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Lenovo Yoga 2 8-59426324

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Lenovo Yoga 2 8-59426324
Lenovo Yoga 2 8-59426324 (yoga Series)
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
8 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
420 g ( = 14.82 oz / 0.93 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 40% mobility: 95%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo Yoga 2 8-59426324

70% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test : Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8″
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Recenzja Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8″ i Yoga Tablet 2 10,1″. Gdybym miała teraz kupować tablet z Androidem, prawdopodobnie byłby to jeden z nich
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 40% mobility: 95% workmanship: 70%

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Series:

The Thinkpad Yoga is a series of ultrabooks manufactured by Lenovo. The Yoga Series was launched during 2012, and its successor, the ThinkPad Yoga 2, was released in the 4th quarter of 2014. The Yoga laptops are made to be as light, thin and portable as possible, targeting the young and tech savvy consumers. The Thinkpad Yoga stands out due to its unique feature of being able to fold flexibly up to 360 degrees to switch to  tablet mode.

The Yoga Series started out in the end of 2012, with the Yoga 11 and Yoga 13 models, which are 11 and 13 inch respectively. Yoga 2 Pro was the second generation to be released end of 2013, a 13.3 inch model that is significantly lighter than the Yoga 13. The latest model to be released in the series is the Yoga 3 Pro, released recently at the end of 2014.

This new model is even thinner and lighter than all its predecessors while maintaining the 13.3 inch size, although due to a more powerful processor the battery life is slightly reduced to just under 6 hours. Besides the ThinkPad Yogas, there are also the IdeaPad Yoga Tablets, which come in 8 inch and 10 inch size as well.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).
Z3745: Soc with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at up to 1.86 GHz (Turbo), an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel LPDDR3-1067 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
8":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.42 kg:

This is pretty heavy for a smartphone. Usually, small tablets weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-11-23 (Update: 2014-11-23)