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Lenovo Flex 15
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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you're... More
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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 5,743 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its laptops. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion x360, or the Lenovo Yoga 2 13.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo FLEX 15.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Pro x2 612, or the Pavilion x360 both from HP which is cheaper.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Lenovo FLEX 15 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15 have screen sizes of between 10" and 16". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Flex 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL XPS 12 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 15 have battery lifes of between 3.7h and 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h. At 9 hours, the Flex 15 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15.

We compared all the other 9h battery life portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Flex is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the HP Pro x2 612 (10.75h) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The Flex 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Laptops of this type and age have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB.

Other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo Yoga which is cheaper.

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the ENVY x360 ($779.00) (1TB), or the Pavilion x360 ($399.99) (1TB) both from HP.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for 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 the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15, the Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the HP Pro x2 612, and the Toshiba Satellite U920t which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo FLEX 15.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 21Wh, the biggest is 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh. At 48 watt-hours, the Flex 15 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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

The Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Flex 15 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 15.

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

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Yoga is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite U920t (SSD), or the DELL XPS 12 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Flex 15 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 15 have internal memory of between 1GB and 12GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite U920t, or the DELL XPS 12.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 (6GB) which is also cheaper.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Flex 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15. The lightest laptop that was released more than two years ago is 750g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus Transformer Book T200TA (1.5kg and cheaper), or the Lenovo Yoga (1.6kg and cheaper).

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Audio
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Camera
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Keyboard
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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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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User Reviews

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I ordered this laptop as I have heard lots of good things about Lenovo especially for business use, which is what my daughter will be using it for. I received it promptly only to find that it was... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2014 by Magico863

Powerful , fast and lightweight laptop , it's thinner than another 15 inch laptops I bought . It has responsive touchscreen and very useful when I use stands up option . And awesome battery - it... Read more…

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