This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Yoga 2 Pro has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2 Pro do not have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.
Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2504228_price].
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Yoga 2 Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 Pro. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.
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SSD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it. 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.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price] (SSD).
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.
Fairly Long Battery Life
With a battery life of 9 hours, the Yoga 2 Pro has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro. The battery lifes of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 Pro range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h.
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of this age and type.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 Pro, the Yoga 2 Pro has a touch sensitive screen.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The battery capacity of the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro of 54 watt-hours is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2 Pro. The average battery capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.
The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that has been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 Pro is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Yoga 2 Pro is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 Pro.
There are a number of other 1.4kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire P3[plb_1873029_price].
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2466712_price] (1.4kg).
1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 Pro have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Yoga 2 Pro which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the laptops of this type and age the hard drive capacity range from 32GB to 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 570GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 Pro has one of the smallest hard drive capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Yoga 2 Pro is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Yoga 2 Pro which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Lenovo released the Yoga 2 Pro over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Yoga 2 Pro has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro.
If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Helix[pl_3098781_price] (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_3027818_price] (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2 Pro.
Other 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price].
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Yoga 2 Pro has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
We compared all the other 13.3" portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba W30Dt[plb_2086841_price] is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Flex 2[pl_2589903_price] (14"), or the FLEX 2 14[pl_2964538_price] (14") both from Lenovo.
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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
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
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