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

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Easily change between four modes Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent while the system automatically switches settings and locks the keyboard in place. The secret: Yoga 2's unique design and... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies (896 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 600MHz and the fastest is 900MHz.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 5,743 expert and user reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 313 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that were released 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 typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1.7kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the lighter 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.5kg).

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Four Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and spec have between two and seven battery cells, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has four battery cells.

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Narrow

At only 298 millimeters, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 have widths of between 200mm and 420mm.

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16 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs that were released one year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 930MHz. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 896 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a two SATA connector notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16". The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 11.6 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium across all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Yoga 2 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2 display resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2 have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most laptops of this age and type have one USB 2.0 port, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Slow Maximum WiFi Data Rate

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower maximum WiFi data rate (only 300 megabits per second) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The maximum WiFi data rate of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo 11e ($338.39) (9h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba P55W (750GB).

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Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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Battery
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Battery
Power
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 16 May 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This computer was bought for myself as a commuting student. I find that it is ligght enough to carry on a 1 1/2 journey to and from university and powerful enough for all my needs, I have had it... Read more…

Reviewed 23 April 2015 by BMW
(Verified Purchase)

Great machine and very adaptable.

Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Pat Eden
(Verified Purchase)

Second day of ownership. So light, amazing difference between my existing Acer 15.6" screen laptop.
Screen very clear, even the tiniest print.
Turns on in SECONDs, think its faster... Read more…

(one week after purchase)

I'll just start by saying that this is a fantastic piece of hardware. Very compact and light, fantastic battery (will last a minimum of 3 hours on a full... Read more…

Reviewed 11 October 2014 by Gordon Austin
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent item bought at a very reasonable price. Great deal.

Reviewed 1 September 2014 by Peter "Peter"
(Verified Purchase)

Very good. Works quickly and quietly.

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Maxie
(Verified Purchase)

Great product but item was faulty. refund very quick so cant really complain too much.

Reviewed 18 July 2014 by Adrian Larpent

Not worth the money. Go for something more expensive. I have had problems with the mouse and then problems with loosing the touch screen and then problems with white blobs floating across the... Read more…

Reviewed 7 June 2014 by A. Bennett "Ade"
(Verified Purchase)

Nice solid laptop that doubles as a tablet once the screen is swung over. Reasonably processor speed and good coloured touch screen. Touch pad is not quite as accurate as I would like. Good sized... Read more…

Reviewed 9 May 2014 by JDD
(Verified Purchase)

It's a good little machine. Battery life is a little low, but that can be tweaked by trimming the OS Fat. I was not sure about the Quad core processor, but it seems to do the job. It gets bogged... Read more…

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