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Lenovo Yoga 520 Review Part 3 – Laggy YouTube Video Playback Solved

YouTube playback may seem frustratingly laggy at first, but there is nothing to worry about. It’s an i7 2-in-1 convertible laptop.

I was about to give up reviewing the Lenovo Yoga 520 until I found out why this laptop cannot playback YouTube videos smoothly.

I checked the internet speed, raised the power plan to high performance and played the same video on my iPhone.

Then I noticed how it was hunting and switching between the two WiFi points at home.

After turning off the auto connection, everything is back to normal. YouTube videos played smoothly.

So, the testing of my Lenovo Yoga 520 continues.

Like and subscribe for the next part of my review.

Watch my previous test in Part 2.

What would you like me to test next?

Please comment.

Adrian Lee

Here are the specifications of this 2-in-1 laptop.

Lenovo Yoga 520-14IKB 80x800A2SB Gold
14 IN INTEL CORE i7-7500U 8GB

7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor

Operating System
Windows 10 Home

NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX 2GB

Camera & Microphone
720p HD Fixed-Focus CMOS Camera;
Dual Digital Microphones

8GB (Up to 16 GB DDR4)


Harman® Speakers with Dolby Audio™ Premium

52.5 WHr Polymer; Up to 10.4 Hours

14″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Touchscreen

Dimensions (W x D x H)
(mm) : 330 x 235 x 19.9
(inches): 12.99″ x 9.25″ x 0.78″

Starting at 3.83 lbs (1.74 kg)

Additional Features
– Backlit Keyboard
– Lenovo Active Pen2
– Fingerprint Reader2

– Metallic Gold

2 x 2 WiFi 802.11 ac

Bluetooth® 4.1

– 1 x USB Type-C™
– 2 x USB 3.0
– 4-in-1 Card Reader
– Audio Jack


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