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Lenovo Flex 2 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 14" Laptop

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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Portable PCs that were released one year ago have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 2GB and 4GB.

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Good Brand

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

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,100 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Flex 2 range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Flex 2 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Flex 2.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago processor families range from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Flex 2 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Flex 2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago is 5.7GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Flex 2. The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2 range from 8.9" to 16", and the average screen size is 13".

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of portable PCs of this age and type range from 500GB to 1TB, and the average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity is 620GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Flex 2.

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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 of this age and type.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.2GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.6GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the fastest maximum turbo frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2. 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Lenovo Flex 2 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago only have one USB 2.0 port, however this portable PC has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Flex 2 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Flex 2 also have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Flex 2. 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Flex 2 is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Flex 2 have between two and seven battery cells.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Flex 2 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The Lenovo Flex 2 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Flex 2.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Flex 2 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most comparable spec laptops that were released 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.

An HDD storage medium is in fact the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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

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Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1.6kg. With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the Lenovo Flex 2 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Flex 2.

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Quite Short Battery Life

At only 6 hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Flex 2. Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Flex 2 have battery lifes of between 2.2h and 18h, and the average battery life is 8.1h.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops that were launched more than a year ago is 22Wh, the biggest is 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh. At only 32 watt-hours, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Flex 2

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Flex 2 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Flex 2.

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Specification

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Processor Frequency
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System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
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
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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Software
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(31)
11 October 2015

In review: Lenovo Flex 2 Pro 15. Test model courtesy of NotebooksbilligerLenovo's Flex 2 Pro 15 is a 15.6-inch, 2-in-1 all-rounder. The lack of a Tablet Mode, like the devices in Lenovo's Yoga...

30 December 2014

It's hard to make a desktop-replacement laptop standout in a market dominated by powerful gaming rigs, sleek Ultrabooks, and innovative 2-in-1s. But that hasn't stopped Lenovo from trying by... Read more…

26 November 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the Lenovo Flex 2 15 laptop with a 300 degree hinge. This is a 15.6? laptop that weighs 5.1 lbs. and it has a hinge that allows for laptop, presentation and tent mode use. This... Read more…

19 September 2014

With the 15" Flex 2, Lenovo has made a slightly better machine than the original Flex. The display is a tad better and has higher resolution, but still has a way to go. It's also nice to have a...

15 September 2014

The Lenovo Flex 2's perks include a roomy touchscreen on a 300-degree hinge, plus a DVD burner and a hybrid hard drive, all for a reasonable price. The trade-offs: poor battery life, a dim...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 July 2014 by GregoireB
GregoireB would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series

This was a purchase to replace my son's well worn Compaq laptop that served him well as an undergraduate student...

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by Xyzreviewer
Xyzreviewer would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

It's great to have a new laptop, and this one is fast and worth the price...

Reviewed 19 December 2014 by Julielynn
Julielynn would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Great screen resolution, durable hardware, lightweight, great battery life, overall love this computer, only one complaint, the design allows you to move screen backwards so you can have keyboard... Read more…

Reviewed 23 September 2014 by Blake W.
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this model is one of the best deals for a strong general-use laptop on the market today...

The laptop is beautiful, responsive, and robust. I purchased it for my wife to replace her aging MacBook Pro, and although she liked her Mac very much, this laptop has made her reconsider her loyaltie
-Light
-Beautiful HD screen
-Boots in 5 seconds
-Touchscreen is responsive and intuitive
Windows 8.1 does take some adjustment coming from a Mac or Wi 7 environment
-I can't help but feel the laptop could be just a bit lighter. It's not "heavy, " but I can see how carrying it around all day (class, commuting, etc could wear you down
I am a student. For me this means flash websites for things like connectmath. com a online resource for my instructor to give us math problems. I also use skype alot. I own 2 PC's and only on the lapt
Reviewed 10 February 2015 by SDPDX
SDPDX would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Series (Verified Purchase)

Pros - big screen, lots of ports, easy to use, very fast response on all apps, boots immediately...

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