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Lenovo Flex 15
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Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 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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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Lenovo has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 15 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Flex 15 which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Flex 15 has a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Flex 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 15 have screen sizes of between 10" and 16", and the average screen size is 13". The Flex 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 15 have battery lifes of between 3.7h and 19h. The Flex 15 has a quite long battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Flex 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

The Flex 15 has a quite big cache memory (3 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Flex 15. The average cache memory of laptops of this type and age is 2.8MB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Flex 15 has one of the bigger processor caches (3 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average processor cache of laptops of this age and spec is 2.8MB.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15 range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. With a battery capacity of 48 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook 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

Most laptops of this type and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Flex 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. 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 an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. 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 similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15.

An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

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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 notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Flex 15 the weights range from 0.88g to 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. The Lenovo Flex 15 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this age and spec (2.2 kilograms) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Flex 15 (2.2kg), or the Flex 15 (2.2kg) both from Lenovo.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a very dim display brightness compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 15 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m².

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Very Wide

The Flex 15 is quite wide (382 millimeters) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 15. The average width of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 320mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Flex 15.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 15.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.6 gigahertz, the Flex 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 15.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Flex 2 (1.7GHz).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 WiMAX
4G
Data Network
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
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
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
64-Bit Computing
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…

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