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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 10.1" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Feb 2015
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8 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo laptops and also specifically for Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 313 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 540MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Flex.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15 is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 370GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Flex has a better Wi-Fi standard than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. This Lenovo notebook PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year, the Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

With a battery recharge time of only 2.3 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. The battery recharge times of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex range from 2h to 4h.

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Light

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the weights range from 0.88g to 3.8kg. The Lenovo Flex is one of the lighter portable PCs of this spec and age (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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15 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Lenovo Flex's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 750 megahertz is one of the slowest. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Lenovo Flex is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo Flex is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex have display diagonals of between 10" and 16". With a display diagonal of only 10.1 inches, the Lenovo Flex has one of the smallest display diagonals amongst laptops of this age.

Other 10.1" laptops currently available which you might want to consider include the HP Pavilion x2, or the MSI S100-039ES which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex. The average internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 5.8GB, and the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

Other 2GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x2.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 13 (4GB), or the DELL Inspiron 13 (4GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age, the battery life (max) of the Lenovo Flex of only 4.9 hours is one of the shortest. The shortest battery life (max) of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex is 2.2h, the longest is 18h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.1h.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to 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 actually the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex.

The best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is SSD.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 24 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex has a very small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex is 43Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 72Wh.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Lenovo Flex has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex that we have assessed, the processor cache of the Lenovo Flex of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The processor caches of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops that came out more than a year ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 8.3GB. The Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo Flex is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex have between two and three processor threadss.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex have memory clock speeds of between 800MHz and 1,600MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Flex.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Flex is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
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
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
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
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Management
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(86)
2 December 2015

The old Flex models sort of felt like an half-way point between the traditional clamshell laptop and Lenovo's Yoga line of convertible tablet notebooks. They offered a 180-degree hinge design,... Read more…

High quality design
Excellent touchpad
Crisp audio quality
Long lasting battery
Perky performance
Weak performance
Dull Screen
Shallow key travel
Limited viewing angles
Thick display bezel
25 August 2015

Can't afford a Yoga? Lenovo's 11.6-inch convertible is only $349, but a subpar screen kneecaps its usability in tablet and presentation modes. Read More?...

Br />Overall I was very pleased with this during the review. I was looking for a small laptop / netbook to put in a bag for travelling on the train / planes. Given the 10in form factor it doesn't... Read more…

Compact and mobile
Very useful touch stand mode
Video playback performance
Free MS Office (Home and Student)
Small and relatively light
Disk speed
Screen quality
No SD card slot
Disappointing performance
Limited expansion and connectivity
11 August 2015

The Lenovo Flex 3 11-inch offers multimode functionality in an attractive chassis, as well as strong battery life, but it's on the slow side...

30 July 2015

When it comes to budget laptops , you usually have two choices: cheesy design or inadequate features. Lenovo challenges both of those issues with its new Flex 3 11, a small laptop that starts at... Read more…

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User Reviews

(342)
Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Kallasaurus

I bought this on black friday, for what I thought was a steal of a deal. I will be returning it ASAP for a better GB laptop. The Pros: - The touch screen is extremely sensitive, and works well. -... Read more…

Reviewed 18 December 2015 by Paul

With only 2GB RAM, the laptop is too slow for anything but the simplest web browsing. Also, with only 32GB of storage, 25GB was used up by Windows and Office...

Reviewed 14 July 2014 by Tim C.
(Verified Purchase)

I got this as a replacement for my Eee PC 900A netbook. Overall I'm pleased with the performance upgrade and the ease of the Linux installation. I'm able to play Minecraft and Startbound pretty... Read more…

Reviewed 31 January 2016 by Noah23
Noah23 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11 Series (Verified Purchase)

I love the touch screen, but they really should have given this thing a hybrid hard drive or a slightly faster CPU. Once you clear the bloatware it's definitely respectable considering the price...

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 11 Series (Verified Purchase)

This Lenovo computer is good overall, though a bit slow and not as powerful as I hoped it would be. It is designed well, comfortable to use, and has nice features. The dimensions are ideal in that... Read more…

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