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Lenovo Yoga 2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.166GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 600MHz and 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 854 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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Good Brand

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (313 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the HP Spectre x360 (£874.00) which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 380GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (£1,765.48) (512GB), or the HP Spectre x360 (512GB).

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable 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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 also have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA.

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Light

The lightest comparable spec notebook PC that has been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 is 290g heavy, the heaviest is 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This portable PC has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Narrow

With a width of only 298 millimeters, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga 2. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 have widths of between 200mm and 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 854 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 8 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2. The smallest screen size of laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 is 8.9" and the biggest is 16".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 11.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7204, or the HP EliteBook Revolve 810 (£2,005.53).

If this laptop screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pro X2 612 G1 (£574.00) (12.5" and higher rated).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

Across similar types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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Quite Short Battery Life

At only 6 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 have battery lifes of between 2.2h and 18h, and the average battery life is 8.1h.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2 range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2 the battery capacities range from 22Wh to 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small battery capacity (only 34 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 14GB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories (only 8,192 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Cache Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB. With a cache memory of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Yoga 2.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.166 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 3 (2.2GHz), or the HP EliteBook 810 G3 (£1,329.13) (2.2GHz).

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Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Panel Type
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(142)
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…

Great formfactor
Fantastic high resolution screen
Rubberised exterior makes the Yoga really easy to grip
Accelerometerenabled modes emphasising more of what a tablet can do
Decent battery life
Keyboard can be a little cramped on the right side
Screen moves a fair bit if you touch it
Mediocre touchpad
Camera is only usable for web conferencing, and really, it could be better
Some color reproduction issues, battery life is shorter than expected, not the best selection of ports, rather slow SSD
1 May 2015

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro:You must read Top Questions Before Purchasing File Recovery SoftwareThis laptop is the big daddy of cool laptops boasting of a 360 degree swivelling screen which greatly... Read more…

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...

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User Reviews

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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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