Award-winning Lenovo Yoga debuts in Oman
• World’s first 360° PC/Tablet convertible now available at Emax stores in Oman
• Showcased for the first time at COMEX Shopper
Muscat, Oman – March 20, 2013: Residents of Oman now have the opportunity to get their hands on the award-winning Lenovo Yoga at Emax, the largest electronics retailer in the Middle East and part of the LandmThe innovative device will be introduced for the first time in Oman at this year’s COMEX Shopper in Muscat. The Lenovo Yoga, the world’s first 360° revolutionary Ultrabook has received enormous success in the region and is now set to take the Sultanate by storm.
Lenovo also today announced a new defense against the sun for outdoor workers with a new super bright optional screen on the ThinkPad X200 Tablet.
Commenting on the introduction of the Lenovo Yoga in the Omani market, Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo Gulf general manager stated; “The Lenovo Yoga delivers an uncompromised PC experience with new modes for using technology, optimized by Intel technology and Windows 8. At Lenovo we believe in creating devices that power the digital lives of millions of people and businesses providing a high level of flexibility between work and play without compromising on style or technology.”
The Lenovo Yoga 13 provides laptop-grade performance to get work done all day without slowing down, thanks to its super slim 16.9 mm frame and eight hours of battery life. At the flip of the hinge, Yoga 13 transforms into a media-friendly tablet primed with rich audio-visual features like Dolby® Home Theatre®. Visuals, such as photos, videos and websites, look stunning on its 13.3-in high definition IPS display, which provides bright background and vivid colors. Users can gesture to flip through photos with Yoga 13’s special Motion Control technology or simply use their fingers on the multi-touch screen.
Ujjawal Tankha, EMAX Electronics, Oman Country Manager added; “The Yoga is a revolutionary product that will delight technology enthusiasts and consumers alike; we are excited about its introduction in Oman. At Emax we constantly strive to offer customers a one-stop-shop for excellence in customer care, convenience, product offering and retail distinction. Our partnership with Lenovo ensures we are able to deliver on this mission by offering the latest technology from the world’s second largest PC vendor.”
The Yoga’s smaller screen size counterpart, Yoga 11, is the world’s slimmest multi-mode PC, measuring just 15.6 mm. Yoga 11’s slim design, 11.6-in screen and long 13 hour battery life make it a great convertible for mobility. Yoga 11 lets users watch HD movies, play games, get connected and stay productive with Microsoft Office applications virtually all day long. As an added bonus, both Yoga 13 and 11 can be used in completely new ways: convert them into a Stand by flipping the keyboard behind the screen to watch movies or view pictures, or bend them upright like a Tent to play games or video chat.
The starting price of the Lenovo Yoga 11” is OMR318.900 while the Lenovo Yoga 13” starts from OMR 424.900.
Held under the patronage of e.oman and organized by OITE Trade Fairs, COMEX Shopper will take place from 25th -29th March 2013 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre from 10.00am to 9.00pm and 4.30pm – 10pm on Friday. Visitors can view Yoga demos at The Emax stand, located at Comex Shopper Hall.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US30 billion personal technology company – and the second largest PC company in the world, serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, see www.lenovo.com.