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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this spec and age have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. This notebook 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 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 have display diagonals of between 10" and 16". The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz. With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 32GB and the biggest is 1TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2.

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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 on the market for more than two years.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops of this age and spec range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.3GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a very big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 2 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory of the Lenovo Flex 2 of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slots is actually the best memory slots across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 media is actually the worst storage medium across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 7.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h. At only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2.

We compared all the other 6h battery life notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Yoga[pl_2798208_price] (6.5h), or the Yoga[pl_2673815_price] (7h) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2. The lightest similar spec portable PC that has been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2 is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Flex 2.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Camera
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Networking
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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(31)
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 23 September 2014 by Blake W.
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this model is one of the best deals for a strong general-use laptop on the market today...

The laptop is beautiful, responsive, and robust. I purchased it for my wife to replace her aging MacBook Pro, and although she liked her Mac very much, this laptop has made her reconsider her loyaltie
-Light
-Beautiful HD screen
-Boots in 5 seconds
-Touchscreen is responsive and intuitive
Windows 8.1 does take some adjustment coming from a Mac or Wi 7 environment
-I can't help but feel the laptop could be just a bit lighter. It's not "heavy, " but I can see how carrying it around all day (class, commuting, etc could wear you down
I am a student. For me this means flash websites for things like connectmath. com a online resource for my instructor to give us math problems. I also use skype alot. I own 2 PC's and only on the lapt
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...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i34030, lenovo i34030u
Barcodes 00000059438539, 00888965124388

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