This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other brands.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.
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 age and spec. In addition, this laptop 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 laptops of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.
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Quite Big Internal Memory
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2. The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most laptops of this age and type. This Lenovo laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA.
Six Battery Cells
The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago the battery capacities range from 22Wh to 72Wh.
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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.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 280MHz.
Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.
If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Elitebook 810 G3 (180GB) which also has a higher rating.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 have one USB 2.0 port, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Battery Life
At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year.
If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Flex 15 (9h), or the Flex 14 (9h) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2.
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 3 (£554.99) (14").
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.6kg).
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
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 DirectX Version
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
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro 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
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Reginald The Pasta Eating Slug.
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