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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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25 Reasons For

Good Battery Life

One person said in their reviews that the Lenovo Flex had a good battery life. Magico863 rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of this laptop on Amazon “And awesome battery - it lasts longer than other brands - about 6.5 hour on hard use”.

Reasonably Priced

One Lenovo Flex reviewer reckoned that this laptop was cheap. Magico863 said “Good budget laptop”.

Good Size

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo Flex was lightweight. Magico863 mentioned “Powerful, fast and lightweight laptop” and scored it 5 stars.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook 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.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average processor frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex is 1.7GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Pavilion x360[pl_2548069_price], and the Pavilion x360[pl_2499736_price] both from HP or the Lenovo Yoga 13[plb_1586348_price] is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Pavilion x360[pl_2767341_price] (2.1GHz), or the Pavilion x360[pl_2649535_price] (2.13GHz) both from HP or the Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 CL10W-B[plb_2584373_price] (2.16GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age. The average total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex is 380GB.

Alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Flex 2 15[pl_2937996_price], the Flex 2[pl_2504335_price], or the Flex 15[pl_2256229_price] all from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex, the Lenovo Flex has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the 11-g030ea[pl_1468621_price], the Envy Stream x360[pl_2529445_price], and the 13-r100dx[pl_2547943_price] all from HP which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex is 1GB and the biggest is 12GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Helix[pl_3098743_price], or the Yoga[pl_2513793_price] both from Lenovo or the HP ENVY x360[plb_2499460_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have display diagonals of between 10" and 16". The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Flex 2 15[pl_2937996_price], or the Flex 15D[pl_2395766_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL XPS 12[plb_1586772_price] which has better reviews.

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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 laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The Lenovo Flex has a quite long battery life (max) (9 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex. The average battery life (max) of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex is 7.7h.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 9h battery life notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Flex 15D[pl_2595959_price], the Flex[pl_2340440_price], or the Flex 15D[pl_2395742_price] all from Lenovo.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Helix[pl_2608920_price] (10h), the Helix[pl_2664277_price] (10h), or the Helix[pl_3098743_price] (10h) all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex. The average hard drive capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex is 580GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 32GB to 1TB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec 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 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years also have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price], the Acer Aspire SW5-012[plb_2519234_price], or the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2529445_price].

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex range from 1MB to 4MB. The Lenovo Flex has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Lenovo Flex has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) (48 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of 2 in 1 laptops that were released 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not good in terms of USB connections. Aqua1701 said on Amazon “Then I found that one of the USB ports was faulty” in their review of this laptop.

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Flex which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Flex has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex is 2.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the 11-g030ea[pl_1468621_price], or the Pavilion x360[pl_2548069_price] both from HP or the Lenovo Yoga 2 13[plb_2476872_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an SSD storage media. 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 portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex.

The best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is SSD.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Twist[pl_1470708_price], or the Flex[pl_2504579_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Radius P55W[plb_2531332_price] which has better reviews.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD and higher rated), the DELL XPS 11[plb_2406953_price] (SSD and higher rated), or the HP Pro x2 612[plb_2519034_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Heavy

Across all the laptops of this spec and age 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 are a comparable age to the Flex amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available including the Flex 2[pl_2526880_price], or the Flex 2[pl_2319412_price] both from Lenovo which has better reviews.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over two years ago.

Specification

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Display
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Audio
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Camera
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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
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Visual Technology

7 Awards

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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 i74510, i74510u, 80sb0003, 80sb0003u, apple 1tb8, 80sb0003us, lenovo 2in1, apple 1tb8g, apple flex2, apple i75500, apple 1tb8gb, apple flex2p, lenovo i76500, apple i75500u, apple flex2pr, apple flex2pro, lenovo i76500u, lenovo i76500u8gb1, lenovo i76500u8gb1t, lenovo i76500u8gb1tb
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