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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (2 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t, and the Lenovo Yoga which has better reviews 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 that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga (2GHz and higher rated).

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Fairly Big Screen Size

2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 have screen sizes of between 10" and 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Flex 2 (14"), the Flex 2 (14"), or the FLEX 2 14 (14") all from Lenovo.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this spec 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 came out more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this age and type, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 is 50Wh. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite big battery capacity (50 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

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 notebook PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this age and type. Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and 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 available for more than two years.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of between 8GB and 24GB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory is 11GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8h battery life portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga is also worth considering.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (£1,362.86) (8.5h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Yoga 2 (1.6kg), the Yoga 2 13 (1.6kg), or the Yoga 2 (1.6kg) all from Lenovo.

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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
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter 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
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

(142)
15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

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

(61)
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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