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Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 Budget Hybrid with Fold Back Hinge Specs Review

Do you need a laptop for work but also want to buy a tablet for play and multimedia tasks? Basically, common tablet is not designed for handle daily office works but if you are want to buy both of those device, we suggest you to take a look at Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 convertible laptop. Yeah, the latest Lenovo Yoga’s machine is a machine that comes with an unique hinge design that designed to gives users great multimedia experience when you used as a tablet and fast daily work tasks in office when in a laptop mode.

Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 Hybrid Design and Power

Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 convertible tablet hybrid is designed for home or small business users that need a reliable machine for work and play but did not want to spend much money. Physically, the Yoga 2 11-59401972 is looks identical to the IdeaPad Yoga 11-59342980 hybrid that was released last year ago, expect the color. The latest Lenovo Yoga model comes with two tone color design that makes it looks a solid and more premium than they are.

The stylish silver on the interior with very dark grey for exterior that combined with fold back hinge design make it perfect for companion at home, office or when you on the coffee shop. Like the previous model, this machine also allows user to flip the screen up to 360 degrees. Its mean you can used it in tent mode, stand more for watching, tablet mode for playing casual games and a laptop mode if you need to handle daily office works. Measures 8.1 x 11.7 x 0.7 inches, the 3 lbs laptop is very light and comfortable to hold. But unlike common 11.6 inch laptop from other brand, the Lenovo’s keyboard with island style design brings more accurate and more comfortable to type on.

Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 review
Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 11.6 inch Hybrid Laptop

Powered by Intel Pentium N3520 quad core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.17GHZ, Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 hybrid is not designed to handle most demanding multimedia and games. But with Intel Burst technology that gives extra power up to 2.42GHZ and 4GB of DDR3L of RAM, this model still provides more than enough power for day to day office and light multimedia tasks. Common office applications and games, such as Microsoft Office 2013, Adobe Reader, Power Point, Angry Birds and ore still run smooth without any delays, even for multithread session.


As a budget friendly convertible laptop, the Lenovo Yoga 11 is not support for play 3D games and 1080p HD video playback. The 11.6 inch High Definition capacitive touch screen display only can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels. But for 720p video playback, photo and causal modern game, the LED display that supports 10-point touch and optimized by Intel HD Graphics 4200 as graphics engine still promises very clear, crisp and natural colors. The High Definition web camera that built into center of bezel and internal microphone still perfect for self photo or make a face to face video chats thorough Skype, YM or other video communication programs.

Yeah, this convertible laptop is lacks some port and connectivity features, but still brings some essential port and connectivity features, includes 3.5mm audio combo jack, media card reader slot, micro HDMI port, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for internet connection via HotSpot area. There are also 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive for internal storage, 4-cell Lithium Polymer battery and dual stereo speakers that located on the bottom and optimized by Dolby Home Theater technology provides loud enough and crisp audio in a small room.

So, what do you think about the latest Lenovo convertible laptop? Yeah, this is not designed for business and professional users, but for a budget conscious costumer that needs a reliable hybrid machine, Lenovo Yoga 2 11-59401972 that has a starting price around at $499 is a great choice and worth every penny. If you need a better convertible laptop and have more budget, we suggest you to check HP Spectre 13-h210dx ultrabook that powered by Intel Core i5-4202Y processor and boasts 13.3 inch Full HD multitouch display.

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