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Lenovo YOGA 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 13.3" Laptop

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11 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo YOGA 2 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo YOGA 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the YOGA 2 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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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 in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo YOGA 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the YOGA 2.

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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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the YOGA 2 is 51Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the Lenovo YOGA 2 of 74.45 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 3 megabytes, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the YOGA 2. The smallest processor cache of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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5 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Lenovo YOGA 2 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the YOGA 2, the Lenovo YOGA 2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the YOGA 2.

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

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

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo YOGA 2 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

Other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba W30Dt[plb_2086841_price].

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the YOGA 2.

We compared all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops 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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Average Weight

At 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo YOGA 2 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the YOGA 2.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo YOGA 2 has a fairly standard display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the YOGA 2.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Display Surface
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
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Expert Reviews

(141)
15 July 2015

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Great formfactor
Fantastic high resolution screen
Rubberised exterior makes the Yoga really easy to grip
Accelerometerenabled modes emphasising more of what a tablet can do
Decent battery life
Keyboard can be a little cramped on the right side
Screen moves a fair bit if you touch it
Mediocre touchpad
Camera is only usable for web conferencing, and really, it could be better
Some color reproduction issues, battery life is shorter than expected, not the best selection of ports, rather slow SSD
1 May 2015

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro:You must read Top Questions Before Purchasing File Recovery SoftwareThis laptop is the big daddy of cool laptops boasting of a 360 degree swivelling screen which greatly... Read more…

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...

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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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