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Lenovo Yoga

Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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Four Awesome Modes. One Incredible Device.Easily change between four modes Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent while your system automatically switches system settings and locks the keyboard in place.... More
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Good User Reviews

This 2 in 1 laptop has an average user rating of 86% based on 9 user reviews.

Good Product Quality

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo Yoga was good quality. In November Matt scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned in his review “The stand out features for us are the build quality”. Sj wrote in their review “It does feel like a great quality device” .

Robust

A number of customers who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was well made. A few weeks ago Justin Garner said on Amazon “Firstly the build quality is excellent” in his review and gave this laptop a rating of 5 stars. Justin Garner also said “To me it feels like it goes well with the solid build quality which i doubt you will find in any other tablet at this price”. Justin Garner also said “It is a well made, rotating stand which allows you to stand the tablet up for easy movie watching”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this laptop was strong and durable. Matt mentioned on Amazon “This is made of metal and is extremely robust and is released with a simple button press”.

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Easy to Use

Two customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. A few weeks ago Justin Garner wrote on Amazon “The body is aluminium with a rubberised coating that is really comfortable to hold” in his review of this laptop. Justin Garner also mentioned “The cylindrical spine of that tablet also makes it very easy to hold”.

Two customers who purchased the Lenovo Yoga thought it was easy to use. C W Gutteridge said this year “I'm really pleased that I bought this tablet, as a pensioner I find it very easy to use and light to hold” . Mr. A. G. Duke wrote on Amazon “I first became acquainted with the Yoga brand through a well-known high Street tech store, I liked it because it was practical (the built-in stand”.

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Popular Choice

Across all notebook PCs, the Yoga is one the most popular products currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.

Good Battery Life

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good battery life. In November Justin Garner said “Part of the weight is due to the battery which is easily the best I have come across” and rated the product 5 stars. This month Matt wrote on Amazon “The sound is clear and punchy the battery life is amazing” in his Lenovo Yoga review and rated the product 5 stars. Matt also mentioned “The kick stand and the battery life (which I believe is currently the best of any tablet on the market”.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the Lenovo Yoga mentioned that it was smooth. Justin Garner said this year “This also makes the performance (even with the low powered processor) smooth and quick” and scored this laptop 5 stars. One Lenovo Yoga owner who purchased it said that it was good looking. Bex said in November “This really is a beautiful machine and far exceeds my expectations” in their Lenovo Yoga review.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Lenovo Yoga owner who bought it concluded that it was noisy. In November this year Justin Garner scored the Lenovo Yoga very highly and he said in his review of the Lenovo Yoga “The speakers are loud and clear”.

Good for Gaming

One customer thought this laptop was good for gaming. Justin Garner wrote in November this year “All in all a really impressive tablet that does everything I want it to, its probably not for those demanding high-end performance or a fast gaming tablet” in his review of this laptop and scored the Lenovo Yoga 5 stars.

Good Size

One Lenovo Yoga reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good weight. Matt said “The battery) being located at one end of the tablet, so if you rest that part on your legs the rest of the tablet has virtually no weight”.

One person who bought the product considered that it was a good size. In November this year Eric07 wrote “All in all ideal size as a travel companion” in their Lenovo Yoga review.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo Yoga is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Yoga.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

Alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at include the Yoga 2[pl_2682617_price], the Yoga[pl_2048562_price], or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price] all from Lenovo.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC also 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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 12GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 370GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB. The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo Flex 14[plb_2182475_price], and the Toshiba W30t[plb_2194795_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 2[plb_2760334_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz. The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly fast processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga.

We compared all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702[plb_1570770_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Pavilion x360[pl_2404650_price] (2.16GHz), or the Pavilion x360[pl_2421638_price] (2.16GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2715401_price] (2.16GHz).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 6,500 cd/m². The Lenovo Yoga has one of the brighter display brightnesss (400 candellas per square meter) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga is a eight battery cell count notebook PC.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the higher speaker power amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The speaker power of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga range from 0.5W to 4W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Yoga 2[pl_2682617_price], the Yoga[pl_2048562_price], or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price] all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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5 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One person who reviewed this laptop concluded that it did not have good features. Mr. A. G. Duke wrote in their review on Amazon “The new model isn't silver like its predecessor and has all the old features (with a slight reduction in HD)” but in spite of that they still rated the product 80 out of 100.

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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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 are a similar age to the Yoga also do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Flex 15[pl_2755461_price], or the Yoga 2[pl_2756611_price] both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446536_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo laptop has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as 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 amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Flex 14[plb_2182475_price], and the Toshiba W30t[plb_2194795_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702[plb_1570770_price] (SSD), or the Toshiba Z10t[plb_2215439_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 1 megapixel, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga. The average front camera resolution of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga is 18MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this 2 in 1 laptop battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z10t[plb_2215439_price] (7.5h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 14[plb_2182475_price] (2kg) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Yoga has a relatively average screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446536_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Specification

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Touch Technology
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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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
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Keyboard
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Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 11 June 2016 by Eric07
(Verified Purchase)

A mixed review for the Yoga Tablet 3. Firstly a great piece of hardware well packaged and delivered on time without issue. Originally purchased for a business trip it had everything I needed, long... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I didn't expect too much from this tablet but I have to say I am really impressed by it. Firstly the build quality is excellent. The body is aluminium with a rubberised coating that is really... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

My daughter loves this and watches a lot of Youtube and the fact it stands up is great. Long battery life too.

Reviewed 24 April 2016 by SJ
(Verified Purchase)

Initially I was very satisfied with this tablet. Unfortunately, I had to return it due to some niggling issues. The hinge mechanism became wobbly after two weeks and the software suffers from... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This really is a beautiful machine and far exceeds my expectations. The dolby surround sound and HD picture are truly amazing. I have tried a few different makes of Phablets and this one... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Matt
(Verified Purchase)

We bought this tablet for our 3 year old daughter who loved playing various educational games on my other half's iPad before she unfortunately dropped it and shattered the screen. Buying another... Read more…

Reviewed 29 February 2016 by C W GUTTERIDGE
(Verified Purchase)

I'm really pleased that I bought this tablet, as a pensioner I find it very easy to use and light to hold. I use it as a Kindle, web browser, and I'm sure that there is an "app" to suit everyone!... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Not the latest technology but for general web surfing and upgrading from older devices (Ipad original) excellent for the price. Build quality seems better than the price point.

Reviewed 14 December 2015 by Mr. A. G. DUKE

I first became acquainted with the Yoga brand through a well-known high Street tech store, I liked it because it was practical (the built-in stand), the battery life(stated 18 hours-in practice... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i54210, apple 500gb8, apple 500gb8g, lenovo i54300, apple i54210u, lenovo 20c0003, apple 500gb8gb, lenovo i54300u, lenovo 20c0003t, lenovo 20c0003tu, lenovo 20c0003tuk
Barcodes 00888440146188, 00888440373874, 00888440374307, 00888440374376, 08884403743076
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