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Lenovo Twist 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jan 2013
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Twist transforms into a laptop when you need to type, a tablet when you re on the go, and a stand when you want to share presentations. When you're ready to browse, bend it backward into a tent... More
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16 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo Twist has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Twist have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Good Brand

We checked 5,057 expert and user 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.

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

The Lenovo Twist is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At 350 megahertz, the Lenovo Twist has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Twist.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Twist has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years 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 Twist, the Lenovo Twist has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Twist supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Twist.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo Twist has one of the fastest hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Twist have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,600 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the speaker powers range from 0.5W to 4W. With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo Twist has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Twist has a touchscreen, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Twist is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB. The Lenovo Twist has a fairly big maximum internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Twist.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Lenovo Twist is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Twist has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most laptops of a similar age and type to it have an SSD storage media. 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 amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Twist.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba U920t (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a very small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average hard drive capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Twist is 590GB.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist

Released Over Four Years Ago

Lenovo released the Twist over four years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Twist has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Twist.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Twist.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (1.83GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Twist has a fairly typical total storage capacity (320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Twist.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Twist has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Twist has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Twist.

We compared all the other 12.5" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Infrared Data Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo n3c4, lenovo s230, lenovo s230u, lenovo n3c4p, lenovo n3c4pu, lenovo n3c4puk, lenovo i33217u4gb320724hdmtbcw8, lenovo i33217u4gb320724hdmtbcw8p
Barcodes 00887619713404, 00887619713671, 00887619713770

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