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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC
Integrated Card Reader
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Dolby Advanced Audio
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out 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
Integrated TV Tuner
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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 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
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Weight & Dimensions
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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