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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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Easily change between four modes Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent while the system automatically switches settings and locks the keyboard in place. The secret: Yoga 2's unique design and... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 a similar type and age to it.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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).

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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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.

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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 portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

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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.

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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").

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Average Weight

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).

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Specification

Design
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Processor Core
Processor Family
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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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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)
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PCI Express Configuration
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
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
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
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
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 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
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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
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Power Cord Included
Manual
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(57)
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…

Build
Display had good contrast
Different ways of using it (Tablet
Laptop
Stand
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
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...

21 August 2014

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is very much a lesser beast than its Pro sibling ? but fortunately so is the price. Coming in at a penny under £400, it costs a similar amount to a premium tablet. You can...

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 16 May 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

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…

Reviewed 23 April 2015 by BMW
(Verified Purchase)

Great machine and very adaptable.

Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Pat Eden
(Verified Purchase)

Second day of ownership. So light, amazing difference between my existing Acer 15.6" screen laptop.
Screen very clear, even the tiniest print.
Turns on in SECONDs, think its faster... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2015 by MT
(Verified Purchase)

Note: this product does not have a QWERTY keyboard as shown and also ships with a two pin plug top.
Unfortunately had to return.

(one week after purchase)

I'll just start by saying that this is a fantastic piece of hardware. Very compact and light, fantastic battery (will last a minimum of 3 hours on a full... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2in1, lenovo i54200, lenovo i54200u
Barcodes 00888965597212

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