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Lenovo Yoga 2 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Sep 2014
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20 Reasons For

A Best Selling Laptop

The Yoga 2 is one the best selling notebook PC currently on the market.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this age and type. The worst processor family of all portable PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2911020_price], or the HP Elitebook Revolve 810[plb_1602830_price].

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga 2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory laptops to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2369728_price], and the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price] is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think cheaper laptops such as the EliteBook Revolve 810[pl_2369728_price], and the EliteBook Revolve 810[pl_2369728_price] both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price] is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP Elitebook Revolve 810[plb_1602830_price] (SSD).

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 10" to 16". The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly big screen size (13.3 inches) 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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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 laptops of this spec and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Nine Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has more battery cells than most of the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2. Most of the laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between two and eight battery cells, however this notebook PC has nine battery cells.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as 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 are a similar age to the Yoga 2.

Alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price].

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2911020_price], or the HP Elitebook Revolve 810[plb_1602830_price].

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have assessed, the Lenovo Yoga 2's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The processor caches of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Yoga 2 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh. With a battery capacity of 54 watt-hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Light

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the lighter 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga 2 is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 0.88g to 20kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2369728_price] (1.4kg and cheaper).

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6 Reasons Against

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 laptop.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2911020_price] is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Yoga 2 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook T904[plb_2508324_price] (8.5h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average 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.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2911020_price] (2GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Yoga 2.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2369728_price].

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Specification

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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum 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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Headphone Outputs
DVI 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
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Stylus Pen
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(137)
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Build
Display had good contrast
Different ways of using it (Tablet
Laptop
Stand
CPU and GPU lacked power
Audio needs reviewing
Keyboard could be better
Not very powerful, chunky and awkward as a tablet
Slow HDD on this version, short battery life, annoying sharp rim around the palmrest, limited connectivity (ports), shallow keyboard, rather slow WiFi
1 May 2015

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13 March 2015

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1 November 2014

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21 October 2014

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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 i74500, i74500u, apple yoga2, apple i74510, apple yoga2p, apple yoga2pr, apple i74510u, apple yoga2pro, apple intel4510, apple intel4510u
Barcodes 00000059395045, 00888228260167, 00888772658649, 00888772658656
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