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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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14 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 available for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Recent Price Drop of £79.00

The price of the Yoga 2 has dropped by £79.00 in the last 37 days.

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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Pavilion x360[pl_2446536_price], and the Pavilion x360[pl_2767341_price] both from HP or the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_3027818_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Yoga 2[pl_2682617_price], or the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] both from Lenovo 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

Alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_3027818_price] which is cheaper.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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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 on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Yoga 2[pl_2682617_price], or the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] both from Lenovo.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and type the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 is 270MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The dimmest display brightness of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 400 cd/m².

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6 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.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_3027818_price] (9h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex 2[plb_2760334_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Z10t[plb_2215439_price].

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_3027818_price] (1.8GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 13.3" portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446536_price].

If this 2 in 1 laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2[plb_2760334_price] (14") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] (1.6kg), or the Yoga 2[pl_2480279_price] (1.6kg) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Features
Design
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Colour
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Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Conflict Free 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 Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
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
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI 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
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
Intel TSX-NI
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)
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(111)
1 May 2015

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26 September 2014

Lenovo has some interesting ideas, and we've certainly seen its Yoga concept before in the form of the Ashton Kutcher released tablet, but it's here in the Pro 2 Windows machine that the idea...

31 August 2014

But it wasn't perfect, for the keys were exposed in tablet mode. Now, Lenovo has come up with two new ultrabooks, the ThinkPad Yoga and the Yoga 2 Pro, with the former containing a solution to the... Read more…

25 July 2014

I've been using the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro for months now, replacing my MBA as my travel device. But what I didn't see coming was it becoming my daily driver. I use the Yoga 2 Pro as my everything...

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While not without a handful of minor inconveniences, the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is one of the best top-tier ultrabooks money can buy right now. It's sturdy and beautiful, in a very simple way, it packs...

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User Reviews

(52)
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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Three USB 3.0 Ports
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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