This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other brands.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 1GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 13.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 13 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 930MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 13.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook 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 Yoga 2 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 13 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper notebook PC such as the Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 (£219.97), or the Aspire SW5-012 both from Acer or you might consider a higher scoring notebook PC such as the DELL Inspiron 11 (£372.69).
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Has a Front Camera
The Yoga 2 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo Yoga which has a better Rating; or the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 (£219.97) which is cheaper.
We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo Yoga.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Yoga 2 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 13.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this portable PC are Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 (£219.97) which is cheaper; or the Lenovo Yoga which has a better Rating are also worth considering.
It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Yoga.
Six Battery Cells
The Yoga 2 13 is a six battery cell count portable PC.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst portable PCs of this age. The battery capacities of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13 range from 22Wh to 3,200Wh.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At only 200 megahertz, the Yoga 2 13 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2 13 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.
Price Increase of £51.10
The price of the Yoga 2 13 has increased by £51.10 in the last 41 days.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
There are a number of other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo Flex 2 which is cheaper; or the Lenovo Yoga, or the DELL Inspiron 11 (£372.69) which has a better Rating.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex (Hybrid-HDD) which is also cheaper.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 13
Released Over Two Years Ago
Lenovo released the Yoga 2 13 over two years ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Yoga 2 13 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an Intel Core i3-4xxx processor family currently available that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Yoga which has a better Rating; or the Lenovo Flex 2 which is cheaper.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 13.
Alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Flex.
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Average Battery Life
At 8 hours, the Yoga 2 13 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago.
If this laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (9h) which also has a higher Rating.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Flex.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Flex is also worth considering.
If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 2 (1.9GHz and cheaper) or the Lenovo Yoga (1.9GHz and higher rated).
Average Screen Size
The Yoga 2 13 has a fairly typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 13.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Flex 2 (14" and cheaper).
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Yoga 2 13 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex (2kg and cheaper).
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
AC Adapter Power
HDD, Power on, Supervisor
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Reviewed 4 2015 by Reginald The Pasta Eating Slug.
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