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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 4,876 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Very Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex. The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 16GB to 1.1TB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex is 1GB, the biggest is 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Flex has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex. The average display diagonal of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 13".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Flex is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 7.7h, and the battery life (max)s range from 3.7h to 19h. The Lenovo Flex has one of the longer battery life (max)s (9 hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex have hard drive capacitys of between 32GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 580GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar 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 laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex, the Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen.

We compared all the other portable 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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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (48 watt-hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this age and spec.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex is 2.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory 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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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this spec and age 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 portable PCs of a similar 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.

An HDD storage media is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex.

The best storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is SSD.

If you want a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex the weights range from 580g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is one of the heavier 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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 also has a higher rating.

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Compatible Memory Cards
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Hard Drive Capacity
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Display
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Touchscreen
Touch Technology
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LED Backlight
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Camera
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SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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HDMI Ports Quantity
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Quick Start Guide
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(90)
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?...

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

(419)
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 i56200, i56200u, 80r40008, 80r40008u, apple 1tb8, 80r40008us, apple 1tb8g, apple flex2, lenovo gt840, apple i55200, apple 1tb8gb, apple flex2p, lenovo i55200, lenovo gt840m, apple i55200u, apple flex2pr, apple flex2pro, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 80k80000, lenovo 80k80000u, lenovo 80k80000uk
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