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Lenovo Flex 15

Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you're... More
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18 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Flex 15 which has 12 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1.1TB. The total storage capacity of the Lenovo Flex 15 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 15.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Flex 15 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16". The Flex 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The Flex 15 has one of the longer battery life (max)s (9 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have battery life (max)s of between 3.7h and 19h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.8h.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The Lenovo Flex 15 has one of the bigger hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 range from 320GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 550GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Flex 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Flex 15 has a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 15 also have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Laptops that have been available for more than two years have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB. At 3 megabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Flex 15 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (48 watt-hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15 is 50Wh.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB. The Flex 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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5 Reasons Against

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

The Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 15 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Flex 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex 15 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 available for a comparable time to the Flex 15.

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

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 15. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 15 range from 580g to 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

User Reviews

(19)
(Verified Purchase)

An effective PC which provides an effective connection to the www. If you do not require a CD capability it's great! A relatively expensive device but to be able to fold back the keyboard & use it... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2015 by Socks

I've been using this computer for work purposes and I really like it. The screen is nice and big and the touch screen works extremely well. The computer isn't too heavy to carry around which is... Read more…

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by MANAR
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect.

Reviewed 29 November 2014 by Joan Baqer
(Verified Purchase)

Very good quality.

(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this laptop as I have heard lots of good things about Lenovo especially for business use, which is what my daughter will be using it for. I received it promptly only to find that it was... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by MRS AUDREY BARR
(Verified Purchase)

I should have realised before I bought it that it did not have a CD/DVD slot and I have found this most inconvenient; otherwise I am happy with it and like the touch screen.

(Verified Purchase)

The lenovo flex15 ideapad is just awesome with wonderful sleek design and precision touch , i just love it.
Also the delivery was in expected so i am very much happy with the Amazon service.

Reviewed 27 September 2014 by Eloise
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing Quality, a great laptop for the money. I originally didn't look for a touchscreen laptop and was more interested in the specs of the computer itself however in comparison to others with... Read more…

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Simon Sabin
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my wife and its ok. The Lenovo camera face detection is a bit iffy as it seems to recognise my son as my wife. The performance of it isn't great but its not really a high spec... Read more…

Laptop gave me a blue screen after four days & a message saying "Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed. Insert Recovery Media...." etc. Also the keyboard was crap...kept repeating various... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo gt840, lenovo gt840m, lenovo i55200, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 80k80000, lenovo 80k80000u, lenovo 80k80000uk
Barcodes 00888440367736

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