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Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

2 in 1 laptops produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga is 930MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP ENVY x360 ($790.00) (12GB).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga is a eight battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago only have between two and seven battery cells.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga, the Lenovo Yoga has a touch sensitive screen.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Yoga is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Yoga have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This laptop has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga. Across all the laptops that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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 laptop's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop is SSD.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The speaker power of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga range from 0.64W to 8W, and the average speaker power is 1.5W. At only 1 Watt, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga (512GB).

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Lenovo Yoga has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago.

If this Lenovo notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 11 (7.5h).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro ($2,313.41) (1.8GHz and higher rated), or the Lenovo Yoga (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Yoga has a pretty typical weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 13 (1.5kg).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the Lenovo Yoga has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga.

We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 12 is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Processor Series
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PCI Express Configuration
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
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
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
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Graphics
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
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Intel VPro Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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Power
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Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
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Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

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2 September 2016

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31 August 2016

We've been avidly following the Lenovo Yoga evolution over the years, as the convertible laptop range has continued to refine its 360-degree screen offering. In the top-spec Yoga 910 it's even... Read more…

31 August 2016

Tablets are boring, according to Lenovo. The category has been stagnant in recent years and sorely lacking in new features or innovative tweaks to entice consumers to get on board or even upgrade.... Read more…

31 August 2016

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30 August 2016

The Yoga Book is certainly one of the most exciting mobile device that has launched launch at IFA and a very good surprise in a product category that has a hard time reinventing itself! IThis...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 December 2013 by Ant
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This is my first post and my first tablet, purchased after endless hours browsing reviews, forums and blogs. Many weren't that helpful to someone like me who's eyes glaze over at the merest hint... Read more…

Reviewed 10 November 2015 by Skipper
Skipper would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 700 14 inch

I've had this unit in my hands for a few days now and have some good and some bad things to say about it. I purchased this over the lighter 900 series mostly because I wanted the metal finish... Read more…

Reviewed 20 November 2013 by L. W. Bowler

And that's exactly what you can do with this tablet - perfect for holding when reading/browsing etc. The weight distribution is superb as it rests in the palm of your hand and has a rounded grip... Read more…

Reviewed 21 December 2013 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Looked long and hard for a 10 inch tablet to match the performance of my Nexus7 which is great, love the whole android experience versus iOS, tried the iPad Air but couldn't warm to it so returned... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2013 by Dthom12
(Verified Purchase)

Build quality: Pretty good, although inferior to Macbook Pro/Air aluminium body. Really like the leather/rubberised texture over the area where the hand rests. Some reports of the rubberised... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers apple 500gb8, apple i54210, apple i54210u, apple 500gb8g, lenovo i54200, apple 500gb8gb, lenovo i54200u
Barcodes 00000059427224, 00888772534752, 00888772535421, 00888772535520, 00888772535957, 00888772658700, 00888965131652, 00888965132048, 00888965651655
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