This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings as do all laptops built by Lenovo.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Flex 2 14 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this spec and age.
The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
The Flex 2 14 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 14 also have a front camera.
We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t, and the Lenovo Yoga which has better reviews is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Flex 2 14 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 14.
Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Quite Big Screen Size
The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 14 inches, the Flex 2 14 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 14.
If this Lenovo portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15 (15.6").
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L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 14 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Flex 2 14 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 14 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Flex 2 14 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Flex 2 14 has a touch sensitive screen.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops that are a similar age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 14 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Flex 2 14 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t which is also higher rated.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Flex 2 14 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC.
The lightest portable PC of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 14 is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. The Flex 2 14 is quite heavy (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 14.
Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the FLEX 2 14 (1.9kg), or the 14 (1.9kg) both from Lenovo.
Quite Short Battery Life
The Flex 2 14 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 6 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The battery lifes of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h.
If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to look at the Yoga 2 13 (8h), or the Helix (8h) both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire Switch 10 (8h).
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Quite Small Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB. The Flex 2 14 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2 14.
If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (£385.00) (8GB).
Very Small Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 14 is 4,700mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,100 milliamperes * hour, the Flex 2 14 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
The average front camera resolution of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 14 is 15MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution of only 1 megapixel, the Flex 2 14 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex 2 14 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Flex 2 14 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 14.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 14 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.
If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (£385.00) (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.
Convertible (Fold-back screen)
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Dolby Advanced Audio V2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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 Active Management Technology Version
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
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