This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops produced by Lenovo.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera.
We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Flex 2[pl_2522678_price], or the FLEX 2 14[pl_2964538_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price] is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Flex 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average screen size of similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 13", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 16".
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L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.
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 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo Flex 2 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Flex 2[pl_2522678_price], or the FLEX 2 14[pl_2964538_price] both from Lenovo or the Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012[plb_2569201_price].
8 Reasons Against
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Lenovo Flex 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz.
Price Has Recently Increased by £10.00
In the last 52 days the Flex 2 has increased in price by £10.00.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Flex 2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
The Lenovo Flex 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched 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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.
Quite Short Battery Life
With a battery life of only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the shorter battery lifes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average battery life of laptops of this age and type is 7.7h, and the battery lifes range from 3.7h to 19h.
If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 10[plb_2964494_price] (8h), or the Lenovo Yoga 2 13[plb_3024031_price] (8h).
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Lenovo Flex 2 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.
6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2.
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2.
Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Yoga[pl_2452506_price] (1.6kg), the Yoga 2[pl_2275492_price] (1.7kg), or the Flex 2[pl_2522678_price] (1.9kg) all 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
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
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 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
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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