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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8

Specifications

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 (Yoga Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Core: 778 MHz, 10.18.10.3925
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
8 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 22.8 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSDHC, Sensors: Compass, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Vibration, GPS
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.1 x 210 x 149 ( = 0.28 x 8.27 x 5.87 in)
Battery
24 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing
Camera
Webcam: Front: 1.6 MP, Back: 8 MP, f2.2
Additional features
Keyboard: virtual keyboard, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
419 g ( = 14.78 oz / 0.92 pounds), Power Supply: 84 g ( = 2.96 oz / 0.19 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 73.45% - average
Average of 11 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 61%, features: 36%, display: 84% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8

83% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 Tablet Review | Notebookcheck
Luxurious Digital Frame. It is easy to confuse the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 with a digital picture frame. However, thanks to its kickstand and Windows 8.1, the device has a lot more to offer.
70% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2
Source: CNet English
If you need a compact tablet for casual use -- with a productivity-centered approach -- the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 stands out from similar 8-inch Windows tablets, thanks to its versatile stylus functionality and thoughtful design. If a stylus and handy-dandy kickstand are of no importance, there are better choices out there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2015
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 90%
70% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen review
Source: Techradar English
Lenovo's Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen is a capable Windows 8 tablet, if you're willing to live in the confines of an 8-inch window. Though lacking a full USB port and HDMI-out, this slate offers great ergonomics and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2
Source: Laptop Mag English
Yes, it's heavier than other 8-inch tablets, but the $229 Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 makes the most of its bulbous design. The handy kickstand design let me use this slate more often and in more places, and its battery outlasts all of its competitors. I also like the powerful speakers. There are cheaper Android options with the same size screen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
73% Affordable Android with a uniquely useful design
Source: CNet English
Lenovo's function-over-fashion approach effectively helps its models stand out (pun not intended) in a crowded room of tablets. Though people who know their way around Android will be disappointed by its stripped-down features, the Yoga 2 is one of the best budget options.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 73% performance: 70%
70% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8-inch) review
Source: Android Authority English
With the tablet market being entirely over-congested, building a tablet that stands out among the competition is extremely important. The Tablet 2 8-inch doesn’t offer the best specifications, build quality or software experience on the market, but for the price, this tablet offers a unique design, a great screen, and a gaming experience that can rival some of the best tablets on the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Lenovo Yoga Tab 2 Review
Source: Review Zat English
As a tablet user, almost all tablets nowadays are very similar but this one looks different and distinctive. What's really unique about it is the new design that is acutaly very practical and yet contemporary.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/28/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 & Yoga Tablet 2 Pro review
Source: Androidcommunity.com English
For the rest of the world, these two tablets are an easy recommendation. Though I’m not a fan of heavy Android skins, Lenovo has done it in a crafty way. Like the easier-to-grasp iOS, everything is right up front on the Yoga Tablet 2 and 2 Pro. I think for the average user, the learning curve here will be minimal.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/07/2014

Foreign Reviews

72% Günstige 8 , 10 und 13 Zoll Android-Tablets
Source: Tabtech German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2014
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 80% performance: 60% display: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
70% Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8 pouces)
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Test : Yoga Tablet 2, la meilleure tablette 8 pouces Windows 8.1 actuelle
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test : Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 pouces, une tablette à 230 € qui crève l'écran
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Model: As the name depicts, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 inch is a flexible device which enables multiple screen positioning to suit given tasks. The design is modern design with a glossy black bezel round the display. Its rotatable hinge allows multiple modes and it even sports a cut-out for the device to hang from hooks.

The rounded side panel that contains the hinge actually aids in single handed holding almost like tube grip. Powering the device is an Intel Atom Z3745 processor clocked at 1.33 GHz with 2 MB cache, 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16 GB eMMC storage. The Android KitKat 4.4 tablet packs in an 8 inch Full-HD display for immersive viewing capability. Audio quality is impressive with 2 front-facing large-chamber speakers with Dolby Audio and Wolfson Master Hi-Fi technology.

The platinum colored tablet comes with an 8 mega-pixel auto-focus rear camera rated at f2.2 and a frontal 1.6 mega-pixel HD camera. Other features include microSD support up to 64GB, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-band Wi-Fi and various sensors found on most modern tablets. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 8 inch battery life is rated at 18 hour usage from the 6400 mAh Li-ion cell.

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. 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 a 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 ultrabooks, there are also the IdeaPad Yoga Tablets, which come in 8 inch and 10 inch models 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.
0.419 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.


73.45%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12- 2 (Update: 2014-12- 2)