Twist transforms into a laptop when you need to type, a tablet when you're on the go, and a stand when you want to share presentations. When you're ready to browse, bend it backward into a tent...
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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Lenovo Twist S230u has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops of this type and age have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Twist S230u is 280MHz. The Twist S230u has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (350 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Twist S230u.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Twist S230u has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Twist S230u supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. 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.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Twist S230u has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Twist S230u. The average maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Twist S230u is 18GB, and the maximum internal memories range from 4GB to 33GB.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Eight Battery Cells
The Lenovo Twist S230u is a eight battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years only have between two and seven battery cells.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Twist S230u has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Twist S230u also have a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Twist S230u has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all portable PCs of this age and spec the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
5 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Twist S230u is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Twist S230u do not have a full-size keyboard. The Twist S230u is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
The memory clock speeds of similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 530MHz to 1,600MHz. The Twist S230u has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
Portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Twist S230u have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.6GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Twist S230u has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Twist S230u.
8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist S230u
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Twist S230u has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Internal Memory
The Twist S230u has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Twist S230u.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo Twist S230u has a pretty typical processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 6 hours, the Twist S230u has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Twist S230u.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Twist S230u has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo Twist S230u has a relatively average total storage capacity (128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
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
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD 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 Power
HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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