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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Easily change between four modes Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent while your system automatically switches system settings and locks the keyboard in place. The secret: ThinkPad Yoga's unique design... More
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 4,358 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other manufacturers.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad Yoga have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the ThinkPad Yoga which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.2GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The ThinkPad Yoga has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad Yoga.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Miix 2 is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Pavilion x360, or the Pavilion x360 both from HP.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the ThinkPad Yoga.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9 hours, the ThinkPad Yoga has one of the longer battery lifes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad Yoga the battery lifes range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h.

There are a number of other 9h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Flex 15, or the FLEX 15 both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the ThinkPad Yoga have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1.1TB. The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs and we think the FLEX 15, the Yoga, and the Flex 10 all from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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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 the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ThinkPad Yoga the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 400 cd/m². The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga has one of the brighter display brightnesss (400 candellas per square meter) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Miix 2.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Pavilion x360, or the Pavilion x360 both from HP.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the ThinkPad Yoga have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the ThinkPad Yoga which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 3 megabytes, the ThinkPad Yoga has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ThinkPad Yoga.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the ThinkPad Yoga of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Yoga have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the ThinkPad Yoga, the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo Flex 15 is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The ThinkPad Yoga has an HDD storage medium which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an SSD storage medium. 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 portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the ThinkPad Yoga.

The best storage medium across similar types of portable PC is SSD.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the ThinkPad Yoga has one of the smaller internal memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ThinkPad Yoga is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

Alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite U920t, or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 which is cheaper.

If this Lenovo laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 12 (8GB and higher rated), or the Lenovo Yoga (8GB and higher rated); or the Lenovo Flex 2 (8GB and cheaper).

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Quite Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the ThinkPad Yoga has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average speaker power of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ThinkPad Yoga is 1.6W.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 1 megapixel, the ThinkPad Yoga has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The lowest front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the ThinkPad Yoga is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution is 15MP.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the ThinkPad Yoga.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The ThinkPad Yoga has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ThinkPad Yoga.

There are a number of alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the FLEX 15, or the Flex 15 both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12 (1.8GHz and higher rated); or the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.8GHz and cheaper).

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Average Weight

The ThinkPad Yoga has a pretty typical weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Yoga, or the Yoga both from Lenovo.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite U920t (1.5kg and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the ThinkPad Yoga has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ThinkPad Yoga.

There are a number of alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba Satellite U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 (13.3" and cheaper).

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Specification

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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
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Keyboard
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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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Expert Reviews

(11)
9 September 2015

Lenovo's latest 2-in-1 could be the capable compact operator business users (and anyone who loves to type) has been looking for...

Keyboard
Skylake
Converts
1080p display
Slightly bulky
Slightly heavy
2 September 2015

The Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 460 is powerful and pretty enough to warrant consideration. Although it's a tad bit heavy, it's a thin and capable laptop worthy of your consideration...

13 August 2014

The Lenovo S1 Yoga is a great multi-purpose notebook that functions great for both work and leisure. Its flexible hinge allows users to use the S1 Yoga in a number of ways other than the...

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21 April 2014

I have been a long time ThinkPad laptop user, thanks to my company's wise decision to procure ThinkPad laptops for office use. My first Lenovo laptop (X61) lasted me almost 5 years before my IT... Read more…

17 February 2014

There are only two things we dislike about the ThinkPad Yoga. It's heavy, which will be particularly noticeable if you need to carry it a lot and/or work standing up with the notebook in tablet...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 3 July 2016 by Jacob

I have had this laptop for 2 years now and I still thoroughly enjoy using it. I think this product lacks a good decription so below is a link to a page that has one. [...] - Look and feel It's... Read more…

This is still a decent laptop convertible, though it's size and weight makes using the tablet mode more appropriate on a desk rather than in the hand. It isn't as durable as my old X220 (which... Read more…

Reviewed 10 April 2016 by G C Cowley
(Verified Purchase)

So far all good.

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great product. Good specification. Very light and portable.

(Verified Purchase)

Amazing, small, lightweight and versatile laptop for those on the go. Legendary ThinkPad build quality and keyboard in particular is a joy to use. Included stylus is basic, purchase a larger, more... Read more…

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