Last month ago in IFA 2013, Lenovo has officially unveiled their latest 15 inch portable Touch laptop, named Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15. Now, one these series that based on the Intel Core i7-4500U “Haswell” platform, called as Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 59391566 has listed in major retailer and ready for order in US market. Combined with sleek and unique hinge design that allows user to flipping the display up to 300 degree, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 59391566 laptop offers great performance and experience for daily productivity and multimedia tasks.
Physically, this model is looks identical to Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15-59393867, except the silver color on the cover and around the edges. There is also Lenovo logo on the corner of lid. For interior, the “Black” keyboard make this machine looks solid and a premium machine. Like other Lenovo’s laptop, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 59391566 also brings Lenovo’s AccuType Keyboard. Comes with an ergonomically and full size design, along with full numeric keypad, this keyboard not only gives fast and accurate typing session, but also comfortable to use on the desk. The new hinge design also allows user to watch 720p video playback or play modern Windows “Touch” games in stand mode.
In term of size, the 5.1 lbs laptop has dimension in 15.04 x 10.47 x 0.87 inches. Yeah, this is not the lightest and slimmest 15.6 inch laptop, but the machine still brings a good portability and easy to carry around with you. It also can fit perfectly in almost all carry bag. The 4-cell Lithium Polymer battery that combined with energy-saving technology promises up to 9 hours of battery runtime between charges. It longer than common laptop that usually only can produces around 4 hours of battery life.
Powered by 1.8GHZ Intel Core i7-4500U dual core processor that incorporated with Hyperthreading and 8GB DDR3L RAM, the newest IdeaPad Flex 15 laptop not only gives ultimate performance for daily mobile computing tasks, but also smooth and fast performance for most demanding business and multimedia applications. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine and Intel Turbo 2.0 Boost technology with support up to 3.0GHZ also gives a good combination to handle modern video applications and games. Of course, like most modern laptop from other brand on its class, this model also equipped with 500GB of internal memory and preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system.
Like the predecessor, the Flex 15 59391566 15.6 inch laptop also support 10-point touch capabilities and can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels. It offers bright images, crisp and vivid color, especially if you watch 720p video playback or play modern games. There is also a pair of stereo speakers and a 720p High Definition web camera built into bezel with internal microphone. It provides very bright and crisp face to face video chats or video conference, along with clear and loud audio chats. The speakers that optimized by Dolby Advanced Audio technology promises very clear and loud audio when you watch video, listen music or play games.
On the right edges, there are two USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone/microphone combos jack and multimedia card reader slot that compatible with SD and MMC cards. On the other sides, this model brings single USB 2.0 port, VGA port, RJ 45 port for Ethernet cable and HDMI port that compatible with 1080p HD video content. Moreover, the IdeaPad Flex 15 also equipped with 10/100 Ethernet LAN, latest Bluetooth technology and with support Intel WiDi technology. It means you will get a reliable connection through wireless networks for internet connection or stream multimedia content into external HDTV.
Of course, this machine also preloaded with a lot of useful multimedia, productivity and security software, such as Amazon Kindle Reader, Nitro PDF, Intel AppUp, Windows Media Player, Evernote, McAfee Internet Security, Skype, Microsoft Office and more. Priced around at $793 with 3 years limited warranty, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 59391566 laptop is one of the most affordable “Intel Haswell” convertible Touch laptop on the market. So, what do you think? If you are looking for smaller laptop, we recommend you to take a look at Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14-59395491 14 inch laptop. It is comes with Intel Core i3-4010U dual core processor as the heart and priced only around at $629.