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Lenovo Yoga 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Yoga.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Yoga has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Yoga.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Yoga, or the Yoga both from Lenovo.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a front camera including the Lenovo Yoga 2.

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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 laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most portable PCs that were released 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.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Yoga.

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 8.1h. The Lenovo Yoga has one of the longer battery lifes (8 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

Alternative 8h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo Yoga which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 380GB.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 11, and the Asus Transformer Book T200TA is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 (1TB), or the Lenovo Flex 2 15 (1TB).

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Eight Battery Cells

The Lenovo Yoga is a eight battery cell count laptop. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga only have between two and seven battery cells.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Yoga has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Yoga, and the Yoga both from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the Lenovo Yoga 2.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to 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

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 850 megahertz, the Lenovo Yoga has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Yoga. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Yoga have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,200MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Yoga do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Yoga is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo Yoga 2 or the Lenovo Yoga 3, or the DELL Inspiron 11.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 across all laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Lenovo Yoga has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Yoga have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available which you might also want to consider including the Inspiron 11, or the Inspiron 11 both from DELL which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Yoga (8GB and cheaper), or the Yoga 3 (8GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Yoga has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Yoga is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.1GB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Yoga

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Yoga has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Yoga.

If this Lenovo laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 300 (2.16GHz and cheaper); or the Lenovo Yoga 2 (2.16GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Lenovo Yoga has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Yoga has a pretty average weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Yoga.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 11 (1.4kg and cheaper), or the Asus Transformer Book T200TA (1.5kg and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

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

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Yoga (14"), or the Yoga 3 (14") both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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2 September 2016

Lenovo Yoga 910 hands-on ? Lenovo's most promising Yoga to date It could be said that Lenovo created the foldable laptop market when it unveiled its first Yoga many moons ago. Since then, pretty... Read more…

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

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31 August 2016

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30 August 2016

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 August 2014 by Vivienne Jones
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OK then, so there are loads of reviews on this, some good, some bad so I am going to pick up on a number of points about this fantastic tablet. First things first, this thing oozes quality, it has... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2015 by GForce75

I'll be quite honest here with you. This laptop overall is not a bad laptop if your just blowing your money and you want something that is light. I purchased the laptop and sent it back packing... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2013 by Mebuzz

This laptop is pretty pricey, however it's still well within what I'd call the ultrabook spec range, around the middle. I'm going to go through the pros and cons: Cons: No backlit - this is a bit... Read more…

Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Panman
Panman would recommend the Lenovo Yoga 3 11 Series

Ever since I laid my eyes on the original lenovo yoga, I was sold. Unfortunately, it's taken Lenovo a while to get to the right design. The original yoga had wifi issues, the yoga 2 was heavy... Read more…

Reviewed 5 May 2015 by StevesReview

I have been using the Lenovo Yoga 2 10" tablet Android version for several weeks both at home and work. The touch screen is responsive and has vibrant colours, the incorporated stand is excellent... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 1080, lenovo 1080p, lenovo 20dks1qb00mc00002503
Barcodes 00889233302057, 00889233303801
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