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Lenovo Flex 10 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.58GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 10.1" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.58GHz 4GB May 2014
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Flex 10 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 10.

Other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Flex 10 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Light

The Flex 10 is fairly light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 10. The weights of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 0.88g to 20kg.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Flex (£279.99) (1.2kg), the Flex 10 (1.2kg), or the Flex (1.2kg) all from Lenovo.

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Narrow

The Lenovo Flex 10 is one of the narrower portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 10 (only 273 millimeters) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 10 the widths range from 32mm to 390mm.

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23 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 10 that we have assessed the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of, the Flex 10's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest. 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 10 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 560MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,000MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 10 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 10. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Flex 10 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 10 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Flex 10 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Flex 10 is a two SATA connector notebook PC.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Flex 10 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 16".

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Helix (11.6"), or the Yoga 2 (11.6") both from Lenovo.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 10 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Flex 10 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Toshiba U920t which is also higher rated.

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Quite Short Battery Life

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 10 that we have assessed, the Lenovo Flex 10's battery life of only 4 hours is one of the shortest. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 10 the battery lifes range from 3.7h to 19h.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Flex (4.5h), or the HP Pavilion x360 11-n011dx (4.5h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 10 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 10.

Across comparable types of laptop the best storage medium is SSD.

If the storage medium of this Lenovo portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (£1,060.16) (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (£382.39) (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 10 has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.58 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 10. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 10 is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 10 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Across all laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 10 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of this type and age the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. The Lenovo Flex 10 has a quite small battery capacity (only 24 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At only 4 gigabytes, the Flex 10 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 10 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 10 is 32GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 570GB. The Flex 10 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 1 megabyte, the Lenovo Flex 10 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 10. Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 10 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Flex 10 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 10. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of laptops of this spec and age is 530MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Flex 10 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Flex 10 is a two processor thread portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 10 have between two and three processor threads.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and type have between two and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo Flex 10 which has three battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Flex 10 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Flex 10 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.16 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 10 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 10

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the Flex 10 over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Flex 10 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 10.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 13.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (8GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Flex 10 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 10.

If this Lenovo notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (500GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(18)

Br />Overall I was very pleased with this during the review. I was looking for a small laptop / netbook to put in a bag for travelling on the train / planes. Given the 10in form factor it doesn't... Read more…

Compact and mobile
Very useful touch stand mode
Video playback performance
Free MS Office (Home and Student)
Small and relatively light
Disk speed
Screen quality
No SD card slot
Disappointing performance
Limited expansion and connectivity

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User Reviews

(141)
Reviewed 14 July 2014 by Tim C.
(Verified Purchase)

I got this as a replacement for my Eee PC 900A netbook. Overall I'm pleased with the performance upgrade and the ease of the Linux installation. I'm able to play Minecraft and Startbound pretty... Read more…

Reviewed 28 September 2014 by Peter V.
(Verified Purchase)

I've been a computer tech for 15 years and I've always wanted a very small laptop. To often I find myself at a friends house with a computer that needs fixing that cant be fixed without another... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2015 by Margaret M.
(Verified Purchase)

I was going to return it but I was working like 70 hours a week and the deadline got past me. So now I'm stuck with this garbage. (I understand this is my fault, but I'm stuck with garbage all the... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Russell Hardman
(Verified Purchase)

This has been great and I take it abroad with me to work while travelling. So portable.

Reviewed 22 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this in Dec 2015 and the first one that arrived was used and didn't work. The replacement was quick but now after around 6 months the hard drive has stopped and the laptop is now totally... Read more…

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