2 in 1 laptops built by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The Yoga 2 Pro is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it. Comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 Pro processor families range from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).
If the processor family of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Yoga 13 (£1,898.00) (Intel Core i7-3xxx), or the Yoga 13 (£2,975.55) (Intel Core i7-3xxx) both from Lenovo.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 Pro, the Yoga 2 Pro has a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Yoga 2 Pro supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The Yoga 2 Pro has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro. Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2 Pro have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 4.8GB.
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SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and 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.
Quite Big Screen Size
The average screen size of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 Pro is 13", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 16". With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The maximum turbo frequencies of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. At 3 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Yoga 2 Pro has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Yoga 2 Pro has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 Pro is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Yoga 2 Pro has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 Pro is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.7MB.
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 Pro the weights range from 0.88g to 20kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Yoga 2 Pro is quite light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 Pro.
We compared all the other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Acer Aspire P3 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
Across all the laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 Pro the heights range from 8.9mm to 240mm, and the average height is 23mm. At only 15.5 millimeters, the Yoga 2 Pro is quite thin compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 Pro.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro, the Yoga 2 Pro does not have a full-size keyboard.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 8 hours, the Yoga 2 Pro has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 Pro.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Yoga 2 Pro has a pretty typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 128 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 Pro has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2 Pro.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel QS77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
450, 745, I7-4500U
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Home Theater
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium, Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Polymer
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video
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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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