Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Lenovo Twist has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Twist range from 2GB to 32GB.
We checked 2,530 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Lenovo Twist has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (350 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Twist. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Twist have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Twist has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Twist supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec.
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 similar age to the Twist.
Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of this type and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,700 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Twist has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Twist.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.
Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Twist is 8GB and the biggest is 24GB. The Lenovo Twist has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory (24 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Twist.
Eight Battery Cells
The Lenovo Twist has more battery cells than most of the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Twist. Most of the comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Twist only have between two and seven battery cells, however this laptop has eight battery cells.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Twist has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Twist also have a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Twist has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of this type and age is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Lenovo Twist is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The Lenovo Twist does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Twist.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Twist has an HDD storage medium which is better than most similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most laptops of a comparable type and age to it 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.
An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
At only 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a very small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Twist. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Twist have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of between 320GB and 500GB.
8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Twist
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this laptop was released.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Lenovo Twist has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Average Battery Life
With a battery life of 6 hours, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Twist.
With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Twist has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Twist.
Average Screen Size
The Lenovo Twist has a fairly average screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
1 x 4
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
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
Dolby Home Theater v4
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Fruit Ninja,Rara,Amazon Kindle,AccuWeather,SugarSync
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video