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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15 have display diagonals of between 10" and 16". The Flex 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 15. The average battery life (max) of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15 is 7.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h.

Laptops with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h and higher rated).

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15. 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as 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, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 15 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB. The Flex 15 has a quite big processor cache (3 megabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15 is 51Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 48 watt-hours, the Flex 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 15.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.6GB.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Flex 15 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched 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 media is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 15. The internal memorys of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 12GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Heavy

At 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 15. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that was launched around the same time as the Flex 15 is 580g heavy and the heaviest is 20kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the Flex 15 over three years ago.

Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Flex 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Flex 15 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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Intel Clear Video Technology
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(39)
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...

30 December 2014

It's hard to make a desktop-replacement laptop standout in a market dominated by powerful gaming rigs, sleek Ultrabooks, and innovative 2-in-1s. But that hasn't stopped Lenovo from trying by... Read more…

26 November 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the Lenovo Flex 2 15 laptop with a 300 degree hinge. This is a 15.6? laptop that weighs 5.1 lbs. and it has a hinge that allows for laptop, presentation and tent mode use. This... Read more…

19 September 2014

With the 15" Flex 2, Lenovo has made a slightly better machine than the original Flex. The display is a tad better and has higher resolution, but still has a way to go. It's also nice to have a...

15 September 2014

The Lenovo Flex 2's perks include a roomy touchscreen on a 300-degree hinge, plus a DVD burner and a hybrid hard drive, all for a reasonable price. The trade-offs: poor battery life, a dim...

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User Reviews

(54)
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 February 2015 by SDPDX
SDPDX would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Pros - big screen, lots of ports, easy to use, very fast response on all apps, boots immediately...

Reviewed 18 November 2014 by R.D.
(Verified Purchase)

Nice, but a few issues. First, the computer doesn't sit flat. The front right rubber "foot" doesn't touch the desk, causing the entire computer to flex when typing. (No, it's not my desk). The... Read more…

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