First announced at IFA 2013 in Berlin, the newest IdeaPad series that features “Multimode”, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex15-59393867 laptop has arrived in Lenovo websites. Comes with new entry level of 4th Generation Intel Haswell platform and new unique hinge design that makes it can flip into “stand mode” for different viewing, along with 10-point touch capabilities, the IdeaPad Flex15-59393867 15.6 inch laptop gives a powerful performance for work and great Windows 8 Touch experience for multimedia and entertainment use.
Like common newest laptop from other brand, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex15-59393867 also comes with new Intel platform that designed for better multitasking performance and long battery life. The Intel Core i3-4010U “ULV” Dual Core Processor as the heart that clocked at 1.7GHZ and internal 4GB DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz is not the best combinations, but still provides better performance and faster multitasking tasks than the Intel Ivy Bridge platform.
Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system with internal Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine, this model also gives seamless and smooth performance for most office applications, but also the most business applications and multimedia tasks, such as running CAD software, play modern games or light home video editing. Inside, the 500GB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive promises plenty of office and multimedia files capacity, more than enough to store thousand of video, MP3 files and install more useful applications.
Physically, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 59393867 looks identical to Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 laptop, except the display size. This machine comes with an unique and strong hinge that allows users to flip back the display up to 300 degrees, just in case they want to play Touch based games or streaming video or movies from Netflix or YouTube. Around the body and lid edges, the 15.6 inch multi touch laptop has a stylish Orange color, gives a different taste on this machine. On the top corner of the black cover, there is a small Lenovo logo, just like other IdeaPad series.
The 15.6 inch High Definition Touch Screen display with LED backlit technology is support a 1366 x 768 native resolution and 10-point touch capability, offers crisp, detailed and natural color for watch and play 720p video playback, along with modern games in 720p resolution. Above the screen, there is a 720p High Definition web camera that allows user to capture profile photo and internal dual digital array microphone to keep in touch with friends, family or co-workers when on the go. The web camera also comes with new Lenovo’s voice-activated technology for fast and easy share your photo.
Like common Lenovo laptop, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex15-59393867 comes with a comfortable and fast AccuType black keyboard and Multi-touch 2 button touchpad, but its lack backlit features. There are also a pair of high quality stereo speakers that optimized by Dolby Advanced Audio technology, offers crisper, loud and rich stereo sound for both music and video.
On the left and right sides, there are plenty of port interface, including a pair of USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack, single USB 3.0 port, VGA port, RJ port for Ethernet LAN and HDMI port to connect into HDTV. In term of size, the 15.6 inch laptop gas weighs around at 5.1 lbs and measures only at 15.04 x 10.47 x 0.87 inches. The 4-cell Lithium Ion battery promises can produces up to 9 hours of battery runtime on single charge, make it perfect for full day work in office or companion in occasional business trips.
The rest of connectivity specifications are latest Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet LAN, Intel 7260 b/g/n Wireless LAN provides a reliable internet connection. Of course, there are also plenty of bundled applications for productivity and multimedia purpose, such as Microsoft Office 2013 Trial, Amazon Kindle Reader, Lenovo Cloud Storage, Evernote, McAfee Internet Security Trial and more.
So, what do you think? If you are on the market for a sleek and light Touch laptop for daily work in office and multimedia at home, we think this is a good laptop that you should consider to buying. If you are Lenovo fan, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex15-59393867 is now ready for order in Lenovo Shop with a starting price around at $649.00 and 1 year warranty. Looking for cheaper portable laptop’s alternative and preferred with AMD’s performance? If you are, we suggest you to take a look at Toshiba Satellite E55D-AST2N01 laptop that measures just 0.85 inch thin, weighs only at 5.0 lbs and priced around at $579.99.