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Lenovo Flex 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs Lenovo is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

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

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Helix[plb_2664277_price] (10h) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex is 16GB and the biggest is 1.1TB. The Lenovo Flex has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the display diagonals range from 10" to 16". With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable type 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 notebook PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Flex has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex also have a touchscreen.

There are a number of other laptops with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 48 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of SATA III Connectorss

The Lenovo Flex is a two number of SATA III connectors notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss.

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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 laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Lenovo Flex is a two total number of SATA connectors portable PC.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Lenovo Flex has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an HDD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age 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 notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.

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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 typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex. The average weight of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 580g to 20kg.

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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 notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The internal memorys of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex range from 1GB to 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

There are a number of other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Lenovo Flex is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex.

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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 have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for 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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex.

Alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Specification

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Processor Series
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
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Memory
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Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
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 Data Rates
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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
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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
Supported Instruction Sets
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2in1, lenovo i73477550, lenovo i73477550s
Barcodes 00190404995993, 00766653291805, 00888228620237, 00888440050614, 00888440347875

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