New Skylake ThinkPad Yoga 260 & 460

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  1. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    I find your lack of faith.... hilarious!
     
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    soh5 Wait and Hope (Bronsky et al.) Senior Member

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    Only because it is true. :)
     
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    soh5 Wait and Hope (Bronsky et al.) Senior Member

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    @ibmthink do you know what the design reasoning is between the 260 and 460 with the disparity in RAM? Why does the 12" get to go up to DDR4 16gb while the 460 only goes up to DDR3 8gb?
     
  4. Steve B

    Steve B Moderator Moderator

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    Sorry for the misinformation. I got my terms mixed up. Yes, you are right- for the Thinkpad Yoga 12 2015 the HD, lower res, 1366 screen is the one that does not have pen support. Instead, the higher res FHD (1980 x 1080p) screen has wacom pen support.
     
  5. southy

    southy Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Other interesting questions that pop up:

    1) What is "OneLink+"? Is that different from the current OneLink and OneLink Pro Dock?
    2) the wording regarding WWAN is interesting: "WiFi Combo card, SCR, LTE-A".
    - what is "SCR"?
    - a combo card incorporating WiFi _and_ LTE? Wait, how many antennas do we currently have for WiFi? And how many for LTE? 2 each, right? So that's two radios and 4 antennas on one of the smaller M.2 cards? That will be interesting.
    Or did they make significant improvement in the software defined radio business to have them use the _same_ radio/antennas? That would be really astonishing.
    Probably I'm just reading this wrong though and it's not at combo card. But still that would mean one more M.2 slot.
    Curious.
     
  6. stormi

    stormi Scribbler - Standard Member

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    @southy About OneLink+:
    (http://news.lenovo.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=2052)
    The connector also looks different.
     
  7. ibmthink

    ibmthink Scribbler - Standard Member

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    The new Onelink+ dock has a new connector. It also lays flat, unlike the old Onelink dock.
    Onelink_dock_plus.jpg Onelink_plus_connector.jpg Onelink_dock_plus2.jpg

    I think its because the 460 uses a very similar chassis to the Yoga 14, which also only has one DIMM slot. The 260 is a completely new chassis, so they designed it to have more RAM.
     
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  8. southy

    southy Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Great - another new docking standard. And I was hoping with the introduction of a model-indepent docking connection they wouldn't change so oft any more.
     
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  9. Guillaume

    Guillaume Pen Pal - Newbie

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    And of course, the usual questions will nag us for months:

    1) is the pen a Wacom one?
    2) if so, is it the same technology as the one of the thinkpad yoga 14?
    3) if not, is it any good?
    4) will the machine ever be sold?

    oh well.
     
  10. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    If they were going to abandon the previous onelink connector, at least you'd hope that they'd go for USB-C for the dock connector. Why introduce yet another standard? Unless they want to force us to buy new docks for every new ThinkPad. No, that can be it, can it?
     
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