Lenovo Flex 3 is a 11.6 inch laptop PC with Yoga style where you can rotate the display by 360 degrees. Lenovo Flex 3 specifications include Celeron N2840 processor (2 core 2 thread, clock 2.16GHz / 2.58GHz, cache 1MB, TDP / SDP 7.5W / 4.5W), 2GB / PC3-10600 DDR3L 1,333MHz RAM, 500 GB hard disk, 11.6-inch 1,366 × 768 dot (glossy) multi touch display and a battery life of 5.6 hours in real world conditions.
Size is 299 × 209 × 21.8mm (width × depth × height) and weighs about 1.39 kilos. It is available in two color variants, white and black. The front is dominated by its 11.6 inch HD display. There is a 720p camera on the top. The display is very glossy and therefore viewing angle is not very wide. Brightness and color levels are average. However at this price point you cannot complain.
On the back, you will find a simple matte back that looks very elegant and bears the Lenovo logo.
On the bottom, there is a speaker on left and right so you do get stereo sound on it. There are no user friendly panels that give access to RAM and HDD.
On the left side, you will find power jack, USB 2.0, SD card reader, audio input and output, rotation lock button and volume up-down buttons. On the right side, there is a Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 (Powered) and power button.
The keyboard has island style layout. Touchpad is single plate type with no physical buttons. Key pitch is about 19mm.
Pre installed windows application list include "Lenovo Companion", "Lenovo Settings", "My Time Line", "Phone Companion", "McAfee Central", such as "Yahoo! Auctions". The phone companion is worth writing about with which you can interact with your android phone and make calls, send text messages, make memos and so on.
Other pre installed apps are "CyberLink PowerDirector", "Dolby Digital Plus", "Lenovo (Harmony", "Lenovo Motion Control", "Lenovo VeriFace Pro", "OneKey Optimizer", "OneKey Recovery", "Product Demo", "SHAREit "," User Manual)” and " Lenovo Photo Master ". OneKey Optimizer optimizes the system and lets you do cleaning (unnecessary files, logs, registry, etc.) and tweak up the system.
PCMark 8 version 2 Home score is 1157 while crystal mark scores are ALU 17378, FPU 14544, MEM 17112, HDD 9217, GDI 5088, D2D 3518, OGL 3686.
So it means that the processor is very efficient and contributes to great battery life.
July 20, 2015