This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of this age and spec.
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 notebook PC.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the Lenovo Twist has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Lenovo.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Twist has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.
Fairly Fast Processor Frequency
Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz. With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Twist has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.
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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
The Lenovo Twist has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Twist the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,600 RPM.
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 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Portable PCs of this spec and age have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of between 8GB and 24GB. At 24 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a very big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Twist.
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo Twist which has eight number of battery cellss.
Has a Touchscreen
Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Twist, the Lenovo Twist has a touchscreen.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Twist have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo Twist which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Lenovo Twist does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Twist.
Only HDD Storage Media
The Lenovo Twist has an HDD storage media which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago 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.
An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
An SSD storage media is the best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.
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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
This Lenovo portable PC was released over four years ago.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo Twist has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Twist.
There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Average Battery Life (max)
At 6 hours, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Twist.
We compared this laptop to all the other 6h battery life notebook PCs and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
If this Lenovo notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2798208_price] (6.5h and higher rated).
The Lenovo Twist has a pretty average weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Twist.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Twist.
Other 12.5" laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
Dolby Home Theater v4
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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