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

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Lenovo Flex 20 All-in-One Review
Lenovo Flex 20 All-In-One 19.5 Touchscreen 4GB / 500GB HDD Win 8 (57318965) Quick Review

16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

2 in 1 laptops manufactured by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo Flex which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable 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 amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of laptops of this type and age is 3.7h and the longest is 19h. At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 (10h), or the Lenovo Helix (10h).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that came out more than two years ago is 16GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Flex.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The Lenovo Flex has a quite big screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 10" to 16".

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Flex which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex also have a touch sensitive screen.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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7 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Flex is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex, the Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba U920t which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex have weights of between 0.88g and 20kg. The Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Flex (2kg), or the Flex (£371.00) (2kg) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 5GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (£1,060.16) (8GB).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Flex.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), the Yoga 2 (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (£385.00) (1.8GHz) all from Lenovo.

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Specification

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PCI Express Lane (max)
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
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Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
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LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
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Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
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HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
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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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(36)
6 May 2014

Verdict Open Gallery If you find yourself asking people to 'Take a look at this?' or telling them 'Here, I'll show you?' on a daily basis, the Lenovo Flex 15D is worth checking out. Its...

18 April 2014

The Lenovo Flex 20 is a special kind of AIO, whose concept still needs to be proven by real-world usage scenarios. Its performance is good enough to warrant use as a home PC and even on office...

18 April 2014

This AMD-powered version of Lenovo's budget hybrid may be cheaper than the Intel model, but it's not as good value...

15 April 2014

In review: Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14D Convertible. Review sample courtesy of Lenovo Germany Unlike Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 14 , the Flex 14D that we tested here was not convincing. This does not affect...

9 April 2014

The Flex is an admirable attempt to adapt the convertible design of Lenovo's Yoga Ultrabooks to make a bendy laptop at a more affordable price point ? although that attempt is only partly... Read more…

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User Reviews

(77)
Reviewed 11 July 2015 by Corinna "ulli344"

Within the first year screws fell out, the air vent broke and the socket of the cable leading into the computer broke and the computer is not receiving electricity. We were advised by the man we... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by David Tomlin
(Verified Purchase)

Nice laptop but issues with the mouse touch pad. It get's confused and when I scroll it thinks I'm double tapping. I had to change settings to get it working.

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Chandu

Product is good. Specially you can fold it upto 270 degrees angle which gives more comfort. Speed is very good. Sound is bad as expected for a china product. Satisfied.

Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Maz
(Verified Purchase)

Was a little sceptical about buying this product as some reviews were not the best,but I can't think of anything negative to say,all in all a great laptop for the money.

Reviewed 5 June 2015 by Coincidence Vs Fate
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a new laptop as my previous model, a Toshiba U920T, gave up the ghost due to a major flaw with its design. I was thinking of getting a Chromebook but decided in the end that I needed the... Read more…

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