We have a confession to make 鈥 as writers, we鈥檝e never fully GOTTEN the tablet 鈥 even with rumors of Apple upping its iPad game. To us, a shiny touchscreen isn鈥檛 incentive enough to give up full functionality, particularly with regard to our beloved typing tools 鈥 we鈥檇 just as soon use a mini laptop and keep our old school keyboards, thank you very much.

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One company in particular seems to FINALLY be on our wavelength, however, and we鈥檝e gotta鈥 say: We鈥檙e pretty stoked.

Enter Levono鈥檚 Yoga Book 鈥 the first tablet to allow you to not only type, but to WRITE, digitizing your notes in the process. Whoa.

So how does it work? The Yoga book has dual screens, if you will, the bottom panel of which can be typed on just like a keyboard or transformed into a blank canvas for a pen that will allow you to do everything from draw to actually digitize your handwriting when a piece of paper is placed over the screen. It can even adapt itself to your 鈥渢yping鈥 style over time, adjusting the size of its tap targets to fit your fingers!

Specifically designed with productivity in mind after research showed that tablets were being used in classrooms and the like, despite not being made for such a purpose, the Yoga Book is essentially a laptop with a touch-screen built-in, but better.

Priced between $499-550, depending on your operating system choice, it鈥檚 about $100-249 cheaper than an iPad Pro, with features that go above and beyond 鈥 particularly if you鈥檝e got a nostalgic love of pen and paper.


But note, it鈥檚 not for everyone: As Jeff Meredith, vice president of Lenovo鈥檚 Android Chrome Computing Business Group, told The Verge, 鈥淔or certain, some people will say, I鈥檓 a heavy user of the Office suite,鈥 or 鈥業 need Adobe,鈥 this won鈥檛 be the device for them.鈥

We, for one, just might be sold: Check it out in action below.

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(h/t Hello Giggles, photos via Lenovo + The Verge)