Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766
SpecificationsNotebook: Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766 (IdeaPad Flex Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-5200
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 479 euro
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766
Flexible. Lenovo tries to make using a touchscreen easier for the users of the IdeaPad Flex 15D with an opening angle of up to 300 degrees. We indeed liked this solution. Our test uncovers whether the device is also convincing beyond this feature.
Source: Stuff TV
If you find yourself asking people to 'Take a look at this…' or telling them 'Here, I'll show you…' on a daily basis, the Lenovo Flex 15D is worth checking out. Its adaptable form suits the classroom or boardroom, in which situations you're unlikely to notice the lack of gaming and number-crunching power. And for £500, you do get quite a lot for your money. For everyone else, however, its lacklustre battery life and low-res screen make it hard to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: Expert Reviews
The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D is still a fun alternative to the expensive Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, but its sluggish components make the Intel version much better value. If your budget doesn't stretch that far and you still want a touchscreen, the Acer Aspire V5-572P Touch is a better bu
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: PC Advisor
The Lenovo Flex tries to be different with its semi-convertible design, but can't quite pull it off at such a low price. The folding design is handy for watching video, and the limited battery life is less a major weakness for a large laptop that will stay at home. However, the overall performance of the Flex is weak even for a budget laptop, so it can only be recommended for basic tasks such as web browsing, streaming video and word processing.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 60% performance: 20% features: 60% workmanship: 80%
AMD Radeon HD 8400:
An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 600 MHz and paired with AMD Richland A6 "Kabini" processors.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
A6-5200: Quad-core APU for low-end laptops, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates an Radeon HD 8400 graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %
63%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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