The Lenovo Yoga 2 is the new generation of portable contortionists Lenovo. These systems feature a screen can rotate 360 degrees to work with the team in the form of a tablet or keep it in store mode for easy viewing of contents. In addition to resistant and lightweight design for ease of use in travel and mobility, these laptops also include a good range of up to 8 hours of use. The formats of Lenovo Yoga 2 are available in 11 and 13 inches, for output prices of 600 euros for Yoga 2 11 and 800 euros for Yoga 2 13. We will have all the details on these convertible notebooks in depth analysis.
The teams of Yoga 2 are available in two different configurations; in a classic silver color and a color orange more striking. Undoubtedly, the great appeal of this equipment is its flexible design. And its name is “Yoga” is not in vain. These are teams with a screen capable of rotating up to 360 degrees and placed in position tablet. But there is not only that. The metal tabs also allow us to keep the screen in different positions. For example, we have a position in store format used for viewing comfort with more multimedia content such as videos or movies. And there is also the option of folding the screen so that the keyboard is upside down. This position is quite useful for navigating its computer and uses its touch screen.
This flexible design also mixes with good fineness and lightness, which facilitates transport and outdoor use. The most compact model 11.6 inch has a thickness of 1.7 inches and a manageable weight of 1.45 kilos. This panel IPS has a standard resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, which gives a medium level of detail for the displaying contents. In addition, the use of IPS technology will allow us to achieve excellent viewing angles up to 178 degrees both horizontally and vertically.
As for the model of 13.3 inches, its thickness is also placed at 1.7 inches and its weight amounts to 1.56 kilos. This is a very small difference to the model more compact, making it a more attractive option (albeit in a different range of prices). The 13.3 -inch panel raises the resolution until the Full HD 1920×1080 pixels. With this resolution an excellent level of detail is achieved in playing games or movies in high quality. As in the case of its younger brother, the IPS technology is used.
In the field of internal memory, we have several options available. For one, the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 can go for a simple setup with a traditional hard drive of 500 GB. This is an interesting option to save a greater number of files but speed and reliability is lost. It is an intermediate option that shares the two models is to use a hybrid that combines memory 500 GB hard drive format with a smaller memory 16GB SSD format. With this configuration, it will gain speed in both system startup and when running different processes. Finally, on the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 can also choose to format a memory of 256 GB SSD. This is a very fast storage system in which notice the difference right away.
To run Windows, the Lenovo Yoga 2 11 simple processors incorporate Intel Celeron or Intel Pentium, with 4 GB of RAM. As we can see, this is a more affordable model that tries to bring yoga to everyone. In the meantime, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 uses Intel Core processors of the fourth generation, that binds to a RAM memory of 4 GB or 8 GB. The most powerful configuration uses a chip Intel Core i5-4200U dual core with a power of 1.6 GHz per core. Thanks to the integrated technologies, we can actually work as if we counted four physical cores and raise the power up to 2.6 GHz at times of greatest need.
The operating system integrating the two models is Windows 8.1. This platform was designed to integrate the use of touch devices like tablets and laptops and desktops in the same system. For this reason, it combines a touch interface with a main application store and owns a desktop platform very similar to that which we can find in Windows 7. The great advantage of bet on this system is that users can access virtually all of the desktop applications that work in previous versions of Windows.
The problem is that Microsoft has failed to integrate these two ecosystems intuitively, and it has greatly reduced its rate of market adoption. This chasm has been fixed largely free upgrade to the latest Windows 8.1 Update. And that is when we use the mouse can open the taskbar in any app (just drag the pointer to the bottom) and switch between applications with simplicity. Also it included (finally) a direct button to turn the computer on the main screen.
Another feature we would like to highlight here are two modes of alternative control that has developed Lenovo. The first uses the webcam and allows us to perform various actions such as change pages or surf the web via hand gestures. The second of the advanced control modes uses the voice, so that we can perform simple actions computer without lifting a finger. These two technologies are also being developed in the proposed Smart TV from various manufacturers.