Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Yoga 2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 also have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.7MB. With a processor cache of 3 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst portable PCs of this age.
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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Internal Memory
At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2. The internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 1GB to 16GB.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Toughbook 19 (£2,808.58).
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (8GB).
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Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. This Lenovo laptop also have an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Yoga 2.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. This Lenovo laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2.
There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including the Panasonic Toughbook 19 (£2,808.58) which has a better Rating.
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Display had good contrast
Different ways of using it (Tablet
CPU and GPU lacked power
Audio needs reviewing
Keyboard could be better
Not very powerful, chunky and awkward as a tablet
Slow HDD on this version, short battery life, annoying sharp rim around the palmrest, limited connectivity (ports), shallow keyboard, rather slow WiFi
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