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Lenovo Yoga 2 13 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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360-Degree Flip-and-Fold Design.Easily change between four modes Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent while the system automatically switches settings and locks the keyboard in place. The secret: Yoga... More
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2 13 only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however the Yoga 2 13 has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2 13.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the Yoga 2 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,200MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Yoga 2 13 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 13 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 13, the Yoga 2 13 has a front camera.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Yoga 2 13 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 were released around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 2 13.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Yoga 2 13 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Lenovo notebook PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all laptops of this spec and age.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Yoga 2 13 has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 13 also have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] is also worth considering.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Yoga 2 13 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 50 watt-hours, the Yoga 2 13 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 13. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 13 is 21Wh, the biggest is 72Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 44Wh.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This notebook PC has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 13 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 13 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 13 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Yoga 2 13 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. 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 across all portable PCs of this type and age.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of this type and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.8GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Yoga 2 13 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Yoga 2 13 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 13 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 13

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Yoga 2 13 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Yoga 2 13 has a pretty typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 13.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8h battery life portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Yoga 2 13 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 13.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] (2GHz and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 13.3 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Other 13.3" laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 13[plb_2729756_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 13.

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Specification

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FSB Parity
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Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
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Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Built-In Microphone
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Number of Built-In Speakers
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Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
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3G
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SmartCard Slot
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Full-Size Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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UART
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)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery Life (max)
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Password Protection
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Power Cord Included
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RoHS Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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Expert Reviews

(32)
21 August 2014

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is very much a lesser beast than its Pro sibling ? but fortunately so is the price. Coming in at a penny under £400, it costs a similar amount to a premium tablet. You can...

22 July 2014

In review: Lenovo Yoga 2 13. Apparently, 2014 will not be the year where manufacturers rely on innovations and spectacular technologies to convince buyers. Instead, they seem to prefer cutting...

20 July 2014

Tent, Stand, Laptop and Tablet mode ? it's no secret that we were smitten with the original Yoga . Its versatile form-factor made it not only super practical, but it also helped show off all of... Read more…

2 July 2014

Remember Lenovo's Yoga 2 Pro ? The company has rolled out a similar model, the Yoga 2 13, featuring the same multi-mode design and similar specs. Aimed at the more casual user, the Yoga 2 13 rests... Read more…

2 July 2014

The Yoga 2 is a great convertible laptop. It features a gorgeous screen, excellent ergonomics, average battery life and great build quality. It's short comings did prevent it from winning our Best... Read more…

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User Reviews

(128)
Reviewed 29 May 2013 by Ernest F.
(Verified Purchase)

After a very long time studying and learning about ultra books I decided on the Lenovo Yoga 13 with the i7 chip and 256Gig mSATA drive. I went on to buy it at Costco only to find that A: it could... Read more…

Great design
This was my first Wi 8 laptop and so far so good. I'm a computer science student and this fits all of my needs plus more
Fast
Sleek
Good Battery Life
Delicate
You just have to remember that this is a laptop before its a tablet, but the fault mostly lies in Wi 8 and the lack of decent Wi 8 apps, hopefully these issues will be fixed soon
Heavy, bulky, and large for a tablet (not laptop
Sound buttons don't change based on orientation
Bottom line, it still seems to be in development stage: rushed out too early
Reviewed 7 July 2015 by Andrew Kellock
(Verified Purchase)

Works well. Good screen and camera. Has greatly impressed the greatly impressed the grandchildren.

Reviewed 7 July 2015 by Elizabeth (re Ann Cleeves)
(Verified Purchase)

Great tablet in every respect. Very pleased with it.

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Reginald The Pasta Eating Slug.
(Verified Purchase)

I was not attracted to this tablet as I wanted an ipad air( apple operating system is a favourate of mine and also the air is SO SLIM AND LIGHT,sick of holding lead weight tablets in one hand).I... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2015 by M. Sapsford "Family Matters"
(Verified Purchase)

Windows 8.1 invalid license provided - laptop will run for period before must buy new license, so best to return if this is disappointing to you before you have put in time to prepare laptop for... Read more…

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