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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766 (IdeaPad Flex Series)
Processor
AMD A6-5200 2 GHz
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon HD 8400, Core: 600 MHz, 13.250.31.0
Memory
4096 MB 
, DDR3, single channel, one RAM slot
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, AU Optronics B156XTT01, TN LED, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD Yangtze
Storage
Seagate ST500LM000 Solid State Hybrid Drive, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 400 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Hudson-2 High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: Audio combo, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Realtek RTL8102E Family PCI-E Fast Ethernet (10/100MBit), Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 22 x 380 x 271 ( = 0.87 x 14.96 x 10.67 in)
Battery
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, 14.4 V, 2200 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD-Webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, Cyberlink PhotoDirector 3, Cyberlink PowerDirector 10, McAfee LiveSafe-Internet Security (trial version), Microsoft Office 365 (trial version), Nitro Pro 8 (trial version), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds), Power Supply: 184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds)
Price
479 Euro

 

Average Score: 63% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 39%, features: 60%, display: 69% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: 72%, emissions: 85%

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766

72% Review Update Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D 59405766 Notebook | Notebookcheck
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.
60% Lenovo Flex 15D review
Source: Stuff TV English
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%
60% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15D review
Source: Expert Reviews English
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%
60% Lenovo Flex 15D review: a budget laptop that handle basic tasks but not much more
Source: PC Advisor English
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%

Comment

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. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.
15.6":

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.
2.3 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


63%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-04-14 (Update: 2014-04-14)