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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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11 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Lenovo Flex is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

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

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life (max) is 7.8h.

If you are looking for a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB. At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex is 8.9" and the biggest is 16". The Lenovo Flex has a fairly big display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs that were released 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.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex also have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen to this portable PC and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of this spec and age range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Heavy

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex the weights range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. At 2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex. The internal memorys of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 12GB.

There are a number of alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the Flex over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Flex has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex.

There are a number of other 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

If this portable PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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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
InTru™ 3D Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Expert Reviews

(93)
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
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...

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...

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User Reviews

(420)
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 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 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
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Manufacturer Part Numbers 59380835, lenovo i34010, lenovo 4gb500, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 4gb500gb

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