This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this spec and age.
Four SATA Connectors
The Lenovo Flex has more SATA connectors than most of the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex. This Lenovo notebook PC is a four SATA connector notebook PC compared to most of the laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Flex which only have between two and three SATA connectors.
On average Lenovo 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Lenovo.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,300MHz. The Lenovo Flex has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Flex is 32GB and the biggest is 1.1TB. When compared to other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Lenovo Flex's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.
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Has a Front Camera
The Lenovo Flex has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex also have a front camera.
Quite Big Internal Memory
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year the internal memory range from 1GB to 32GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex.
Very Big Screen Size
The average screen size of laptops of this age and spec is 13", and the screen sizes range from 8.9" to 16". The Lenovo Flex has a very big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Lenovo Flex has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Fairly Long Battery Life
The battery lifes of 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex range from 2.2h to 19h. At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Flex.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this portable PC are Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Flex is 250GB and the biggest is 1TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Lenovo Flex is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Lenovo Flex has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago also have a touch sensitive screen.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Lenovo Flex does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
The Lenovo Flex has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for 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.
An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the best storage medium is SSD.
At 2.3 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The lightest portable PC of a similar spec and age to the Flex is 580g heavy and the heaviest is 2.8kg.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Flex.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
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