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Lenovo Flex 2 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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9 Reasons For

Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera.

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

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for more than two years the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16". The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2.

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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 typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age 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 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 2GB to 16GB.

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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 laptops of this spec and age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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 most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of this type and age 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 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.1 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2. The average weight of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 580g to 20kg.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2. The internal memorys of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2 range from 1GB to 12GB.

Other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2.

If this laptop battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Helix (10h) which also has a higher rating.

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AMD a Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2.

Portable PCs with a faster processor frequency that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Yoga (1.83GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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User Reviews

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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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