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Lenovo Flex 2 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 6GB Jun 2015
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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15 only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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Good Brand

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

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. The Flex 2 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (16 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 930MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2 15.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15, the Flex 2 15 has a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC 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 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 8.9" to 16". The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15. The average total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15 is 370GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 1.1TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. This notebook PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Flex 2 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 15, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a touchscreen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen and we think the Acer Switch 10 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Flex 2 15 has a very big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 15. Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Lenovo Flex 2 15 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots across comparable types of portable PC.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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9 Reasons Against

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

The Flex 2 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 15 is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 15.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL XPS 12 which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This laptop has an HDD storage media, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an SSD storage media. 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 in fact the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 12 (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Flex 2 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 15 the display resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 15 the battery life (max)s range from 2.2h to 18h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.2h. The Flex 2 15 has a quite short battery life (max) (only 6 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

Portable PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga 3 14 (6.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Flex 2 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Heavy

At 2.6 kilograms, the Flex 2 15 is very heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that was released around the same time as the Flex 2 15 is 0.88g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a pretty typical internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Flex 2 15 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2 15.

If this Lenovo portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Sony VAIO Duo 11 (2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Processor Operating Modes
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
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Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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
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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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
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Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(22)
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

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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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