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Can you expand the RAM from 4GB to 8GB?

A store person said the Geek Squad could install a chip to expand the RAM to 8 GB. The specifications say "nonexpandable". Who/what is correct ?
7 months ago
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Lenovo does not consider memory a user upgradable option on this model, because it requires a partial disassembly of the computer to access the module.

By default it comes with a 4GB DDR3L SODIMM which can be swapped for an 8GB, but it would have to be done by someone familiar with working on laptop internals.

Note that if the tech is not Lenovo certified, and doesn't use an OEM Lenovo memory module, it will likely void your warranty.

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1 month, 1 week ago
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The current RAM is 4GB. Is this the maximum RAM supported or can it be increased (to 8GB for example)?

8 months ago
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The RAM on this unit is not considered to be a user upgradable item by Lenovo, since it requires a partial disassembly of the computer to access the module.

That being said, it is a standard DDR3L SODIMM, so if you are reasonably skilled at working on laptops, you should have no trouble swapping out the 4GB module for an 8GB.

Be aware, though, that this will likely void your warranty.

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1 month, 1 week ago
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You cannot expand the RAM on this unit.
3 months, 3 weeks ago
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It can be upgraded to 8 gigs. Here's a link to the maintenance manual...

http://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_yoga11s_hmm_en.pdf
7 months ago
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I was told no, hence my purchase of an external hard drive. Actually I find that I was storing too much stuff on my hard drive without considering the impact on processor speed and memory sticks are so cheap.
7 months ago
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what kind of apps are available on this 2 in 1 tablet?

5 months, 1 week ago
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You will find all kind of applications since this convertible laptop has all the power and capacity to run the largest applications on the web
1 month, 2 weeks ago
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How would you install a printer?

Since there is no DVD/CD drive.
2 months, 1 week ago
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Thank you for your question. For the IdeaPad 2-in-1 11.6", you can download the printer from the printer manufacturer's website or use an external DVD drive. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. Thank you.
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I would suggest checking the printer’s manufacturer website for the installation software. On occasion, the manufacturer will put the necessary installation information online.

I hope that helps!
2 months, 1 week ago
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When will the 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 Yoga 11s be available in orange colour?

9 months ago
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Looks like it's available now ;)
2 months ago
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We have it available:

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When will the 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 Yoga 11s be available in orange colour? The one with the haswell 4th gen i5 processor

I know that the 3rd gen intel core i5 lenovo yoga is available right now in orange colour, but I´m asking for the 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4210Y processor with Haswell tecnology, like the one that model Yoga 11S - 59385438 in grey colour has.

Thanks
9 months ago
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Looks like its available now ;)
2 months ago
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The haswell chip is available, in gray. That's what we got, it's very good.
5 months ago
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what's the thinest stylus one can use on the Lenovo ideapad yoga 11s?

I want to know if it will pick up signatures. I noticed that the stylus mentioned is rather fat and was wondering how thin the line would be?
Thanks.
6 months ago
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Try a stylus made by Wacom. They have thin points and are primarily used for drawing. It might work well with signatures.
3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Yes but get the Jot Pro stylus which is fine tip and works best on this screen and is also magnetic and will stick to side borders of keyboard really strong as well as by the trackpad.
4 months ago
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What's the difference between this and the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

I'm deciding on this vs. the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro. This is cheaper, but I was wondering what the difference is. Also, which one would you buy?
 
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4 months, 4 weeks ago
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it's mainly the processor power/speed. I have the i5 version which is blazing fast for computing and multitasking. But the baytrail processor is good also just as powerful. If you are a student the baytrail will be fine. If you are using it for work and if you work as a graphics person it wouldn't be the best choice.
4 months ago
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Biggest differences are size, and screen resolution.
4 months, 2 weeks ago
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does it support widi

9 months ago
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yes but the software package you just DL from Lenovo since it's just a package you install that provides that functionality.

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS036028
6 months ago
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No, it does not.

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Can the Screen be Written on With a Stylus?

I'd like to take notes on this with a Stylus (similarly to how one takes notes on a Samsung Note 8 using S-Note).
7 months ago
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Yes you can do that, but there may be an app you have to download like the S-Note.
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