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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you're... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Flex 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2504228_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Flex 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Flex 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (48 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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

The Lenovo Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 15 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Flex 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 15 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15.

The best storage medium across similar types of portable PC is SSD.

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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 portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of this age and spec range from 0.88g to 20kg. The Lenovo Flex 15 is quite heavy (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 15.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Flex 2[plb_2526880_price] (2.3kg).

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of between 8GB and 24GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price].

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Flex 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19[plb_2773111_price] (10h), or the Lenovo Helix[plb_3098834_price] (10h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 13[plb_2555122_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Helix[pl_3098781_price] (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_3027818_price] (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
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Memory
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Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Pointing Device
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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 InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

(19)
(Verified Purchase)

An effective PC which provides an effective connection to the www. If you do not require a CD capability it's great! A relatively expensive device but to be able to fold back the keyboard & use it... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2015 by Socks

I've been using this computer for work purposes and I really like it. The screen is nice and big and the touch screen works extremely well. The computer isn't too heavy to carry around which is... Read more…

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by MANAR
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect.

Reviewed 29 November 2014 by Joan Baqer
(Verified Purchase)

Very good quality.

(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this laptop as I have heard lots of good things about Lenovo especially for business use, which is what my daughter will be using it for. I received it promptly only to find that it was... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by MRS AUDREY BARR
(Verified Purchase)

I should have realised before I bought it that it did not have a CD/DVD slot and I have found this most inconvenient; otherwise I am happy with it and like the touch screen.

(Verified Purchase)

The lenovo flex15 ideapad is just awesome with wonderful sleek design and precision touch , i just love it.
Also the delivery was in expected so i am very much happy with the Amazon service.

Reviewed 27 September 2014 by Eloise
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing Quality, a great laptop for the money. I originally didn't look for a touchscreen laptop and was more interested in the specs of the computer itself however in comparison to others with... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Simon Sabin
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my wife and its ok. The Lenovo camera face detection is a bit iffy as it seems to recognise my son as my wife. The performance of it isn't great but its not really a high spec... Read more…

Laptop gave me a blue screen after four days & a message saying "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert Recovery Media...." etc. Also the keyboard was crap...kept repeating various... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i34030, 500gb8, i34030u, 500gb8g, 500gb8gb, lenovo 500gb8, lenovo i34010, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 500gb8gb
Barcodes 00000059422753, 00888440129105, 00888631412085

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