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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

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16 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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,100 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,000MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite fast processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This Lenovo notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2 have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2, the internal memory of the Lenovo Flex 2 of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the U920t[pl_1453648_price], or the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba or the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price].

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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 common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2 have display diagonals of between 10" and 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.6GHz. The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.1 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2.

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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 common memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2.

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

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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 portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Laptops of this type and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 2.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Heavy

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago the weights range from 580g to 20kg. At 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 2 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 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 6h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might also want to consider 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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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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2 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.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2.

There are a number of other 128GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
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® 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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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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

(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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