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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 is 920MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360 (£874.00) is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also 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 amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Asus R554LA which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Yoga 2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 15 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP Spectre x360 (512GB), or the Lenovo Yoga (£1,765.48) (512GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.7kg).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Video
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Mini HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Battery Life
Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(142)
15 July 2015

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Great formfactor
Fantastic high resolution screen
Rubberised exterior makes the Yoga really easy to grip
Accelerometerenabled modes emphasising more of what a tablet can do
Decent battery life
Keyboard can be a little cramped on the right side
Screen moves a fair bit if you touch it
Mediocre touchpad
Camera is only usable for web conferencing, and really, it could be better
Some color reproduction issues, battery life is shorter than expected, not the best selection of ports, rather slow SSD
1 May 2015

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro:You must read Top Questions Before Purchasing File Recovery SoftwareThis laptop is the big daddy of cool laptops boasting of a 360 degree swivelling screen which greatly... Read more…

13 March 2015

The 11" Lenovo Yoga 2 is a decent, adaptable ultrabook that's pretty pleasant to use, provided you don't ask too much of it. Considering its portable design, it's a shame that Lenovo hasn't...

1 November 2014

Appreciating the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 is all about managing your expectations as it doesn't offer the screen quality of a dedicated tablet or the battery life of a MacBook Air. But we kind of don't...

21 October 2014

The 11 inch Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the most interesting affordable 2-in-1s available right now. It sports the convertible form factor and a sleek and solid body, an IPS touchscreen and a fanless...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Idkwia

I take good care of things that I own yet I have just sent my 3rd one of the Yoga 2 Pros to be repaired. The first one had a fault with the touchpad from the beginning, the screen on the second... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Gazza99

Have had it for about 6 months now. I noticed that the other review on this site was by someone who has had awful reliability problems. I havent had a minute of trouble with mine and use it 7 days... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2014 by Mama2

I purchased 2 Lenovo laptops at the same time from JL: One is the Yoga and the other is an IdeaPad, for half the price of the Yoga. The IdeaPad has been fantastic, sturdy and reliable. I use it... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by Noelicus

Love the orange. Love the crazily high screen-res (although I've actually lowered it to increase battery-use time and many programs have tiny text) Love the backlit keyboard Love it's... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2014 by James R.
(Verified Purchase)

I can't say enough good things about the product in general. It is, without a doubt, one of the cleaner motherboard layouts I've had the pleasure of building a system around. When paired with a... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 59423013g, apple i34010, apple 500gb8, apple 500gb8g, lenovo i34010, apple i34010u, lenovo i34010u, apple 500gb8gb
Barcodes 00000059423013, 00888772192754, 00888772192761, 00888772308827

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