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Lenovo Flex 15

Lenovo Flex 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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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

Good Brand

Lenovo is one of the better rated portable PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Flex 15, or the Flex 2 15 both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 13.

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Has a Front Camera

The Flex 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 15.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including the Flex 2, or the Flex 2 15 both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Lenovo Flex 15 is also worth considering.

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Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of this type and age range from 10" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". The Flex 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including the Flex 2, or the Flex 2 15 both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of portable PCs of this spec and age is 3.7h and the longest is 19h. With a battery life of 9 hours, the Flex 15 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

There are a number of other 9h battery life portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo Flex 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years 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 age and type, the Flex 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo Flex 2, and the HP Pro x2 612 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Lenovo Flex 15 is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Flex 15 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 3 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 15 has a fairly big processor cache 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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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Flex 15 is 21Wh, the biggest is 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The Flex 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities (48 watt-hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

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

Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 15 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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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Flex 15 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to 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.

An HDD storage medium is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.

Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper portable PCs such as the Flex 15, or the Yoga both from Lenovo.

If the storage medium of this 2 in 1 laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite U920t (SSD and cheaper), or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 (SSD and cheaper).

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 0.88g and 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.2kg heavy laptops currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Flex 15.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Yoga (1.6kg), or the Yoga (1.6kg) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Flex 15 has a better processor family than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. This Lenovo portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 15 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Flex 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 15 have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Wide

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Flex 15, the Flex 15's width of 382 millimeters is one of the widest. Portable PCs of this spec and age have widths of between 32mm and 390mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 15.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Flex 15, and the Yoga both from Lenovo which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the HP Pavilion x360 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Flex 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Flex 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite U920t, or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 12 (8GB and higher rated), or the Lenovo Yoga (8GB and higher rated) or the HP Pavilion x360 (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Flex 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo Flex 15.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Yoga 2 (1.8GHz and cheaper) or the DELL XPS 12 (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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)
Intel Clear Video Technology
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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