Now, I had with me the laptop on 5 days' travel, as usual in the Neoprene case, and on the 4:th day, just like before my previous replacement, I got rainbowy rubbing spots on two places.
I think I realized the mechanical reason for why this happened now, and that is that unlike traditional thinkpads like the Thinkpad X1 Carbon and.. I think Thinkpad X61 Tablet, and other thinkpads, who have an embossing on the screen's top side that joins with the most anterior side of the palmrest when the screen is closed -
This thing is not on the Thinkpad, and that perhaps together with the 360-degree hinge, opens up for screen damage from rubbing, and also for more vulnerable to screen damage from pushing.
With this said I believe this was my last Thinkpad Yoga laptop, as it's simply not robust enough
(that I conclude because ultimately the keyboard is also more fragile than on a typical Thinkpad - Lenovo has done a good job, but, I can feel that it's easier to damage the keys, and that is also clarified from the fact that I'm on the 3:rd (4:th??) keyboard module in one year).
Work - Win7/X230T
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/lenovo-yoga ... Id=9376109
They had them on sale at BestBuy last month for $20. Couldn't pass it up for that price!
Yoga 3 Pro, 13.3" touchscreen, CoreM 5Y70 @ 1.2GHz, 8GB RAM, Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics, Linux Mint 17.3 (64-bit)
ThinkPad W500, 15.4" WSXGA+, T9400 @ 2.53 GHz, 8GB RAM, ATI Mobility FireGL V5700 / Intel GMA 4500MHD, Windows 10 (64-bit)
I succeeded with keeping a display not broken for 3 months now, by putting a sheet of cardboard between the display and keyboard when shut, and generally being extremely careful not to push the bag ever.
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Most of us here agree that the Yoga is not a ThinkPad.
Overall, the TP Yoga is probably the most durable ThinkPad I have ever owned. I used my TP Yoga for about 6 months and brought it to college everyday without any problems. (apart from it falling out of my bag onto the street 2 times)
I have since switched to a T61 because it has a usable aspect ratio and better keyboard.
ThinkPads: 600X (i3), A31p (FlexView), X41, T43, T60 (FlexView), T61p (4:3), R61 (QXGA), X301 (AFFS), W500, X1
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