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Lenovo Yoga C940 (14-inch) review: A little extra screen and a lot to like

If you’ve ever reached for your phone instead of your laptop simply because it’s faster to wake up, unlock and start working, you’ll appreciate what Lenovo’s Yoga C940 can do. The company’s flagship 14-inch two-in-one is an Intel Project Athena device, a select group of laptops co-engineered with Intel to perform more like your phone. While I never felt like its predecessor, the C930, was slow, it’s surprising how responsive the C940 feels by comparison.

Like

  • Overall faster processor and graphics performance
  • Improved display quality
  • Excellent feature set for its price

Don’t Like

  • Included pen is a little small for extended use
  • All ports are on one side

Lift the lid and it instantly wakes from sleep. The fingerprint reader unlocks the C940 in a second and since the Wi-Fi connects just as fast, it’s essentially ready to work immediately. With the laptop asleep and lid open, you only

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