Flexible laptop within budget
Display and Build
The Lenovo Flex 2 (59-429730) features a 14-inch HD LED backlit display which looks quite sharp with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The multi touch panel can be used for accomplishing tasks simply by using your fingers.
The chief USP of the device is its design, which is indicated by its name. You can easily swivel the display about the hinge and use it is a tablet. The graphite grey coloured notebook measures 21.5mm around the waist and has a weight of 2.0kg. It has a standard touchpad and a backlit keyboard so that you can type conveniently in the dark.
Configuration and Platform
On the inside, the Lenovo Flex 2 (59-429730) carries a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 16GB. It sails on the latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Lenovo Flex 2 (59-429730) packs a 1MP webcam and array microphone for providing comfortable online video calling experience. For storage purposes, it sports a 500GB SATA hard disk.
The NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory provides the efficiency to manage rich games and movies smoothly. It has dual 1.5W stereo speakers to provide perfect multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The device is equipped with a 4 cell Li-ion battery which promises to provide up to five hours of uninterrupted service. Connectivity wise, it supports Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 port, HDMI out, digital media reader and Bluetooth v4.0.
The Lenovo Flex 2 (59-429730), as the name indicates, is a flexible laptop which means that you can also use it as a tablet. It sports a robust configuration and 2GB graphics card to handle powerful games smoothly. The presence of latest Windows OS, powerful battery and quality camera further boost its value. The backlit keyboard is a big bonus.