Sunday, January 26, 2014

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Convertible Laptop is Debuted in Best Buy for $500

The number of hybrid computers continue to rise in numbers as the emergence of Microsoft's Windows 8 platform and touchscreen technology. A handful of these model appeared in global market a couple of years ago. But now, the next generation of those machines are now following the footsteps of their predecessors. However, compared to a typical touchscreen-enabled laptop, convertible high-end computers are very rare to find.

And now, a silver 11.6-inch Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 is now available in Best Buy for about $500.00. Compared to its 13-inch variant which previously appeared in stores, the newest model is treated with a 500GB of hard drive instead of SSD storage. But both are equipped with a 4GB of RAM.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Convertible Laptop in Best Buy

For specs and other important details of Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 2 hybrid PC, see the following list below:
  • CPU: Intel Pentium Bay Trail at 2.42GHz (quad-core with 2MB of cache)
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3L (it is also designed to support a maximum of 8GB memory)
  • Storage: 500GB (no words for a solid-state drive technology)
  • Display: 11.6-inch LED high-definition (HD) IPS, 10-point multi-touch
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4200
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit version)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Ports: One USB 2.0 and 3.0, MicroHDMI
  • Camera: Supports a maximum of 720-pixel resolution for videos and photos
  • Dimension: 11.7 x 8.1 x 0.7-inch
  • Others: Optional external DVD drive, Energy Star Certified, dual-layer AccuType keyboard
IdeaPad Yoga 2 also includes a 30-day trial of Microsoft Office 2013, Evernote, Amazon Kindle, and other available software.

Compared to Panasonic's new Let's Note CF-MX3 hybrid PC, the second generation of 11.6-inch IdeaPad Yoga has a slight difference in the size of screen but both are also treated with 4GB of RAM. However, the CF line is packed with 128GB of SSD drive and Intel Core i5-4200U CPU at 2.6GHz (quad-core). This might be the advantage of having a limited storage size with a promising performance and wider screen.



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