Lenovo Yoga Tablet2 review

by Frank Tu 1

For the last several years, tablets have become the rage in the digital industry as more companies began to release their own tablets. However, this popularity has led to some problems for the industry, one of them being the fact that more and more tablets end up looking the same without any differences. The banal nature of the tablet industry has led Lenovo, which has started to target young people more, to release a new kind of tablet, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2. Here’s our review.

What’s so different about the Yoga Tablet?

 Ultra HD resolution: The Yoga Tablet 2 sports a 10.1-inch display screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200, which should please many people who are picky about screens. Look at the fine pixilation of the tabs in the snapshots and the pleasant coloring. Isn’t that a beautiful sight?

15a2aa67873f5ec0 (1)Big holed front-facing sound speakers: Theoretically, the bigger the sound speakers, the better the sound. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 has two 2CC speakers in the front that can enhance and improve your viewing and gaming experience.



Rotating design 

       The most daring part of the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2’s appearance is its rotating design which gave this device an asymmetrical shape. When opening the tablet’s stand, you can place the device in a squatting position and keep it stable. The asymmetrical shape gives the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 a nice appearance and makes it easy to hold unlike many other tablets.

Material and craftsmanship

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The rotation axis of the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2’s handle is made of metal with a springboard inside that helps the user turn the tablet around so that it could be seen in many angles.

Detailed design of rotation axis 

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2’s rotation axis does not cover the entire body. The sides and main body are one and integrated into many special designs.


The speakers at the front are located at the rotation axis. The right side also has an earphone jack.


Different positions the rotation axis can be placed in

        The Lenovo Yoga 2 can be positioned at the rotation axis in four ways.


Standing position


Reading position


Touch screen mode


Suspension mode

A beautiful design


       A tablet must not only look good but also feel good when carried. The way it looks and feels may depend on its position.

General description of appearance



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       I would actually like to talk about the details of its appearance, the colors, and material, but it is hard to take your eyes off such a gorgeous screen. The Yoga Tablet 2’s 1920 x 120 IPS screen definitely confirms that you are looking at a high-quality smart tablet. The device, itself, is silver and looks good wherever you use, whether you hold it, or just set it on the table like an ornament. 

How does it feel holding it? 

A tablet’s stand’s design is essential as it is most likely the first thing the user will use. Depending on how you use the tablet, it will feel different when you hold it. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with the 10.1-inch screen may be more suitable for watching movies and playing games while the 8-inch version is more portable and something you can carry around more often.

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       When you cannot find a seat at the subway and you want to use this tablet, I suggest you set it to reading mode or suspension mode. 

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       Although reading mode may be the most comfortable to use, it might be a bit heavier and eventually wear the reader out.



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       Standing mode is most suitable for watching movies or surfing the web. This requires minimal use of both your hands so you can just relax and enjoy.


You can also play games by using touchscreen mode.

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Suspension mode is not really something most people use often, but there are times where it can be useful. For example, you can keep it hanging while eating your dinner in an airplane.




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Lenovo UI v6.0



     The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2’s operating system is called the Lenovo UI v6.0. The tabs have been redesigned and look more beautiful. You don’t have to click the weather, time, and calendar icons anymore as the date, weather, and time are shown in the icons themselves. If it’s 3:00, the tab shows it. 

Some tablets may have very big screens but do not have much improvement. As a result, the tablets’ screens are flooded with so many icons creating an ugly sight. Fortunately, that is not the case with the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 as it neatly organizes its tabs.

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Some tablets may have very big screens but do not have much improvement. As a result, the tablets’ screens are flooded with so many icons creating an ugly sight. Fortunately, that is not the case with the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 as it neatly organizes its tabs.

Also, most people do not like their phones and tablets to be flooded with Apps all at once. This is where folders come in. In the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2, we can simply sort the apps into different folders.14ea323b03711e20

Multiple open windows are another issue too with tablets and computers. If a tablet has low specs and many open windows, the machine may crash or slow down.45a9049093eeb245 be2f6ea564aae229 a44edf4a2044d548

When you press the “multiple window” button on the lower left corner of the screen, at most, it can open four apps which will not cause problems with the device regardless of what it is. Now, you can play games while chatting online without worrying about the tablet slowing down.

Overall, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2’s OS uses the classic flat design. It is easy to use with little inconveniences. It also looks great too and the tabs are all neatly organized.

Gaming and video experience

64656d5719a7cb57       Gaming and watching movies have become an integral part of tablets as they make up 80% of the user’s time. This has only gotten bigger since the booming popularity of online gaming and video streaming websites.


Here’s our review of the gaming and video experience offered by the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2.

Gaming experience: Everything works fine

We selected some of the games that take up the most space right now to evaluate this tablet.

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The games worked with very little problems. They were fast and the graphics were nice. The Dolby sound chip also made the audio sound more realistic. I would say this tablet is perfect for gaming.

Video and audio are excellent 

The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 is well-compatible with its video client software. The app interface runs normally, and you can easily adjust the volume, screen size, etc. It’s better watch movies with the tablet lying down sideways as the screen is bigger that way. Overall, this tablet’s video and audio features work well.

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Commonly used apps and benchmark scores

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Content apps (News, e-books, internet browsers, etc.): All are working well. The screen’s size is enough to cover them.

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Shopping apps (Movie apps, travel apps, etc.): No problems here as well. Changing between interfaces in shopping apps works smoothly, including image browsing.

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Social media apps (QQ, WeChat, etc.): Not as good as using them in cellphones. I suggest using the “multiple window” feature for these apps.

App experience: You can say that redesigning the UI has worked for this tablet. Its faster, more fluid, and stable. Overall, the apps work well.

Benchmark scores 

First, let me introduce this tablet’s specifications. It has the Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core chip with support for Burst 2.0 technology, 2MB level 2 cache, and 2GB LPDDR3 RAM. Let’s see how they work with this tablet.

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       As you can see, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 received 33000+ in the Antutu benchmark test which is higher than 90% of its competitors. It also beat most of its competitors in the 3Dmark benchmark test as well. This just speaks to how powerful this tablet is.


This tablet can be used anywhere for as long as you want due to the many ways it can be placed and its 18-hour endurance. It is definitely a device worth buying.