This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Yoga 2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 which do not have a full-size keyboard.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga 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 portable PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop'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 this age and spec.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
+6 More reasons for
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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 have been around for more than two years.
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 a similar type and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
3 Reasons Against
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most portable PCs of this type and age. 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 across all notebook PCs of this age and type.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£382.66) (SSD).
Quite Small Internal Memory
The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 is 5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
If this 2 in 1 laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (£116.92) (8GB).
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2
Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over two years ago.
Average Battery Life
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.
+4 Other reasons
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo FLEX 2 14 (14").
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.6kg).
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…
Display had good contrast
Different ways of using it (Tablet
CPU and GPU lacked power
Audio needs reviewing
Keyboard could be better
Not very powerful, chunky and awkward as a tablet
Slow HDD on this version, short battery life, annoying sharp rim around the palmrest, limited connectivity (ports), shallow keyboard, rather slow WiFi
This computer was bought for myself as a commuting student. I find that it is ligght enough to carry on a 1 1/2 journey to and from university and powerful enough for all my needs, I have had it... Read more…