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Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3027 reviews of Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and screen. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the connectivity.

portability, performance, usability, screen, image quality

connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the keyboard and usability. The screen and portability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the size.

performance, portability, screen, usability, keyboard

size

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13.3-inch Touchscreen Laptop - Silver (Intel Core i7 4500U 1.8GHz Processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Integrated GLenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13-inch Touchscreen Ultrabook - (Silver Grey) (Intel Core i5 4200U 1.6GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, InteLenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13.3-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) Multimode Touchscreen Laptop (Orange) - (Intel Core i7-4510U 2.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB HDD, Integrated

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and screen. The usability and portability also get good reviews. There are mixed opinions on the energy efficiency and price. There are some less positive views about the connectivity.

performance, portability, usability, screen, image quality

connectivity

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Yoga 2 PRO 13-Inch Slot-In Case (888015541)Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro 13.3-Inch Convertible 2 in 1 Touchscreen Ultrabook (59386391) SilverLenovo - IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro Ultrabook Convertible 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - 4GB Memory - Silver

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad YOGA 2 PRO from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.ca. Some have doubts about the durability and keyboard, but there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

performance, design, keyboard, durability

0% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Daniel Perez (ubergizmo.com)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Review

 

Lenovo introduced its original Yoga back in late 2012, which we were impressed with its ability to create an ultrabook that is able to have multiple functions, such as its ability to be used as a tablet or a stand. […]

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Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Brett Howse (anandtech.com)

Life with the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

 

In January of this year, my wife and I were in need of a new laptop. A well-documented hinge issue with our Alienware M11x R2 meant that the screen was pretty much ready to fall off. While this issue was covered by a recall, the laptop was getting long...

The Yoga 2 Pro is a good Ultrabook that has a few flaws that keep it from being great. First is the battery life. In a light workload, almost seven hours of battery life would have been spectacular not that long ago, but with the Haswell U series...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: David Pierce (theverge.com)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro review

 

It's Sunday, it's January, and it's freezing outside. In other words, it's the perfect day to spend the morning lying in bed, finally catching up on the Friday Night Lights and Battlestar Galactica...

Thin and light ; Flexible hinge is really useful ; Gorgeous display

Only average battery life ; Hinge tends to wobble ; Jumpy trackpad

Lenovo succeeds mostly by doing less

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Nate Swanner (slashgear.com)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Review

 

Is it a laptop, a tablet, or something else entirely? Lenovo's Yoga 2 Pro is an interesting mix of form factors, hardware, and operating system, that much we know. The screen, which folds a full 360-degrees around the back of the device, is the...

For the enterprise customer, the Yoga 2 Pro might be a great fit. Impromptu presentations become easier as the device flips into Tent orientation. Stand mode makes it easier to use while on a plane or train (or on the couch), and you’ll still enjoy all...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

 

Lid folds 360 degrees. Higher than 1080p HD screen. Excellent backlit keyboard

Only one USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0 port. Could use a bit more battery life. Some older apps have problems with scaling. Keys still exposed and clickable in tablet mode

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro hybrid ultrabook addresses some of the shortcomings of the previous iteration. But it is still a bit too heavy to replace both a clamshell notebook and a slate tablet.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro Review

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is a welcomed improvement over its predecessor, offering better performance and visuals while retaining its flexible 360 degree hinge design.

Beautiful high-resolution display ; High quality 360 degree hinge design ; Affordable considering specs

Deck has a propensity to collect debris ; SSD is a bit slower than average ; Tablet form bulky compared to detachable devices

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is a quality device, but it may not be the best convertible notebook. The big issue for the Yoga 2 Pro is its added weight in Tablet mode. While 3lbs. is incredibly lightweight for a notebook, it’s bulky for a tablet....

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Jon L. Jacobi (pcworld.com)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro review: Great performance and a better-than-Retina display

 

The Yoga 2 Pro laptop/tablet hybrid is a superior experience in either orientation, and its ultrahigh-resolution display is awesome. But the dual design forced compromises with the keyboard.

Silky 3200-by-1800-pixel display ; Performs both notebook and tablet roles well ; Handsome industrial design

Weak typing experience (for a Lenovo laptop) ; Limited selection of I/O ports ; No ethernet; 802.11n Wi-Fi adapter (no 802.11ac)

The Yoga 2 Pro combination laptop/tablet is a superior experience in either role, and its ultra-high-resolution display is awesome. But the dual design slightly compromises the typing experience.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro review: a high-end Ultrabook that's actually affordable

 

With enough time, even the best products start to feel stale. Take the original Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13: Thanks to a unique hinge that allowed the screen

Gorgeous 3,200 x 1,800 display ; Lighter than the original, well-built ; Highly versatile design ; Reasonably priced

Relatively short battery life ; Keyboard still exposed in tablet mode ; Some undersized keyboard buttons

The Yoga 2 Pro addresses many of our complaints about the original, and is now one of the best touchscreen Ultrabooks you can buy, especially at this price. We just wish the battery life had improved more.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Safford (digitaltrends.com)

Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro review

 

With a stunning Retina-besting display, and a slimmer exterior, Lenovo's Yoga 2 Pro is better in every way than last year's model, save for battery life.

After staring lovingly at the Yoga 2 Pro’s screen for a bit longer than we’d care to admit, and appreciating its other improvements, like its lighter weight, slightly slimmer shell, and backlit keyboard, a part of us wants to heap praise on Lenovo for...

Nov, 2013

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Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro review: A better-than-HD hybrid for less

 

The all-around best-in-class example of a first-generation Windows 8 hybrid was the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga , a clever fold-back laptop-turned- tablet that was almost universally liked in both its 13-inch and 11-inch versions (let's just not mention the...

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 is an excellent ultrabook, even without digging into its hybrid capabilities. This new model adds a backlit keyboard and an impressive 3,200x1,800-pixel-resolution display, while keeping the price under $1,000.

In battery life it lags behind a couple of more expensive higher-res laptops, some of the hybrid modes are of dubious use, and Lenovo still doesn't know what to do with the keyboard in tablet mode.

A major update to our favorite Windows 8 hybrid, the IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro is still a better laptop than tablet, but the new version adds a future-proof better-than-HD display at a great price.

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.9

Display

Panel Type:IPS

Graphics

Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3200 x 2000 / 4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3200 x 2000 / 3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.32 / 25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / SmartCache / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 7.5

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:25 / 40
UART: Yes

Security

Password protection: Yes

Software

Operating System Language:

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500