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Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 / Flex 2 15

alaTest has collected and analyzed 493 reviews of Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 / Flex 2 15. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and price. The screen and usability also get good views. Many are critical about the connectivity and touchpad, and reviews are divided on the durability.

performance, usability, screen, price, portability

battery, touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 / Flex 2 15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 / Flex 2 15

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 190 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2 14 / Flex 2 15 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the keyboard and portability. The price and usability also get good feedback, but there are some critical reviews about the connectivity. Reviews about the sound and battery are mixed.

performance, usability, price, portability, keyboard

connectivity

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Flex 2 14-inch Full-HD 1080p Multimode Touchscreen Laptop (Black) - (Intel PDC 3558U, 6 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Integrated Graphics, HDMI, Webcam, BlLenovo Flex 2 15.6-inch Full-HD 1080p Multimode Touchscreen Laptop (Black) - (Intel Core i5-4210U 1.7 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, DVDRW, HDMI, Webcam, BlLenovo Flex 2D 15.6-inch Multimode Touchscreen Laptop (Black) - (AMD A8-6410 2.0 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, DVDRW, HDMI, Webcam, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Windo

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 15 Notebook Review

 

Flexibility on a budget. Lenovo's expansive Flex lineup continues with the updated 15.6-inch model in time for the back-to-school season. We check out both the chassis and performance to see if this inexpensive touchscreen notebook is an improvement...

1080p IPS touchscreen option, USB 3.0 and optical drive, Backlit AccuType keyboard, Brushed aluminum palm rests and glass edge-to-edge display, Removable panel underneath, No throttling issues, Quiet when idle, 1080p IPS option for very wide viewing...

1080p IPS option is expensive, Weak backlight for outdoor use, Average build quality, Keyboard and touchpad have poor travel and feedback, Li-ion battery can no longer be quickly swapped, Slow hybrid drive, No VGA-out, Removable battery and improved...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo Flex 2 Review

 

The Lenovo Flex 2 15 is a moderately priced desktop replacement that offers great value to those with average computing needs.

Great value, considering price and processing power ; Large and comfortable keyboard ; Responsive trackpad

Display lid flimsy ; Stand mode just about useless ; Glossy display

A desktop replacement really only has to get two things right: power and price.

Dec, 2014

Expert review by: Yardena Arar (pcworld.com)

Yardena Arar

 

The Lenovo Flex 2's touchscreen with a 300-degree hinge is a nice feature for the price. While it delivers decent benchmark results, however, its keyboard, display, and battery life disappoint.

Good price-to-performance ratio for its display size ; DVD burner ; Operates in stand and laptop modes

Disappointing battery life ; Dim display ; Limited to 2.4GHz Wi-Fi

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 display, and no

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Lenovo Flex 2 (15-Inch)

 

Lenovo'a Flex 2 is a reasonably priced, capable 15-inch desktop-replacement laptop with a unique 300-degree folding display.

1080p 10-point touch screen can fold back up to 300 degrees. Strong volume from speakers. Comfortable keyboard with numeric keypad

Heavy. Short battery life

The Lenovo Flex 2 (15-inch) ($679.99, as tested) is a desktop-replacement laptop in every sense of the word. It is large, with a 15.6-inch touch screen, and offers plenty of connectivity and entertainment features, including a DVD drive. Due to its...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Michael Andronico (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo Flex 2 15 Review

 

The Lenovo Flex 2 offers solid performance and a full-HD touch display that flips into stand mode for a budget price.

Solid performance; Snappy, responsive keyboard; Crisp full-HD display; Useful app selection

No tablet mode; Below-average battery life; Muddy audio playback

The Lenovo Flex 2 offers solid performance and a full-HD touch display that flips into stand mode for a budget price.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Nathan Edwards (thewirecutter.com)

The Best Budget Laptop

 

If you need an affordable laptop to use as your everyday computer, we like the IdeaPad Flex 2 14. It's powerful and portable enough to satisfy with a battery that should last you all day. The hinge also bends around 300 degrees so you can use it in a...

There’s no such thing as a great budget laptop, but we think that the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 14 is pretty good in all the right area, which is as close to great as you can get in this price range. If you want one computer for all your computing needs,...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Attractive price, Laptop and stand modes expand its usefulness, Full 1080p touch screen, An optical drive

Bulky and hefty, Merely OK battery life, Stand mode leaves keys exposed on the underside, Low-res Webcam

The biggest plus, of course, is the flexibility to flip the system into stand mode when the mood strikes you. Indeed, we think stand mode is more useful than Lenovo's Yoga machines' full-monty tablet mode: Unlike a detachable, a convertible still...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Kevin Lee (techradar.com)

Lenovo Flex 2 15 review

 

Lenovo's budget laptop falls apart at the seams

Sharp, colorful display ; Decent speakers

Cheaper design ; Squishy inputs ; Excessive screen glare ; Heavy on bloatware

Scores in depth In a world of tablets, light ultraportables and the thin as heck MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina display, big laptops have to do more than simply sport bigger screens. There are fewer reasons than ever to buy a big, blocky laptop when...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: Anupam Saxena (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Lenovo Flex 2 14 review: A good multi-mode laptop - The Times of India

 

We try to find out if Lenovo Flex 2 14 is a good mid-range laptop..

- Great build quality ; - Dual-mode ; - Good set of preloaded apps

At a price of Rs 41,990, the Lenovo Flex 2 14 is a good all-rounder. Even if you don't use the multi-mode feature, the laptop offers a good feature set, decent performance, comfortable keyboard and smooth trackpad, and a variety of preloaded apps at a...

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2-14 59-413529

 

Lenovo Ideapad Flex 2-14 59-413529 is a mid-range laptop meant for personal and professional users. It runs on Windows 8.1 64 bit OS, Intel Core i3 (4th Generation) 1.7 GHz processor and Intel HD Graphics 4400. The laptop has a 14 inch HD LED multi...

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1

Display

Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Panel Type:IPS

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:2 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 12 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L2 / L3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 7.5

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
OS Guard: No
Processor package size:25 / 40
UART: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000