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Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other brands.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Yoga which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Price Has Recently Dropped by £117.00

The price of the Yoga has dropped by £117.00 in the last 45 days.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. At 2.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (2.16GHz), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£609.00) (2.2GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. The worst processor family of all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

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

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 13 is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at including the Yoga 2, or the Yoga both from Lenovo.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, or the HP Pavilion x360 (£599.99) which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga. The total storage capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion x360 (£599.99) (1TB and cheaper).

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to 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 notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga has a very fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga is a eight battery cell count portable 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 this type and age also have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 13 is also worth considering.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Yoga 2, or the Yoga both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Yoga is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga also do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Inspiron 13, or the Lenovo Yoga 2 11.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most laptops of this type and age 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 in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

Alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga (£643.14) which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 (£543.00) (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m². The Lenovo Yoga has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 300 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8h battery life portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12 (£630.69) (8.43h and higher rated); or the DELL XPS 12 (£515.01) (8.7h and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Satellite U920t (£767.65) (1.5kg), or the Satellite U920t (£679.54) (1.5kg) both from Toshiba or the Lenovo Yoga (1.6kg).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 12.5" laptops currently available including the DELL XPS 12 which is cheaper.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion x360 (£599.99) (13.3" and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 13 (13.3" and cheaper).

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
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Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
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LED Backlight
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Mini HDMI Port
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
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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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Expert Reviews

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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

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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 1 December 2013 by Ant
(Verified Purchase)

This is my first post and my first tablet, purchased after endless hours browsing reviews, forums and blogs. Many weren't that helpful to someone like me who's eyes glaze over at the merest hint... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2013 by Mebuzz

This laptop is pretty pricey, however it's still well within what I'd call the ultrabook spec range, around the middle. I'm going to go through the pros and cons: Cons: No backlit - this is a bit... Read more…

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 20 November 2013 by L. W. Bowler

And that's exactly what you can do with this tablet - perfect for holding when reading/browsing etc. The weight distribution is superb as it rests in the palm of your hand and has a rounded grip... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2013 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Looked long and hard for a 10 inch tablet to match the performance of my Nexus7 which is great, love the whole android experience versus iOS, tried the iPad Air but couldn't warm to it so returned... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i75500, lenovo i75500u
Barcodes 00787468113052

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