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Lenovo Flex Series

Lenovo Flex 3 Chrome 11M836Processor: Mediatek MT8 MT8183, Intel Core i5 i5-8265U, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-G72 MP3, Intel UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA GeForce MX130
Display: 11.60 inch, 14.00 inch
Weight: 1.237kg, 1.656kg, 1.7kg
Price: 300, 800 euro
Average Score: 80.85% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 95%, performance: 71%, features: 47%, display: 86%, mobility: 83%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 95%

 

Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US

Specifications

Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008USNotebook: Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX130
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.7kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Foreign Reviews

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 – czy ultrabook wytrzymał cztery lata intensywnego użytkowania?
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2018

 

Lenovo Flex 14IWL

Specifications

Lenovo Flex 14IWLNotebook: Lenovo Flex 14IWL
Processor: Intel Core i5 i5-8265U
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 620 1024 MB
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.656kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 80.5% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

83.2% Lenovo Flex 14 (2019, Core i5-8265U) Laptop Review - An average convertible at a good price | Notebookcheck
The 2019 model Lenovo Flex 14 offers a decent amount of performance considering its USD $800 price tag. While it fails to stand out in any meaningful way, it is still an overall good bang-for-the-buck convertible.
91% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 review: An affordable 2-in-1 laptop worth having
Source: Techaeris English Archive.org version
At the end of the day, the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 2-in-1 laptop is a great laptop and worth picking up. You can’t look away from that affordable starting price of US$359.99 and the specs that come with it. Sure, there were a few things that you can take away as cons such as the slow bootup times or the sound quality being too quiet but everything else makes up for those issues. I’d recommend this laptop to anyone who is looking for something while on a budget and doesn’t need anything too powerful.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 95% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
91% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 review: An affordable 2-in-1 laptop worth having
Source: Techaeris English Archive.org version
At the end of the day, the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 2-in-1 laptop is a great laptop and worth picking up. You can’t look away from that affordable starting price of US$359.99 and the specs that come with it. Sure, there were a few things that you can take away as cons such as the slow bootup times or the sound quality being too quiet but everything else makes up for those issues. I’d recommend this laptop to anyone who is looking for something while on a budget and doesn’t need anything too powerful.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 95% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 (2019)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
If you don't mind cranking up the screen brightness, you'll find Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 14 an attractive convertible laptop for $899.99—a Core i5 2-in-1 that competes well with more costly Core i7s.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 (2019)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
If you don't mind cranking up the screen brightness, you'll find Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 14 an attractive convertible laptop for $899.99—a Core i5 2-in-1 that competes well with more costly Core i7s.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/16/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Lenovo Flex 3 Chrome 11M836

Specifications

Lenovo Flex 3 Chrome 11M836Notebook: Lenovo Flex 3 Chrome 11M836
Processor: Mediatek MT8 MT8183
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Display: 11.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.237kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Reviews

79.9% Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook 11M836 review: Cheap and functional | Notebookcheck
A no-frills convertible Chromebook designed for grade schoolers, travel, or a secondary backup laptop. It's relatively sturdy if you can get past the chunky size.

 

Comment

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce MX130: Mid-range graphics card for mobiles based on the Maxwell architecture. Renamed GeForce 940MX.

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

ARM Mali-G72 MP3: Integrated graphics card from ARM with 3 cores based on the 2nd generation of the Bifrost architecture.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.

Intel Core i5:

i5-8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.

Mediatek MT8:

MT8183: ARM based mid-range octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A73, 4x Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 2 GHz. Includes a Wi-Fi 5 modem, Bluetooth and a AI accelerator (0.5 TOPS).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00:

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


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80.85%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US
Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US
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Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US
Lenovo Flex 6 14 81EM0008US
Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-25 (Update: 2019-08-25)