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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable 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 comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better processor family than most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all laptops of this type and age ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age 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 laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA is also worth considering.

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Narrow

The narrowest portable PC of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 is 200mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 320mm. At only 298 millimeters, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 850 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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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 portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16", and the average screen size is 13".

There are a number of other 11.6" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7204.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 12 (12.5").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.1TB.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The average battery life of 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago is 8.1h. With a battery life of only 6 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 3 (6.5h).

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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 common display resolution.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slowest memory clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. The average memory clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga 2 is 1,600MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.2GHz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 11 (1.4kg).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i54202, i54202y, yoga21159430705
Barcodes 00400042453008, 00888965101921
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