This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 3 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 3.
Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 3 do not have a full-size keyboard.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 3 also have a front camera.
We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Quite Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The internal memorys of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 3 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.8GB.
+12 More reasons for
SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market 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.
We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the XPS 12[pl_2396801_price], and the XPS 12[pl_2396801_price] both from DELL which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and type.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The Lenovo Yoga 3 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.
Has a Touchscreen
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 3.
Alternative laptops with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
Most portable PCs of this age and type have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Lenovo Yoga 3 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.
Quite Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 3. The average processor cache of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 3 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.
Four Number of Battery Cellss
The Lenovo Yoga 3 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago have between two and seven number of battery cellss.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of a similar age and type to it.
Comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 3 have weights of between 0.88g and 3.8kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 3 is fairly light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 3.
8 Reasons Against
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
The Lenovo Yoga 3 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 3 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
Across all the portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 3 the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16". With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.
Very Slow Processor Frequency
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 3. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 3 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.9GHz.
Quite Short Battery Life (max)
The battery life (max)s of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 3 range from 2.2h to 18h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.2h. With a battery life (max) of only 6.5 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age.
+5 More reasons against
Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 3 is 44Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 72Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 34 watt-hours, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst portable PCs of this age.
Very Dim Display Brightness
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 270 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average display brightness of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Yoga 3 is 400 cd/m².
Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga 3.
An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 3
Released Over a Year Ago
This portable PC was released over a year ago.
Intel Core M Processor Family
The Lenovo Yoga 3 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core M processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 3 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
+1 Other reason
Glass, Glass fiber, Polyamide
Colour of Product
Intel Core M
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Intel Core M-5Y Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5300, Intel HD Graphics 530
Let's call it the one hinge to rule them all.Lenovo didn't make the internals of this machine, leave that to Intel, Samsung and others. What Lenovo did make though is almost flawless. To start,... Read more…
Listen really closely, and you can hear the cries of Windows laptop users.Windows 10 is truly great, but it doesn't put an end to the affliction caused by inferior screens, carpal-tunnel-inducing... Read more…
I'll be quite honest here with you. This laptop overall is not a bad laptop if your just blowing your money and you want something that is light. I purchased the laptop and sent it back packing... Read more…
Panman would recommend the Lenovo Yoga 3 11 Series
Ever since I laid my eyes on the original lenovo yoga, I was sold. Unfortunately, it's taken Lenovo a while to get to the right design. The original yoga had wifi issues, the yoga 2 was heavy... Read more…
Pretty good - but a few basic downfalls
looks sexy, light weight, convenient size, the hinges and flip over flexibility is great .... however..
1) Trouble with the keyboard
The worst thing, and... Read more…
Axel180 would recommend the Lenovo Yoga 3 11 Series
I am a software engineer and purchased this laptop because I needed a windows based system and a tablet. At first I was somewhat happy with the laptop. It has a sturdy design, and is somewhat... Read more…
When this computer works at a nice CPU speed, say anything over 2.0 ghz, it's great. I love it.
Unfortunately every time it is on battery, the Core M CPU gets throttled down to an almost-unusable... Read more…