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Lenovo Yoga 2 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.166GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 11.6" Laptop

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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

At 854 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Yoga 2. 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Yoga 2 have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 640MHz and 900MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.166 gigahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2.166GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the DELL Inspiron 11 3147 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2 do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Pavilion x360, or the Pavilion x360 both from HP or the Toshiba U920t.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t, or the HP Pavilion x360.

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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 notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Yoga 2, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Satellite U920t, or the U920t both from Toshiba or the HP Pavilion x360.

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Narrow

With a width of only 298 millimeters, the Lenovo Yoga 2 is one of the narrower laptops that have been around for more than two years amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops that are a similar age to the Yoga 2 have widths of between 32mm and 390mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 854 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 is 560MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz.

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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 one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo Yoga 2 is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most laptops of this type and age 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 across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga 2.

Across comparable types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga 2. The smallest internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Lenovo Yoga which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Yoga 2 (8GB), the Yoga 2 (8GB), or the Yoga 2 Pro (8GB) all from Lenovo.

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Only Intel Pentium 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 Pentium processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the processor family ranges from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Yoga 2 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a very small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Yoga 2.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memories amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the maximum internal memories range from 2GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 16GB.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The Lenovo Yoga 2 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 2 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The cache memories of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2 range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga 2 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago is 200 cd/m², the brightest is 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 400 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga 2.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this 2 in 1 laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 11 3147.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex 2 (1TB).

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga 2.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (8h) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 11 3147 (1.4kg and cheaper), or the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e (1.5kg and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Lenovo Yoga 2 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Yoga 2.

There are a number of other 11.6" laptops currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e, or the DELL Inspiron 11 3147.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Yoga 2 (13.3"), or the Yoga 2 (13.3") both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion x360 (13.3").

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
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Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
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Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
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USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Windows Keys
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Password Protection
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Power Cord Included
Manual
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RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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15 July 2015

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Great formfactor
Fantastic high resolution screen
Rubberised exterior makes the Yoga really easy to grip
Accelerometerenabled modes emphasising more of what a tablet can do
Decent battery life
Keyboard can be a little cramped on the right side
Screen moves a fair bit if you touch it
Mediocre touchpad
Camera is only usable for web conferencing, and really, it could be better
Some color reproduction issues, battery life is shorter than expected, not the best selection of ports, rather slow SSD
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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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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