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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB May 2014
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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Flex 15 which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 15 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Flex 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 the screen sizes range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 370GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Flex 15 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Lenovo Flex 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 7.7GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15, the Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells, including the Flex 15 which has six battery cells.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

The cache memories of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 15 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 2.8MB. With a cache memory of 3 megabytes, the Flex 15 has one of the bigger cache memories amongst laptops of this age.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memories of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 33GB. At 16,384 megabytes, the Flex 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Flex 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (48 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 15. The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 15 is 21Wh, the biggest is 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the Flex 15 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15 is 270MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz. When compared to other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Flex 15 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have assessed, the maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of the Lenovo Flex 15 of only 1.74 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

The Flex 15 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 5 hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 15 have battery lifes of between 3.7h and 19h.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 15 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 medium is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 15.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Flex 15 is one of the heavier 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15 amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 15 have weights of between 0.88g and 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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 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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
64-Bit Computing Architecture
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

(30)
2 May 2014

The IdeaPad Flex 15 is an affordable touchscreen convertible laptop that switches into Stand Mode to become part-tablet, part-laptop. It's a great concept that Lenovo has already used on the Yogas...

21 March 2014

Lenovo is famous for one particular convertible Ultrabook range that can offer four unique modes of usage and has exceptional performance, well ? at least ? on record with PC.com Tested Labs. Yes,... Read more…

20 February 2014

One thing I've learned from testing laptops is that consumers pay a premium for portability. You'll pay more for an ultra-slim laptop with low-end specs than you would for a larger laptop that has...

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4 January 2014

The screen and touchpad could be better, but this novel and powerful touchscreen hybrid is a great alternative to Lenovo's expensive Yoga laptops...

26 December 2013

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 Lenovo supplies a basic 15.6-inch office laptop with its IdeaPad Flex 15. The laptop's computing power is absolutely sufficient for everyday applications. What's more, the...

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User Reviews

(36)
Reviewed 8 July 2014 by Brett H.

I bought this on newegg when it was $680. Don't know why there was such a huge price increase, but you can still find it elsewhere for $700 which is a stellar deal for this laptop. It is a great... Read more…

Reviewed 15 October 2016 by Ted L.
(Verified Purchase)

Probably best over all value tablet, portable there is period. When you buy accessories BE AWARE this is a yoga 710 badged unit in other counties. There is a keyboard protector available (for yoga... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by Michael B.

Excellent device for those looking for a strong and reliable laptop to do heavy performance out of the desk...

Reviewed 29 July 2014 by Lawrence B.
(Verified Purchase)

Would highly recommend this laptop to anyone. it's much better than my old 14" ASUS...

Reviewed 26 November 2013 by Steven C.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had a old Dell running Vista for years, this new lap top is a significant upgrade. Great bang for the buck...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers im59390786no
Barcodes 00887942609795, 00887942969967, 00888228079745, 00888228291871, 00888440111933, 00888631239606
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