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 have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
Lenovo has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Flex has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Flex has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex.
Fairly Long Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex. 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex have battery life (max)s of between 3.7h and 19h.
If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h and higher rated).
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The Lenovo Flex has a quite big display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex have display diagonals of between 10" and 16", and the average display diagonal is 13".
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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 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Flex which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Has a Touchscreen
The Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a touchscreen.
There are a number of other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.
12 Reasons Against
Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss
The Lenovo Flex is a two number of SATA III connectors portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
The Lenovo Flex is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 270MHz. The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Lenovo Flex of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex.
Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss
Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, including the Lenovo Flex which has two total number of SATA connectorss.
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Only HDD Storage Media
The Lenovo Flex has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact 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 notebook PC.
If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
The processor frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
We compared all the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Aspire P3[plb_1873029_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
The weights of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. The Lenovo Flex is quite heavy (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Only Intel Celeron Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
Only Two Processor Threadss
The Lenovo Flex is a two processor threads notebook PC.
Quite Small Processor Cache
With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller processor caches amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex
Released Over Two Years Ago
Lenovo released the Flex over two years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba W30Dt[plb_2086841_price] which has better reviews.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.
We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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Convertible (Fold-back screen)
Colour of Product
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x2, 1x4, 4x1
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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