a super bright FHD display, PCIe solid state drive, fifth-generation Intel Core processors,... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable
4.0 stars Lenovo Yoga 2 review: Flexible and affordable By Andrew Williams

Laptops are not in a great state. Samsung and Sony have already announced their departure from the market altogether. The money's just not there anymore, and companies need to adapt to survive. Lenovo's Yoga series is this kind of evolution in action.The... Read more

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks
Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix name isn't a brand new concept, with the first model unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2013. But fast-forward some 20 months to the Intel Developers Forum 2014 and the second generation model has shown face. And it... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014)
4.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 review (2014) By Andrew Williams

Serious laptops don't have to be dull anymore. Just a few years ago, we'd have avoided those designed for business folk like we would a swaying drunk on the train - but the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon proves that Ultrabooks fit for business are now good... Read more

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review
Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2014) review By Stuart Miles

If you're looking for the next must-want Windows laptop, Lenovo might just have the answer. It announced a new, slimmer version of the X1 Carbon at CES in Las Vegas on Sunday night and we've already had a play with the new laptop.The New Lenovo ThinkPad... Read more

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro pictures and hands-on
Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro pictures and hands-on By Luke Edwards

Lenovo has updated its famously flexible Yoga laptop-cum-tablet with the Yoga 2 Pro sporting a resolution four times higher than its predecessor. And with four modes we had to go and get our hands on the malleable device.A screen to be seenThis is, honestly,... Read more

Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S review
4.5 stars Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11S review By Ian Morris

We're starting to get used to touchscreen laptops. At first, the idea was a bit foreign to us, and didn't feel like something we'd use, but now there are dozens of touchscreen Windows-based laptops available, we are actually finding them quite useful.... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
4.0 stars Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 By Mike Lowe

We're in the throes of the Windows 8 revolution and there are already all manner of twisty, folding, laptop-cum-tablet touchscreen devices out there. The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13's tact is to opt for a single screen that, while it looks like a more conventional... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch laptop pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 Touch laptop pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

Lenovo's range is taking full advantage of Windows 8's touch-enabled technology by updating its laptop ranges with touchscreens. The 13-inch IdeaPad U310 (alongside the 14-inch U410 not shown here), announced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show,... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 15-inch laptop pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch 15-inch laptop pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Touch adds a touchscreen and Windows 8 to its existing Z-series line, bringing the models bang up to date with the current touch trend.The 15-inch Z500 Touch - which joins the 14-inch Z400 Touch - fuses simple, elegant design with... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is the Yoga that we've been waiting for. When we reviewed the original Yoga 11, we were fond of its quirky design but didn't think that the Windows RT operating system offered enough for the money.READ: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1 Touch pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

Lenovo has updated its X1 Carbon by adding the power of touch to its latest Windows 8 Ultrabook.The logically named X1 Carbon Touch adds the hands-on functionality to the screen, but this does bloat the asking price and means the screen is a slither thicker... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix pictures and hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

What may look like several different products pictured here is, in fact, the multi-faceted Lenovo ThinkPad Helix.The latest ThinkPad, announced at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013, where Pocket-lint was on hand to have a play with one, is yet another... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11
3.5 stars Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 By Mike Lowe

The explosion of Windows 8 devices has seen manufacturers delivering all kinds of laptops with plenty of different takes on touchscreen integration. We've seen dual screens, tablets with removable keyboard docks, rotating screens and - in the case of... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Twist pictures and hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad Twist pictures and hands-on By Ian Morris

Sitting in the business class of computers, the Twist offers a powerful Windows 8 laptop, with a twisting screen that allows it to become a tablet - albeit rather a chunky and functional-looking device.While it lacks the funky Dell screen which flips... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook
4.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook By Mike Lowe

Lugging around a hefty laptop can feel like a bag full of rocks over the shoulder. Not so with the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a carbon-fibre chassis laptop with a 14-inch screen that weighs in at 1.4kg.The Carbon X1’s main audience is the on-the-go... Read more

Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaTab Lynx pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Not only has Lenovo just released the shape-shifting IdeaPad Yoga range, the Chinese laptop giant has also pushed out a new tablet and keyboard combo, called the IdeaTab Lynx.Touting one of the new dual-core Intel Atom mobile processors, it runs also... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Lenovo's Windows 8 line-up is definitely different. The new IdeaPad Yoga works like an Ultrabook and tablet combo, folding in all sorts of clever ways so you can use it in either form.Open the Yoga up and it looks exactly like any other Ultrabook: the... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon pictures and hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

Back in May 2012 Lenovo announced its ultra-light Ultrabook, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. At IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany, the company had the model on display, and Pocket-lint was there to get our mitts on one.The X1 Carbon was tucked away in a rather dark... Read more

Lenovo Ideapad U410
4.0 stars Lenovo Ideapad U410 By Ian Morris

When Lenovo got in touch to see if we'd like to review a U410, it was pitched very much as a low-budget, but super-powerful laptop. The range, it was pointed out, starts at £600 for the 13-inch and £650 for the 14-inch model. Interesting, we thought,... Read more

Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one PC pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one PC pictures and hands-on By Rik Henderson

The Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 all-in-one desktop PC we fiddled with at the PC World/Currys Christmas in July event was running Windows 7, but we're reliably informed that it's really been designed to work best with Windows 8.To begin with, it comes with... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad U310 and U410 Ultrabooks pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

The Lenovo IdeaPads U310 and U410 are not the sexiest Ultrabooks on the market, but they're not really supposed to be. Last year's U300s is still top dog, but the point of launching these two at CES 2012 is to finally turn this class of computer into... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad S200 pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad S200 pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

With Ultrabooks and laptops that bend back on themselves among the tens that Lenovo chose to launch at CES 2012, it was easy to miss what appears to be the really good product that is the Lenovo IdeaPad S200.Fashion and style is what the company claims... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Ultrabook pictures and hands-on By Dan Sung

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is a well put together piece of kit and definitely the strangest Ultrabook to arrive on the scene so far.It's a 13.3-inch multi-mode laptop which introduces an interesting design idea supposed to optimise the user experience across... Read more

Lenovo X1 Hybrid pictures and hands-on
Lenovo X1 Hybrid pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Lenovo announced just before the start of CES that it would show off the Hybrid X1 laptop and Pocket-lint has just finished playing with the new laptop that has a spilt personality.On the surface, the Hybrid X1 looks like any ordinary Windows PC, albeit... Read more

First Look: Lenovo U300s
0.0 stars First Look: Lenovo U300s By Ian Morris

Let's be honest, Lenovo isn't known for consumer laptops, nor is it really known for creating objects of desire. That is not to say that it's laptops aren't brilliant, because they often are. The problem is, unless you work for a business that gives you... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1
4.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad X1 By Chris Holmes

Despite the similarity to an increasing number of ultra-slim notebooks, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 stands out from the crowd – especially for ThinkPad fans.Being a ThinkPad means the X1 has a distinctive design that has been given a welcome refresh without... Read more

Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook pictures and hands-on
Lenovo IdeaPad U300s Ultrabook pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

Lenovo doesn't have the most recognisable consumer PC business, but the tone of its press conference at IFA 2011 in Berlin, Germany, made it clear that the company has serious aims at cracking the consumer market.This will likely be helped by its new... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E125 makes early appearance at Computex, we go hands-on
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E125 makes early appearance at Computex, we go hands-on By Lars-Göran Nilsson

It’s funny the kind of things you can spot at large tradeshows and it appears that Lenovo has unveiled its upcoming ThinkPad Edge E125 a tad early at Computex.It was hiding among a set of other AMD Brazos powered notebooks at the AMD press conference,... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad T510
3.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad T510 By Chris Holmes

You know what you're getting when you get a ThinkPad. You’re getting a black laptop that’s sturdy and strong, with a very distinctive design. It’ll have plenty of power, ready to keep you up and running wherever you might be. One of the latest members... Read more

Memjet creates world's fastest colour printing technology...
Memjet creates world's fastest colour printing technology... By Rik Henderson

There's nothing quite like Memjet's colour printing technology when it's going at full pelt. Almost as soon as the paper has entered the machine, it is coughed out the other end, resplendent with colour pictures and graphics. And the pages are dry to... Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X301 notebook
4.0 stars Lenovo ThinkPad X301 notebook By Stephen Patrick

Lenovo’s ThinkPad X300 impressed us more than most, taking a similar design approach to the achingly desirable MacBook Air, but making the incredibly thin form factor more usable. The ThinkPad X301 is an update which Lenovo hopes will continue to steal... Read more