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26 Reasons For
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Helix is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The Lenovo Helix has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Helix. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of the Lenovo Helix of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Helix is 920MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz.
Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other manufacturers.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Helix range from 200MHz to 540MHz. The Lenovo Helix has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (350 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Helix has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Helix has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Helix.
We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Helix supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this type and age.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and type. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Helix is 5.7GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Helix.
Fairly Long Battery Life
The shortest battery life of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 2.2h and the longest is 18h. At 10 hours, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the HP Spectre x360[plb_2793682_price] (10.5h).
HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.
Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the laptops of this age and spec the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz. When compared to other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Helix that we have checked, the Lenovo Helix's maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz is one of the fastest.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Two Mini DisplayPorts
The Lenovo Helix is a two mini DisplayPort laptop.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of laptops of this age and spec is 320 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 220 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.
Very High Front Camera Resolution
Laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 8MP. The front camera resolution of the Lenovo Helix of 5 megapixels is one of the highest amongst similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Helix has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a touch sensitive screen.
Other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA[plb_2846646_price].
Fairly Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Helix. The average processor cache of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.
Silver EPEAT Compliance
This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The widths of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Helix range from 200mm to 390mm. With a width of only 296.1 millimeters, the Lenovo Helix is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Helix.
3 Reasons Against
Quite Small Screen Size
Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Helix the screen sizes range from 8.9" to 16". The Lenovo Helix has a fairly small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Helix.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 11.6" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of laptops of this age and type range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Helix has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Very Low Rear Camera Resolution
Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Helix have rear camera resolutions of between 2MP and 8MP. The Lenovo Helix has one of the lower rear camera resolutions (only 2.1 megapixels) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Helix
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Helix.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Helix.
The Lenovo Helix has a pretty standard weight (1.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Helix.
Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2664091_price] (1.7kg).
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Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel QS77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Rear Camera Resolution
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1920 x 1080
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video