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Meet Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Series: Laptops to bring your ideas to life

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The Lenovo IdeaPad lineup aims to bring you work companions that can help you bring your ideas to life more intuitively.
Meet Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Series: Laptops to bring your ideas to life
IdeaPad Slim 5

Today, we will focus on two members of the IdeaPad family and help you find the right laptop for you.

5 best features of Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 and 5i 

Minimalist  and elegant look
Minimalist  and elegant look

1. Light yet durable designWorking on the go is an essential skill to have especially during an age where everything moves so fast. The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 and 5i both have a slim yet durable metal chassis with a stylish matte finish. It measures at just 321.7 x 211.8 x 19.1 mm and weighs at just 1.58 kg. It hits the sweet spot of having enough heft to ensure durability and portability.
Vibrant and crisp display with tiny bezels
Vibrant and crisp display with tiny bezels

2. Great screen for work and entertainment - The IdeaPad Slim 5 has a 14-inch FHD IPS screen with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio which provides enough workspace as well as a great screen for binge-watching. It also has 300 nits of brightness and up to 100 percent sRGB. The IdeaPad Slim 5i offers a bigger 15.6-inch FHD IPS screen if you need more real estate.
Lenovo laptops are equipped with some of the nicest keyboards around
Lenovo laptops are equipped with some of the nicest keyboards around

3. Performance beast - You can easily visualize your ideas with the AMD Ryzen 4700U processor, Radeon Vega 8, and 16GB DDR4 RAM providing you with great performance to do photo editing, illustrations, video edits, and more.
Slim yet powerful inside
Slim yet powerful inside

The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i runs with team Blue's Intel Core i7-1065G7 CPU, a discrete NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU, and 8GB  of RAM. For creatives, a bigger screen can make a big difference as more space means more output. Both students and pros can also appreciate the ease of multitasking as well.

4. Dual front-firing speakers - It has two dual front-firing speakers which are a welcome addition. While most laptops have bottom-firing speakers, the IdeaPad's speakers fire its audio towards you. It also supports Dolby Audio for a more immersive listening experience while watching movies and videos.

5. Great companion for students and professionals - The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 and 5i series comes with Windows 10 Home out of the box. For productivity, a lifetime license for Microsoft Office 2019 is included for free. This is a huge freebie for students and professionals alike since this subscription can be a steep price.

5 best features of Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 and 5i 

The Flex 5
The Flex 5

1. 2-in-1 360-degree hinge - The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 and 5i with its 360-degree hinge bring in different forms for different uses. In its most used forms, it becomes a laptop and a tablet. It becomes a versatile workhorse for different scenarios.
Touchscreen with stylus support
Touchscreen with stylus support

2. Touchscreen with stylus support - The Flex 5 and 5i sport a 14-inch and 15.6-inch FHD IPS touchscreen panel which partnered with stylus pen compatibility opens up a lot of possibilities, especially for creative professionals. You can easily sketch out ideas, take down notes without using your keyboard, and utilize gesture controls for navigation. For some, it can be a trivial feature but to professionals, touch controls are a very big quality-of-life improvement.

3. Specs for your creative mind - The Flex 5 with its 4th Gen AMD Ryzen series CPU and the Flex 5i with its 10th Gen Intel Core series CPU can provide you unhindered productive and creative freedom once you utilize the 360-degree hinge. You can even do some light gaming on the side once done working since some models have discrete GPUs. Most esports titles should run easily on these machines.

4. Flexible usability - You can use the IdeaPad Flex 5 and 5i as a normal laptop for web browsing, answering emails, then switch to tablet mode if you need to do a quick doodle for your designs. Need to collaborate? Lay it down flat to show your buddies the details of your project. Need to present your portfolio? Use the tent orientation to show your clients what you previously worked on.

5. Stylish design - The IdeaPad Flex 5 series looks modern and premium. It has minimal bezels, great ergonomics for the keyboard and trackpad, a fingerprint reader, and a webcam with a privacy shutter. It has features that you would definitely want for your laptop in terms of security and flexibility.

Price and availability

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 AMD R7 4700U - PHP 47,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i 14-inch/Core i5 - PHP 49,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i 14-inch/Core i7 - PHP 59,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i 15.6-inch/Core i5 - PHP 49,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i 15.6-inch/Core i7 - PHP 59,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 AMD R3 4300 - PHP 34,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 AMD R5 4500 - PHP 42,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 AMD R7 4700 - PHP 49,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 AMD R3 4300/4GB RAM- PHP 34,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14-inch/Core i3 - PHP 36,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14-inch/Core i5 - PHP 44,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14-inch/Core i5/MX330 - PHP 52,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14-inch/Core i7/MX330 - PHP 64,995
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 15.6-inch/Core i7/MX330 - PHP 64,995

Quick thoughts

On paper, the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 series should cater quite well depending on the customer's needs.

If you need a light and slim laptop with performance to boot? The Lenovo Slim 5 and 5i is the machine for you. It has a durable yet light design with the best from both AMD and Intel CPUs and discrete GPUs. It did not compromise either the design or specs to provide either power or a lightweight body.

If you are looking for an adaptive laptop then the Flex 5 and 5i with its 2-in-1 functionality should cover many scenarios for you. The 360-degree hinge and touchscreen display gives it different forms from tablet mode, collaboration mode, tent mode, to traditional laptop mode.

Based on specs, both are highly appealing in terms of design, specs, and features. Both the Slim 5 and Flex 5 series can help bring your ideas to life.

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