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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 4,358 owner and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including 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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC also 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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The average battery life of portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 7.7h. At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 15 (15.6").

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo Flex is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 48 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average battery capacity of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between two and three SATA III connectors, including the Lenovo Flex which has two SATA III connectors.

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

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Flex which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Lenovo Flex is a two SATA connector laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Toshiba U920t which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Flex has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. 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 laptops of this age and type.

The best storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.

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Heavy

Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex have weights of between 0.88g and 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Flex 14 (2kg), or the Flex 14 (2kg) both from Lenovo.

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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 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex range from 1GB to 16GB. The Lenovo Flex has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. The best processor family of all 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Lenovo Flex is a two processor thread laptop.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex is 2.8MB.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.1GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4.1GB. When compared to other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Lenovo Flex of only 1,024 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba W30Dt which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex.

If this Lenovo portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Helix (1.8GHz), the Yoga 2 (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (1.8GHz) all from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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 Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

7 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(93)
2 December 2015

The old Flex models sort of felt like an half-way point between the traditional clamshell laptop and Lenovo's Yoga line of convertible tablet notebooks. They offered a 180-degree hinge design,... Read more…

High quality design
Excellent touchpad
Crisp audio quality
Long lasting battery
Perky performance
Weak performance
Dull Screen
Shallow key travel
Limited viewing angles
Thick display bezel
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...

25 August 2015

Can't afford a Yoga? Lenovo's 11.6-inch convertible is only $349, but a subpar screen kneecaps its usability in tablet and presentation modes. Read More?...

Br />Overall I was very pleased with this during the review. I was looking for a small laptop / netbook to put in a bag for travelling on the train / planes. Given the 10in form factor it doesn't... Read more…

Compact and mobile
Very useful touch stand mode
Video playback performance
Free MS Office (Home and Student)
Small and relatively light
Disk speed
Screen quality
No SD card slot
Disappointing performance
Limited expansion and connectivity
11 August 2015

The Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch offers multimode functionality in an attractive chassis, as well as strong battery life, but it's on the slow side...

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User Reviews

(434)
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 10 December 2015 by Kallasaurus

I bought this on black friday, for what I thought was a steal of a deal. I will be returning it ASAP for a better GB laptop. The Pros: - The touch screen is extremely sensitive, and works well. -... 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
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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2in1, lenovo 80sa0000, lenovo i73477550, lenovo 80sa0000u, lenovo 80sa0000us, lenovo i73477550s, lenovo 4405u4gb500, lenovo 4405u4gb500g, lenovo pentium4gb500, lenovo 4405u4gb500gb, lenovo pentium4gb500g, lenovo pentium4gb500gb, lenovo pentium4gb500gbb, lenovo pentium4gb500gbbl, lenovo pentium4gb500gbbla, lenovo pentium4gb500gbblac, lenovo pentium4gb500gbblack
Barcodes 00190404995993, 00766653291805, 00888228620237, 00888440050614, 00888440347875

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