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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Lenovo is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The display diagonals of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 10" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13".

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 16GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Flex 2 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.6GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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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 in fact the best memory slots across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.

The worst memory slots amongst comparable types of portable PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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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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11 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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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as 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 a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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Heavy

At 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2 the weights range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.7h. The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 6 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

Other 6h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth considering include the Yoga[pl_2798208_price] (6.5h and higher rated), or the Yoga[pl_2673815_price] (7h and higher rated) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the Lenovo Flex 2 of only 2,100 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2. The average battery capacity of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 is 5,000mAh.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2 range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh. At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 410 cd/m². At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys range from 8GB to 24GB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memorys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Lenovo laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

Other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], or the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2503646_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Tjunction
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Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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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
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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 Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
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Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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Keyboard
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Island-Style Keyboard
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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)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
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
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)
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Battery Capacity
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Security
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Password Protection
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Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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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...

9 September 2014

This big-screen laptop has a trick or two up its sleeve to make it more useful than a typical desktop replacement. And the price is surprisingly affordable. Read More?...

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User Reviews

(133)
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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