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

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21 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Flex 2 15 has more SATA connectors than most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15. This portable PC is a four SATA connector laptop compared to most of the portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2 15 which only have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,000 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 15, the Flex 2 15 has 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 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. In addition, this notebook PC 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 across all 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 15 range from 8.9" to 16". The Flex 2 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 15 have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.1TB. The Flex 2 15 has a quite big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook 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 available for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 15 only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Flex 2 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Flex 2 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15. The maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.1GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Laptops of this type and age have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 16GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Flex 2 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 15.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on portable PCs of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The Flex 2 15 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM notebook PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This portable PC has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Flex 2 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Flex 2 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2.2h to 18h, and the average battery life is 8.1h. The battery life of the Flex 2 15 of only 3.5 hours is one of the shortest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around 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

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 2 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 2 15 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most similar spec laptops that came out 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 amongst all laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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

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Very Heavy

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 15 the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 is very heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Flex 2 15 (2.4kg).

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Laptops of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 320 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 220 cd/m² to 400 cd/m². The Flex 2 15 has a quite dim display brightness (only 220 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Thick

The Flex 2 15 is fairly thick (25.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2 15. 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 15 have heights of between 7.3mm and 280mm, and the average height is 23mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the Flex 2 15 over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15.

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

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
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Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
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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
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Expert Reviews

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11 October 2015

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30 December 2014

It's hard to make a desktop-replacement laptop standout in a market dominated by powerful gaming rigs, sleek Ultrabooks, and innovative 2-in-1s. But that hasn't stopped Lenovo from trying by... Read more…

26 November 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the Lenovo Flex 2 15 laptop with a 300 degree hinge. This is a 15.6? laptop that weighs 5.1 lbs. and it has a hinge that allows for laptop, presentation and tent mode use. This... Read more…

19 September 2014

With the 15" Flex 2, Lenovo has made a slightly better machine than the original Flex. The display is a tad better and has higher resolution, but still has a way to go. It's also nice to have a...

15 September 2014

The Lenovo Flex 2's perks include a roomy touchscreen on a 300-degree hinge, plus a DVD burner and a hybrid hard drive, all for a reasonable price. The trade-offs: poor battery life, a dim...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 July 2014 by GregoireB
GregoireB would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series

This was a purchase to replace my son's well worn Compaq laptop that served him well as an undergraduate student...

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by Xyzreviewer
Xyzreviewer would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

It's great to have a new laptop, and this one is fast and worth the price...

Reviewed 19 December 2014 by Julielynn
Julielynn would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Great screen resolution, durable hardware, lightweight, great battery life, overall love this computer, only one complaint, the design allows you to move screen backwards so you can have keyboard... Read more…

Reviewed 10 February 2015 by SDPDX
SDPDX would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Pros - big screen, lots of ports, easy to use, very fast response on all apps, boots immediately...

Reviewed 18 November 2014 by R.D.
(Verified Purchase)

Nice, but a few issues. First, the computer doesn't sit flat. The front right rubber "foot" doesn't touch the desk, causing the entire computer to flex when typing. (No, it's not my desk). The... Read more…

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