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What makes Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2 14 59 428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) better Choice

Processor Speed 1.9 GHz with 0 MHz Turbo Boost 1.8 GHz with 0 MHz Turbo Boost
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has 5.56% faster processor speed.
Touch Screen Yes No
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has $$$ whereas Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) doesn’t
Storage Type Hybrid,5400 RPM HDD,5400 RPM
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has Hybrid,5400 RPM $$$ whereas Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) HDD,5400 RPM $$$.
Storage Capacity 500 GB HDD & 8 GB SSD 500 GB HDD
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has 1.60% more storage than Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux).
Screen Resolution 112 ppi 100 ppi
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has 12.00% higher screen resolution.
Backlit KeyBoard Yes No
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has Backlit Keyboard which helps you type easily while working in low light whereas Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) doesn't
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What makes Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) better Choice

Screen Size 14.0 Inches 15.6 Inches
Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) has 11.43% bigger screen size
Optical Drive No Yes, Tray-load DVD+/-RW Drive
Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) has $$$ whereas Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) doesn’t
Numeric Keyboard No Yes
Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) has Numpad which is helpful for spreadsheets and accounts applications whereas Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) doesn't

Feature Comparison of Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) Vs Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux)

Processor
Processor Name Intel Core i3-4030U Processor (4th Generation) Intel Core i3-3217U Processor (3rd Generation)
Processor Speed 1.9 GHz with 0 MHz Turbo Boost 1.8 GHz with 0 MHz Turbo Boost
Number of Core 2 Cores 2 Cores
Processor Cache 3 MB 3 MB
Processor chipset Intel Mobile QM87 Express Intel Mobile HM76 Express
Instruction Set 64-bit 64-bit
Memory Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Number of threads 4 Threads 4 Threads
RAM
RAM Included 4 GB, DDR3L 4 GB, DDR3
RAM Possible 16 GB 8 GB
RAM Slots 2 (Unused Slot - 1)
Storage
Hardware Interface SATA SATA
RPM 5400 RPM 5400 RPM
Storage Capacity 500 GB HDD & 8 GB SSD 500 GB HDD
Display
Screen Size 14.0 Inches 15.6 Inches
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels, 112 ppi 1366 x 768 Pixels, 100 ppi
Screen Type HD LED 10-Point Multitouch (Slim) Display HD WLED True-Life Display
Graphic Processor Intel HD Graphics 4400 Intel HD Graphics 4000
Optical Drive
Optical Drive No Yes, Tray-load DVD+/-RW Drive
Read/Write Speed 8x
Platform
Operating System Windows 8.1 Linux
System Architecture 64-bit 64-bit
Input
Webcam Yes, HD Webcam Yes, 1 Megapixel
Pointer Device Multitouch Touchpad Touchpad
Keyboard Backlit AccuType keyboard Standard Keyboard
Backlit KeyBoard Yes No
Audio
Internal Mic Yes Yes
Speakers Yes, Stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio V2 Yes, Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 4
Communication
Wireless LAN Yes, IEEE 802.11b/g/n Yes, IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0
Power
Battery Cells 4 Cells 4 Cells
Power Backup Upto 5 hours
Power Supply 65 W AC Adapter
Ports
USB Ports 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0
Audio Jack Yes Yes
RJ45 LAN Yes Yes
HDMI Port Yes Yes
VGA Port No No
Multi Card Slot Yes Yes
Other Ports 1 x Headphone Out / Microphone-in Combo Jack
External Mic No
General
Weight 1.9 Kg 2.25 Kg
Lifestyle Everyday use Entertainment
Series Flex Series
Model ID Flex 2 14 3521
Dimensions 343 x 255 x 22.4 mm 376 x 259 x 31.3 mm
Part Number 59-428487
Others Security and Support (McAfee Internet Security (30-day free trial), Lenovo VeriFace Pro, Lenovo Companion), Entertainment (Zinio Online Newsstand, Skype, Amazon Kindle for PC), Productivity (Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium (30-day trial), Lenovo Cloud Storage, Evernote) Kensington Security Lock, McAfee eCard and CD
Folded Height 22.4 mm 31.3 mm
Model Name Inspiron

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Compare Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) Vs Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 2-14 59-428487 Touch (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Win8.1) has a feature score of 67, whereas Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Linux) has a feature score of 60. The page was last updated on December 11, 2019.