On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews as do all portable PCs produced by Lenovo.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this type and age.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Yoga 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this type and age.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.
Quite Big Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
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 comparable spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2 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
Most notebook PCs of this spec and age 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.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better storage medium than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
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Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 port.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 2 have one USB 2.0 port, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. At only 1 megapixel, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.
7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this 2 in 1 laptop was released.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.
With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.
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
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
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
Mini 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
McAfee Internet Security, Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium
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