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Lenovo Flex 2 15

Lenovo Flex 2 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB May 2014
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 2 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you re... More
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Good Brand

2 in 1 laptops built by Lenovo have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Flex 2 15 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 2 15.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Flex 2 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Flex 2 15 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 13.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the FLEX 15, or the Flex 15 both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 15, the Flex 2 15 has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a front camera which you might also want to look at including the Flex 2 15, the Flex 2, or the Flex 2 all from Lenovo.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 2 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Flex 2 15 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15. The screen sizes of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15 range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13".

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 12 which is cheaper.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB. At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops and we think the Lenovo Flex which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Flex 2 15 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 16GB. The Flex 2 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2 15.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Flex 2 15, the Flex 2, or the FLEX 15 all from Lenovo.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Flex 2 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities (48 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 21Wh to 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 2 15 is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots amongst all similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar type and age to the Flex 2 15 is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 15's on-board graphics adapter base frequency is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 2 15 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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 actually the worst storage medium across all portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is SSD.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba Satellite U920t, or the Lenovo Flex which is cheaper.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 (8GB and cheaper); or the Lenovo Yoga (8GB and higher rated).

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops of this spec and age is 1.7kg. At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex (2kg and cheaper).

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 2 15 that we have checked, the display brightness of the Lenovo Flex 2 15 of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest. The display brightnesss of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2 15 range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 400 cd/m².

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Very Wide

Laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 2 15 have widths of between 32mm and 390mm. At 382 millimeters, the Flex 2 15 is fairly wide compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Lenovo portable PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Flex 2 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6 hours, the Flex 2 15 has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15.

If this Lenovo portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to look at the Miix 2 (7h and higher rated), or the Yoga (8h and higher rated) both from Lenovo or the Lenovo Yoga (7h and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Flex 2 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 15.

There are a number of alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL XPS 12 ($589.11) which is cheaper.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.8GHz and cheaper).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Front Side Bus
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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 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 Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Security
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
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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