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

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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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 frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Lenovo Flex which has 12 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex is 2.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Good Brand

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the superior brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex. The average battery life (max) of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 7.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h.

If this Lenovo notebook PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex is 380GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 16". With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 of a comparable age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Lenovo Flex is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. With a processor cache of 3 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger processor caches amongst laptops of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

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 notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this type and age is 270MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 came out more than two years ago. 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.

An HDD storage media is in fact the worst storage medium across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex.

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

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

The Lenovo Flex is quite heavy (2 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex. The lightest portable PC of this spec and age is 580g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 32 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex is 21Wh, the biggest is 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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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.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Lenovo Flex has a relatively typical processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Design
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Colour of Product
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
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
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
Compatible Memory Cards
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
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

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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
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

(447)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 4gb500, lenovo i34010, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 4gb500g, lenovo 4gb500gb
Barcodes 00888228352701

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