This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
Four SATA Connectors
The Lenovo Flex 2 is a four SATA connector portable PC.
Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
Lenovo has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 930MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera.
There are a number of alternative laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA, or the HP Spectre x360 (£849.95).
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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Flex 2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 range from 1GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.6GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2.
Very Big Screen Size
The screen sizes of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 8.9" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this portable PC are Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo Flex 2 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Asus R554LA, or the HP Spectre x360 (£849.95) which has a better Rating.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.
1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 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.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for 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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.
Quite Short Battery Life
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 spec and age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago the battery lifes range from 2.2h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.9h.
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With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.
Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Flex (2.3kg), or the Flex 2 (2.3kg) both from Lenovo.
Very Small Battery Capacity
The battery capacities of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 range from 22Wh to 3,200Wh, and the average battery capacity is 54Wh. The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 32 watt-hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2
Released Over a Year Ago
Lenovo released the Flex 2 over a year ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
Convertible (Fold-back screen)
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM77, Intel HM77 Express
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 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
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
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 Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Dolby Advanced v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
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, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
8 - 95
Storage Temperature Range
5 - 43
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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