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Lenovo Twist 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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IT FOLDS. IT SPINS. 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... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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].

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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.

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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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6 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist

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.

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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].

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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).

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Average Weight

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.

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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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling Technology
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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® 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
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo s230, lenovo s230u
Barcodes 00887770203905

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