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Lenovo Helix 2 Core Intel Core M 1.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core M 1.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB. The Lenovo Helix has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Helix which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Helix has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Helix has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Helix supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo portable 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 across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. 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.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Helix is 1.7MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP. At 2 megapixels, the Lenovo Helix has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Helix.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago, the Lenovo Helix has a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Helix has one of the bigger cache memories amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Helix the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Helix is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 2.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Helix has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2.6GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.

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Light

The weights of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Helix range from 0.88g to 2.8kg. The Lenovo Helix is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Helix.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo Helix is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Helix is 13", and the screen sizes range from 8.9" to 16". With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Helix has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Helix.

We compared all the other 11.6" notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the HP EliteBook Revolve 810, and the DELL Inspiron 11 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 12 (12.5"), or the Panasonic Toughbook CF-MX4 (12.5").

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Helix has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.2 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average processor clock speed of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Helix is 1.8GHz.

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Quite Low Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of laptops of this spec and age is 0.64W, the highest is 8W, and the average speaker power is 1.5W. When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Helix that we have checked the speaker power of, the Lenovo Helix's speaker power of only 0.7 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Lenovo Helix is a two battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Helix have between two and seven battery cells.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Lenovo Helix is a two battery cell notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Helix have between two and three battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Helix

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Helix.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Helix.

If this 2 in 1 laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP ENVY x360 ($775.00) (12GB).

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Average Battery Life

The Lenovo Helix has a pretty typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Helix.

There are a number of other 8h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Acer Aspire R7-371T which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 14 (9h and higher rated).

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Intel Core M Processor Family

The Lenovo Helix has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most laptops of a similar age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Helix has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Helix.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 256GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 12 which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex (320GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Family
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
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3D Compatible
Display Surface
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
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Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
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Networking
4G Standard
3G Standard
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Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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Battery
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Power
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Weight in Tablet Mode
Height in Tablet Mode
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Depth in Tablet Mode
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
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Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

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Expert Reviews

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4 September 2015

In conclusion the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 is a good addition to any businessman on the go, but at its asking price, it may prove to be a barrier especially since it is priced well within other...

Chip.com.my

It's pricier and slower than competing laptop/tablet detachables, but Lenovo's second-generation ThinkPad Helix still makes a compelling case for itself with its all-day battery life and...

Computershopper.com

There's some much to like about the ThinkPad Helix 2015. Lenovo took a pretty interesting idea and ran with it, introducing different keyboard accessories for different kinds of users. If you're...

28 June 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 is a great 11.6-inch tablet and laptop, offering a useful digital pen, top-notch keyboard and long battery life...

24 June 2015

With a well-built dock featuring physical buttons and a large trackpad, very good performance, superb battery life and lashings of storage, memory and connectivity options, the Helix goes a long...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 27 September 2015 by DARRELL M.
(Verified Purchase)

WOULD USE AGAIN HAD RELACE A OLDER SSD DRIVE THIS IS FASTER...

Easy to install just cloned from hard drive that was in my TOSHIBA

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