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Lenovo Flex 14
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Lenovo Flex 14 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Lenovo Flex 14 Review
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

2 in 1 laptops produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Front Camera

The Flex 14 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 14 the battery lifes range from 3.7h to 19h, and the average battery life is 7.7h. The Lenovo Flex 14 has a quite long battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 14.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 14 is 13", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 16". With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex 14 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Flex 14 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex 14 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 14 also have a touch sensitive screen.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The Flex 14 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba U920t which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 14 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out 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 portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 14.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the best storage medium is SSD.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (SSD).

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1.7kg, and the weights range from 0.88g to 20kg. With a weight of 2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 14 is one of the heavier 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 14 amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 14 has a better processor family than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 14 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between two and three processor threads, including the Flex 14 which has two processor threads.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Flex 14 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 14 range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 14

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Flex 14 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Flex 14 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Flex 14 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 14.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro (1.8GHz).

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN
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Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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Expert Reviews

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5 June 2014

The Lenovo Flex 14 is a great and affordable notebook to have. No doubt it's not quite like the Yoga when it comes to flexibility, but when all you need is a work and play machine that you can...

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User Reviews

(63)
Reviewed 12 June 2014 by Steve P.
(Verified Purchase)

If you're looking for a workbook, this is a steal at $600. If the price returns to $800, I would expect to see at least a faster, 256 GB SSD. It is highly portable, and the battery life is... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2016 by Brian
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this laptop for my wife a few weeks ago, when she finally got tired of struggling with trying to get work done on the old 10" netbook. I convinced her that she should go with a... Read more…

Reviewed 21 November 2016 by Maayan
(Verified Purchase)

I bought the computer on sale and I can't believe it was sold at that price. I use it mostly for school and cesual browsing and I'm very statsifed. It is also easy to take everywhere with me and... Read more…

Reviewed 12 July 2015 by Kathryn D.
(Verified Purchase)

I haven't used it for movies etc so cannot comment on that...

I like it mostly. Nice screen, back lit keyboard has a good feel to it, etc. Good enough battery. Light, and traveled well cross-country, and i got stuff done on the plane : -) i. e. small enough for
Too small of type face on menus etc where you can't really enlarge wo screwing up something else (even with corrective lenses, the typeface is way too small for comfort for old eyes). Right now, my ma
Reviewed 27 June 2015 by S T M Wilde
(Verified Purchase)

Great little laptop - my first so I have nothing with which to compare it, but the performance and screen quality are excellent. Only caveat - it sometimes doesn't connect properly and resets... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 2in1
Barcodes 00887942928872, 00888228161150, 00888228619859
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