Yoga 3 Pro (Laptop) by Johnson Li
2014 - 2015, Platinum A' Digital and Electronic Devices Design Award Winner
Inspiration
From Journal-the traditional way of people gets information. 360 degrees rotating and smoothly hinge is the key design points. We found lots of solutions that can solve the 360 degrees rotating, finally, the watch band hinge is better way base on currently technical.
Creativity
Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro is exceptionally thin & light, yet brilliantly intelligent, with revolutionary new hinge design and intuitive software responding to scenarios. It is a convertible Laptop with 4 basicforms: Laptop, Stand, Tent and Tablet. This new hinge design like watch band that allows the screen to open from 0 degree to 360 degrees smoothly. The soft material (TPU loop & C cover leatheroid) on the product supports multi-mode usage and helps stable standing and comfortable holding.
Design Challenges
Crafted from 885 individual pieces of aluminum and steel, the Yoga 3 Pro’s watchband-inspired hinge looks great and optimizes your experience no matter which way you use it. What's more, it offers enhanced stability to allow a great touchscreen experience-and even lay your Yoga flat at 180-degree angle. Our systems are built to lessen heat in critical areas, and fans are specially designed-less strain on the system's components, lower power consumption, and more comfort for the user handling the system.
Production Technology
A cover : Magnalium with painting; B cover : Glass, TPU frame around the Glass. C cover : Magnalium with painting, soft PU film on the top, TPU frame on the front; D cover : Magnalium with painting; Magnalium die-casting; Painting; Paste PU film on C cover.
       
     
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