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

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Dual-Mode Notebook Switch Between Laptop And Stand ModesWhen you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings.

Has a Front Camera

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

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Lenovo portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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 laptops of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.6GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the Lenovo Flex 15's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Flex 15 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touchscreen and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Flex 15 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 15 have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, including the Lenovo Flex 15 which has two number of SATA III connectorss.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Flex 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Lenovo Flex 15 which has two total number of SATA connectorss.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age 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.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 15 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.

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Heavy

The weights of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 15 range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Flex 15 is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this age and spec amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Lenovo Flex 15 which has two processor threadss.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 1,024 megabyte, the Lenovo Flex 15 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 15 range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Flex 15 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst portable PCs of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15 range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m². When compared to other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 15 that we have checked, the Flex 15's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the Flex 15 over three years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Flex 15 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Flex 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Flex 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
3G
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
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
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)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 59404159
Barcodes 00888228150390

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