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Lenovo Yoga 2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 730MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 896 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2's on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is one of the fastest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 is 290MHz. At 313 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 also have a front camera.

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. In addition, this portable PC has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a touchscreen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] is also worth considering.

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Light

The weights of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 0.88g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is fairly light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2.

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Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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16 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 896 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 600MHz and 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 930MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has four 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 notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 8.9" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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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 around for more than a year. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago 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 amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

The best storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 2 the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.8GB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2 that we have assessed, the Lenovo Yoga 2's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The memory clock speeds of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2. The average processor cache of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 3MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 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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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 300 megabits per second, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average wi-Fi data rate (max) of laptops of this age and spec is 580 Mbit/s.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over a Year Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly average 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.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 8h battery life portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for more than a year. This portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
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Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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 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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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)
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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)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(126)
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…

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
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.
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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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