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Lenovo FLEX 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hdd 14" Laptop

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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo FLEX 2 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Lenovo FLEX 2 has more headphone out ports than most of the laptops of this age and type. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the FLEX 2 only have between one and three headphone out ports, however this notebook PC has three point five headphone out ports.

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Two ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo FLEX 2 is a two ESATA/USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the FLEX 2 only have one ESATA/USB 2.0 port.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo FLEX 2 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo FLEX 2 has more battery cells than most of the similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the FLEX 2 only have between two and three battery cells, however this portable PC has four battery cells.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this spec and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo FLEX 2 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the FLEX 2 which have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the T420s (£833.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the FLEX 2.

Other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL XPS 13 which has better reviews.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.8GHz).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the FLEX 2 is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (8GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the FLEX 2 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1,700 megahertz, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the FLEX 2.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo FLEX 2 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only One ESATA/USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo FLEX 2 is a one ESATA/USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo FLEX 2

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo FLEX 2 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 type and age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo FLEX 2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z51 (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 6 hours, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the FLEX 2.

If this notebook PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (7h).

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo FLEX 2 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

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Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
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Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
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Operating System
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
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Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Ethernet Specification
Stereo Sound
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
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Speaker
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
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Main Camera Resolution
Wireless Technology
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Battery Type
Speaker
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Expert Reviews

(31)
11 October 2015

In review: Lenovo Flex 2 Pro 15. Test model courtesy of NotebooksbilligerLenovo's Flex 2 Pro 15 is a 15.6-inch, 2-in-1 all-rounder. The lack of a Tablet Mode, like the devices in Lenovo's Yoga...

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

(133)
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 23 September 2014 by Blake W.
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this model is one of the best deals for a strong general-use laptop on the market today...

The laptop is beautiful, responsive, and robust. I purchased it for my wife to replace her aging MacBook Pro, and although she liked her Mac very much, this laptop has made her reconsider her loyaltie
-Light
-Beautiful HD screen
-Boots in 5 seconds
-Touchscreen is responsive and intuitive
Windows 8.1 does take some adjustment coming from a Mac or Wi 7 environment
-I can't help but feel the laptop could be just a bit lighter. It's not "heavy, " but I can see how carrying it around all day (class, commuting, etc could wear you down
I am a student. For me this means flash websites for things like connectmath. com a online resource for my instructor to give us math problems. I also use skype alot. I own 2 PC's and only on the lapt
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...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 4gb500, lenovo i34010, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo 4gb500gb

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