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Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga Review Rundown

LenovoPublished on 22 Mar 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Overview

Neoscore* 0%
Pros**
  • Smaller than its predecessor
  • Long battery life
  • Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Long-lasting battery
Cons**
  • Only 12 months of warranty

Summary

Like other ThinkPads, the X13 Yoga is tested against 12 military-grade requirements and more than 200 quality checks to ensure their robustness. Enhanced ThinkShield features like ThinkShutter and discrete Trusted Platform Module (dTPM) offers improved security. At just over 15mm thin, the 2020 X13 Yoga is thinner and lighter than its predecessors while boasting long-lasting all-day battery performances.
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 ThinkPad X13 is the smallest ThinkPad you can buy, and that's about all it has going for it. If you're looking for a ThinkPad that won't weigh you down or take up much space in your backpack, then it's your best option. The HP Spectre x360 13 is a solid choice if you're sold on a 2-in-1. It's better-looking, just as solidly built if not more so.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Excellent performance
  • Great battery life
Cons[**]
  • Battery life is disappointing
  • No Thunderbolt 3 support

notebookcheck[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 71%
Reviewers from notebookcheck have found the following[***]:
Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga's IPS panel displays image content without it becoming distorted or showing the wrong colors. Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated graphics unit is only suitable for old games or titles with a low demand on graphics performance. Lenovo built a 512 GB SSD from Samsung into our test model of the ThinkPadX13 Yoga.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Matte IPS display
  • Good battery life
  • Decent input devices
Cons[**]
  • No SD card reader
  • No Thunderbolt 3

pcmag[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 84%
Reviewers from pcmag have found the following[***]:
The ThinkPad X13 Yoga is Lenovo's premier 13-inch convertible for business. It's attractive as a sleeker, more feature-rich option than the ThinkPad L13 Yoga. A couple of downsides—namely that it gets hot under intense use and a standard warranty of only a year—don't prevent it from being a good option.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek, all-metal design
  • First-rate input devices
  • Slim bezels
  • Good battery life
Cons[**]
  • No Thunderbolt 3 port

References

1. ^ Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga review: Falling behind the times. digitaltrends. 2020-08-30 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga in review: Extensively equipped business convertible. notebookcheck. 2020-10-03 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga (Gen 1) Review. pcmag. 2020-10-06 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. 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.
**. 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.
***. 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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