Based on 2,530 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range compared to other manufacturers.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The average screen size of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 is 13". 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.
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 around for more than two years.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 2.
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8 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Flex 2 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 around the same time as the Flex 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type 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 actually the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
Quite Short Battery Life
The battery lifes of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.5h. With a battery life of only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Other 6h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony VAIO Tap 11.
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At 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The weights of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.88g to 20kg.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
Very Small Battery Capacity
At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 55Wh.
Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 range from 8GB to 24GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Lenovo laptop has been on the market for over two years.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Panasonic Toughbook 19 (£2,808.58) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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