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Lenovo Flex 2 15

Lenovo Flex 2 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB May 2015
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 2 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you re... More
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16 Reasons For

Four SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a four SATA connector portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 15 only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 15 range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Flex 2 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Flex 2 15 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 15 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This Lenovo portable PC also 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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Very Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Flex 2 15's screen size is one of the biggest amongst similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 15 have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16".

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 15 only have one USB 2.0 port, however the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 16GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 15 that we have assessed, the maximum internal memory of the Flex 2 15 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Flex 2 15 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to consider including the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a four battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 15 have between two and seven battery cells.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all laptops of this type and age.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Flex 2 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz. The Flex 2 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 2 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for more than a year also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2 15 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Flex 2 15 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 15.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The Flex 2 15 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 6 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average battery life of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 8.1h.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 14 (6.5h).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Flex 2 15 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is actually the worst display resolution across all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15.

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

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Heavy

The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is quite heavy (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Flex 2 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Flex 2 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Flex 2 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Flex 2 15 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 15.

Alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the Asus R554LA, or the DELL Latitude 12 7204 which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 500gb8, i34030, i34030u, 500gb8g, 500gb8gb
Barcodes 00888965313355, 00889233263440

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