Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 vs Asus Transformer Book T100: Specs Comparison

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By Janice Somosot | December 3, 2013 3:52 PM EST

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 and the Asus Transformer Book T100 are similar looking gadgets that seem to have the same features, particularly the ability to use the devices in multiple ways. Both products are portable, flexible and ultra-versatile. But which one is better? The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 or the Asus Transformer Book T100? Read on to find out in the specs comparison here.

LENOVO IDEAPAD YOGA 13:

Features:

  1. 360-Degree Flip-and-Fold Design (with Lenovo Transition) and 4 modes (Laptop Mode, Tablet Mode, Tent Mode and Stand Mode)
  2. High Definition (HD)+ Display With In-Plane Switching (IPS) Technology (13.3" HD+IPS capacitive multitouch display (16:9 widescreen) (1600x900))
  3. Lenovo Motion Control, 10-Finger Multitouch Technology, Instant Resume, OneKey Recovery Security Feature
  4. High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) output for easy connection to a TV or other monitor
  5. Lenovo Cloud Storage
  6. USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to move data quickly between the Yoga 13 and other devices

Specs:

  1. Weight - 1.5 kg (3.3 lb)
  2. Battery Life - Up to 8 hours with standard battery
  3. Memory - 4GB, 8GB DDR3
  4. Storage - 128/256GB DDR (double data rate) SSD (solid state drive); HDD Interface: m-SATA II (SATA300); DMA Mode: Transfer Multiword DMA mode-2, Ultra-DMA Mode 6; User Upgradable: No
  5. Operating System - Windows 8 Pro 64/Windows 8 64
  6. CPU - 3rd generation Intel® CoreTM (i7-3537U, i7-3517U, i5-3317U, i3-3217U) with HD Graphics Support (Intel® HD Graphics 4000 (integrated))

Click HERE to see the LENOVO IDEAPAD YOGA 13 in action.

Now, let's check out the specs and features of the Asus Transformer Book T100.

ASUS TRANSFORMER BOOK T100

Features:

  1. 10"  2-in-1 (laptop and tablet) design
  2. Comfortable keyboard dock and IPS display
  3. SonicMaster Technology - reduces noise, balances sound, eliminates distortion and boosts performance
  4. HDMI 1.4 - (enables 100 Mb/s Ethernet connection between two HDMI connected devices. Also includes an Audio Return Channel, 3D Over HDMI)
  5. Unlimited ASUS Webstorage free for one year
  6. USB 3.0. to transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, or up to 10 times that of current USB2.0 standards 

Specs:

  1. Weight -  (Tablet: 0.55 kg Dock: 0.52 kg)
  2. Battery Life -  Up to 11 hours battery life for all-day mobile use (2Cells 31 Whrs Polymer Battery)
  3. Memory -  2 GB
  4. Storage - 32GB eMMC/64GB eMMC
  5. Operating System - Windows 8.1
  6. CPU - Intel® Bay Trail-T Quad Core Z3740 1.33 GHz Processor

Click HERE to learn more about the Asus Transformer Book T100's 10.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 has a larger screen at 13" compared to the Asus Transformer Book T100's 10" screen, which makes the Asus more portable between the two. However, the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is more flexible and versatile because it can be used in four ways (Laptop, tablet, stand and tent modes), whereas the Asus can only be used two ways, as a laptop or a tablet. Both have USB 3.0. which means that the speed of transferring files is very fast. With regards to battery life though, the Asus Transformer Book T100's 10 wins over the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 because it can be used for up to 11 hours while the Lenovo can only be used up to 8 hours.


  • READ MORE:

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Four Variants Specs Review (Click HERE)

A First Good Look at Asus Transformer Book T100 (Click HERE)

Asus Transformer Book T100 vs iPad Air: Go for Asus or Apple? (Click HERE)

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