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

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9 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user 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 similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2. The average internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 is 5GB.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs 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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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 have between two and seven number of battery cellss.

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5 Reasons Against

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

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Yoga 2 is no exception to this as it too does 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2.

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

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2 range from 0.3MP to 8MP. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 1 megapixel) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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

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 portable PCs of this spec and age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 8GB to 24GB.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of a comparable type and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly average processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 2.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
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
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
Mini 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 3.0 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
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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
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 Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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