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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Dec 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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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of laptop 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 notebook PCs that came out 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 because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga.

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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 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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.

If the storage medium of this 2 in 1 laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 12 (£515.01) (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite big battery capacity (50 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 is 2.2GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2. The average display brightness of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 400 cd/m².

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (£385.00) (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the Lenovo Yoga which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex (£708.92) (500GB).

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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 similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2.

If this 2 in 1 laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo FLEX 2 14 (14").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.6kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
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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 Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
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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 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
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Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

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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...

22 July 2014

In review: Lenovo Yoga 2 13. Apparently, 2014 will not be the year where manufacturers rely on innovations and spectacular technologies to convince buyers. Instead, they seem to prefer cutting...

20 July 2014

Tent, Stand, Laptop and Tablet mode ? it's no secret that we were smitten with the original Yoga . Its versatile form-factor made it not only super practical, but it also helped show off all of... Read more…

17 July 2014

Lenovo's Yoga 2 11 combines the popular Yoga hybrid design with an affordable 11-inch ultraportable for a system that's budget-feeling but sturdy, and one of the best of a new breed of low-cost...

17 July 2014

Lenovo's Yoga 2 11 combines the popular Yoga hybrid design with an affordable 11-inch ultraportable for a system that's budget-feeling but sturdy, and one of the best of a new breed of low-cost...

16 July 2014

Lenovo's Yoga 2 11 combines the popular Yoga hybrid design with an affordable 11-inch ultraportable for a system that's budget-feeling but sturdy, and one of the best of a new breed of low-cost...

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