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Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. The Lenovo Yoga has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.3 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include 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 portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga, the Lenovo Yoga has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that were released more than a year ago. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year only have between two and seven battery cells, however the Lenovo Yoga has eight battery cells.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the Asus R554LA[plb_2846646_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (2.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this spec and age range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz.

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2 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for 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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

The best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is SSD.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.92 megapixels, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The lowest front camera resolution of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 8MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.6MP.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga.

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

If you want a longer battery life then you might want to look at 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 Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

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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

(504)
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 apple i54210, apple 500gb8, apple i54210u, apple 500gb8g, apple 500gb8gb
Barcodes 00889233607541

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