Are you thinking of buying a light equipment, which allows you to transport it on trips or outings? Lenovo has in its catalog a wide variety of models, including the Lenovo Yoga 530 and Lenovo Yoga S730. Both are light, slim, perfect to carry without weighing too much . To all this we must add a technical set powerful enough to perform with all kinds of tools. Both laptops have the eighth generation of Intel Core processors and a RAM memory of up to 8 GB.
Its Dolby Atmos speaker system will also allow you to listen to movies and series with good audio quality without having to add external speakers. All this with an autonomy for between 4 to 10 hours, depending on the chosen configuration. The Lenovo Yoga 530 and S730 are on sale in Spain from 600 and 1,100 euros , respectively. If you want to know which one is better for you, don't stop reading. We help you get out of doubts.
|Lenovo Yoga 530||Lenovo Yoga S730|
|screen||14-inch touch panel with HD or Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1080 pixels||13.3-inch panel with Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1080 pixels|
|Processor||Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7||Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U|
|RAM||Up to 8GB RAM||8 GB RAM|
|Storage||Up to 512GB in SSD format||Up to 1 TB in SSD format|
|Graphic T.||Intel UHD Graphics 620 or NVIDIA GeForce MX130 2GB GDDR5||Intel UHD 620|
|Connections||USB Type-C, two USB 3.0, HDMI, 4-in-1 card reader, combo audio jack||2 x USB Type C 3.1 Gen 2, 1 x USB Type C 3.1 Gen 1, combo audio jack|
|Wireless||WiFi AC up to 2 x 2||WiFi AC up to 2x2, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Colors||Gray||Gray / Platinum|
|Dimensions||328mm x 229mm x 17.6mm (1.6 Kg)||307mm x 210mm x 11.9mm (1.2kg)|
|SW||Windows 10 Home||Windows 10 Home|
|Price||From 600 euros||From 1,100 euros|
Design and display
The two Lenovo Yoga are light enough to go with them everywhere during a morning of work or study. However, the Yoga S730 is perhaps a little thinner and less heavy. Its exact measurements are 307 mm x 210 mm x 11.9 mm and its weight is 1.2 kiloscompared to the 17.6 millimeters thick and 1.6 kilos of the Yoga 530. We can say that it is one of the lightest laptops on the market with a design that also offers a very elegant touch. The Yoga S730 is constructed entirely of aluminum in steel gray and platinum colors. If we open its lid we find a quite comfortable keyboard, with spaced keys and a trackpad large enough to be able to move freely through all its functions. It should be noted that to achieve this fine design, Lenovo has had to take advantage of the secondary ventilation of the keys themselves to be able to use a smaller fan.
Lenovo Yoga S730
One of the differences between the Yoga S730 and the Yoga 530 is that the latter is capable of fully bending at a 360-degree angle, so that we can place it in a more ergonomic position depending on where we are working. Its two lateral hinges are the "cause" that this cortonsionism is possible. In addition, something interesting is that its panel is completely tactile and has a size of 14 inches with an HD or Full HD resolution1,920 x 1080 pixels. The frames that surround its screen we can say that they are quite thin, but we cannot say that they are the usual ones of an infinite screen. To all this we must add that the equipment comes equipped with a stylus, a perfect complement to its touch panel, and with which we can write or draw directly more precisely without having to use our finger.
For its part, the panel of the Lenovo Yoga S730 is non-touch and has a slightly smaller size, 13.3 inches with a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1080 pixels.
Lenovo Yoga 530
Power and memory
At the power level, the two computers are powered by the eighth generation of Intel Core processors. In the case of the Lenovo Yoga 530, there are Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 models with up to 8 GB of RAM. Its internal storage capacity reaches up to 512 GB in SSD format. The processor options of the Yoga S730 with 8th generation Intel Core i5 or i7, accompanied by 8 GB of RAM and a space of up to 1 TB SSD.
Therefore, if what you are looking for is a team to work fluently with all kinds of tools and use several processes simultaneously without the team becoming slow, any of the different Yogas can serve you perfectly. Regarding the graphics, the Yoga 530 can be purchased with an Intel UHD 620 or an NVIDIA GeForce MX130 2GB GDDR5 . The S730 is only available with Intel UHD Graphics 620.
Lenovo Yoga S730
Battery and operating system
The Lenovo Yoga we are talking about have good autonomy, which is always appreciated in a laptop. Both the Yoga 530 and the Yoga S730 equip a battery for between 4 to 10 hours of uninterrupted use. This figure will vary greatly depending on the configuration chosen. That is, brightness level or if we turn it off continuously or leave it in suspension. However, both teams are prepared to be able to work without having to resort to an outlet during a relatively long flight or train journey.
Of course, something to highlight about the S730 is that this model has fast charging. Just turn it off and charge it for an hour to get up to 80% battery life.
Lenovo Yoga 530
The two Lenovo Yoga models are governed by Windows 10 Home, the latest version of Microsoft's platform. This system offers smooth performance and has some cool features. We can highlight among them, for example, the Microsoft Edge browser, an evolution of the traditional Internet Explorer, or the Cortana assistant. You just have to ask any questions so that it starts up and provides you with information of interest, such as the closest restaurants or the weather forecast.
Lenovo Yoga S730
Connections and security
In regards to ports and connections. The Lenovo Yoga S730 has 2 second generation USB Type C 3.1 ports, 1 first generation USB Type C 3.1 port, combined audio jack, plus Bluetooth 4.1 or WiFi AC up to 2 x 2. For its part, the Yoga 530 It includes two USB ports of type 3.0 and a USB port of type C. This last connector is a common one in the telephony sector, and we see it more and more in laptops. Among its main advantages we can highlight its greater speed when transferring data or its reversible format.
The equipment also includes an HDMI port to be able to view the contents on a television or monitor. We do miss, yes, an Ethernet port, which would give us the possibility of connecting to the Internet via cable. In any case, it is compatible with the WiFi AC protocol, so we can navigate faster and more stable. Connections are complemented by a 4-in-1 card reader and Bluetooth to connect devices without cables.
Lenovo Yoga 530
And what about security? Something important on a Windows computer. Both Lenovo Yoga have a fingerprint reader. Thus, it is possible to log in or make secure payments instantly using just your finger. Windows Hello and FIDO Security provide additional guarantees that personal information has three layers of security. The objective is to keep private data safe so that it does not end up in the hands of third parties.
Price and availability
The Lenovo Yoga 530 and Yoga S730 are available to buy in Spain through the company's website and through authorized distributors. The price of the first starts at 600 euros for the most basic configuration (Intel Core i3 processors and 4 GB of RAM) and goes up to 1,100 euros. The Yoga S730, for its part, starts at a price of 1,100 euros up to 1,500 euros for the version with better features.