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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Mar 2014
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When you're relying heavily on the keyboard drafting documents or working on a spreadsheet, for example keep your Flex 15 in the classic laptop mode for maximum productivity. But when you're... More
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,358 expert and owner reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.

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Has a Front Camera

The Flex 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 15.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the Toshiba U920t, or the Lenovo Yoga which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago. This Lenovo laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo 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 across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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

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Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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 typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Flex 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Flex 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (48 watt-hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 15 have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Flex 15 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Flex 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 15 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15.

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

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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 typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

The weights of laptops of this age and spec range from 0.88g to 20kg. The Lenovo Flex 15 is quite heavy (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 15.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Flex 2 (2.3kg).

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Very Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has one of the smaller hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15 have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory of between 8GB and 24GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Flex 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Flex 15.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Toughbook CF-19 (10h), or the Lenovo Helix (10h).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 500GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 13 which has better reviews.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Helix (1.8GHz), or the Yoga 2 Pro (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 20 May 2015 by Socks

I've been using this computer for work purposes and I really like it. The screen is nice and big and the touch screen works extremely well. The computer isn't too heavy to carry around which is... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I ordered this laptop as I have heard lots of good things about Lenovo especially for business use, which is what my daughter will be using it for. I received it promptly only to find that it was... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2014 by Magico863

Powerful , fast and lightweight laptop , it's thinner than another 15 inch laptops I bought . It has responsive touchscreen and very useful when I use stands up option . And awesome battery - it... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2014 by Asad
(Verified Purchase)

I love the laptop... although i didn't get the orange laptop I ordered... the only downside is it doesn't have a DVD drive but i thought i can buy an external drive...

Reviewed 11 April 2014 by Shobhit Gupta | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this item from amazon in Jan '14. Things were great.. The laptop was really fast... However come April '14 (3 month into purchase) and the laptop will not boot... Kept saying OS not... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 500gb8, lenovo i34010, lenovo i34010u, lenovo 500gb8g, lenovo 500gb8gb
Barcodes 00000059422753, 00888440129105, 00888631412085
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