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Lenovo Flex 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 10.1" Laptop

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4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2GB Oct 2014
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Flex 10[pl_2862598_price], the Flex 10[pl_2170014_price], or the Flex 10[pl_2249322_price] all from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Lenovo notebook PC supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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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 available for a comparable time to it.

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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 came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to look at including the Flex 10[pl_2170014_price], the Flex 10[pl_2862598_price], or the Flex 10[pl_2249322_price] all from Lenovo.

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Light

The lightest laptop that has been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Flex[pl_2319296_price] (1.2kg), the Flex 10[pl_2249322_price] (1.2kg), or the Flex 10[pl_2170014_price] (1.2kg) all from Lenovo.

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Narrow

The narrowest portable PC of this age and spec is 32mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 320mm. At only 273 millimeters, the Lenovo Flex is fairly narrow compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 756 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of this type and age is 1,000MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Lenovo Flex is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Recent Price Increase of £149.76

The Flex has increased in price by £149.76 in the last 58 days.

Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Lenovo Flex is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 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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Very Small Screen Size

Notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex have screen sizes of between 10" and 16". The Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 10.1 inches) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Yoga 2 11[pl_3099643_price] (11.6"), or the Helix[pl_3100660_price] (11.6") both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion x360 11-n011dx[plb_2634591_price] (11.6").

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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 portable PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2358298_price].

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex that we have checked, the internal memory of the Lenovo Flex of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2506743_price] (4GB and cheaper).

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Quite Short Battery Life

The Lenovo Flex has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex is 3.7h, the longest is 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4h battery life notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1448768_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Flex[pl_2694447_price] (4.5h), or the Flex 2[pl_2526880_price] (6h) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to 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 in fact the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at include the FLEX 15[pl_2038302_price], or the Yoga[pl_2506743_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this 2 in 1 laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1448768_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702[plb_1570770_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Yoga[pl_2506743_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), the Flex 2[pl_2526880_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the Flex 2[pl_2561945_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper) all 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 the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops that came out more than two years ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 24 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The average memory clock speed of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years is 1,500MHz, and the memory clock speeds range from 530MHz to 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,066 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the Lenovo Flex's maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The average cache memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex is 2.8MB, and the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Lenovo Flex is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and eight battery cells.

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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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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Yoga[pl_2506743_price], or the Yoga 2 11[pl_2475393_price] both from Lenovo.

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Specification

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Design
Form Factor
Colour
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Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Processor Code
Execute Disable Bit
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
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Intel Virtualization Technology

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(86)
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
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...

30 July 2015

When it comes to budget laptops , you usually have two choices: cheesy design or inadequate features. Lenovo challenges both of those issues with its new Flex 3 11, a small laptop that starts at... Read more…

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User Reviews

(411)
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 18 December 2015 by Paul

With only 2GB RAM, the laptop is too slow for anything but the simplest web browsing. Also, with only 32GB of storage, 25GB was used up by Windows and Office...

Reviewed 14 July 2014 by Tim C.
(Verified Purchase)

I got this as a replacement for my Eee PC 900A netbook. Overall I'm pleased with the performance upgrade and the ease of the Linux installation. I'm able to play Minecraft and Startbound pretty... Read more…

Reviewed 31 January 2016 by Noah23
Noah23 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11 Series (Verified Purchase)

I love the touch screen, but they really should have given this thing a hybrid hard drive or a slightly faster CPU. Once you clear the bloatware it's definitely respectable considering the price...

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11 Series (Verified Purchase)

This Lenovo computer is good overall, though a bit slow and not as powerful as I hoped it would be. It is designed well, comfortable to use, and has nice features. The dimensions are ideal in that... Read more…

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