The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 3 that we have assessed the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of, the Lenovo Yoga 3's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 13GB.
Fairly Fast Processor Frequency
Laptops that have been available for more than a year have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 2.6GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.9GHz. At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 3.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 3 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 3 also have a front camera.
There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Flex 15 which has better reviews.
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Yoga 3 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 3.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.
SSD Storage Media
This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 13 7350.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the display diagonals range from 10" to 16".
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Has a Touchscreen
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 3 also have a touchscreen.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15.
Type I CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
This laptop has a Type III cardBus PCMCIA slot type, which is the most commonly found cardBus PCMCIA slot type on notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 3 range from 32GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB. The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga 3.
If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (256GB) which also has a higher rating.
Quite Small Internal Memory
The average internal memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 3 is 5.8GB. The Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. Notebook PCs of this age and type wi-Fi standardss range from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 3
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Yoga 3.
Average Battery Life (max)
At 7.4 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 3.
At 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
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Can handle games, versatile chassis construction, highcontrast display, fast SSD, practical battery runtimes, good WLAN signal, basically usable input devices, but
Convertible design that lets you use the device in four different modes, responsive touch screen
Rich JBL stereo speakers, long battery life
Comfortable keyboard to type on
Touchscreen issues during the review, software bugs, continuous whining in operation, limited usability outdoors, significant CPU throttling during the stress test, slight GPU throttling during the st
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Pretty good - but a few basic downfalls
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1) Trouble with the keyboard
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