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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a very big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Helix. Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 1GB to 32GB.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The Lenovo Helix has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Helix. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however this Lenovo portable PC has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs
We checked 2,530 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.
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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Helix have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 930MHz. When compared to other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Helix, the Lenovo Helix's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the Helix, the Lenovo Helix's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz is one of the fastest. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Helix is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Helix has a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Yoga ($729.99).
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Lenovo Helix has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of this spec and age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Helix processor families range from Intel Core i7-6xxx (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Helix has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Helix.
There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at including the Lenovo Yoga ($729.99).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Helix supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
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 laptops that were released around the same time as the Helix.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.
SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.
Fairly Long Battery Life
The shortest battery life of laptops of this age and spec is 2.2h, the longest is 19h, and the average battery life is 7.9h. The Lenovo Helix has a quite long battery life (10 hours) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Helix.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this notebook PC are Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Two Mini DisplayPorts
The Lenovo Helix is a two mini DisplayPort notebook PC.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Helix have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. The Lenovo Helix has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Helix.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Helix have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 6,500 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Helix.
Very High Front Camera Resolution
The Lenovo Helix has one of the highest front camera resolutions (5 megapixels) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 1.6MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix, the Lenovo Helix has a touch sensitive screen.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Lenovo Yoga ($729.99) is also worth considering.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this type and age.
Quite Big Processor Cache
The Lenovo Helix has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Helix is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.
Four Battery Cells
The Lenovo Helix is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.
Laptops of this age and spec have widths of between 230mm and 420mm, and the average width is 320mm. At only 296.1 millimeters, the Lenovo Helix is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Helix.
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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed
Laptops of this age and type have memory clock speeds of between 1,000MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. The Lenovo Helix has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Very Low Rear Camera Resolution
2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix have rear camera resolutions of between 2MP and 8MP, and the average rear camera resolution is 4.7MP. With a rear camera resolution of only 2.1 megapixels, the Lenovo Helix has a quite low rear camera resolution compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This Lenovo portable PC has been on the market for over a year.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Helix.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Helix.
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At 1.7 kilograms, the Lenovo Helix has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Helix.
Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga ($729.99) (1.6kg).
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Intel Segment Tagging
Home Office, Small Business
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel QS77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Rear Camera Resolution
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1920 x 1080
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video