An Lenovo executive said this week that the newest Haswell processors from Intel, which support Windows 8, allow for longer PC battery life and as a result eliminate the need for Windows RT.
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Lenovo has stopped selling its Windows RT Yoga 11 notebook on its own website, although the 11 inch laptop that can also serve as a tablet is still available on other retail websites.
Gerry Smith, the head of Lenovo's US division, admits that the PC industry underestimated the demand by consumers for touch screen PCs such as those launched in the past several weeks using Windows 8.
Lenovo's Windows 8 and RT Yoga devices are still to be released. But the early arrival of the Yoga 11 running Windows RT, at a lesser price point, might give some competition to Microsoft's Surface.
Lenovo has published an image of the "Pocket Yoga", a tiny laptop that was an abandoned concept design in the company. Lenovo later launched the Yoga line of Windows 8 hybrid notebook-tablets.