Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Flex 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Flex 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this age and type. Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
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 portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 15.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The Flex 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15 range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13".
Fairly Long Battery Life
Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 15 the battery lifes range from 3.7h to 19h. The Flex 15 has one of the longer battery lifes (9 hours) amongst laptops of this age.
We compared all the other 9h battery life laptops to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo A10 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Flex 15 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
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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 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
The lightest portable PC that has been around for more than two years is 0.88g heavy and the heaviest is 20kg. At 2.2 kilograms, the Flex 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15.
With a width of 382 millimeters, the Flex 15 is one of the widest comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years amongst laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 15 have widths of between 190mm and 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.
5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15
Released Over Three Years Ago
Lenovo released the Flex 15 over three years ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Flex 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15.
If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Asus Transformer Book T200TA (532GB).
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Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 15.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Flex 15 has a relatively average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
Convertible (Fold-back screen)
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video