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Lenovo Yoga 2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB 11.6" Laptop

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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies range from 640MHz to 900MHz. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of, the Lenovo Yoga 2's on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 896 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Good Brand

Based on 5,743 expert and owner reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (2.166GHz and cheaper).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro is also worth considering.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the HP EliteBook Revolve 810, or the Lenovo Yoga is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the HP EliteBook Revolve 810, or the Lenovo Yoga is also worth considering.

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Narrow

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the narrower notebook PCs of this spec and age (only 298 millimeters) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average width of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 320mm, and the widths range from 32mm to 390mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 896 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Yoga 2. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 is 1,000MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a two SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Flex 15, or the HP Pavilion x360 which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2 the screen sizes range from 10" to 16".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 11.6" laptops and we think the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702, and the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this Lenovo portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Flex 2 (14" and cheaper), or the Flex 15 (15.6" and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.8GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow memory clock speed (only 1,333 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The slowest memory clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 is 530MHz, the fastest is 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Yoga 2.

Average Battery Life

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 8h battery life portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo Yoga which has better reviews; or the Lenovo Yoga 2 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Flex 15 (9h and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include a cheaper notebook PC such as the Yoga 2, or the Yoga both from Lenovo or you might consider a higher scoring notebook PC such as the HP Pavilion x360.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Flex 2 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702, or the Lenovo Yoga which is cheaper.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.5kg heavy laptops currently available including the Toshiba Z10t which is cheaper.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (1.5kg and cheaper).

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SATA Connector
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Expert Reviews

(136)
15 July 2015

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Great formfactor
Fantastic high resolution screen
Rubberised exterior makes the Yoga really easy to grip
Accelerometerenabled modes emphasising more of what a tablet can do
Decent battery life
Keyboard can be a little cramped on the right side
Screen moves a fair bit if you touch it
Mediocre touchpad
Camera is only usable for web conferencing, and really, it could be better
Some color reproduction issues, battery life is shorter than expected, not the best selection of ports, rather slow SSD
1 May 2015

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13 March 2015

The 11" Lenovo Yoga 2 is a decent, adaptable ultrabook that's pretty pleasant to use, provided you don't ask too much of it. Considering its portable design, it's a shame that Lenovo hasn't...

1 November 2014

Appreciating the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 is all about managing your expectations as it doesn't offer the screen quality of a dedicated tablet or the battery life of a MacBook Air. But we kind of don't...

21 October 2014

The 11 inch Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the most interesting affordable 2-in-1s available right now. It sports the convertible form factor and a sleek and solid body, an IPS touchscreen and a fanless...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 by Idkwia

I take good care of things that I own yet I have just sent my 3rd one of the Yoga 2 Pros to be repaired. The first one had a fault with the touchpad from the beginning, the screen on the second... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Gazza99

Have had it for about 6 months now. I noticed that the other review on this site was by someone who has had awful reliability problems. I havent had a minute of trouble with mine and use it 7 days... Read more…

Reviewed 1 November 2014 by Mama2

I purchased 2 Lenovo laptops at the same time from JL: One is the Yoga and the other is an IdeaPad, for half the price of the Yoga. The IdeaPad has been fantastic, sturdy and reliable. I use it... Read more…

Reviewed 29 September 2014 by Noelicus

Love the orange. Love the crazily high screen-res (although I've actually lowered it to increase battery-use time and many programs have tiny text) Love the backlit keyboard Love it's... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2014 by James R.
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I can't say enough good things about the product in general. It is, without a doubt, one of the cleaner motherboard layouts I've had the pleasure of building a system around. When paired with a... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2in1, lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo b00u6s6, lenovo b00u6s6m, lenovo 59rf0982, lenovo b00u6s6mr, lenovo b00u6s6mrq, lenovo yoga 2 2in1, lenovo yoga 2 ddr3, lenovo yoga 2 ddr3l, lenovo touchscreen500, lenovo touchscreen500g, lenovo touchscreen500gb, lenovoyoga 2 in 1 11 inch 2in1
Barcodes 00610600888320, 00727363170330, 00741271363745, 00888440115245, 00888631798479, 00888772314491, 00888965028525, 04716659626503
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