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Lenovo reprises clever design for the Yoga Tablet 2 (Pictures)

A stand out design meets sheepish performance.

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This isn't just another quirky Lenovo Android tablet. Actually, I lied. It is. The good news is that the Yoga Tablet 2 is superbly designed and it brings back the useful built-in kickstand. The bad news is it features Lenovo's unappealingly simple Android overlay and its performance is nothing to write home about. Click through the slideshow to better know the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 and read the full review for all the details.

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To the left, to the left

The left edge is home to the shiny, silver power button, volume buttons, and micro-USB port.

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Stand from the back

The built-in kickstand is rather small, but it makes a big impact on the tablet's functionality.

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A unique profile

It doesn't look like your average tablet, but it does perform like one.

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Sharp screen, sometimes

HD video looks great on the 10-inch screen, however I found text to look pixelated sometimes.

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Awkward camera placement

The rear camera is located at the left end of the rounded spine.

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Unique form

The Yoga Tablet 2 can be conveniently propped up for enjoying your tablet in a more hands-off way.

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Flip the script

You can also lay the tablet down for easy typing.

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Sharp looks

From this angle, the kickstand looks like it has cleaver-like qualities, but it's harmless.

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Close up

The back of the tablet has a slightly bumpy texture that feels pleasant to hold. You can see the top of the hole in the center of the kickstand that's meant for hanging the tablet, if that's your style.

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