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Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,358 user and expert 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

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. At 2.3 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Yoga 12[pl_3733992_price] (2.4GHz), or the Yoga 3[pl_2831023_price] (2.4GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this type and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo notebook PC also 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 across all 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago is 220 cd/m², the brightest is 400 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 320 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga also have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA[plb_2846646_price] is also worth considering.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Yoga is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga.

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3 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This Lenovo portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago 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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga.

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

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.1GB.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of portable PCs of this age and type is 0.3MP and the highest is 8MP. The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly low front camera resolution (only 0.92 megapixels) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price].

If this Lenovo laptop battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Flex 14[pl_2988254_price] (9h), or the Flex 15[pl_2899541_price] (9h) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly typical screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga.

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Specification

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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
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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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(178)
2 September 2016

Lenovo Yoga 910 hands-on ? Lenovo's most promising Yoga to date It could be said that Lenovo created the foldable laptop market when it unveiled its first Yoga many moons ago. Since then, pretty... Read more…

31 August 2016

We've been avidly following the Lenovo Yoga evolution over the years, as the convertible laptop range has continued to refine its 360-degree screen offering. In the top-spec Yoga 910 it's even... Read more…

31 August 2016

Tablets are boring, according to Lenovo. The category has been stagnant in recent years and sorely lacking in new features or innovative tweaks to entice consumers to get on board or even upgrade.... Read more…

31 August 2016

Tablets are boring, according to Lenovo. The category has been stagnant in recent years and sorely lacking in new features or innovative tweaks to entice consumers to get on board or even upgrade.... Read more…

30 August 2016

The Yoga Book is certainly one of the most exciting mobile device that has launched launch at IFA and a very good surprise in a product category that has a hard time reinventing itself! IThis...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 November 2015 by Skipper
Skipper would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 700 14 inch

I've had this unit in my hands for a few days now and have some good and some bad things to say about it. I purchased this over the lighter 900 series mostly because I wanted the metal finish... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2013 by Dthom12
(Verified Purchase)

Build quality: Pretty good, although inferior to Macbook Pro/Air aluminium body. Really like the leather/rubberised texture over the area where the hand rests. Some reports of the rubberised... Read more…

Reviewed 30 December 2013 by Mitsuhiro Fukuyama
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this tablet after having done an extensive amount of research on- and off-line, as it was meant to be a present to myself. I had heard good things about rivals such as the Google Nexus 7,... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2013 by Mike D.

Many of the reviews listed under this product seem to be for the Yoga 13, which is confusing, not only because the size of the two products is different, but the hardware spec and the OS is... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2013 by John R Judd

Before purchasing this notebook/tablet please note this is a stripped down device with a small hard drive, slow processor and running windows RT, windows RT is not compatible with .exe therefore... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 500gb16, 500gb16g, 500gb16gb
Barcodes 00889233300220

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