When comparing Novena Laptop vs Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version), the Slant community recommends Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version) for most people. In the question“What are the best laptops for Linux?” Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version) is ranked 27th while Novena Laptop is ranked 34th.
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Pro Optional heirloom case
There is an optional heirloom case available that comes with a built in keybpoard. The majority of the case is made out of wood.
Pro Excellent keyboard and navigation
Pro Amazing OLED display that takes watching videos and looking at images to another level
This PC's OLED display has bold colors, deep contrast and pitch black levels. This creates a nice three dimensional effect that takes watching videos and looking at images to another level.
Pro Battery charging is fast
This PC comes with a 65-Watt AC adapter, which makes the battery charging process to be quite fast. In fact, it can completely charge its drained battery in under 2 hours. This partially mitigates the negative effects of the average battery life.
Con Processor is ARM based and slow
The device processor is ARM based which means it will be quite slow and will have limited Linux support.
Con Would be difficult to actually use in a lap
Being that the screen is on the outside of the device, a portable keyboard is necessary. Thus using on ones lap would entirely too difficult.
Costing over $2,000, this PC is quite expensive. Going for the LED version, rather than the OLED, means saving a considerable amount.
Con Average battery life
The Thinkpad X1 Yoga OLED has an average battery life. It lasts around 8.5 hours during light usage and around 3.5 hours during more intensive use. This is mainly due to the display, since the LED version lasts around 40% more.