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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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24 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago. Portable PCs of this age and spec have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 2GB and 4GB.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews as do all notebook PCs built by Lenovo.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 2 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the biggest total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 2 is 380GB, and the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Flex 2 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at including the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. In addition, this 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 amongst all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 have screen sizes of between 8.9" and 16".

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 2 the hard drive capacity range from 320GB to 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 610GB.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2. The maximum turbo frequencies of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 1.8GHz to 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

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

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB. When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago that we have checked the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of, the Lenovo Flex 2's maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. When compared to other laptops of this age and spec that we have checked the maximum internal memory of, the Lenovo Flex 2's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Asus R554LA which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2. The average processor cache of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 3MB.

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Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a four battery cell count portable PC.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and type.

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9 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 laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. The Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is one of the smallest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 2 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex 2 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to 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 portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2.

The best storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is SSD.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The average battery life of laptops of this spec and age is 8.1h, and the battery lifes range from 2.2h to 18h. At only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Flex 2 14 (6.5h).

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Heavy

At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of this age and spec is 23mm, and the heights range from 7.3mm to 280mm. With a height of 22.2 millimeters, the Lenovo Flex 2 is one of the thicker 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago amongst laptops of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2.

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Specification

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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
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
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 Smart Cache
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
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Power
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Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
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RoHS Compliance
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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

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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 23 September 2014 by Blake W.
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this model is one of the best deals for a strong general-use laptop on the market today...

The laptop is beautiful, responsive, and robust. I purchased it for my wife to replace her aging MacBook Pro, and although she liked her Mac very much, this laptop has made her reconsider her loyaltie
-Light
-Beautiful HD screen
-Boots in 5 seconds
-Touchscreen is responsive and intuitive
Windows 8.1 does take some adjustment coming from a Mac or Wi 7 environment
-I can't help but feel the laptop could be just a bit lighter. It's not "heavy, " but I can see how carrying it around all day (class, commuting, etc could wear you down
I am a student. For me this means flash websites for things like connectmath. com a online resource for my instructor to give us math problems. I also use skype alot. I own 2 PC's and only on the lapt
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...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple 1tb8, apple 1tb8g, apple flex2, apple i75500, apple 1tb8gb, apple flex2p, apple i75500u, apple flex2pr, apple flex2pro
Barcodes 00888772165277
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