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Lenovo Yoga 2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.166GHz 4GB 508GB Hybrid-HDD 11.6" Laptop

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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Lenovo has good average reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a touchscreen, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touchscreen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average weight of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 is 2.5kg.

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17 Reasons Against

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

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Lenovo Yoga 2 of only 854 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 313 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a very small display diagonal (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Old PCI Express Slots Version

The PCI Express slots versions of many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.9. At only 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the best processor family is Intel Core i7 and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of the Lenovo Yoga 2 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst laptops of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 34 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 is 30Wh, the biggest is 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 65Wh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.7MB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the laptops of this age and type the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.42 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a four processor threads notebook PC.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.166 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly average battery life (max) (8 hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a longer battery life (max) then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 645[plb_2659451_price] (9h and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (508 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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.

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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 Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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
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
DVI Port
HDMI Version
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Expert Reviews

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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

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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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