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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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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 2's unique design and... More
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6 Reasons For

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Lenovo.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touchscreen and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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13 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,000MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 850 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small display diagonal (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16".

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. At only 1.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.4GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The memory clock speeds of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 530MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The speaker powers of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 0.5W to 4W. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the lower speaker powers (only 1 Watt) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The display brightnesss of portable PCs of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 6,500 cd/m².

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of between 8GB and 24GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Yoga 2.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

If this laptop battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2798208_price] (6.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2.

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Specification

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Processor
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
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
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 4gb500, lenovo i34012, lenovo i34012y, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo 4gb500gb
Barcodes 00888772370800, 00888965101785, 00888965245175, 00888965348630

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