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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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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 2 in the classic... More
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10 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

2 in 1 laptops manufactured by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 have display diagonals of between 8.9" and 16".

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

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

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 7.7GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2.

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 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. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better storage medium than most laptops of this spec and age. This Lenovo portable PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it 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.

An HDD storage media is actually the worst storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.

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

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba U920t (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Heavy

The Lenovo Flex 2 is fairly heavy (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2. The average weight of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.7kg.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.8h. With a battery life (max) of only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga (6.5h and higher rated).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite small battery capacity (only 3,400 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 is 47mAh and the biggest is 8,600mAh.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 1 megapixel, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 8MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.7MP.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
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
Island-Style 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® 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
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(110)
Reviewed 14 July 2015 by Douggy Fresh

Bought this for a birthday present. Got the i7/SSD option has the previous moaning was about just how long Windows takes to boot up - No problem now. Got the 32gb little bit overkill but that was... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Amazon Customer

This laptop is very powerful for playing games online with minimal lag on the highest graphics. Every click is instant, even when opening files due to the SDD. As soon as you press "on",... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2015 by Ewoud Botha
(Verified Purchase)

Good kit, great machine. Worth getting this.

Reviewed 5 July 2015 by Wendyj
(Verified Purchase)

This is my first laptop as I have usually worked on desktops apart from tablets. The touch screen is slightly unresponsive compared to my cheap tablet. I find the 15.6" screen rather too small... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2015 by John Baldacchino
(Verified Purchase)

I had to put PVC tape to hold screen panel fixed, built is not sturdy.

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by M. Gajic
(Verified Purchase)

If you manage to get it for under 600

Reviewed 1 July 2015 by Sophia
(Verified Purchase)

It's a great laptop, works great, I love the touch screen! Good size for working from home and small enough to travel with.
Cons: all the screws in the bottom have fallen out. It's not a huge... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by David Tomlin
(Verified Purchase)

Nice laptop but issues with the mouse touch pad. It get's confused and when I scroll it thinks I'm double tapping. I had to change settings to get it working.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by ITCol
(Verified Purchase)

Took a while to get to grips with using a touchscreen device with windows 8.1 but now it works well. The Lenovo does not have the solid feel of my last two Toshiba laptops hence the 4 stars. It... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Props where it's due, the is fast. Works efficiently and fairly quietly. Does start to hear up a bit once in heavy use and fan is audible but the job still gets done.

Looks nice but the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 14apit, 14apith, lenovo i34010, lenovo 4gb500, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 4gb500gb
Barcodes 00888965313720, 00889233403785, 00889233452691

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