The Lenovo Yoga A940 is a Surface Studio competitor

Joanna Estrada
January 10, 2019

LED light under the display for low-light condition is also offered. The new S940 removes this iconic trait in favor of a clamshell design. Despite losing one of the Yoga's arguably best features, the S940 gains some new AI features that are part of Lenovo's Smart Assist suite. And lastly, the device includes a feature that will automatically "unfocus" or blur the background during video calls, and automatically filter out background noise from your audio input to make your voice more clear on video and voice calls.

It's not all about security as the AI features also have productivity implications.

Lenovo's new desktop will be powered with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, AMD Radeon RX 560 discrete graphics.

Lenovo is back with an ultraslim laptop design for its Yoga line that uses precision crafted aluminum and reduced screen bezel giving the Yoga S940 an nearly 90% screen to body ratio for a fuller creative, productive and consumption canvas.

Adding to the pile of announcements is another dose of Lenovo Yoga news.

Customers have the option between an FHD (1920 x 1080) display panel or 4K UHD (3849 x 2400) with brightness levels of up to 500 nits as well as outfitting the S940 with up to 16GB of LP DDR3 RAM, if necessary. Inside, the Windows 10 notebook has an Intel 8th-gen Core i7 processor, support for up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. If you upgrade to the 4K display battery life is reduced to around 9.5 hours.

It's the Lenovo Yoga S940, Yoga C730 with AMOLED, and the Yoga A940. It also comes with JBL speakers on board, and it even has far-field microphones if you want to use your voice to command some of its functions.

Lenovo's Yoga A940 all-in-one offers a novel take on Microsoft's Surface Studio, known for its big, pressure-sensitive touchscreen display that's ideal for design work.

The first thing you'll notice about the A940 is a stunning 27-inch 4K touch display, which can be adjusted down 25 degrees for when you need a less vertical surface for drawing or sketching.

The Precision Dial seems like a compelling alternative to Microsoft's $99 Surface Dial, since it plugs into either side of the screen instead of laying on top of it like Microsoft's version. The controller can be used by creators for "more precise selections and adjustments", and there's support for a digital pen as well.

Probably one of the coolest features outside of the drawing aspects is the integrated wireless charger. It also includes a wireless charging pad for smartphones and other accessories.

The price of the Lenovo Yoga A940 (above) starts at $2,349.99 and will hit the shelves in March 2019.

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