Lenovo has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Flex have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Lenovo Flex which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).
Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Flex has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Lenovo Flex supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of this spec and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Portable PCs with a better processor family that might be worth considering include the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga (Intel Core i7-4xxx).
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Fairly Long Battery Life
The shortest battery life of notebook PCs of this type and age is 3.7h and the longest is 19h. The Lenovo Flex has one of the longer battery lifes (9 hours) amongst laptops of this age.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Flex is 16GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 340GB. With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex is 10" and the biggest is 16". The Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger screen sizes (14 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
If this Lenovo portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Flex 15D (15.6").
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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo Flex is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex only have one USB 2.0 port.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex, the Lenovo Flex has a touch sensitive screen.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Lenovo Flex has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. This Lenovo notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11a.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of 48 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The battery capacities of portable PCs of this age and type range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh.
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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Lenovo Flex is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Flex has an HDD storage medium which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago 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 amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.
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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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex. The lightest laptop of a similar age and type to the Flex is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Flex which has one USB 3.0 port.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
With a front camera resolution of only 1 megapixel, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex. Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.
2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex
Released Over Two Years Ago
Lenovo released the Flex over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Lenovo Flex has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex.
Convertible (Fold-back screen)
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 v2
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
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
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
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)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 2438
Storage Relative Humidity Range
5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity Range
8 - 95
Storage Temperature Range
5 - 43
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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