• CPU: Intel Pentium 3805U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
  • Display: 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 500GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR3, 1600MHz
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Strudy design and lightweight construction
  • Great price for a convertible bringing notebook-like experience (SSHD included)
  • Flexible 360-degree hinge, touchscreen and keyboard backlight are just part of the features that aren't a common thing in this class
  • Silent and effective cooling system keeping temperatures low

Cons

  • Mediocre battery life
  • Bad screen quality (low maximum brightness, low sRGB color gamut coverage, PWM across all brightness levels) even at this price range
  • Bad touchpad with "wobbling" effect and the same goes for the screen

Lenovo Yoga 500 - Specs

CPU Performance #183
  • Intel Atom x7-Z8700
  • AMD E2-7110
  • Intel Pentium 3805U
  • AMD A4-6210
  • Intel Pentium N3700
GPU Performance #239
  • Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
  • Intel HD Graphics 4200
  • Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)
  • Intel HD Graphics 505 (Apollo Lake) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon HD 8400 0.1%
Display
14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
panel 1
Innolux N140BGE-EA3
Color accuracy 5.95
HDD/SSD
500GB SSHD (8GB SSD), 5400 rpm
RAM
4GB DDR3, 1600MHz
Battery
45Wh, Li-Po, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic
Dimensions
385 x 255 x 22.2 mm (15.16" x 10.04" x 0.87")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
Keyboard / Dock(Convertible)
Weight
0.00
Ports and connectivity
  • USB
Features

 

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0-inch, 1366 x 768, IPS

Name Innolux N140BGE-EA3
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 111.94 ppi
Brightness 209 cd/m2
sRGB 56%
PWM frequency 220 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 31 inches (78 cm)
Contrast -
dE Color Checker 5.95
PWM Rating 2.1: (harmful)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Pentium 3805U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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