Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Twist have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews
2 in 1 laptops produced by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The Lenovo Twist has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,150 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Twist is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Lenovo Twist has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Twist.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Twist has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Twist which do not have a full-size keyboard.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Twist supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.
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SSD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. 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.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Twist have maximum internal memories of between 4GB and 33GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Very High Speaker Power
Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist the speaker power range from 0.5W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.5W. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the speaker power of the Lenovo Twist of 4 Watts is one of the highest.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Very High Front Camera Resolution
The average front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago is 22MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the Lenovo Twist's front camera resolution of 1,280 megapixel is one of the highest.
Eight Battery Cells
The Lenovo Twist has more battery cells than most of the laptops of this age and spec. This portable PC is a eight battery cell count notebook PC compared to most of the portable PCs of this age and spec which only have between two and seven battery cells.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Twist, the Lenovo Twist has a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Twist has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Notebook PCs of this age and spec WiFi standards range from 802.11a to 802.11n.
Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Lenovo Twist is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Twist have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo Twist is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Lenovo Twist does not have a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Twist do have a front camera.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
The slowest memory clock speed of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Twist is 530MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz. The Lenovo Twist has a fairly slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Twist.
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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo Twist has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 6 hours, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Twist.
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo Twist has a pretty typical screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Intel HM77, Intel HM77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L, DDR3L-SDRAM
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
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 400, Intel HD Graphics 4000
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
Dolby Advanced Audio v4
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Norton Internet Security, Microsoft Office
Fruit Ninja,Rara,Amazon Kindle,AccuWeather,SugarSync
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video