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

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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- processor4th Generation Intel Core Processors- Operating SystemWindows 8.1 64-bit Operating System- Convertible LaptopTwo Distinct Modes (Laptop & Stand) for Work or Play- Multitouch... More
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

On average Lenovo medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs produced by Lenovo.

Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 is 1.9GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook 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 amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the X1 Carbon (1.8GHz), or the ThinkPad X240 ($999.99) (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2 is 5.3GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Flex 2 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Flex 2.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the ProBook 650 G1 (2.3kg), or the ProBook 650 (2.3kg) both from HP.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex 2.

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Specification

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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
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
Headphone Out 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
Integrated TV Tuner
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
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 RealSense Snapshot
Intel RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
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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
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Fingerprint Reader
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Stylus Pen
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(23)
11 October 2015

In review: Lenovo Flex 2 Pro 15. Test model courtesy of NotebooksbilligerLenovo's Flex 2 Pro 15 is a 15.6-inch, 2-in-1 all-rounder. The lack of a Tablet Mode, like the devices in Lenovo's Yoga...

30 December 2014

It's hard to make a desktop-replacement laptop standout in a market dominated by powerful gaming rigs, sleek Ultrabooks, and innovative 2-in-1s. But that hasn't stopped Lenovo from trying by... Read more…

26 November 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the Lenovo Flex 2 15 laptop with a 300 degree hinge. This is a 15.6? laptop that weighs 5.1 lbs. and it has a hinge that allows for laptop, presentation and tent mode use. This... Read more…

19 September 2014

With the 15" Flex 2, Lenovo has made a slightly better machine than the original Flex. The display is a tad better and has higher resolution, but still has a way to go. It's also nice to have a...

15 September 2014

The Lenovo Flex 2's perks include a roomy touchscreen on a 300-degree hinge, plus a DVD burner and a hybrid hard drive, all for a reasonable price. The trade-offs: poor battery life, a dim...

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User Reviews

(74)
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 February 2015 by SDPDX
SDPDX would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Pros - big screen, lots of ports, easy to use, very fast response on all apps, boots immediately...

Reviewed 18 November 2014 by R.D.
(Verified Purchase)

Nice, but a few issues. First, the computer doesn't sit flat. The front right rubber "foot" doesn't touch the desk, causing the entire computer to flex when typing. (No, it's not my desk). The... Read more…

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