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Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Review Rundown

Lenovo | Published on 21 Mar 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab
  • Smart display with dedicated Google Assistant mode
  • Long battery life
  • Bright, colorful display
  • Mediocre speakers
  • Only one USB Type-C port

Summary

The Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab is an Android tablet that really stands out from its competitors. It has a dedicated Google Assistant mode, and a bevy of skills along with it. You can also use make your Yoga Smart Tab a photo frame or a remote control for your smart home devices. Unfortunately, the automatic activation of the tablet's built-in stand failed to work in our tests.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

digitaltrends[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 71%
Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
The Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab is an Android tablet that really stands out from its competitors. It packs an assortment of useful features into a 10.1-inch device, including a versatile kickstand, Google Assistant, smart hub capabilities, and much more. The only real drawback is the unbalanced feel and the added weight when you're holding the Smart Tab. If you're looking for an outstanding Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S6 is tough to beat.
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Pros[**]
  • Beautiful 10.1-inch display
  • Smart home hub features
  • Long battery life
Cons[**]
  • Unbalanced feel when holding the tablet
  • Mediocre speakers

digitaltrends[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 61%
Reviewers from Digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
The Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab runs a full-fledged Google Assistant experience. It's also ditching the dedicated speaker dock and opting for a more integrated design. Since it doesn't require a dock, you can use it just about anywhere. The tablet runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 processor with 3GB of RAM. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5- megapixel front-facing one.
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Pros[**]
  • Good audio performance
  • Dual JBL hi-fi speakers
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Lacks dedicated speaker dock

notebookcheck[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 48%
Reviewers from Notebookcheck have found the following[***]:
The Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab comes with Android Pie with security patches as of November 5, 2019. The Android tablet features a total of three microphones for activating the Google Assistant from every corner of the room. The Smart Tab's battery lasted for slightly over 13 hours in our real-world Wi-Fi test.
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Pros[**]
  • Fast Wi-Fi
  • Good battery life
  • Good display quality
  • Good speakers
Cons[**]
  • Mediocre GPS performance
  • Low-contrast display
  • Slow memory card reader

pcmag[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 70%
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The Yoga Smart Tab isn't meant to be a productivity powerhouse. It's built for media consumption, and that's where it excels. The tablet is quick and responsive for basic tasks like video streaming and surfing the web. When it comes to gaming, however, the tablet struggles.
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Pros[**]
  • Attractive design
  • Good speakers
  • Google Ambient Mode works well
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Mediocre camera
  • Lacks security patches

techradar[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Lenovo Yoga SmartTab has a 10.1 inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS display. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 and 4GB of memory on the high-end. You just get one USB-C for charging and data, and a headphone jack.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek design
  • Comfortable to hold for long periods
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • Battery life could be better

references

  1. 1. ^ Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab review: A tablet, and then some. Digitaltrends. 15 April 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab hands-on review. Digitaltrends. 05 September 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Tablet Review: Google Assistant for hanging. Notebookcheck. 15 January 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. 4. ^ Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Review. Pcmag. 04 May 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  5. 5. ^ Hands on: Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab review. Techradar. 06 September 2019. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  6. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  7. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  8. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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