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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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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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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,876 expert and user reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 380GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger display diagonals (13.3 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age 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 actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Speaker Power

With an speaker power of only 1 Watt, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2. The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of this age and type is 0.5W and the highest is 4W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three 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 most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price] (8.43h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

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Expert Reviews

(109)
15 July 2015

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

Build
Display had good contrast
Different ways of using it (Tablet
Laptop
Stand
CPU and GPU lacked power
Audio needs reviewing
Keyboard could be better
Not very powerful, chunky and awkward as a tablet
Slow HDD on this version, short battery life, annoying sharp rim around the palmrest, limited connectivity (ports), shallow keyboard, rather slow WiFi
13 March 2015

The 11" Lenovo Yoga 2 is a decent, adaptable ultrabook that's pretty pleasant to use, provided you don't ask too much of it. Considering its portable design, it's a shame that Lenovo hasn't...

1 November 2014

Appreciating the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 is all about managing your expectations as it doesn't offer the screen quality of a dedicated tablet or the battery life of a MacBook Air. But we kind of don't...

21 October 2014

The 11 inch Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the most interesting affordable 2-in-1s available right now. It sports the convertible form factor and a sleek and solid body, an IPS touchscreen and a fanless...

26 September 2014

Lenovo has some interesting ideas, and we've certainly seen its Yoga concept before in the form of the Ashton Kutcher released tablet, but it's here in the Pro 2 Windows machine that the idea...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Idkwia

I take good care of things that I own yet I have just sent my 3rd one of the Yoga 2 Pros to be repaired. The first one had a fault with the touchpad from the beginning, the screen on the second... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Gazza99

Have had it for about 6 months now. I noticed that the other review on this site was by someone who has had awful reliability problems. I havent had a minute of trouble with mine and use it 7 days... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2014 by Mama2

I purchased 2 Lenovo laptops at the same time from JL: One is the Yoga and the other is an IdeaPad, for half the price of the Yoga. The IdeaPad has been fantastic, sturdy and reliable. I use it... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by Noelicus

Love the orange. Love the crazily high screen-res (although I've actually lowered it to increase battery-use time and many programs have tiny text) Love the backlit keyboard Love it's... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2014 by James R.
(Verified Purchase)

I can't say enough good things about the product in general. It is, without a doubt, one of the cleaner motherboard layouts I've had the pleasure of building a system around. When paired with a... Read more…

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