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Q: Yoga 900 or 900S ?

Hello, Only 0.8 inch between Yoga 900 (13.3) and Yoga 900s (12.5). Footprints between 900 and 900s is quite the same : 900S = 305mm by 208mm , 900 = 324mm by 225 mm. Pro 900S :No fan (= no noise)Better battery lifePro 900 :Better CPUBetter keyboard (larger)SD card slotAdditional USB PortCons 900s :Poor AZERTY keyboard layout (small left SHIFT combined with > key). See this topic for details. But I can manage it.Big footprint for a 12.5inchesCons 900 :Will be replaced by 910 soon ?Black keyboard (fingerprint magnet?)NoisySo, which is the best (for playing video and audio file (mp3), internet, basic word processing, viewing photos) I have to choose tomorrow (last day to return the 900S, or not ) Choice is between 900 with i5-6200 or 900S m7-6y75, Both are provided with 8 Gb RAM and 512 Gb SSD. They are sold at same price. Thank you, Regards

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There are very little documentation for a lenovo yoga 900s.I would like to know if I can connect two displays to my lenovo yoga 900s over usb type c. I am looking for a hub that will work on my device and will include at least one USB 2.0, 2x HDMI (one can be VGA) and an ethernet port. Can you recomend any?

A:Does lenovo yoga 900s (900s not 900) usb type c supports thunderbolt 3? Can I connect two displays?

Hello and welcome,
 
I can't answer your question directly  but looking at the base spec, the implication is USB-C but not Thunderbolt, single external display supported.
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Tablets%20_%20Convertibles/Lenovo%20Yoga%20900S%20(...
 
Hopefully someone who has tried this on an _S_ will join the conversation.
 
Z.

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Hello!I am trying to find out if DisplayPort is supported on the following two models: - Yoga 710-14IKB (80V4003LMX)- Yoga 900S-12ISK (80ML000RMX) I need to drive UHD TVs (4K at 60fps) and various high resolution displays using DisplayPort (HDMI 1.4 only supports 4K at low refresh rates).  It seems to be difficult find out looking through the documentation provided by Lenovo. I have come across some info though: Yoga 710-14IKB:The documentation on  http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/yoga/700-series/yoga-710-14/#80V4000GUS under "Ports" states that: "Micro HDMI?""DisplayPort? (combo with HDMI?)" This indeed seems to indicate that DisplayPort is supported, but I cannot find any info on how this works. - Is DisplayPort supported by the Yoga 710?- If so, what kind of adapter is needed, and where can this be found? Yoga 900S-12ISK:This machine has an USB-C "USB 3.0 port with Video-out". I have found a Lenovo USB-C to HDMI Adaptor-NA (GX90K37871):    https://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo-usb-c-to-hdmi-adapter-external-video-adapter/specs/but so far I have not seen any USB-C to DisplayPort adapter from Lenovo.When an USB-C port has video capabilities, it is usually DisplayPort available (I have seen reviews of Yoga 900S that this actually is the case for the Yoga 900S. - Is DisplayPort supported by the Yoga 900s?- If so, what kind of adapter is needed, and where can this be found?&n... Read more

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I'm loving my new Yoga 900S but I received an email that the active pen I ordered was at end of life and had been cancelled.   I see the same pen still offered on the site, but it could be 5 weeks before being available.   Just curious if there are other compatible pens out there that would work with the Yoga 900S.  In checking around the web, I see many of the affiliated sites are also out of this item, model GX80K32882.   Should I try again and wait it out?

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Hello. I recently purchase the Yoga 900s with 256GB PCIe SSD. This is my first experience with an SSD. I had to send the pc for warranty repair due to a faulty speaker and "r" key. Lenovo did not have parts available so offered to replace the unit and return my hard drive. I need to get my data off the original and believe I need to purchase an enclosure but after hours of research, am still not sure which type of enclosure I need to get (or if there is an alternative solution). I greatly appreciate any assistance that can be provided. 

A:Need an enclosure, not sure what to buy. Yoga 900s

First, let me say I have not used this product, but I have used a very similar one to work with SATA format M.2 cards.  I have one of these on order, but it hasn't come yet. I use them to test drives without mounting them in a machine.  I am not recommending a particular seller.
 
http://www.ebay.com/itm/M-2-NGFF-PCIe-SSD-6Gbps-to-USB-3-0-Converter-Adapter-Enclosure-Case-B-Key-/2...
 

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Hi Does anyone know what screen the Yoga 900S uses for its 1440p version and if it's any good? I'd like to know before placing an order. I looked at a Yoga 900 in the store and saw that despite its QHD+ resolution, it was using this horrible Pentile RGBW display that looks like there's dithering everywhere. It was the first time I've come across a display like that and it really looked horrible! I hope the 900S doesn't use that Pentile stuff? Thanks!

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I have only had this new computer (Yoga 900s) for 4 days.  The battery is not charging. When plugged in, the system tray icon says "Plugged In, Charging", but it is NOT charging. Any suggestions?  I was excited about getting this computer.  However, my recent experiences with Lenovo have left me regretting my decision to make this purchase.If I can't get this resolved ASAP I am going to have to return it and go with another more reliable brand.Thanks for any help you can give.  

A:Yoga 900s Not Charging

Welcome to the forum! Sorry to hear of the battery not charging issue.
 
Could you go into the Lenovo Settings app, click the battery icon on the left tool bar, then click Show Details. What does this show? Are there any Battery Status Messages?

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Hello,i've purchased recently an active pen for my Yoga 900s.works pretty good.im looking for a driver for enhancing the accuracy of the pen, but couldnt find any.is it possible that lenovo didnt release any driver for this pen for the 900s?thanks

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I had wanted to buy 900s because of it's exceptional weight and pen capabilities but several days ago noticed that Lenovo US site says 'The model is no longer available' without any explanation. It's really surprising because the model has been on the market only just a year. Is that a sign that Lenovo has discontinued the 900s and it's leaving the market?

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When I try to put yoga 900s to sleep (both press power button and close lid) light at power button still on (not blink). Once I open lid or press power button then nothing happend. Yesterday it works fine. This issue just happended today.. Please someone help me. Thank you.

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Hello I recently bought a Yoga 900S and it was working fine for a day or two, but suddenly the battery symbol had an 'x' and it kept saying BATTERY NOT DETECTED. When that happened, my laptop would only stay awake for a few minutes or seconds then shut down. When I put it on charge, the 'x' was still displayed over the battery symbol but it wouldn't shut down, until a few days later when it would shut down even if it was on charge. So I didn't use my laptop for a day or two and then started using it again. For a few days, the problem was gone, but now it's back. I did recently update to Windows 10, but I don't know if that's what's causing the problem. Can someone please tell me what's wrong with my laptop? The problem is really annoying. Thanks

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Hi I bought a Yoga 900s yesterday and so far I like it. I bought the active pen and it arrived today. However there is no documentation on how to connect it. I've tried with Bluetooth, I clicked and held both buttons on the pen, and nothing works. I read on a different model that if the laptop says it has 10 point pen and touch that it would not support a pen. I can't belive that to be accurate. This is a $1300 device and the pen says it is compatible with this model. Anyone out there that can shed light on this for me?

A:Cannot connect active pen to Yoga 900s

I just discovered I was sold a 900 and was told and it was labeled as a 900s. Now I know why I can't connect this pen, it doesn't work with the 900. But I'm trying to decide if the i7 and 16GB of RAM is worth the lack of using a pen. I've tried a plan stylus with it and cannot use it either. I need something to use as a pen though. Very frustrating that Best Buy did this.

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Hi I'll admit I was a MAC man, like many got bored of the poor specs and old hardware.My Mac Mini has just been replaced by a M900 Tiny as a small desktop and media storage machine.Mac Book Pro 13" (2012) just got sold on ebay. The plan was to have this as a desktop and use my 9.7 iPad pro for the internet. But I miss a laptop when slouching in the lounge and the cat has nicked the office chair.Miss when you want to look at multiple tabs and its far eaiser to to it with a real keyboard on your knee.I've looked at 2-1's from microsoft with detachable screens etc,keep coming back to the yoga and no hastle of spltting screens. So the 900S keeps getting loooked atIntel Core m7-6Y75 Processor ( 1.20GHz 1866MHz 4MB )12.5"IPS Multi-touch 2560x14408.0GB LPDDR3-1600 LPDDR3 1600MHz256GB SSD PCIe Like the idea of touchscreen, no fan, light don't need much power as I can use the Tiny.More power and cheaper than current base Mac Book. So are current owners happy with thier machines?Would you say don't do it?Should I look at a 910, pay more and get the power?can I just close the lid and let it sleep till i'm ready to use it again? What the view of the board who actually own this machine? Many Thanks Phil  

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Hi, Just bought a yoga 900s in the UK and I am trying to buy a compatible pen. The official Lenovo pen isn't availble on the UK website or any of the usual places like Amazon.co.uk I could order from the US but it will take weeks to arrive. Can anyone recommend another pen that works for the 900s ? Many thanks

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Hi.. Out of the blue my Y900s no longer boots normally. Both power lights on the side are on, I can regulate keyboard backlight but whatever key I press nothing appears on screen. Pressing the reset button on the left side results in the same. I had problems with Bluetooth lately , causing me to reinstall the Lenovo driver frequently Is there some other way to revive the Yoga?

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I've set the laptop to go Sleep when I close the lid. This sometimes happens but mostly doesn't. How do I make the Yoga 900s to sleep when closing the lid reliably?

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Hello experts, I am suddenly having a problem with my Yoga 900s not sleeping properly. I will close the lid, and the machine will stay alert (power light steady and not blinking). Then, when I try to wake it, the screen will remain blank, and I have to hard reboot. I am perplexed as to what is causing this issue. The laptop worked last night, and as far as I can tell, no updates or programs have been installed since then. Power settings are all fine. Laptop is set to sleep when lid is closed. CPU and memory usage seem fine. I've tried multiple reboots. Please let me know if you've encountered this before. I'm at my wit's end since nothing has changed since yesterday. Thanks. - Archana

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Hello I recently bought a Yoga 900S and it was working fine for a day or two, but suddenly the battery symbol had an 'x' and it kept saying BATTERY NOT DETECTED. When that happened, my laptop would only stay awake for a few minutes or seconds then shut down. When I put it on charge, the 'x' was still displayed over the battery symbol but it wouldn't shut down, until a few days later when it would shut down even if it was on charge. So I didn't use my laptop for a day or two and then started using it again. For a few days, the problem was gone, but now it's back. I did recently update to Windows 10, but I don't know if that's what's causing the problem. Can someone please tell me what's wrong with my laptop? The problem is really annoying. Thanks

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Hi,I have bought a lenovo yoga 900s about 6 months ago. I have two issues with the computer that I am looking for an anwser for. 1, The computer makes noise similar to mechanical drive, this occurs when the browser loads a page or when a youtube video is loading. 2, The other day the computer would not start at all, I had to wait for it to drain it of all power before I could start it plugged in to the wallcharger. I hope that this will not happen again considering the fact that I am using the computer for work.  Why do I have theese issues?Any solutions to the Issues described? I hope that the lenovo support team will enlight me here and bring a swift end to my issues with some professional help. Thank you.  

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Closing the lid should cause the Yoga 900s to sleep, but that doesn't work. The ligth stays on when opening the screen does not come on. The only why to revive the Y900s it long press the power button to force a restart.
 
How is the sleep mode suppose to work on the Yoga 900s?
 
 
Moderator comment: Model added to subject for clarity.

A:Yoga 900S - Sleep not wokring

Good day.
 
My Yoga 900S sleeps correctly when I close the lid, as expected.Can you provide more info about the driver/OS update/UEFI-BIOS state of your machine? Maybe that would help to narrow down the troubleshooting focus a bit.
 
Regards.

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I just ordered my Yoga 900s this monring. I got the 1299.00 configuration in Champagne Gold! I've been checking the site everyday for 4 weeks and much to my suprise it was there today. You would think they would have it on the front page of the website. Only problem I see is i have to install windows 10 pro myself as they dont offer it.  Yoga 900S - Champagne GoldPart #: 80ML000PUS               Status:Processing               Qty:1               Price:$1,195.99

A:Lenovo Yoga 900s OUT TODAY!

Exciting! Much better than that MacBook with one USB C port and a 480p webcam haha



I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. #LenovoIN. I don't work for Lenovo.

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Hi, I have a new Lenovo Yoga 900S. Everything was working great until Windows automatically installed the anniversary update last night. Now, the battery won't charge. Thankfully, the laptop seems to be running on A/C, since the battery is not draining. But it won't charge. I've checked the energy management settings, and I've tried uninstalling the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery driver. But nothing has fixed the issue. Please let me know if you've encountered this problem. Thanks.

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I'm trying to connect to an extended monitor with a USB 3.0 (bought from Lenovo online) itself but it can't seem to detect the monitor.I've connected the HDMI cable on both ends. Is there something that I'm missing?

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Samsung 960 PRO M.2-2280 2TB PCI Express 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid State Driveis it possible to be mounted in Lenovo yoga 900s Type 80ML005PB serial number PF0HZZ6M.    is there bios limit?

A:Samsung 960 PRO and Lenovo yoga 900s

2tb... huh... I don't think there is a bios limit. I haven't ever heard about bios limit. There are limits for RAM, but rather not for storage.

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Hi,    Yesterday I tested my Yoga 900S with the Intel detection tool and it's come up as being affected by the Intel SA-00086 vulnerability.  I found this document which lists the status of Lenovo products with regard to the vunerability and there is no mention of my model so I contacted the support team and they were unable to provide any further information.  I then requested that they formally open a ticket, which they did.  Today, less than 12 hours after opening the ticket, it was closed with the following response "after your escalation was received and the case was thoroughly investigated, your request cannot be fulfilled".  No further information other than making sure to tell me that any response will be ignored.     Is this the best that Lenovo can do?  It's not like I was expecting an immediate fix but at least some formal recognition that they knew there was a problem and were working on it.  I could understand if this was a cheap laptop a few years old but this is a laptop that was quite expensive and is around 3 months out of warranty, I'm sure some are still in their warranty.   Rob

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How do I make sure sleep does wotk on Yoga 900s? I just ended up with a Yoga heating up my carier back as it wasn't sleeping. I let it go on and it just drained the battery. There were no, I repeat no entries in the evenlog during the time is closed the lid and attached power.  I did a reinstall already. 

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The Yoga 900s refuses to come back from sleep in 90% of the time. The power led is on but the screen stays black. I have to force shutdown and start the Yoga. After a couple of time doing this Windows will end up in KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE and than no longer boots. After doing a reset Windows works again for about 3 months and than the whole thing starts over. Latest drivers are installed .

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Hi, I'm surprised I cant reach 4K resolution on Yoga 900s connected to 4K TV? Why? I'm using USB-C to HDMI adapter. What should I do to get 4K? I can get only 1080p on TV as a main display.On clone display mode resolution is set to 4K but in fact in TV is 1080p. 

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The Yoga 900s refuses to come back from sleep in 90% of the time. The power led is on but the screen stays black. I have to force shutdown and start the Yoga. After a couple of time doing this Windows will end up in KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE and than no longer boots. After doing a reset Windows works again for about 3 months and than the whole thing starts over. Latest drivers are installed .

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Hello there, On the Internet, there as photos of QWERTY keyboards only. When I received my 900s, I was surprised by the strange AZERTY (french) keyboard layout of the 900s. Specifically by the srange combined left SHIFT and < keys. It is not "sexy"and not practical (to type < ), I hope Lenovo will find a new layout for 900s successor. ?AZERTY keyboard Lenovo 900S-12ISK ?  Regards Denony

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I am trying to connect my Lenovo Yoga 900 to an external monitor (Dell) via an Anker USB-C cable to the monitor's HDMI. When I connect, it mirrors the laptop screen on the Dell monitor, but the computer can't detect the external monitor, meaning I can't extend the display or use with the lid closed. Help! 

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Only in dark colors.new product. I downloaded the BIOS update. there is a solution? Or give it to the lab?

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Hello,im connecting my Yoga 900s to external monitor with VGA-USB C adaptor.after returning from sleep mode, the screen flickers for about 1-2 minutes and then stops and working just fine.checked for drivers and etc, couldnt find any new.what els can i do?(i dont believe its hardware problem or cables problem- after 2 minutes everything works Ok...)

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I just purchased the Yoga 900s a couple of weeks ago and need to connect to an external monitor as the screen is too small for daily use.  But I have no idea where to begin.  What kind of cable do I need?  Do I have to use a docking station?  If so, which one is compatible?  Very confused and would appreciate your help.  Thank you!

A:Connecting Yoga 900s to an external monitor?

There is an adapter made for the machine that connects the usb-type-c with video port to HDMI
 
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/itemdetails/GX90K37871/460/78AF634E19DF412F9004DD26E93A0054#GX90K37871
 
Then an HDMI cable can connect to a TV or monitor.

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The trackpad might break me here... it's absolutely terrible if you're the kind of user that likes to use single finger click and two finger right click exclusively. You can set it up for this behaviour but it basically disables the entire bottom third of the trackpad.
 
 
Moderator comment: New thread created. Subject edited. Was: Re: Lenovo Yoga 900S - quick review

A:Lenovo Yoga 900S - trackpad behavior

Are there tactile click locations for left and right click in the bottom corners?  Or is it totally "tap" sensing?  Mine shipped out yesterday and this was one of my concerns.  Another option that just went on sale, the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, has dedicated buttons like a traditional ThinkPad.  It's much pricier for the same hardware, though, and I like the Yoga flexibility compared to a Surface type setup.

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Hello everyone,
 
Thanks to Lenovo I had the opportunity to test and use the new Yoga 900S. As I also have Yoga 3 Pro I'll also compare the two.
 
Size, weight and build quality.
Yoga 900S is smaller and lighter (by 200 grams). However, they're both skinny 12.8mm thick.
The materials appear to be the same, but somehow 900S has much more metallic feel to it. It also feels more sturdy. It might be related to the smaller size of the 900S. The case on the inside has more of a leather feel to it compared to the rubbery feel in Y3P.
 


Keyboard:
 
I have mixed feelings with this one, because:
+ dedicated F~ key row - great!
+ 2 level backlight - love it too.
- much lower key travel compared to Y3P, but still comfortable enough.
? awkward placement of the right shift key. This could just be me, as I got used to Y3P's layout, which had the right shift key on the left side of the up arrow key instead of the right side.
 

(picture by Cnet)
 
Touchpad:
Slightly smaller, but still comfortable to use. I have no remarks. It does its job. It happened couple of times that the cursor jumped to the bottom right corner when I tried to click using left index finger while swiping with the right index finger. Not sure what happened, but it was so minor I'm suprised I still remember it did!
 
Screen:
The model I received has a Full HD screen (1920 x 1080). I've seen 1440p being mentioned around the net, but this particular model definitely has a FHD screen. I ... Read more

A:Lenovo Yoga 900S - quick review

Great review and comparision! The Yoga 900S does look like both a beauty AND a beast!



I'm a Lenovo advocate, part of the Lenovo INsiders program. #LenovoIN. I don't work for Lenovo.

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Hi, my Yoga 900s has D-drive (named LENOVO) and it includes drivers as well as installation files for two applications (McAfee and YMC, Yoga Mode Control). I'm thinking of deleting this part and repartitioning my harddrive to increase the size of C-drive. I found some information suggesting that in this case OneKey Recovery migt not work, but I did not find any definitive about it. Does any of you know whether there is indeed harm on doing what I'm planning?  

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hello,couldnt find on the web if the original lenovo usb c travel hub supports my lenovo Yoga 900s.the exact model of the hub im intrested in : GX90M61237any help?thanks

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Only in dark colors.new product. I downloaded the BIOS update. there is a solution? Or give it to the lab?

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How can I order a replacement keyboard in Champagne Gold???? This website is soooo frustrating.  I just want to order a part and no parts even come up! A flight attendant spilled soda on my keyboard and now some of my keys are sticking.  Thanks alot, United Airlines! I'm so frustrated.

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Moderator please move this post to the proper forum:
 
I own a Yoga 900s and am looking for a possibilety to charge the Yoga 900s over the USB C connectore. Is there USB-A to USB-C cable available with which I can connect the standard power supply to the Yoga 900s USB-C connector? I have acquired a MINIX  multiport connector (that lenovo up to now fails to offer) that could use a USB C connector for charging.
 
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue and moved post to proper forum.
 

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