This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Yoga 2 13 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Yoga 2 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire Switch 10[plb_2964494_price] is also worth considering.
We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo Yoga 2 13[plb_2476872_price], or the DELL Inspiron 11 3147[plb_2447795_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Front Camera
The Yoga 2 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Yoga 2[pl_2194317_price], the Yoga[pl_2452506_price], or the Yoga 2 13[pl_2476872_price] all from Lenovo is also worth considering.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Yoga 2 13 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.
Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Yoga 2 13 has a touch sensitive screen.
We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Yoga 2[pl_2194317_price], the Yoga 2[pl_2275492_price], or the Yoga[pl_2452506_price] all from Lenovo is also worth considering.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
At 50 watt-hours, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average battery capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 50Wh.
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Only HDD Storage Medium
The Yoga 2 13 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium across all comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Quite Small Internal Memory
The Yoga 2 13 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 13. The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.
Very Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13. The display brightnesss of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m².
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
The lowest front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 13 is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP. At only 1 megapixel, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.
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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC 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 processor family.
Average Battery Life
The Yoga 2 13 has a relatively average battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 13.
Other 8h battery life notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the Acer Switch 10[plb_2323178_price] which is cheaper.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13.
Average Screen Size
The Yoga 2 13 has a relatively typical screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Yoga[pl_2553718_price] (1.6kg), the Yoga 2 13[pl_2476872_price] (1.6kg), or the Yoga 2[pl_2194317_price] (1.6kg) all from Lenovo.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Interface
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic 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 My WiFi 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 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)
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