Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 2-in-1 Touch Screen laptop

Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 2-in-1 Touch Screen laptop offers nice combination of beauty and power.   This 0.7inch thin, 3 lbs. convertible machine houses topnotch hardware and comes with stylish appearance. Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 is an 11.6” device that operates on Windows 8.1. Its 1366 x 768 resolution screen might seem inferior to the 1920X1080p resolution screens but it incorporates IPS panel which offers best viewing angles of all available display technologies and produces most accurate colors. Thus, low resolution of the device, by no means should be a deal breaker. Inside Lenovo 11 – 59401972 laptop there is a quad-core Intel Pentium N3520 processor, 4GB RAM and 500GB of storage space. It also offers enough connectivity features to connect external devices. The laptop comes with front facing high definition webcam (720p). As this is a compact machine, expecting a DVD drive is not a feasible idea. Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 is highly portable machine and is quite inexpensive in spite of being integrated with a decent quad core processor. It costs around $500.Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of this 2-in-1 convertible laptop.

Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 specs and expected performance 

Intel Pentium 3520M is a quad core processor which operates with base frequency of 2.16 GHz and core frequency can boost up 2.42 GHz. The processor is based on Intel’s Bay Trail platform and is integrated with 2MB of cache memory. Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 comes with Integrated Intel HD graphics for Bay Trail processor. The processor is much faster and offers better performance than the earlier netbooks which used to houses Intel Atom processors. The graphics performance is faster than what earlier Intel integrated graphics were able to deliver.  However, it doesn’t mean that Yoga 2 11– 59401972 can be used for anything. It can’t handle all sorts of media editing tasks or high end gaming. It offers performance for day to day computing which include working with office suite, web browsing, social networking, video chatting and watching videos.

For storage, user will get a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, which is great if you want capacity.  However if you are after speed and performance this feature may not satisfy you. Onboard 4GB DDR3L RAM is decent for basic multi-tasking. The hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8.1 and, like many laptops these days, ships with a touchscreen.

The 11.6” HD LED Multitouch touch screen display offers maximum resolution of 1366×768. This Intel Powered 2-in-1 laptop offers ‘ 360 degree Flip and Fold Design’ which means user can switch between Laptop, Stand, Tablet, and Tent modes. The best part of this feature is that there is a unique software that recognizes the mode user is working on and recommends apps that work best in that mode.

When it comes to connectivity, Lenovo Yoga 2 11 – 59401972 offers  one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, Audio Combo Jack (headphone and mic), micro HDMI-out, 2-in-1 (SD / MMC) card reader. Network connectivity is supported by Lenovo BGN Wireless and Bluetooth

The 4 Cell 34 Watt Hour battery last up to 6 hours once fully charged.

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