Conclusion: It’s not the most grandiose thing, nor is it specs heavy either, but despite that, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 has a wonderful mixture that easily appeases consumers who want something decent to use on the road – and without spending a fortune! Blessed with a retail price point of $249.99, it easily undercuts many of its rivals in the affordable Android tablet space. Heck, it even gives the Google Nexus 7 a good run for its money.
Pros: Very affordable, Long-lasting battery life, Interesting design, solid construction
Cons: Hardware is not first-class, Disorganized homescreen layout, Poor camera performance
Summary: Stamina and stability. Both are quite the virtues of the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8, thanks to its large 6000 mAh battery and the integrated kickstand. But what about the rest of its ingredients? While both the bright 8-inch IPS display and the unusual shape make for great eye-catchers, we will have to see whether the MediaTek MT8389 SoC with 1.2 GHz, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage space suffice to remain competitive in the price segment below 300 Euros (~$412).
Pros: Battery Life, Integrated kickstand, Bright, high-contrast screen, Stereo speakers located at the front, The innovative and adaptable kickstand. The way its sound output adapts to the orientation of the device. The great ergonomics even in hand-held mode, thanks to its battery bulge.
Cons: Performance, Too plasticky, Mediocre GPS signal strength, Unspectacular resolution, An HDMI (out) port. Better chassis stability.
Excerpt: The Lenovo Yoga 8 tablet tries to compete with the huge market of Google Android-powered tablets and it does an overall decent job. It does have some downsides though, like sub-par performance and a lower-resolution display, but we did like the aluminum design.
Pros: Aluminum design with kickstand, Wide viewing angles, Good battery life
Excerpt: Though the Android-powered Yoga Tablet doesn't drastically change form factors like the Windows-based hybrid, it does feature a design to convert into more useful positions. Here's a look at the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8, the most interesting tablet seen in a while.
Summary: The Yoga Tablet’s design is a seriously welcome change of pace in a world where most Android tablets look the same. But the Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 don’t just look more attractive then the average slate, their unusual Multimode design is practical too. But aside from being table to being able strut the Yoga Tablets into its hold, stand, and tilt positions, a major incentive here are the tablets above average battery life.
Pros: Practical Multimode design is super unique and practical, above average battery life for nearly all day use, excellent premium and sturdy build quality, nice choice of accessories, competitively priced, built-in micro-sd card slot, Dolby front-facing speakers speakers are powerful, and better than average front facing camera.
Cons: Display is disappointing, kickstand is awkward to open, Lenovo’s overlay needs refinements – eg: missing app drawer, not the lightest tablet.
Excerpt: Lenovo Yoga 8 is an Android Jelly Bean tablet with an 8-inch 1280x800 pixels screen, MediaTek's 1.2GHz quad-core chip, 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel rear and 1.6-megapixel front cameras, and 16 or 32 GB of expandable storage.
Pros: Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape
Cons: Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port