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Lenovo Flex 10 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 10.1" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Aug 2015
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8 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 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 313 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 10 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 10 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 540MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Flex 10 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price].

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Light

The weights of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 290g to 2.8kg. The Lenovo Flex 10 is quite light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 10.

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Narrow

The Flex 10 is one of the narrower notebook PCs of this age and type (only 273 millimeters) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The narrowest similar spec notebook PC that has been available for a comparable time to the Flex 10 is 200mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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17 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 10 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz. At only 750 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 10 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 10.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 10 is 14GB. The Flex 10 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 8 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Flex 10 is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 10 use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 10 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Flex 10 which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 10 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Flex 10 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 10 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Lenovo Flex 10 which has two SATA connectors.

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Very Small Screen Size

Laptops of this type and age have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16". With a screen size of only 10.1 inches, the Flex 10 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 10.1" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus T100CHI[plb_2963239_price].

If this 2 in 1 laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_3065754_price] (11.6" and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 10 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Flex 10 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 10 the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The average battery life of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 10 is 8.1h. The Flex 10 has a very short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 10.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Yoga 300 11[pl_3094439_price] (5h), or the Yoga 300[pl_2993487_price] (5h) both from Lenovo.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 10 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it 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.

An HDD storage medium is in fact the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 10.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Flex 10 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 10.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Flex 10 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 10 is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of this spec and age have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. The Flex 10 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 10.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 10, the Lenovo Flex 10's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The average processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 10 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Lenovo Flex 10 is a two processor thread portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 10 have between two and three processor threads.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex 10 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 10

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 10 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the HP Elitebook 810 G3[plb_3017129_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 10 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
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
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
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
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
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 Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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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